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10 side gigs to venture into while working a full-time job

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Fundamentally, where a traditional coaching meeting would occur face to face, virtual tutoring happens on the web. It is a good method of teaching especially during this global pandemic.  So, if you are knowledgeable in a field – be it English, Mathematics, Physics, or History- you can easily become a virtual tutor on the side.

You can either scout for students using the traditional method, or you can register on any website for virtual tutoring to begin. Remember to pick an age group you are most comfortable teaching. And not to take on too much load, as teaching is intensive – virtual or otherwise.

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Since the emergence of uber business in Nigeria the business has been a lucrative one. Determined drivers are making up to 20,000 in a day and if you multiply it in a week that is a lot of money. The business is more lucrative especially in cities like Abuja and Lagos. For the working-class, you can resort to doing the business only on weekends and you can be realizing close to N40, 000 for yourself at the end of each month.

Another business you can venture into is product production. Product production is also a lucrative business as a lot of women are now going into the skincare business. Once your product is effective, people will be scurrying to patronize you. For anyone who does not have any idea what to and how to produce, they can get tutorials online or attend physical training to have all the required knowledge about how to make these products.

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Examples of products you can produce are liquid soap, skincare products, and detergents. Those going into skincare products should pay adequate attention to different skin types and understand that they are different products for different skin types to avoid hurting people’s skin which is not good for their brand.

Content creation is another side business a lot of youth go into. They create interesting and hilarious content on various social media platforms. This content drives the audience to their page and thereby increases their chances of getting business deals. Business owners pay a lot of money for their businesses to be promoted on these pages as it aids in business visibility.  Examples of well-known skit producers in Nigeria are Mark Angel, Taooma, Maraji and Mr. Macoromi. These people have created a niche for themselves through these funny skits. The amount charged to place an advert on their page ranges from 100,000 -1,000,000.

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With the coming of online advertising, being a blogger now pays big time. With blogging, all you need to do is build your audience and top brands will come knocking at your site.

You can earn 10% of the price of renting or buying a property, just by connecting property owners with buyers or tenants. Considering that the price of properties runs from thousands to millions, you can work full time at your day job and still make a fortune from real estate.

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In Lagos for instance, people are always, either looking for a new place to rent or a new home to buy. As a real estate agent, you could help people find new homes for a commission. To begin, all you need is a bit of research and some leg work. By leg work, you could step up from local property agents who yet are still limited to traditional forms of advertisement by taking your adverts to a larger online audience.

Being skillful is another way to earn an extra source of income. These skills range from wig making, becoming a make-up artist, or being a fashion designer. This business is indeed a rewarding one. In this epoch, everybody wants to have a glamorous look, especially during an occasion. There is a need to make new cloth, wear an expensive wig and have your make-up on fleek. So, anyone that is really good with these beautician jobs can utilize the opportunity to make extra income for themselves. The good part of this is that some of these services are needed during the weekend so it would not have to interrupt your daily activities.

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Bitcoin crash: what HOLDERs are saying

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Generally, there have been mixed reactions online to the price crash, with dedicated stakeholders being more bullish the price will rise noting that there have been further flash crashes, others note that the price could drop even further.

 

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FG says Lagos Marine Bridge rehabilitation is 66% complete

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The Federal Government, on Saturday, January 22, revealed that the ongoing rehabilitation works on the Marine Bridge Apapa, Lagos, is at 66% completion stage.

According to NAN, this was made known by the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Mr Olukayode Popoola, during an interview, where he said that the rehabilitation of the bridge was being done in phases.

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Popoola said that 24 expansion joints and 120 bearings had been replaced in previous phases adding that the new phase of rehabilitation works that began on Monday, will have 40 additional bearings and 6 expansion joints being replaced.

What the Federal Controller of Works is saying

Popoola during the interview said, “For this particular section that we just closed, we are going to replace 40 bearings and six numbers expansion joints. Previously, we have changed 120 bearings and 24 number expansion joints. The repair is a carryover from last year.

“The contract was awarded in September 2019, and the contractor started work in October, 2019 with the rehabilitation of failed sections of the bridge. The contractor has achieved 66.19 per cent completion and so far.

“Repair works have been carried out on two sections of the bridge with the replacement of 120 bearings, 24 expansion joints and the resurfacing of 610m of asphalt.

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“The partial closure of the bridge on Monday is to allow the contractor rehabilitate the damaged section, which will involve the replacement of 40 bearings and six number expansion joints.’’

Popoola explained that the repair works in the new phase would be completed by April 2022.

He appealed to motorists to obey traffic regulations around the construction zone where traffic was partially diverted to avert gridlock.

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Recall that a few days ago, the Lagos State Government announced that it will partially close the Marine Bridge from Monday, January 17 to Saturday, April 2, 2022, for emergency repair works on the infrastructure.

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The government stated that the partial closure was to allow the Federal Government carry out routine maintenance works on the bridge infrastructure.

The rehabilitation work on Marine Bridge first began on September 29, 2021, with the diversion of traffic for a period of 12 weeks to allow the Federal Government commence emergency repair works on different sections of the bridge.

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