In this article, I will show you how to make money online in Nigeria from in 2020 using a step-by-step approach.

If you are ready to make your first money $100 online in Nigeria doing simple tasks like reading of news and other microjobs, then endeavor to read this article to the end.

Making money on Picoworkers is so similar to making money on Microworkers. You may want to read our masters guide on microworkers and how it compares to Picoworkers too.

But before you proceed, its pertinent that you read our complete guide on how to open a Nigerian business PayPal account that can receive money abroad, because you will need it in cashing out your money later on

Making money online used to be for the highly tech guys. But the narratives is speedily changing in this time and age, as any person with a smartphone or laptop with internet access can make money online with ease.

There are many ways of making  money online in Nigeria though, but non of it compares to making money with Picoworkers in Nigeria, in terms of easiness and straight forwardness.

However, I must warn you that this article does not promise you millions overnight. No, it promises to show you how you can make some passive income online in Nigeria right from the comfort of your home.


What it does promise is that while our top 10 ways of making money online can pay more on the long run, Picoworkers certainly will start paying you right away, for small tasks that you do online.

So haven established this fact, you may want to ask, what is Picoworkers all about?

What Is Picoworkers?

Picoworkers is an internet marketplace or meeting point where online business owners come to hire workers who can assist them to grow their online businesses virtually.

For instance, if you own a YouTube channel, we all know that you must have at least 1000 subscribers before you can start earning from your Youtube account in Nigerian or anywhere else. This doesn’t come easily for most YouTubers. Unless you want to monetize your YouTube channel without Adsense

What happens is that the YouTuber in this case can come to Picoworkers to hire workers that can go to his/her YouTube page to watch and subscribe to his channel for some quick cash. It’s beginning to make sense to you now right?

It functions more like survey sites that pays you for reviewing products and services of producers in Nigeria. At the end of this article, you will understand how all these plays out, and how to make money on Picoworkers in Nigeria.

How To Open A Picoworkers Account In Nigeria

To sign up for small jobs on Picoworkers and make money online in Nigeria, all you should do is to follow this steps below:

Head over to the homepage of Picoworkers and click on the SignUp button as shown below:

picoworkers signup page

Once you click on the sign up button, a sign up page comes up, put your name, official email, password and select Nigeria as your country.

picoworkers signup data

Put your nickname (which could be anything) your profile page title is what you intend to be doing in picoworkers and little information about yourself. Once you are done with this, hit the create account button to create your account.

Once you click on the create button, Picoworkers automatically emails you. Open your email and click on the confirmation link that is embedded in it to confirm your account. Clicking on the link will take you to your Picoworker homepage as shown below.

piworkers homepage

So guys, if you have got to this stage of creating your account, congratulation on your journey into online money making. Now the next thing I want to show you is how to make money on Picoworkers in Nigeria. I guess thats really what you want to know more about right?

How To Make Money On Picoworkers In Nigeria 2020

You may have known that all your online earnings, especially the ones coming from outside Nigeria requires that you have a PayPal account. But at the moment, Nigerians cannot sign up for PayPal.

This would have been an issue for you when you start making money with the things am about to share with you. But thank God, we’ve got top 5 alternatives to PayPal for Nigerians that you can use to cash out your money from Picoworkers, once you have earned the minimum amount.

Now let’s head back to our Picoworkers homepage to see what we can do to earn our first $100 online in Nigeria.

On your Picoworkers homepage, you will see tons of microjobs that you can do easily to earn some cash online as shown below

microworks on picoworkers

Before the jobs, you can see things like Payments, Success, etc. The payment is the exact amount you will be paid for completing a particular microjob. While some are as high as $1, others could be as low as $0.02. However, you should note that the higher the payment commission, the higher the job to be done.

If you have any specific kind of microjob that you wish to perform, you can as well click on the Category tab of picoworkers at the top left corner of your homepage.

category tab of picoworkers nigeria

For the purpose of this tutorial, I will choose a random task from my homepage to see how I can complete the task soon. Once you understand how i  did this, I’m sure you can independently complete other tasks yourself and start making cool money.

choose a microjob on picoworkers

I have chosed the microjob – Gmail: create an account. Let me open it and see the specific job requirement of this job, so i can decide if its what i can easily do or choose another microjob.

picoworkers job requirements

From the job requirement of this microjob, am expected to:

  1. Go to
  2. Create a gmail account with American Names
  3. Use this password Sr3BFstU9kz3?=9d
  4. Never set any recovery email or password

So you see, I like the job requirements, so I will do this job fast.

Let’s assume that I have finished creating an email address with this specification.

The next step will be how to upload the proof of payment on picoworkers fast.

How To Submit A Proof Of Job Completion On Picoworkers

Before now, submitting a proof of job completion on Picoworkers used to be the only challenge that microworkers face after completing their task. Thanks to the new changes on the site, as you can now easily upload your proof easily.

picoworkers proof of job completion page

Simply type the name of the new created Gmail account on the space provided, and paste the password on the next space provided. Once you have done this, click on submit proof, and that’s all.

After this, the job owner will verify the job, and credit your account with the stated commission.

You can always go ahead to do as many micro jobs as you want to earn as much money as you want.

You can always see your picoworkers account balance on the menu section of your homepage. The Pending amount is the commission which has not been verified yet while the Money balance is the amount which has been verified and is available for withdrawal.

How To See Your Picoworkers Referral Link

Locating your referral link on Picoworkers could be a bit challenging for the non initiate. Below is the steps to see your Picoworkers referral link with ease

Remember, You can refer your friends on Picoworkers and earn steady referral commissions in every task they have completed. This even adds to your existing commissions.

To see your referral link on picoworkers, simply hover over your profile at the menu section, and click on Account as shown below

picoworkers referral link

On the next page, click on Picoworkers programs and offers as shown below

picoworkers programs and offers

On the next page, you should see your picoworkers referral link at the right corner of the page. Copy it and share with your friends (its optional though)

picoworkers affiliate link location

If you devout your time to this microjobs, you can sure be making up to $10 daily or more. The more time you invest in it, the more money you make.

How To Cash Out Your Money On Picoworkers In Nigeria

You should notice that once you signup for picoworkers, you instantly earn a 50cent bonus. After you are done with your small jobs, you can proceed to cash out your earnings using your PayPal account. You can learn how to create a Paypal account that can receive money from abroad in Nigeria here.

If you are unsure about using PayPal, our article on the best alternatives to PayPal in Nigeria will be a useful guide to you

So that is it guys.  I hope you guys have now learned how to make money on Picoworkers in Nigeria by simply reading news and articles online in Nigeria? If you have any questions that you may want to ask, kindly use the comment section below, and we will respond to you as soon as possible.

If you have started earning from Picoworkers as a Nigerian student, you may want to look at our recommended online jobs for Nigerian student in 2020 that you can as well try out.

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Eze Elekwachi

Hi, Eze Elekwachi holds an M.Sc. in Public Administration and a PhD in view. He is the brainchild behind People see him as a programmer, web developer, content developer and a seasoned e-marketer probably because he's good at what he does...

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