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A Post-Programme Research (Evaluation Study)

CENTER FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD), WITH SUPPORT FROM ASSOCIATION FOR PROGRESSIVE COMMUNICATION (APC)   A POST-PROGRAMME RESEARCH (EVALUATION STUDY)     MAY, 2018    Abstract This research is an evaluation study which was carried out in order to find out impacts the radio programme, ‘Mu Tsaftace Yanar Gizo,’ has made on its audiences. The one hour weekly programme ...

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El-Rufai Under Criticism Over Statements Against Senator Sani, Others

– The Centre for Information Technology and Development has criticised Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state over statements credited to him – The organisation condemned the governor’s statement against three senators representing the state at the National Assembly – The members of the public have been urged not to react to El-Rufai’s statement. The governor of Kaduna state, Malam Nasir ...

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CITAD Condemns El-Rufai’s Comments Against Kaduna Senators

By Mustapha Usman. Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD, has condemned the comments made by the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufa’i against the three senators representing the state in the National Assembly. DAILY NIGERIAN reported that Mr El-Rufai had rained insults on the three senators: Shehu Sani (Kaduna Central), Sulieman Hukunyi (Kaduna North), and Danjuma Leah (Kaduna South) for blocked ...

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El-Rufa’i Cautioned Over Statements Against Sen. Sani, Hunkuyi, Laah

By Yusha’u A. Ibrahim, Kano. Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has condemned Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufa’i over his recent statements against three senators representing the state at the National Assembly. It would be recalled that El-Rufa’i had in audio/video clip that went viral on social media, made hateful comment and call to action statement against Senator Shehu Sani, Senator Danjuma Laah ...

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CITAD, NERI Partner Against Insurgency in North-East

By Musa M. Buba Damaturu. A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) and North-east Regional Initiatives (NERI) at the weekend organised an intertertiary institutions’ debate on insurgency in Damaturu to counter terrorism in the Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states. CTAD’s Senior Programme Officer, Isa Garba, in his remarks, said “the activities of the insurgents have caused many ...

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NERI Partners CITAD To Fight Terrorism Among Youths In Yobe

 By Muhammad Abubakar Damaturu. Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) in cooperation with North-East Regional Initiative (NERI), organised a debate on ‘Counter Insurgency in the Lake Chad Basin.’ The event was held at Yobe State University Hall in Damaturu and was attended by students from Federal University, Gashua; Federal Polytechnic, Damaturu, and Yobe State University, Damaturu. NERI paid for the ...

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Yobe Tertiary Institutions Hold Counter-Terrorism Debates

By Hamisu Kabir Matazu, Damaturu. An NGO, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has organized inter-tertiary institutions debates on insurgency to encourage youths’ participation in counter-terrorism in Yobe, Borno, Adamawa and the rest of the Northeast. Speaking after the debate, the senior programme officer of CITAD, Isa Garba, said it would generate ideas on how the scourge of terrorism ...

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CITAD PAYS COURTESY VISIT OF THE NIGERIAN COMMUNICATION COMMISSION (NCC) NORTHWEST ZONAL OFFICE, KANO

On Friday 20th April, 2018 CITAD paid a courtesy visit to the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) Northwest Zonal office, In Kano. CITAD team which included staff and Journalists was led by the Executive Director, Mal. Y Z Yau and were received by the staff of the commission led by the Zonal Controller Alh. Adamu Amshi In his welcome remarks the ...

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CITAD Organises Inter-School Debate On Counter Terrorism

By Francis Okoye. The Centre for Information Technology And Development (CITAD) has organized inter-tertiary institutions students debate in the terror-stricken west and central African countries to create  broad ideas as a veritable source for governments and other stakeholders formulating counter- insurgency and counter-terror policies. A senior programme officer with the Centre, Isa Garba, disclosed this to newsmen at the end of ...

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CITAD Holds Debate On Insurgency In Adamawa

By Hammangabda, Yola. The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has organized an advocacy debate among students of tertiary institutions as strategy to end insurgency in Adamawa state. The executive director of CITAD, Mr Yunus Zakari, while declaring the maiden debate open in Yola, said the debate was organized to provide the youths a platform to discuss and proffer solutions ...

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CITAD Organises School Debate in Four Insurgency-Stricken Countries

By Uthman Abubakar, Maiduguri. The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) is to organise Inter-tertiary institutions students debate in the terror-stricken west and central African countries to create a broad ideas bank as a veritable source for governments and other stakeholders formulating counterinsurgency and counter-terror policies. A senior programme officer with the Centre, Isa Garba, disclosed this to newsmen at ...

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Let’s Talk About Hate Speech

Nigeria’s Federal Government has chosen to declare a war on hate speech. Some of its most senior officers appear uncertain about the applicable laws. Keen not to be left behind, the ruling party seems willing to make a party political issue out of the matter. The desire of the government is not misplaced but any effort to gain party political ...

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Kano LG Polls: CSOs Fault Process, Say Multiple, Underage Voting Rampant

By Nasir Ibrahim Two election monitors in Saturday’s local government polls in Kano, Centre for Information Technology And Development (CITAD) and Action Aid International Nigeria, have faulted the entire process. They said the process was flawed since it permitted open, multiple, and underage voting. A statement issued by media coordinator, Election Monitoring Team of CITAD, Hamza Idris, also noted that ...

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Don’t Blame us, INEC Says on Kano’s Underage Voters

The Independent National Electoral Commission has sought to allay public worries over the credibility of Nigeria’s future elections after pictures of underage voters emerged from last Saturday’s local polls in Kano State. Observers, including the Centre for Information Technology And Development, CITAD, and Action Aid International Nigeria, said they witnessed voting by underage citizens during the elections. Then, still and ...

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