BBC Hausa – How to make money from this news site

By Ayo Akinfolarin / August 11, 2018

BBC Hausa is the Hausa language version of the BBC World Service. BBC is a British owned media organization with its headquarters in London, United Kingdom.

BBC Hausa is very popular in West African countries where there are a lot of Hausa speakers. This service is particularly important in Nigeria, the most populous black nation in the world.

The BBC Hausa service provides news and information to Hausa speakers in a lot of countries in Africa. Some Africans even prefer this service than their local television and radio stations.

This media service has a huge followership on the social media. It has about 850,000 Facebook fans, 110,000 Twitter followers and 7,000 followers on Google+.

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How you can make money from BBC Hausa

Below are some of the ways you can earn income from BBC Hausa:

Scrape news

You can start a blog or website and scrape viral news and other news from the website of BBC Hausa. You need to provide references for the news in order to be on the side of the law.

When you scrape news from popular websites to your blog, you are likely to get a lot of visitors and this can make money for you. Please note that you should know how to monetize your blog in order to earn good income from it.

Sell news to BBC Hausa

Do you know that some people sell news to media houses and earn up to $20,000. If you have the time and you can investigate happenings well, you may be on your way to make good money from the BBC.

In countries like Nigeria, if you have the connections and energy to investigate political and other happenings and create good news out of your investigation, top media houses will be willing to pay you for efforts.

Sell images and videos

The BBC often rewards people who send them eye catching images and videos. If you know how to take nice pictures, you can make money from it.

Work for the BBC

If you are skilled in both English Language and Hausa and you know how news gathering and dissemination works. You can contact the BBC for employment.

You will need to demonstrate that you can add value to the organization. All good companies are always willing to employ people that will positively impact their operations.

How does BBC Hausa operate?

The BBC has their main Nigerian office in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The main head office of the BBC is in London, United Kingdom.

The BBC has reporters, editors and photographers etc in main cities in Nigeria like Kano, Kaduna, Lagos, Enugu, Port Harcourt and Ibadan etc.

A lot of the programmes of BBC Hausa are rebroadcast by local stations in Nigeria. The stations include Fm radio companies in Kano, Adamawa, Borno, Plateau, Kaduna, Gombe, Zamfara, Jigawa, Bauchi, Nasarawa and Yobe etc.

Some Hausa speakers now access this service through their website.

BBC Hausa should not only be seen a news site, you can also make good money from it if you are smart.

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Ayo Akinfolarin