Can young Nigerians stay afloat in a struggling economy?
23 March 2023 | 11:18 am
With food and fuel prices soaring and a currency in freefall, many young Nigerians are worried they will never experience financial stability. But is the situation really hopeless? We ask young entrepreneurs and business owners in Abuja how they are securing their future against the odds.
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