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Top 20 Lucrative Home Business Ideas For Ladies, Housewives In Nigeria

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Top 20 Lucrative Home Business Ideas For Women & Housewives In Nigeria

Ever thought of business ideas to make money at home as a woman in Nigeria?

Then this article is for you.

As you may know, there are so many lucrative home-based business ideas for women in Nigeria.

Generally, home-based businesses are good, as anyone can successfully run them (including home moms, pregnant women, and even old men/women).

If you are among those who feel more comfortable building a business at home, then explore the list of options in this article.

They are carefully picked, and can guarantee good profit in no time. (

Now, without wasting any more time, find below, some of the most profitable home business ideas for ladies in Nigeria.

  1. Fish Farming 

If you have a little knowledge about fish farming, you can successfully run a fish farm at home (as long as you have the space to do so).

This is a very profitable business.

And a lot of people are making cool money from it.

You can make research online to know more about it.

  1. Online Tutoring

With the advancement of technology, everything is now done digitally.

If you possess deep knowledge in a particular field, you can create an online course on platforms like Udemy, Teachable, Thinkific, or your own blog, and make money from your online course.

  1. Blogging 

When it comes to home-based business ideas, blogging is an evergreen option.

Blogging is not gender bias.

Even as a lady, you can completely run a blog.

All you need to do, is to look for a profitable niche you are comfortable with, and you’d be good to go.

  1. Freelance Writing

Are you a good writer?

If you are, then consider freelance writing.

This is actually one of the easiest businesses you can start at home.

As a freelance writer, people/companies hire you to write for them.

Isn’t that stunning…

Making money from your hobby.

Starting the freelance business is easy.

All you need to do is signup for a freelance site, create a profile, and you’d start receiving offers.

The freelance writing business is a really profitable one, and I recommend it.

I highly recommend, it is a good freelance website for those living in Nigeria.

  1. Tailoring

This is a very good home business idea, and it is very easy to start.

All you need is tailoring skills, and a tailoring machine.

Remember, women love fashion design, so you’d attract potential customers in no time, as long as your designs are wonderful, and you are good at what you do.

  1. Bead Making

Now this one is very popular here in Nigeria.

If you know how to design and make beads, you can start this business at home.

If you make beautiful beads, you’d attract potential customers, as a lot of people use beads for different occasions (marriages, traditional ceremonies, and more).

  1. Home Tutoring

This home business idea is for teachers, and those who have deep knowledge in a particular subject.

You can start home classes, and tell parents about it, so they’d enroll their kids.

A lot of children/teens need additional work in certain subjects, so parents would surely love to enroll them.

If you teach very well, in an easy to understand manner, you will attract more students, and make even more money.

  1. Cake Baking Business

Do you know how to bake cakes very well?

Then you are wasting time already.

This is a very profitable business here in Nigeria, and you can start it at home.

If you make beautiful and delicious cakes, and advertise them well, you can make a lot of money, as you’d attract customers from weddings, birthdays, and more.

  1. Consultation Service

If you have a specialized skill in any field, you can become a consultant, and charge a fee for your services.

You can become a relationship consultant, business idea consultant, health & fitness consultant, self development consultant, seo consultant, and lots more.

A lot of people are willing to pay consultants just to get advice from them.

You can make cool cash from this business in no time, as long as you are good in your field.

  1. Event Planning

If you know how to organize events, you can start an event planning business at home.

You do not need an office.

All it takes is the ability to plan and organize parties, weddings, and other occassions.

This business is lucrative, as a lot of people do not like to go through the burden of organizing occassions (especially big ones), so they hire event planners to do it.

  1. Affiliate Marketing 

Affiliate marketing is another profitable business you can start at home.

To become an affiliate marketer, you just have to join one of the affilliate programs in Nigeria (Konga affilliate, Jumia affilliate, or payporte affilliate), and promote their products to people.

When you become an affiliate marketer, you are given a link.

Now, if any one purchases a product through your link, you get a commission.

Cool business.  Right?

Even as a lady, you can successfully run an affiliate marketing business at home, and make cool money.

  1. Food Stuff Sales 

You can start this business at home, and make real money from it.

All you need is little space around the external parts of your home, and you can open a food store.

If you do well, you may end up opening a big food stuff super market in the nearest future.

A lot of people who started same way are now big and established.

All it takes is patience, and determination.

  1. FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) Distribution Business 

FMCG distribution is a very good business idea for women in Nigeria.

There are new FMCG companies everyday, and even as a lady, you can get in touch with any of them, and become a distributor.

You can start this even at home, and you’d start making huge profit in no time.

  1. Online Selling Business

Do you have products you want to sell?

Then there’s good news.

Today, you can start an online selling business at home.

Cool. Right? 

And you do not even need a website to do it.

All you have to do is signup as a seller on platforms like Konga, Jumia, and Kaymu, to sell your products online.

These online stores have huge traffic potentials, so you’d most likely get a lot of buyers in no time.

  1. Day Care Business

This is another lucrative business for women in Nigeria, and you can start this at home.

This business allows you to spend more time with both your own kids, and other kids, and you get to make money in the process.

If you love taking care of kids, then this business is the right one for you. However, if you can’t handle the stress of many crying babies at once, then you can move on to another option.

  1. Leasing Business

The leasing business is another profitable one you can start even at home.

You can rent out plastic chairs and tables to individuals organizing parties, weddings, and other occasions, at a fixed price.

This business can generate a lot of income in no time, as there are lots of birthdays, weddings, and other occasions every day.

All you have to do is to get enough plastic chairs and tables, and you’d be good to go.

  1. Proof Reading Business 

Now this is another easy to start home-based business idea for ladies in Nigeria.

All you need is good English language skills, and good typing speed.

There are so many people/companies that are willing to hire proof readers.

You can make real money from this business, and it is completely home-based.

You just need your computer, and good internet connection.

  1. Catering Business 

If you are a very good cook, then this business idea is a good one for you.

The services of a caterer is often needed in almost all occasions (birthdays, weddings, and more), so you can make a lot of money from this business.

You can start a small scale catering business to kick-start, and later improve on it, to make it medium scale, or large scale.

  1. Liquid Soap/Detergent Production 

I bet you’ve seen this already (locally made liquid soaps/detergents).

Well, as a lady, this is a very profitable business you can start in Nigeria.

The good news is, you can easily learn how to make these liquid soaps/detergents in a short time, so the business is actually suitable for almost everyone.

  1. Snacks Making Business 

Do you know how to make snacks (meat pie, egg roll, burger, e.t.c) ?

Then you can start this business right away.

You just have to bake delicious snacks, and put it in a secured show glass outside your home where people can see it, or you can negotiate with any food store around you to sell it for you.

So far so good, you can now see the numerous home-based business ideas for ladies in Nigeria.

You can pick any idea from the list, to start making money.

In all, I wish you success.

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  1. Rosy

    March 19, 2019 at 3:06 PM

    Good ideas. thanks

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