We have notice about 70% Nigerians want to start their own business due to lack of jobs and youth empowerment. We have put together this list of small businesses to start in Nigeria with #5,000 or #10,000 Naira.
1. London used clothes( Okreka)
Okreka are cloths that are been used outside the country that where imported into Nigeria by some importers. About 48% Nigerians wore okreka but you won’t know because they are first class okreka. the facts is that you won’t be able to differentiate okreka and ready made if joined together. Many boutique in Nigeria stock their shop with okreka and sell them at higher price.
Buying Okreka cloths set, cost from #10,000 to #20,000 and you could find more than 200 pieces of cloths inside a complete set.
The people selling this cloths sell them from the rage of #500 to 1200. Now if you have a set of cloths bought for #10,000 and find 200 cloths worth of #500 each, how much will be your profit? if we should calculate it 500 x 200 = #100,000 – #10,000 which you bought it = #90,000 – #4,000 for transportation = #86,000 wow definitely you will make #85,000 profit in less than two weeks if you are smart and God side
2. Pure water/bottle water business
If you are living in a popular location such as Lagos then pure water business could be a very good option, this business doesn’t required a lot of start up capital. with just #3000 to #5000 you can start this business in a stable way.
You don’t have to hawk yourself. All you have to do is meet with those people selling pure water/table water along the road and tell them that you are willing to sell to them at a lower rate from the normal price they are buying.
Even you can get those jobless beggars in your area to hawk this sachet pure water for you and on every bag sold they get N50 naira on it while you keep the rest. Afford their lunch, and try to be kind to them, get them a hocking bowl. You can include table waters and caned drinks such as team drink etc. those people hocking sell more than 20 bags of pure water daily.
3. Liquid soap production.
Today many people now venture into liquid soap production business because it easy and selling faster, people uses soap every day, and there is this nameless new popular liquid soap with green color mostly. This soap are produced locally and doesn’t required much start up capital, it very possible to start this business with just #5000 Naira.
Before you start this business firstly it recommended that you meet with your neighbors and tell them of your new idea and when you will be starting production. Tell them you will be supplying them at a low rate from the normal price they use to buy.
4. Noodles preparation business
This business doesn’t require much money to start, you can start with small amount as #2000 to #5000 depending on how you want it to look like. This is an act of preparing noodles, using bread and egg in preparing messiah, it doesn’t have to look like that of local once the Hausa guys in your area does.
You can make a neat place for it, build it round with planks or plastics cover then wrap the body up with wrappers, ta-poling or what so ever that will make it acceptable and very neat. You can be doing this business in advance way where as using take away parks.
You can also be supplying to office workers of that company in your area at their break time. In a short while you will have their contact and they will be calling you to bring for them. This business is at a medium level lucrative if you give it a time and try to do it in a modem way, you can be earning #4000 to #5000 daily from it.