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DIGITAL BUSINESS OPPORTINITIES FOR BENEFICIARIES OF DIGITAL SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR YOUNG WOMEN Kano, 20th September, 2017

SUMMARY REPORT ON MEETING PROCEEDINGS By Maryam Haruna   Introduction In July, 2017 CITAD hosted a training programm Digital Summer Institute in Abuja and Kano. The training was aimed at training young women on ICT skills that will serve as empowerment mechanism to the young ladies to become enterpreneurs. Skills acquired by the trainees during the summer include mobile apps, ...

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BSG Pledged To Increase Education Budgetallocation To 26,% Unesco Standard

By Ahmed Jada Bauchi State Government has pledged to increase Education budget allocation to 26% United Nations Education Cultural Organizations ‎UNESCO recommendation to boost the sector next fiscal year. The Special Adviser to Governor Mohammed Abubakar on Education , Comrade Sabo Mohammed made the pledged when members of the Bauchi State Coalition for the Improvement of Public Expenditure Management paid ...

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Group urges Bauchi to up education funding

By Balarabe Alkassim, Bauchi | Bauchi State Coalition for Improvement of Public Expenditure Management (BACIPEM) has called on Governor Mohammed Abubakar  to implement recommendations by task force committee on education sector in the state. The Acting Chairperson of BACIPEM Mary Ann Emmanuel made the call in Bauchi during an advocacy visit to the Special Adviser to the Governor on education, ...

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CITAD condemns Ganduje’s aide over Facebook posts

By Mustapha Usman, Kano. The Centre for Information Technology And Development, CITAD, has condemned the comments made by the Senior Special Assistant to the Kano State governor on Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, Zulyadaini Mustapha on his Facebook page. Mr Mustapha has made an open call for political violence against opposition politicians in the state, a day after an attack on ...

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CITAD Commences Social Media in Journalism Training for Staff of ARTV Kano

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade.     The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has today commenced Social Media in Journalism Training for staff of Abubakar Rimi Television with a view to building their capacity in modern day journalism practice and especially television production. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the training, Executive Director of CITAD, Dr. Y.Z Ya’u said ...

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NORTH EAST: CITAD TASKS JOURNALISTS, CSO ON SOCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY IN EDUCATION SECTOR

NORTH EAST: CITAD TASKS JOURNALISTS, CSO ON SOCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY IN EDUCATION By Ahmed Jada Center for Information Technology and Development CITAD have charge Journalists and Civil Society Organizations CSOs to engage in reportage that will promote social accountability in the education sector in North East region. The Senior Program Officer CITAD Mallam Kabiru Dakata made the charge at a two ...

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We’re succeeding in campaign against hate speech – CITAD

By Mustapha Usman, Kano. The Centre for Information Technology And Development, CITAD, on Tuesday said it recorded success in its campaign against hate speech. Addressing journalists in Kano on its monthly report of July on Monitoring and Countering of Hate and Dangerous Speech, the programme officer of CITAD, Isah Garba, expressed delight that their call to governments to check the menace ...

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CITAD wants law against hate speech in Nigeria.

By Mustapha Usman, Kano. The Centre for Information Technology And Development, CITAD, has called for the enactment of law against hate speech in Nigeria. The call was made Monday by the programme officer of the NGO, Isa Garba, at a press conference in Kano. According to Mr Garba, lack of specific law was the reason for the prevalence of hate ...

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PWDs Forum and Public Presentation of PWDs Charter Organized by CITAD

By Sagiru Ado Abubakar. The right to participate in election through voting and being voted for is one of the most visible dividends of democracy that civilized societies facilitate to every politically matured individual, eighteen years and above, without prejudice to his or her socio-political status and condition of disability. This right is recognized and expressly provided for in the ...

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CITAD Trains Women on YouWin Contest.

By Sagiru Ado Abubakar. The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has on 3rd August, 2017 organized a capacity building training for a group of women to enable them effectively participate in the YouWiN! Connect Enterprise Education business plan competition. YouWiN! Connect is a multimedia based relaunch of the YouWiN! Program of the Federal Ministry of Finance. It aims ...

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CITAD urges stakeholders support for education sector overhaul.

From Ahmed Kaigama, Bauchi. A Non Governmental Organization, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD),has called for stakeholders support in the overhaul of the education sector in Bauchi state. The CITAD Senior Programme Cordinator, Isah Garba made the call during a stakeholders meeting organized by CITAD in collaboration with USAID on the strategy development for monitoring the implementation of the ...

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An NGO CITAD charges on overhauling education sector in Bauchi

By Ahmed Jada A Non Governmental Organization, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD),has called for stakeholders support in implementation to overhaul education sector in Bauchi state. The CITAD Senior Programme Cordinator, Isah Garba during a stakeholders meeting organized by CITAD in collaboration with USAID on the strategy development for monitoring the implementation of the recommendation of task Force committed ...

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CITAD Hosts Media Trust Limited Chairman In Its Youths Development Programme.

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade. As part of its intervention towards mentoring youths to realize their potentials and excel in their different careers, the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has for long been holding a monthly Inspiring Leadership Reflection Interactive Series (ILERIS) where successful personalities from different backgrounds and professions are brought into face to face interaction with the ...

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Kano Digital Summer Institute Trainees Urged to Utilize Acquired Skills, Receive Certificates

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade. The week long Kano Digital Summer Institute (KDSI) for young women has successfully come to an end with a closing ceremony where the instructors, organizers, associates, trainees, their relations, other stakeholders and the media were present. The summer training has introduced the young women trainees into various important ICT skills aimed at serving as empowerment mechanism ...

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INTERVIEW -“It takes a village” to defeat Nigeria’s Boko Haram

“The role of local leadership is critical in terms of mobilising members of diverse backgrounds … to come together and present a united front against the insurgents” By Inna Lazareva YAOUNDE, July 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Whether it is organising neighbourhood vigilante groups, sending vital updates or helping those who have been forced to flee their homes, local communities ...

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