Author: Haba Naija Admin

Two Lagos based NGOs collaborate to bring clean water to Joga Aiyetoro

Two Lagos state based NGOs, Agege based Hope Spring Water and Ogba based Tower Foundation have collaborated to bring safe, clean drinking water to Joga Aiyetoro community, in Ogun state. The 5,000 strong community at Joga Aiyetoro, have relied on the local stream for all their water needs, including drinking, cooking and washing, as well as to water their animals. Water drawn from the stream is drank without any purification, which can pose some health issues. The stream is not able to serve the community all year round, as it dries up during the dry season. Women and children...

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Digital Marketing Personnel Vacancy

Digital Marketing Personnel Wanted Haba Naija is seeking a remote digital marketing personnel. Your job will include creating and updating our websites with contents and imagery. You will also assist with SEO and PPC duties. You do not have to be an expert in all the task, you will be trained on areas you are not too sure about. Some of the desirable qualities and skills we are looking for includes: • A team player • Good written English • Basic knowledge of WordPress • Basic SEO and link building skills • Quick and enthusiastic learner • Proficiency with major social media platforms • Very reliable If you are interested in the above position, please visit the contact page on Haba Naija and contact us. Please do not make contact about this position on...

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#PadAGirl at Ifako Town Hall, Lagos with Hope Spring and Lady Care

Today, many girls and women in Nigeria face various forms of abuse and stigmatization during menstruation. What should be a natural cycle and a proud moment for the girls, turn out to be their most dreadful period. #PadAGirl Initiative is a project borne out of the need to empower young girls and women who are going through various form of stigmatization, abuse and health challenges as a result of their natural monthly cycle. The initiative is geared to end deep-rooted taboos, myths and misinformation on menstruation in Nigeria and most developing countries. In partnership with Lady Care, Hope Spring Water will be organizing a menstrual hygiene management workshop in Nigeria. Ifako community in Lagos State, will be hosting the first phase of this project in Nigeria Menstruation is not a taboo. It’s in our hands to end the myths. Be the change agent. Venue Ifako Town Hall, Ifako Community, Lagos State, Nigeria Date 28 September 2017 Time 10am – 12pm Co-Host Lady Care Nigeria For most poor and vulnerable girls in Nigeria, as signs of menstruation gets close, it serves as a constant reminder of the oncoming abuse and stigmatization they are about to face. For most girls in Nigeria, menstruation is a dream-killer because they never get to attend schools during menstruation. According to UNESCO, 1 out of 10 African girls miss school during their menstrual period and...

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Mixed picture for pound sterling & UK shares following snap election announcement

The is a mixed picture for the UK currency pound sterling and an even more confusing outlook for the UK stock market following the announcement of a snap general election by the UK prime minister Theresa May. Full story below, story source is the BBC website: The pound recovered strongly following the announcement by the Prime Minister Theresa May of a snap general election in June. Earlier, sterling had fallen after it was announced that Downing Street would make a statement. By about 12:30 BST, sterling was up nearly 1% at $1.267, while against the euro it was up 0.5% at 1.186 euros. On the stock market, the benchmark FTSE 100 share index was down 116 points, or 1.6%, at 7,212. Luke Bartholomew, of the investment firm Aberdeen Asset Management, said: “The election should hand Theresa May a much bigger mandate to stand up to the harder line, anti-EU backbenchers which currently hold a disproportionate sway over her party’s stance on Brexit. “That would be welcomed by financial markets,” he added. Neil Wilson, of the spread betting firm ETX Capital, said: “For investors [the snap election] adds another layer of complexity to an already uncertain picture for UK and European assets. “Volatility is likely to remain elevated over the coming weeks. “And as elections are so unpredictable, there is always the outside risk it could spark a reversal in...

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Self Publishing with Amazon CreateSpace and Kindle Direct Publishing (part 1)

Self published books are all the rage today, with countless bloggers and internet marketers striving to grab a piece of the proverbial, multi-billion pie of the ebook self publishing market. If you have one or more manuscripts sitting in your drawer or if you aspire to becoming a prolific e-author then you should know that by far the largest online provider of self publishing solutions is none other than online retail giant Amazon.com. Thousands of authors self publish with Amazon each month and Amazon’s self published book selection is more than three times larger than their biggest competitor’s. It...

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