Top 10 Skills to Learn in Nigeria as a Corps member

Skills to learn in Nigeria

Skills are the ability to do a job or task very well. So, since white collar job is difficult to get in Nigeria, it is necessary to acquire skills as a graduate. In this post, I will show you top 10 skills to learn in Nigeria as a Corps member.

If you are a corps member, make sure that you acquire one or more of these skills before your passing out parade.

For those who have completed their NYSC, you can still learn these skills if you really want to survive the Nigerian harsh economy. Job hunting could be an uphill task for fresh graduates, reason you should learn skills.

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Don’t just learn skills but learn one which will sustain you even without a job.

As for me, I learnt web designing and digital marketing, and they have been sustaining me since I completed my service year.

Skills will either give you advantages over fellow job seekers or place you in a better position in life. You can learn more than one skills.

Top skills to learn in Nigeria as a Corps member

Below is the list of skills you should learn in Nigeria as a Corps member;

1. Fashion Designing

This is one of the most popular selling skill in Nigeria. The fashion industry work everyday without season of dryness.

There are ceremony such as wedding, burial, birthday, Christmas, etc. So, people always sow to celebrate on that day.

2. Hair dressing and barbing

People always have haircut or plait hair so as to look good. Therefore, having this skill will always fetch you money.

3. Photography

People always take pictures to keep memory of events such as ceremonies, matriculation, wedding, birthday, etc. Photographers attend all of these events either invited or not. This make photographic skill a hot cake in Nigeria.

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4. Web design

This is a very lucrative business in Nigeria. There are many businesses that need website to showcase their services/products. With this skill, you will be a hot cake in Nigeria.

5. Graphic Design

The service of graphic designers are needed on a daily basis by novelist, writers, bloggers, companies etc. All the adverts banners you see on the internet are the work of graphic designers.

6. Baking

This is a good opportunity to sharpen your culinary skills. This involves learning how to bake cake, chin-chin, meat-pie, fish-roll, and so on.

7. Writing

This is a wonderful skill that sell in Nigeria like crazy. As a writer, you can create a blog and be open to opportunity of making money.

You can also write for different websites as a freelancer. I know many organizations that need good writers for serious business. Contact me (08109043177) if you can write very well.

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8. Phone repairs

Do you know how many people that own phones in Nigeria? If you learn this skill, you will be sure of making money repairing those phones.

9. Shoe making

As long as people wear shoes, this skill will remain a hot cake in Nigeria.

10. Driving

Many job opportunities will pass you by if you don’t know how to drive. Please, acquire this skill, it is very important.

Use the comment section below to tell us which skills you think are the best in Nigeria.

Updated: December 13, 2019 — 9:01 am


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  1. Great one sir, keep it up

  2. Graphic design and Web design and driving

  3. Web design,writing and baking ..

  4. Web design and driving and I wish to learn the web design pls I’ll need your assistance sir

  5. Graphics designing and driving

  6. Shoemaking. One of the best and hot cake in Nigeria of today

  7. Web and graphic design, phone repair and driving

  8. Fashion designer…One of the top lucrative skill in Nigeria, and some other countries as well. Everybody wants to look good and there is a popular saying “you are addressed by the way you dress.

  9. I would like to go into programming and website design

  10. 100% vote For tailoring. You won’t have regrets learning it.

  11. Fashion designer

  12. Coding and programming

    1. Where can I learn coding and programming?

  13. Thank you


    I really appreciate you for your explanation on how to write a very good CV

  15. Web Design, App developer

  16. Hi……nice work you are doing bro. just wanna ask regarding the loan. the interest is paid once or is spread on the number of years (3-5yrs)? for example, a loan of 3m…. it’s interest as i calculated is 270k i.e repayment is 3.2m but i was confused when someone said it’s possible that they may not calculate it like that. can u explain more on it please


    I’m a driver and a barber! Is there any advantage for me?

    1. I want to learn driving and web design. Where can I learn it?

  18. Thank you sir… Something learnt.

    Can you pls tho, post the top 10 21st century skill.

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