Habiba has been in the renewable energy industry since 2005. She co-founded the Developmental Association for Renewable Energies and worked as the national coordinator. She worked on the Clean Development Mechanism project, Efficient Cook Stoves for Nigeria, the Solar Lamps Assembly and sales training program, and the solar dryers for healthy foods project. Habiba was named a Vital Voices GROW fellow, a World Bank Womenx fellow and is a graduate of the Cherie Blaire Road to Business Growth program. Habiba in 2018 was a Global ambassadors program beneficiary and the UNSDG awardee for Africa on WeEmpower.