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

        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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Again, CITAD Warns: Hate Speech Increasing In Nigeria

The  Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has issued another warning to Nigerians about  the dangers of hate speech. At a briefing on its latest research in Kano,CITAD noted that “One is that in July we recorded more hate speech than in June. This means that hate speech is increasing in the country. Secondly as we observed last month, ...

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Kano Bye-Election: NGO Cautions Politicians Against Violence

By Bashir Mohammed Kano Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has cautioned politicians in Kano state to desist from creating chaos capable of scuttling the upcoming bye-election of the Minjibir local government House of Assembly constituency. The position had remained vacant following the death of the member representing the constituency, late Tahir Hamisu Gurjiya, early this year and the ...

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GOVERNMENT NEEDS TO SPEAK AND EXPLAIN ITS ACTIONS TO CITIZENS

Being a Text of Press Briefing on Hate Speech for the Month of June Addressed By Isah Garba, Senior Programmes Officer (Peace and Conflicts), Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) On July 27, 2016, Kano Introduction Dear distinguished members of the press. I welcome you to the second of our monthly media briefing on hate speech. We will recall ...

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CITAD, Action Aid Push For The Passage Of #NotTooYoungToRun Bill News

Participants at the #NotTooYoungToRun campaign In a bid to stimulate public discussion around the rational and principles of the Not Too Young To Run Bill, currently under review in Nigeria’s National Assembly, as well as popularize the bill and mobilise citizens support for it, the Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD, in collaboration with Action Aid Nigeria, hosted a ...

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Kano legislators performing below average – Don

By Bashir Mohammed Kano A senior lecturer with the Kano state Polytechnic, Dr. Sulieman Hashim Rano, has described the performance of legislators representing Kano at both chambers of the National Assembly as woeful and below average compared with other states in the North. Speaking to newsmen on the  Community Development Charter launched in Rano town at the instance of the ...

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Hate Speech: ‘Nigerians Becoming Ethnically, Religiously Insensitive’, CITAD Warns

Kano-based  Centre For Information Technology And Development (CITAD) has warned that despite the efforts to curb hate or dangerous speech during the 2015 elections, Nigerians appear to have now  become ‘ethnically and religiously insensitive or even intolerant.’ The Centre’s finding were disclosed at a press briefing on Friday in Kano by Isa Garba, its Senior Programmes Officer (Peace and conflicts) ...

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PRESS STATEMENT: REFLECTING ON THE 2015 WAEC MAY/JUNE RESULT AND THE NEED FOR STATE OF EMERGENCY ON EDUCATION IN EACH OF THE NORTHEASTERN STATES

One of the ways we can assess the commitment of the state governments in developing and promoting the state of education in their states is the performance of their indigenes in different National and Regional examinations. If this stands to be a reliable yardstick, then we can loudly say states in the Northeast need to be more committed so that ...

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Group seeks state of emergency in North-East education sector

Dissatisfied by the continuous poor performance of secondary school students in the North-East region of the country in national and regional examinations, the North-East Education and Social Accountability Cluster yesterday urged state governors in the region to declare a state of emergency in the education sector. In a statement made available to newsmen in Jalingo, the group also urged the ...

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CITAD HOSTS MANAGING DIRECTOR, ABUBAKAR RIMI TELEVISION, KANO

FOR MONTHLY INSPIRATION SERIES ON 16TH JUNE 2016 On 16th June 2016, CITAD organised her 6th monthly Inspiring Leadership Reflection Interactive Series and the Guest of the day was Hajiya Sa’a Ibrahim of Abubakar Rimi Television. Hajiya Sa’a is the first female Managing Director of Abubakar Rimi Television formerly known as City Television (CTV). Here are highlight from the interactive ...

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Insurgency: CITAD Urges State Of Emergency In North-East

By Bashir Mohammed Kano Executive Director, Centre for Information Technology and Development  (CITAD), Dr. Yunusa Zakari Yau, has called on the federal government to declare a state of humanitarian emergency in the North-east. Speaking to newsmen in Kano yesterday, Yau said the call had become necessary as greater action was much-needed to rescue millions of people from starvation. Yau said ...

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Nigeria Urged To Declare Humanitarian Emergency In Northeast Region

Internally displaced persons in Nigeria The Nigerian government has been urged to declare a state of humanitarian emergency in the conflict-ravaged northeastern region, to galvanize greater action to rescue millions of people from starvation. This call was contained in a press statement made available to journalists this week, by the Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD, an NGO which ...

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Shara: A Community Where ‘No Child Goes To School’

There are over 30 million out-of-school children, OOSC, across Sub Saharan Africa and one-third of that figure, over 10 million, is in Nigeria, according to UNESCO Student’s of Shara community’s under-tree school receiving sets of uniforms and learning materials donated to them by CITAD Shara, a very remote rural community in Sumaila local government area of Kano state, in northwestern ...

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Nigeria: ‘Thousands dying in terror-ravaged villages’

By Rafiu Ajakaye LAGOS, Nigeria ‘Even as the military offensive against Boko Haram scores successes, it isrevealing an understated crisis,’ says NGO head Thousands of people in far-flung villages of Nigeria’s northeast are dying of hunger and lack of basic shelter, according to a group involved in rebuilding and reconstruction efforts in areas ravaged by the terrorist Boko Haram insurgency. ...

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CITAD Hosts Alhaji Sagir Mohammed, MD/CEO of Intersystem Computers Limited, Kano Guest Lecturer

As part of the capacity building mechanisms of its staff and interns, the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has an initiative of organizing a monthly Inspiring Leadership Reflection Session which normally hosts people of robust experience to have a direct interaction with the staff and interns so that they learn from their challenges, failures and successes. This month, ...

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