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Infotech Centre Harps on Youth Entrepreneurship

By Eileen Ihenmadu. The Centre for Information Technology and Development(CITAD), on Tuesday held a business facilitation clinic themed “ Creating space for the development of young entrepreneurs”. The clinic was in partnership with Action Aid Nigeria. The program was aimed to offer a face to face engagement with key government agencies, stakeholders and accomplished young entrepreneurs. The Executive Director of ...

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CITAD Trains 210 Youths and Women On ICT in 15 Communities Across FCT

By Sarauniya G Usman. No fewer than 210 Youths & Women in 15 Rural Communities has been trained by Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD),Spread across four area councils in FCT. The programme, was aimed to offer face -to-face engagement with key government agencies, stakeholders and accomplished young entrepreneurs on the key functions of relevant government agencies and modern ...

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Kano Digital Summer Institute (KDSI) 23rd-28th July, 2018

By Maryam Ado Haruna. As part of CITAD strategy to empower women and close the huge gender gap in the digital sphere that exists especially in the northern Nigeria, Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), in partnership with United States Institute for Advanced Studies, John Hopkins University, and Everett, organized a 6-day digital training for young women in Kano ...

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Jama’are on Marble Students Creativity Competition

By Sageer Ado. Building on its commitment to support education and encourage secondary schools students to excel, the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has introduced an annual literary creativity competition in Jama’are Local Government for students of secondary school in the local government. The competition entitled ‘Marai on the Marble’, aimed to bring together students from secondary schools ...

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CITAD Governing Board Members Hold a Meeting

By Hamza Ibrahim. In line with it’s quest for efficiency towards realizing the set objectives of the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), the governing board under the leadership of Malam Yakubu Aliyu has met and deliberated on numerous issues. The meeting which took place in Abuja is part of the policy and principles of the organization which demands ...

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Farmer/Herder Crises: Experts Fault Poor Awareness

Poor awareness on the pastoral system fit for the multiplicity of the Nigerian society is said to be at the core of the lingering conflicts between farmers and herders in the country. This is largely due to widespread compromise in the nation’s news media, said experts at a workshop on fake news and insecurity in Nigeria, held at Starview hotel, ...

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Farmer/Herder Crises: Experts Fault Poor Awareness

Poor information on the pastoral system fit for the multiplicity of the Nigerian society is said to be at the core of the lingering conflicts between farmers and herders in the country. This is largely due to widespread compromise in the nation’s news media, said experts at a workshop on fake news and insecurity in Nigeria, held at Starview hotel, ...

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Farmer Herders Crisis: CITAD Identify Causes, Proffer Solutions

By Jerry Emmanson. Towards identifying issues underlying the growing conflicts in Nigeria, particularly the farmer-herders conflict, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) over the weekend organised a 2days workshop in Abuja tagged: “Understanding and Responding to Fake News Exacerbating Fears and Insecurity in the Country,” to assess the dangers of fake news and hate speech on national growth, security ...

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CITAD Media Workshop: Hate Speech And Fake News Has Cause More Damage Than Good In Our Society

Text of the Communiqu issued at the end of two-day Stakeholders Workshop on Hate Speech and Media in Nigeria held at Grand Pela Hotel and Suites, Abuja, July 10-11, 2018. Preamble For two days, academics, journalists, broadcasters and civil society activists with diverse backgrounds met to discuss issues relating to hate speech and assorted media genres and professionals. Four papers ...

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CITAD Laments North East’s Low Adult Literacy Rate

By Balarabe Alkassim, Bauchi. The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has lamented the low adult literacy rate in the north east region. CITAD North East Social Accountability in Education Cluster team made the disclosure ‎when it paid an advocacy visit to Bauchi State House of Assembly committee on Education. The project anchored by CITAD ‎is supported by the ...

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Fake News Fuels Killings in Nigeria

By Richard P. Ngbokai. The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has expressed concern over the proliferation of fake news platforms on the internet, saying that the information purveyed on such platforms are fueling killings across the country. Addressing a press conference in Kano, the centre’s Project Coordinator on hate speech, Malam Hamza Ibrahim blamed the social unrest characterizing ...

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2018 Institute of Philosophy and Political Theory for Young People

Centre for information technology and development (CITAD) 3rd Floor, NSITF Building, No.1A, Social Insurance Road, Behind Trade Fair Complex, Kano. 2018 Institute of Philosophy and Political Theory for Young People Over the years the teaching of philosophical thought, especially in the social sciences and political theory has declined. This has affected the quality of critical thinking of university students. Yet, ...

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Kungiyar CITAD Ta Ce Jita-jita Na Rura Wutar Fitina A Najeriya

By Salihu Garba, Nasiru Adamu El-Hikaya. Wata kungiyar bada shawara akan yada sahihan labaru, mai suna Community Information Technology and Development a turance ta ce jita jita ce makamashin rura fitina a tsakanin al’ummar Nigeria WASHINGTON DC –Wata kungiyar dake bada shawara akan yada sahihan labaru a cikin jama’a ta ce jita jita ce makamashin rura wutar rikici a cikin ...

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An Hori Yan Jarida Kan Rahotonnin Da Zasu iya Haifar DaTashin Hankali

Cibiyar Fasahar Sadarwa Da Ci Gaban Jama’a wato Centre For Information Technology and Debelopment (CITAD) ta jinjina wa hukumar gudanarwa na kafar sadarwar Premium Times a bisa daukan matakin gaggawa kan dan rahotoninsu da ya wallafa labarin karya marar tushe a jihar Filato. Jami’in CITAD a jihar Bauchi Mohammed Chiroma Hassan shine ya bayya hakan a jiya Talata sa’ilin da ...

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Killings: CITAD Decries Use of Social Media To Fuel Ethnic-Religious Crisis

A non-governmental organization, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has cautioned against fueling ethnic-religious conflict and killings through the use of social media. Addressing a press conference at NUJ Secretariat in Bauchi on Tuesday, Mohammed Chiroma Hassan, the programme officer of CITAD, lamented that the circulation of fake news has been behind series of violence recorded in the country. ...

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