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We Introduced Women-IGF To Ensure Digital Inclusion

By Bashir Muhammad Kano. Assistant Programme Officer, Gender and Internet Advocacy of the Centre for Information Technology and Development, Hajiya Maryam Haruna has said the centre had purposefully introduced Internet Governance Forum (IGF) as a way of ensuring women inclusion in the internet business. Speaking at a press conference on gender-based online research carried out by CITAD held in Kano ...

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CITAD: Polishing Young Rural Digital Entrepreneurs

About 210 young rural entrepreneurs from 14 communities of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, participated in CITAD’s two–day Business Facilitation Clinic on entrepreneurship, leadership and personal development held at Kuje, Abuja between August 14 and 15. ADAM ALQALI writes The Business Facilitation Clinic themed “Creating Space for the Development of Young Entrepreneur” which was organized by Centre for Information Technology ...

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CITAD Holds Capacity Building Training For Media, CSOs

By: IBRAHIM  ADAMU,  Kaduna. Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), supported by USAID/SACE project has organized a capacity building on effective collaboration between Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and media practitioners in order to improve governance and increase service development effectiveness through service delivery. Declaring the workshop open on Thursday, the Senior Program Officer CITAD, Isah Garba, said the capacity ...

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Report on Sensitization on Hate Speech at University of Abuja, Mini campus, Gwagwalada

The Centre for Information, Technology and Development (CITAD) with support from MacArthur Foundation conducted a sensitization workshop on Hate Speech and Fake News to the students of University of Abuja, Mini Campus, Gwagwalada with 81 students in attendance from the department of Political Science on 10th September, 2018. The Sensitization workshop which was conducted at the University of Abuja, Mini ...

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Softoption Business Loan Scheme For Young Women Entrepreneurs

Introduction Over the last 10 years, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has empowered hundreds women and girls with both ICT skills and entrepreneurship with the hope of turning them into successful entrepreneurs, setting up and running their own small scale businesses either ICT-based or non-ICT that leverage ICTs to make them effective and successful. To support them ...

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CITAD-Sensitization: School of Nursing and Midwifery Gwagwalada, Abuja

By Salma Abdulwaheed. The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) with support from MacArthur Foundation conducted a sensitization workshop on Hate Speech and Fake News to the students of School of Nursing and Midwifery, Gwagwalada, Abuja.   The spread of Hate Speech and Fake News have become an issue of concern in our society most especially on social media ...

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Yobe: CSOs, CITAD Call For Establishment Of Girls Day Schools

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Yobe State in collaboration with Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) have called on Yobe State Government to establish Government Girls Day Secondary Schools in the major cities of the state so as to encourage the schools enrolment of the girl child. The call was made on Thursday at a town hall meeting held ...

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I Was Lucky To Become A Professor At The Age Of 36- Prof. Pate

By Sagiru Ado Abubakar. The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has today hosted Prof. Umar A. Pate as Guest Speaker of the month of August, 2018 for its youths mentorship program titled ‘Inspiring Leadership Reflection Interactive Series (ILERIS)’. ILERIS is monthly interactive engagement where people with robust experience in life have been invited to interact with the staffs, ...

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CSOs Demand for More UBE Fund for Children with Disabilities

By Udora Orizu in Abuja. Civil Society Organisations (CSO) in Nigeria,   comprising the Human Development Initiatives, Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities ( JONAPWD), and Centre for Information and Technology Development (CITD), among others, has  called on the government to raise the percentage of UBE intervention fund being made available for projects aimed at supporting disabled children across the country. Speaking ...

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Journalists,CSOs cautions Against Sensational Posting on Social Media- Group

By Ahmed Jada. Journalists and the Civil Society Organizations have been cautioned against sensational posting on social media platforms. The call was made in a communiqué issued at the end of 2-days capacity building workshop on Thursday for Media, CSOs and in Gombe. “The journalists and CSOs should avoid posting anything sensational on social media platforms, that would cause problems ...

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CITAD Sensitized Students of Higher Institutions in Jigawa State on #Hatespeech and #Fakenews

By Ali Sabo. The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) with support from MacArthur Foundation had on the 14th and 17th of August, 2018 conducted a sensitization on Hate Speech and Fake News to the students of College of Islamic and Legal Studies, Ringim and Jigawa State Polytechnic at the ICT/Computer Hall and Computer Science Library Hall of the ...

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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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