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CITAD Trains Journalists, Others on Internet Safety and Security

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) held the second round of Internet Safety and Security workshop series on Saturday, 2017.  The workshop which held at the NISTF Hall, Kano was attended by 55 people including journalists, civil society activists, teachers and leaders of student for peace clubs of CITAD in tertiary institutions. Explaining the objectives of the workshop, ...

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CITAD Trains School Teachers on Computer Knowledge in Dutse, Jigawa State

By Ali Sabo, Dutse Office, CITAD In its efforts to carry everyone along into the digital world and empower youth through the use of ICT, the Training Department of Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has trained 12 (10 males 2 females) Peace Club Advisors in Dutse, Jigawa State, two teachers from each of the schools that CITAD has ...

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NGO trains 40 unemployed graduates on entrepreneurship

From Ahmed Kaigama, Bauchi As part of efforts to enable unemployed university and polytechnics graduates acquire skills that will make them employable and competitive in a changing world, an NGO, Center for Information and Technology Development (CITAD) has organized a career development and entrepreneurship opportunities training for unemployed graduates. Speaking, during a one day workshop on techniques and employment/entrepreneurship opportunities ...

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Alqalam and Umaru Musa Yar’adua University Students Trained on Enterpreneurship Support Sources, Interview Techniques and CV Development.

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade. The Job Placement and Information Service (JOPIS) unit of the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has organized a workshop for the students of Alqalam University and Umaru Musa Yar’adua University Katsina on how they can secure loans or grants from either governments initiatives, Bank of Industry, foundations and wealthy individuals in order start their ...

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NGO Trains 40 Unemployed Graduates on Entrepreneurship Opportunities

As part of efforts to enable unemployed university and polytechnic graduates acquire skills that will make them employable and competitive in a changing world, Center for Information and Technology Development (CITAD), a non-governmental organization(NGO)organized a career development and entrepreneurship training for unemployed graduates. The Research Assistant with CITAD, Alhaji Hamza Ibrahim Chinade,stated this at a one day workshop on techniques ...

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CITAD Trains ATBU and Federal Polytechnic Bauchi Students on Enterpreneurship Support Opportunities and Employment Interview Techniques.

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade. After conducting Interview Techniques and Enterpreneurship Support Opportunities Workshop for graduating students of Bayero University Kano, Northwest University, Kano state Polytechnic, Sa’adatu Rimi College of Education, Federal University Dutse and Jigawa state Polytechnic, the Job Placement and Information Service (JOPIS) unit of the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has organized another similar workshop for ...

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JOPIS Takes Interview Techniques and Enterpreneurship Grants Opportunities Training to FUD and Jigawa Polytechnic Students. By Ali Sabo.

The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) through it’s Job Placement and Information Services (JOPIS) organized a one day workshop on Job Interview Techniques, Employment and Entrepreneurship Support Opportunities to Federal University Dutse (FUD) and Jigawa State Polytechnic graduating students. JOPIS is a department initiated by the organization to help teeming unemployed youths with skills of becoming self reliant. ...

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CITAD Conducts CBT Sensitization Training for Kano Senior Secondary Schools

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade. The training department of the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has conducted a sensitization training for SS2 and SS3 students of fourteen (14) senior secondary schools in Kano state. The training is meant to prepare the students for the tertiary institution entry examination popularly known as Computer Based Test (CBT). Over one hundred and ...

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CITAD Hosts Ms. Ene Obi As February ILERIS Guest

Hamza Ibrahim Chinade. Inspiring Leadership Reflection Interactive Series (ILERIS) is a monthly youths mentoring and inspiring session of the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD),  normally successful people from different fields, backgrounds and professions are invited to come and directly interact with staff, interns and volunteers of the organization alongside other civil society activists and students of tertiary institutions ...

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BUK, KUST, Northwest University Graduating Students Receive Entrepreneurship Support and Interview Techniques Training.

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade. Job Placement and Information Service (JOPIS) of the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) is a unit that scouts for job and entrepreneurial grants opportunities and disseminate for the benefit of especially the teeming job-seeking youths in the society. The unit has today organized a workshop for the graduating students of Bayero University Kano, Kano ...

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IGF 2016: For a free, neutral, safe, open, resilient and decentralised space – Guadalajara reflections

Author’s name: Y. Z. Ya’u, CITAD Kano, Nigeria Coming from Africa, and especially Nigeria, where access to the internet is characterised by different layers of exclusions and where development challenges are also layered with various deprivations, I had specific expectations on how the processes of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) could help deepen access to and democratisation of the decision-making ...

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CITAD urges Buhari to suspend SGF Lawal

By Mustapha Usman, Kano The Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, pending the completion of investigation on the allegations of corruption against him. The SGF came under fire for allegedly awarding contract to his own company, RholaVision Engineering LTD, to clear ‘invasive ...

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Group seeks SGF’s suspension over alleged diversion of funds

A group, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has urged the Presidency to suspend the Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Lawal Babachir, over alleged diversion of funds meant for the rebuilding of the North-East. Executive Director of CITAD, Yunusa Zakari Ya’u, at a press briefing in Kano yesterday, said that the Presidency was not handling the corruption ...

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CITAD Reveals Staggering Figures Of Hate Speeches

Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has revealed that 6,258 hate speeches were recorded between June and December 2016, stating it is not a good development for the country.   The Senior Programme Officer of CITAD, Isah Garba, while giving the outcome of the 2016 Monitoring and Countering Hate and Dangerous Speech Project Report, noted that rumour was one of ...

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CITAD Asks Buhari to Sack SGF Immediately

CITAD Asks Buhari to Sack SGF Immediately The fear that President Buhari has made the most mistake by trying to save his aides in relation to their perceived corruption appear to be catching on as a major civil society organisation at the heart of the reconstruction of the North East has asked President Buhari to suspend Babachir Lawal, the Secretary ...

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