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How to Make Money on TikTok in Nigeria

As TikTok grows in popularity among Nigerians. Many are looking for a way to derive more than just fun from the platform but also to have financial benefits.

A quick answer to the question, “Does TikTok pay Nigerian creators?” is NO.

But do Nigerian creators make money from TikTok? The answer is YES!

You see, TikTok video creators can make money from the platform in 2 ways:

  • From becoming TikTok partners which Nigerians and many other African countries don’t qualify.
  • From LIVE gifts from followers.
  • Through 3rd party websites like

Going by the second way of making money from TikTok I’ve helped more than 100 Nigerians make over $40,000 from TikTok.

Read on.

It’s called LIVE gifts because you’re being gifted by your followers. These gifts are coins that TikTok convert into dollars and it’s withdrawable.

Now, the third

Requirement on How to Make Money on TikTok in Nigeria

These are some of the necessary things you need to consider as a Nigerian to monetize/verify your TikTok account.

  • Tiktokers must be a minimum of 18 years and above
  • You must have at least 1,000 followers.

After getting the above requirements, you’re then qualified to go live. During these live sessions, that’s when you’re being gifted by your followers.

Don’t underestimate this, you can make thousands of dollars from those live sessions.

A girl I know with almost 400k followers on TikTok makes thousands of dollars weekly from LIVE gifts.

The last thing you should know is, that the only withdrawal method available on TikTok is PayPal. You will surely need it to withdraw your dollars.

Unfortunately, the Nigerian PayPal account does not support Nigerians to withdraw to it but I’m not leaving you halfway on this, I have a solution to getting a PayPal account that can receive money from TikTok.

Hit me up on 08104094348 if you need more info.

There’s a new TikTok alternative that many TikTokers in Nigeria are turning to, it’s called Poppo. You might want to get a grasp of how it works and why so many people are moving to it.

In any case, don’t forget to leave a comment if you need help.

Also, read about how skit makers make money in Nigeria.

This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Maureen

    What of receiving gifts via comments? Are Nigerians eligible for that?

    1. Emem Inwang

      Nigerians TikTokers are allowed to receiv gifts.

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