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Momoh Commends PeaceTech, CITAD For Combating Hate Speech Online

Bauchi – Mr. John Momoh, the Chairman and CEO of Chanel’s Television , has commended PeaceTech Lab and Centre for  Information and Technology Development (CITAD) for their efforts in combating hate speech through the use of technology tools. He stated this while declaring open a 3 day workshop organized by PeaceTech Lab in collaboration with CITAD and Journalists tagged ‘PeaceTech Exchange for ...

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CITAD Trained Journalists, Csos and Students On Internet Security And Safety In Jigawa

Internet has become an indispensable part of our daily life. We need it to communicate study, organize, advocate, carry out financial transaction and engage in community life. Embedded in it are perils that pose threat to our privacy, safety, confidentiality and even endanger us both as individuals and as a nation if we do not know how to navigate and ...

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“Nigerian Youths should Become Leaders of Today Not Tomorrow” Said Director MacArthur Foundation.

By Maryam Ado Haruna  The Director of the MacArthur Foundation’s Africa Office, Dr. Kole Ahmed Shettima, expressed that Nigerian youths should become today’s leaders not tomorrow. He explained that the deceptive statement, “leaders of Tomorrow” should be debunked by the youths as they supposed to be the ones leading the nation presently. The Director made the statement during the monthly ...

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Established Body Responsible for Peace Building CITAD Urges Government

By Ahmed Jada:- Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has advocated for the establishment of a Ministry or body responsible for peace building which it said, the country is now lacking. The centre, a non-governmental organization noted with concern that there is no central organ as a body that is able to coordinate and create synergy in terms of ...

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Hate Speech Takes Center Stage at 3rd North Central Zone Internet Governance Forum

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) in conjunction with the Nigeria Internet Governance Forum with support from MacArthur Foundation held the North Central Zone Internet Governance Forum with the theme “Making the Internet a Safe Place” on 12th October, 2017 at Doko International Hotel, Minna Niger State. The objective of the Forum was to raise public awareness about ...

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APPLICATION FOR PARTICIPATION ON SAFETY AND SECURITY ONLINE FOR WOMEN

As part of its efforts to promote safety and security in the use of the internet by women, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) with support from the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is planning a capacity building training for women on safety and security on the net and countering of online gender-based violence. The two-day training will ...

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International Girl Child’s Day

Since 2012, 11th October has been marked as the International Day of the Girl Child. The day aims at highlighting and addressing the needs and challenges girls face. At the same time, it seeks to promote girls’ empowerment and fulfillment of their human rights. Thus, in its effort to achieve gender equality and sustainable development, Centre for Information Technology and ...

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INSTITUTE OF PHILOSOPHY AND POLITICAL THEORY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

INSTITUTE OF PHILOSOPHY AND POLITICAL THEORY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE Organised by Centre for information technology and development (CITAD) Introduction 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 current graduates. Yet, without critical thinking, we get graduates of university who are no ...

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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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