Another year has practically come and is almost gone. There are people complaining about how bad the recession in Nigeria is. We all know there is a recession but our reaction to this recession is what matters. While some people are moaning and crying, there are others who are busy investing in and establishing businesses. Although they have started small, they are making money. The truth is Nigeria has the largest economy in West Africa and one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Cool, right? This means that there are untapped niches and small-scale industries that you can actually invest in or start and you would make it.
You may be thinking, “There are too many problems in Nigeria for me to start a business”. LOL. Understand that in the midst of problems, there are always opportunities to be found. This is why there are many foreign investors in the country. Guess what? They saw the opportunities and potential opportunities that some of us can’t see. And the reason why we’re not seeing is because we feel that the challenges we’re facing in this country are greater than the opportunities that are existing.
So, the question you should be asking is, “Exactly what can I do to make money, support myself and be independent in 2017?” We have an answer to that question which is “start a small business”. But, you must understand that to start a small business you must have a passion for that business. You must also be ready to not work with family and friends. Why you may ask. Truth is, businesses you start with family and friends don’t usually end well. They usually owe you more than other clients. So, we would advise that you seek professional help or advice when you want to start or invest in a business idea.
We went ahead and carried out research that explained the kind of small business you can start next year or even right now. We compiled about 10 small business ideas that you can start without much or even any stress. This is because we don’t want you to feel left out of the financial returns that people are enjoying now and will still enjoy in 2017. We also believe there is nothing like having something that you started by yourself, that you love doing. Are you ready?
(To be continued in next post)