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Here are 3 business ideas you can get off the ground with little or no money and take yourself of the unemployment wagon.

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Nigeria has a serious unemployment problem that isn’t going away anytime soon. In fact, its so bad that the unemployment rate has risen consistently for the past nine quarters, according to data from the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS). 

This means that there are so many people hustling for the very few jobs available. It also means entrepreneurship may be the answer for the millions of unemployed youths in Nigeria. 

Here are 3 business ideas you can get off the ground with little or no money and take yourself of the unemployment wagon:

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  • Editorial service: From book doctoring, copywriting, editing, proofreading, and copyediting to ghostwriting and magazine article writing, there are several ways you can put your knowledge of the English language (or other languages) to work for you. All you have to do is offer your services to the people/brands/organizations that need them.

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  • Event planning: This is like being a middleman — someone wants to throw a party (maybe your friend whose birthday is coming up) and they don’t know how to go about it but you do so you organize the whole thing and get paid for your effort. If your properly creative with the ideas you use in making the events happen and you could be smiling to the bank with major bucks. Advice: Start with friends and family and watch the power of referrals work for in your favour.

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  • Consulting: Are you an expert in any field (perhaps by virtue of your educational training) or area of interest? Then you should let your wealth of knowledge and experience start putting money in your bank account. identify people that may need your services and start with small charges. Before you know it, you’re a big time consultant working with big brands, agencies and companies. 

There are so many opportunities out there, you only need to recognize them. Don’t forget to keep in mind that the entrepreneurial journey is not a walk in the park — it is hard and you will have to be at your best to succeed — but you will also be employed and living off the money you make from it. 

If you know any other business ideas that people can try out, please feel free to share in the comments section below. Happy hunting!

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