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Women are marginalized on education, internet use – CITAD

By Patience Michael, Bauchi   The Executive Director, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), Ya’u Zakari Ya’u, has said that women were marginalized with less access to education and use of Internet. The director, who was speaking at a workshop in Bauchi tagged, “Research Findings on Women and Use of Internet in the North,’’ said aspects of marginalization including ...

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Over 60% Of Northern Nigeria Women Lack Internet Access – CITAD

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Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu Bauchi – Over 60 percent of educated women in the northern part of the country do not have access to the Internet, claims Ya’u Zakari Ya’u, the Executive Director, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD). Zakari Ya’u stated this on Monday during a stakeholders’ meeting on the report of research on Women and Use of Internet in ...

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Over 60% of women in the North lack access to the Internet-Study

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A recent study has shown that over 60 percent of educated women in the northern part of the country do not have access to the internet. The study was conducted by the ‘Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) on the use of internet by women in the north. CITAD Executive Director. Ya’u Zakari Ya’u, ...

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CITAD marks International Day of Peace

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The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has observed this year’s International Day of Peace with an interactive lecture it organized today at NISTF Hall Kano in order to discuss and emphasize the significance of peace for societal development, tolerance and understanding among people, as well as point out how various actors can make tangible inputs for sustenance of ...

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Kwankwaso’s Legacies Are Indelible

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By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, the immediate past governor of Kano state and presently  the senator representing Kano central at the Senate, is by some measures the most outstanding governor in terms of recording tangible achievements that are of immense benefit to the people of Kano, the entire north and somewhat to the country at large. That ...

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OPINION-June 30th Deadline, Telecoms & Unsolicited Messages

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By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the body empowered by law in Nigeria to license and oversee telecommunication companies operations may be in danger of losing the confidence of especially cell phone users and data subscribers in Nigeria for its “failure” to protect their rights from the hungry-ingrate telecommunication companies who heartlessly continue to exploit their helpless ...

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Investigate diversion of IDPs’ relief materials, NGO advises EFCC

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By Rita Michael, Bauchi A non-governmental organisation, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate diversion of relief materials meant for Infernally Displaced camps in the Northeast. The CITAD Executive Director, Ya’u Zakari Ya’u, made the appeal in a statement made available to newsmen in Bauchi yesterday. He said ...

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CITAD Urges Probe Of Relief Distribution In Northeastern Nigeria

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The Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD, an NGO which has been monitoring efforts to rehabilitate and resettle IDPs affected by the Boko Haram insurgency in northern Nigeria has said it was “horrified by the callous way the IDPs were treated” as well as “the culpable silence of governments” calling on the Nigerian government to investigate the issue. “We ...

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Probe diversion of IDPs relief materials, CITAD urges EFCC

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From Ahmed Kaigama, Bauchi An Nongovernmental Organisation, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to seriously investigate diversion of relief materials meant for various IDPs camps across the Northeast sub-region of the country. The Centre Executive Director, Ya’u Zakari Ya’u said in a statement made available to newsmen at weekend ...

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When North East Internet Forum deliberated on protection of women, children online

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By Rita Michael, Bauchi The Internet Governance Forum and CITAD, a non- governmental organization, have ended a one-day Internet sensitization meeting in Bauchi. Participants deliberated on women empowerment and protection of children on the Internet. The event, with the theme, “The Internet of our choice: Empowering women and promoting children online, held at Prof Iya Abubakar Centre Bauchi. It was ...

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CITAD Expresses Horror Over Corruption in IDPs Management, Calls on EFCC to Intervene

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The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), the key Nigerian NGO which has been monitoring and tracking the efforts to rehabilitate and resettle internally displaced persons (IDPs) as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency in north-eastern Nigeria has expressed horror against alleged corruption in the management of IDPs and what it called the culpable silence of governments at ...

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EFCC MUST INVESTIGATE THE CORRUPTION IN IDP RELIEF DISTRIBUTION NOW!

Press Statement August 26, 2016 Yesterday, Thursday 25th August, thousands of impoverished Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) demonstrated in the streets of Maiduguri, protesting that for days they were not being fed. This was not the first time that these unfortunate Nigerians have to complain about the systematic starvation that they have been subjected to by people who have responsibility to ...

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Buhari’s Leadership Desperately Needed in Military’s Boko Haram Blunders

My former undergraduate ideological mentor at Bayero University Kano by the name of Yunusa Zakari Yau (popularly known as Y.Z. Yau) wrote a Facebook status update on August 15 that aptly captured a barely expressed but nonetheless widespread sentiment. “[President Muhammadu Buhari] seems contented to answer the title of president and watch the old days of impunity rolling back to ...

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CITAD’S Hate Speech Monitoring Project in Nigeria

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In December 2003, the U.N. International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda jailed several media executives on grounds of incitement and conspiracy to commit genocide and crimes against humanity. Specifically, the tribunal pointed out how the media executives caused the deaths of thousands of innocent civilians without firearms, machete or any physical weapons in actions through articles that created the psychological disposition ...

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INVITATION, INVITATION, INVITATION, ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING EMBEDDED SYSTEMS DESIGN INTERNSHIP “A CITAD’s COLLABORATION”

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        Are you an electrical/electronic engineer interested in being able to design, develop, prototype and test a quad copter drone? Are you an electrical/electronic engineer interested in design, development and testing of mechatronics on the Arduino AVR platform? Are you an electrical/electronic engineer interested in the fundamentals that enable design and development of modern control and communication ...

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