Halima Oji

Communication & Reporting Coordinator

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Halima Oji is the Communication and Reporting Coordinator for the FHI 360 IHANN II project supporting the implementation of humanitarian assistance to conflict-affected populations in Northeast Nigeria. She works with the multisectoral team to deliver essential services while ensuring project reports, research documents and branding requirements are met. Oji also supports staff capacity building in report writing and organizes external project events.

Before joining FHI 360, Oji worked as a program consultant with ActionAid Nigeria, an organization that advocates for women’s rights, social justice and an end to poverty. In this role, she worked with citizen groups to advocate for inclusion in decision-making processes in government and providing a platform for women, youth and persons with disabilities to engage with duty bearers.

Oji has also worked as a freelance journalist and media consultant for various news agencies, organizations and individuals in Nigeria. She is an agriculture enthusiast and has worked with the small-scale women farmers organization in Nigeria (SWOFON) where she developed policy briefs and conducted research on government interventions accessible to smallholder women farmers. Also, in 2016, Oji led smallholder women farmers from Nigeria to converge with nearly 400 other local women farmers from 22 African countries at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, to present the charter of demands to the African Union.

Oji holds a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication (Journalism) from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna state, Nigeria. She is currently conducting her Masters in Peace Building and Development Studies at the University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria.