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NGO Trains 40 Unemployed Graduates on Entrepreneurship Opportunities

As part of efforts to enable unemployed university and polytechnic graduates acquire skills that will make them employable and competitive in a changing world, Center for Information and Technology Development (CITAD), a non-governmental organization(NGO)organized a career development and entrepreneurship training for unemployed graduates. The Research Assistant with CITAD, Alhaji Hamza Ibrahim Chinade,stated this at a one day workshop on techniques ...

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CITAD Trains ATBU and Federal Polytechnic Bauchi Students on Enterpreneurship Support Opportunities and Employment Interview Techniques.

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade. After conducting Interview Techniques and Enterpreneurship Support Opportunities Workshop for graduating students of Bayero University Kano, Northwest University, Kano state Polytechnic, Sa’adatu Rimi College of Education, Federal University Dutse and Jigawa state Polytechnic, the Job Placement and Information Service (JOPIS) unit of the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has organized another similar workshop for ...

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JOPIS Takes Interview Techniques and Enterpreneurship Grants Opportunities Training to FUD and Jigawa Polytechnic Students. By Ali Sabo.

The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) through it’s Job Placement and Information Services (JOPIS) organized a one day workshop on Job Interview Techniques, Employment and Entrepreneurship Support Opportunities to Federal University Dutse (FUD) and Jigawa State Polytechnic graduating students. JOPIS is a department initiated by the organization to help teeming unemployed youths with skills of becoming self reliant. ...

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CITAD Conducts CBT Sensitization Training for Kano Senior Secondary Schools

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade. The training department of the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has conducted a sensitization training for SS2 and SS3 students of fourteen (14) senior secondary schools in Kano state. The training is meant to prepare the students for the tertiary institution entry examination popularly known as Computer Based Test (CBT). Over one hundred and ...

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CITAD Hosts Ms. Ene Obi As February ILERIS Guest

Hamza Ibrahim Chinade. Inspiring Leadership Reflection Interactive Series (ILERIS) is a monthly youths mentoring and inspiring session of the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD),  normally successful people from different fields, backgrounds and professions are invited to come and directly interact with staff, interns and volunteers of the organization alongside other civil society activists and students of tertiary institutions ...

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BUK, KUST, Northwest University Graduating Students Receive Entrepreneurship Support and Interview Techniques Training.

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade. Job Placement and Information Service (JOPIS) of the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) is a unit that scouts for job and entrepreneurial grants opportunities and disseminate for the benefit of especially the teeming job-seeking youths in the society. The unit has today organized a workshop for the graduating students of Bayero University Kano, Kano ...

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IGF 2016: For a free, neutral, safe, open, resilient and decentralised space – Guadalajara reflections

Author’s name: Y. Z. Ya’u, CITAD Kano, Nigeria Coming from Africa, and especially Nigeria, where access to the internet is characterised by different layers of exclusions and where development challenges are also layered with various deprivations, I had specific expectations on how the processes of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) could help deepen access to and democratisation of the decision-making ...

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CITAD urges Buhari to suspend SGF Lawal

By Mustapha Usman, Kano The Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, pending the completion of investigation on the allegations of corruption against him. The SGF came under fire for allegedly awarding contract to his own company, RholaVision Engineering LTD, to clear ‘invasive ...

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Group seeks SGF’s suspension over alleged diversion of funds

A group, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has urged the Presidency to suspend the Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Lawal Babachir, over alleged diversion of funds meant for the rebuilding of the North-East. Executive Director of CITAD, Yunusa Zakari Ya’u, at a press briefing in Kano yesterday, said that the Presidency was not handling the corruption ...

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CITAD Reveals Staggering Figures Of Hate Speeches

Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has revealed that 6,258 hate speeches were recorded between June and December 2016, stating it is not a good development for the country.   The Senior Programme Officer of CITAD, Isah Garba, while giving the outcome of the 2016 Monitoring and Countering Hate and Dangerous Speech Project Report, noted that rumour was one of ...

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CITAD Asks Buhari to Sack SGF Immediately

CITAD Asks Buhari to Sack SGF Immediately The fear that President Buhari has made the most mistake by trying to save his aides in relation to their perceived corruption appear to be catching on as a major civil society organisation at the heart of the reconstruction of the North East has asked President Buhari to suspend Babachir Lawal, the Secretary ...

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TEXT OF PRESS CONFERENCE ADDRESSED BY Y. Z. YA’U , EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD) ON MONDAY, 30TH DECEMBER, 2017, KANO

THE SGF SHOULD GO Welcome I will like on behalf of the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) to welcome you to this press conference on issues that has grave humanitarian consequences and serious implication to the national consensus to fight corruption. This is unsatisfactory mane in which the government is handling the accusation of corruption in the management ...

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Report says Nigeria records 6,258 hate speeches in six months

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has revealed that 6,258 hate speeches were recorded between June and December 2016, stating it is not a good development for the country. The Senior Programme Officer of CITAD, Isah Garba, while giving the outcome of the 2016 Monitoring and Countering Hate and Dangerous Speech Project Report, noted that rumour was one of ...

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CITAD Holds Annual Evaluation Meeting on Curbing Hate Speech in Nigeria

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade. Curbing Hate and Dangerous in Nigeria especially on social media is a project that Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) carries out, the project has components such as Monitoring and Countering, Forming Students for Peace Associations or Peace Clubs in tertiary institutions and secondary schools, Public Sensitization, Peace Competition etc. As the year 2017 began, ...

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CITAD in partnership with CEPORED Train North East CSOs, CBOs, FBOs on Take Action Platform.

  By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade. The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) in collaboration with the Center for Political Research and Development (CEPORED) have conducted a one day training in Damaturu, the Yobe state capital for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Community Based Organizations (CBOs), Faith Based Organizations (FBOs), community leaders as well as citizens on their role in the ...

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