How To Make Money On TikTok in Nigeria


                            How To Make Money On TikTok in Nigeria

If you are a TikTok content creator in Nigeria and are looking for ways to make money on the app, you have come to the right place. In this article, we will take you through how to make money on TikTok in Nigeria.

Many people have assumed that making money on TikTok in Nigeria is not possible since the monetization requirements do not apply to Nigeria. Continue reading to discover how to make money on TikTok as a Nigerian TikToker.

TikTok is currently one of the most entertaining app in the world. It is the on the list of the fastest growing social media apps in the world. The app has over 1 billion monthly active users. According to reliable sources, the average user spends about 52 minutes daily on the app.

How to Make Money On TikTok in Nigeria

Below are some of the reliable ways to make money as a Nigerian TikTok content creator:

1. Become a member of the TikTok monetization partnership

The most popular ways to make money on TikTok as a content creator is through the TikTok creator fund. It is the fastest way of making decent money on the app. With the monetization partnership, TikTok rewards creators who create unique, popular and engaging videos.

In order to be included in the monetization partnership, there are some requirements creators need to meet before being accepted. Below are the requirements:

  • Creators need to have at least 100,000 followers, and over 100,000 views in the last 30 days (However, if you don't meet the this requirement, you do not need to worry. TikTok has now made it possible to earn money even if this requirement is not met)
  • Must should be at least 18 years of age and above
  • Should be based in the US, United Kingdom, France, Spain, Germany and Italy. (Fortunately Nigerians can be accepted even if they are not based in any of the above countries)
  •  Creator must not violate TikTok community guidelines and terms and conditions
  • As a Nigerian TikTok content creator, you can make between $50 - $20,000 for a branded new video. Most influential Nigerian TikTokers make up to a million dollars per post.

2. Sell products to your fans

Another proven way to make money on TikTok as a content creator is by selling or advertising your products to your viewers. Advertising or selling your own products to your fans is an attainable goal.

TikTok now allows and makes it possible for content creators to advertise their own products to their viewers. Creators can choose their products to sell and link your TikTok account to your product or website.

In order to be recognized, it is important you use hashtags that describe your products. Also, you can also describe your business or products in your bio.

3. Sponsored Contents

Sponsored Contents is another way of making money on TikTok as a Nigerian TikTok content creator. Sponsored content is when a company decides to pay you to advertise its products. 

For instance, a car manufacturing company can pay you money to advertise their products to your viewers. As a TikToker, you can partner with brands and create sponsored contents to help promote their products.

4. Edit TikTok Videos

Making money on TikTok does not necessarily mean all your videos should be your own ideas. Also, you do not need to appear in all your videos to get paid. Editing and uploading videos can be an opportunity to earn passive income from your videos.

All you need to do is to install a good video editor app to make your work easier. Make sure to upload engaging contents in order to be noticed.

5. Ask for donations or support from fans

Donations from fans is undoubtedly one of the best ways to make money on TikTok. TikTok has recently added a feature to the comments section where creators are rewarded by their fans.

These donations are in the form of coins. For instance, if someone finds your contents unique and entertaining and decides to reward you, he will have to select the number of coins to give you. The more gift coins, the more money you make.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does TikTok Pay in Nigeria? 

Yes. TikTok pays Nigeria content creators. In those days it was impossible for countries Africa, South America, Some part of Asia to make money on the app. Fortunately, in recent times, payment of content creators is not limited to certain countries. 

Can I Make Money On TikTok Without Verification?

Yes. Most Nigerians who get paid through their videos have not yet been verified. I personally know someone who got paid without verification. So you do not need to worry much about being verified. All you need to do is to create unique and high quality contents and you are good to go. However, is is important you know that the more followers you have the more views you're likely to get.

How Do I Get Noticed Fast on TikTok?

  • Create unique, quality and engaging contents
  • Always add hashtags like #shorts #fyi #funny
  • Always try using a free or premium reliable keyword research tool.


How Do I Become a Successful TikToker?

The most obvious and fastest way to grow your community is by creating and uploading unique and authentic videos. When filming or editing your videos, always try to engage with your viewers.

Never stop uploading engaging contents even if you don't rank. TikTok algorithm is unpredictable. You do not know when you will go viral. It is also recommended that you choose a niche you are comfortable with. For instance, you should never upload videos about animals and pets when you know little about animals.

Also avoid buying followers on the app. It is a violation of their terms and conditions. Never post adult contents to avoid your channel being deactivated. 


There are other ways to make money on TikTok in Nigeria. However, the above guidelines are some of the top reliable ways to get paid as a TikTok content creator in Nigeria.

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