4 Jobs That Can Support A Family In Nigeria

4 Jobs That Can Support A Family In Nigeria

An idle man they say is the devil’s workshop. There’s a need for every family man or woman, single or married to have a job that they can fall back on to solve their needs.

Despite the economic situation of Nigeria, there are still supportive jobs that you can consider.


4 Jobs That Can Support A Family In Nigeria

The good thing is that poverty affects both the educated and the non–educated. There’s a need to have a standby business or job to generate income.

Well, emphasis can’t be made on the importance of money. Let’s take a look at some jobs that can help support the family.



Catering is the business of delivering food service in occasions, hotels, hospitals, bars, aircrafts, cruiseships, parks, filming sites, studios, entertainment sites, or event venues.

In that bar close to your home, they employ the services of a caterer to offer salivating meals to their customers.

Every day, people go for one occasion or the other.

On these occasions, they eat several meals both domestic and intercontinental dishes. Dishes like Ofe egusi, Ofe Onugbo, Jollof rice, Fried rice, Ukwa, Pepper soup, etc are served in the bouquet list.

The good thing about this business is that you don’t need to acquire any degree before you can practice it. Rather, you need to acquire the necessary skills to cook the most delicious meals that’ll make people salivate after eating.

There are available schools that teach the way to prepare these mouth-watering meals.


So, if you probably want to delve into the business of offering food services, you can go to a reputable catering school and get the necessary knowledge.

When you’ve got the knowledge, you can brand your business. If possible, make provision to employ two or more persons to join you.

There’s a lot of money you can make in the catering business in Nigeria.

You can offer home catering services, school catering services, hotel catering services, aircraft catering services, and any other function that needs the services of a caterer.



Entrepreneurship is the creation of an economic opportunity or value. The distinguishing feature of a business is that an entrepreneur creates and invests in at least one business and bears the risk alone. The good thing is that in the end, they enjoy the rewards alone.

The process of setting up one or more businesses is known as Entrepreneurship. In Nigeria, there are various business opportunities that need to be innovated.

If you can identify an opportunity and harness them, you can get so much money out of them. If you’re seeking a job here in Nigeria, this is something you should consider trying out.


Online Jobs

These are jobs that can be done from home or from a remote location. This is one job that is gaining popularity now and of course they can be learned.

You can acquire skills in programming,  content writing, blogging, graphics design, freelancing, etc. After acquiring any of these skills, you can then start earning from them.

All you need is a constant Internet connection and electricity. If you’re techy or not strong enough for hefty jobs, this is something you should try out.


Foodstuff Business

Everyone needs to eat. Every corner and route has at least one foodstuff seller there. The usefulness of a foodstuff seller is felt when they’re absent on a particular day.

You can go into the business and earn either large scale or small scale. The good thing is that you earn profit in this business that’ll keep you going.

Choose a niche either poultry products,  cereals, grains, proteins, etc and base on them. This is a lucrative and profitable business to venture into.


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