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CITAD, Bauchi State partner to improve IGR

A non-governmental organization, the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has expressed its willingness to partner with the Bauchi State Board of Internal Revenue to improve the state’s internally-generated revenue (IGR).  The state coordinator of  CITAD, Mallam Isa Garba, stated this during an advocacy visit to the Bauchi State Board of Internal Revenue. Mal. Garba said CITAD has arrived ...

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REPORT OF THE NATIONAL PRESENTATION OF THE RESEARCH REPORTS ON THE STATE OF EDUCATION IN THE NORTHEAST

Introduction: On the 16th of December, 2015 CITAD hosted key stakeholders for the National presentation of the research reports on the state of education in the Northeast. The National presentation which held at the Newton park hotel, Abuja, had Alhaji Tijjani Tumsah, Vice Chairman Presidential Committee on the Northeast Initiative as Chairman of the event, also in attendance were  education ...

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REPORT ON THE STATE LEVEL PRESENTATION OF THE RESEARCH REPORT ON THE STATE OF EDUCATION IN THE NORTHEAST

Background The reconstruction of North east requires a multifaceted approach taking into consideration the various sectors. One of the sectors that require immediate attention is education. Schools have been destroyed as a result of which many children are out of school. Teachers have been killed while populations have suffered dislocations that have disrupted the educational pursuits of their children and ...

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GGSS Hausawa Peace club

As part of it’s effort to promote peace the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD). Has established Peace club in kano state secondary,amongthe schools GGSS HAUSAWA Peace Club invited CITAD to their programme the programme held at GGSS HAUSAWA on the 4/12/2015. the programme which was the innovation of the peace club. Among the innovation the students Sang a ...

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REPORT OF THE PUBLIC LECTURE TO CELEBRATE GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK (GEW), 2015 HELD AT RUMFA COLLAGE, KANO ON THURSDAY 19TH NOVEMBER, 2015

The natural effect of entrepreneurship is to bring peace. That is why the Public Lecture to celebrate this year’s Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2015 organized by the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) was themed ‘Entrepreneurship for Peace ‘. The theme was clearly demonstrated at the beginning of the lecture by the students of our peace clubs that raised ...

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CITAD, NIGF Host First North West Internet Governance Forum

By  Adam Alqali How, or perhaps, the need  to govern the net is increasingly becoming  ever pressing .And the debate appears to have gained momentum in Nigeria as well. The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), a nonprofit organization in conjunction with the Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (NIGF) has held the first ever Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in the ...

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REPORT OF ONE-DAY NORTH WEST INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM BY CITAD/NIGF

INTRODUCTION The need to govern the Net is increasingly becoming a necessity which brings about the now emerging global and local concerted efforts by cyber stakeholders to properly govern the web. Therefore, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), a nonprofit organization in conjunction with the Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (NIGF) held the first ever Internet Governance Forum ((IGF) ...

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COMMUNIQUE OF ONE-DAY NORTH WEST ZONAL INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM

Preamble The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) in conjunction with the Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (NIGF) hosted a one-day Internet Governance Forum (IGF) for the North West geopolitical zone at the Aminu Kano Centre for Democratic Research and Training (AKCRT) Kano. The event which held on November 3, 2015 had in attendance various stakeholders in internet governance including ...

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ANOTHER MEDIA SENSITIZATION ON HATE SPEECH HELD IN PORT HARCOURT

On October, 22, 2015, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) Kano, with support from the Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Program (NSRP), hosted the fourth of a series of media sensitization program on hate and dangerous speech workshop for journalists. This one was for journalists from the South South geopolitical zone, held in Port Harcourt. The event which was ...

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CITAD CONDUCTS MEDIA SENSITIZATION PROGRAM ON HATE & DANGEROUS SPEECH IN LAGOS FOR SOUTH WEST REGION

On October, 20, 2015, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) Kano, with support from the Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Program (NSRP), hosted a one-day media sensitization program on hate and dangerous speech with journalists and other media stakeholders form the South West geopolitical zone in Lagos. The event which was held at the International Press Centre (IPC) in ...

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CITAD LAUNCHES A NEW OFFICE / COMPUTER TRAINING CENTRE IN JAMA’ARE LGA OF BAUCHI STATE

  By Sufyan Lawal Kabo   On 17th October 2015, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) launched a new office in Jama’are LGA of Bauchi State bringing the number of CITAD offices to five: Kano (Headquarters), Dutse, Bauchi, Azare and Jama’are, with focal offices in Katsina and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The office, which housed a computer ...

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Group urges Police, DSS to prosecute FFK over comment

From Mustapha Adamu, Kano A Civil Society Organisation has urged the Nigeria Police Force and Department of State Security Service, DSS to prosecute Femi Fani Kayode over inflammatory statement he made against Fulani herdsmen. Speaking to newsmen in Kano yesterday the Programme  Officer Peace Project of Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), Abdulganiyyu Rufa’i Yakub, called on the law enforcement ...

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REPORT OF THE ONE-DAY MEDIA SENSITIZATION FORUM ON HATE AND DANGEROUS SPEECH IN KANO BY CITAD

NTRODUCTION The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) with support from Nigeria Stability and Reconciliatory Programmed (NSRP) on the 24th August, 2015 organized a one-day media sensitization forum on hate and dangerous speech. The program took place at the conference hall of Aminu Kano Centre for Democratic Research and Training (Mambayya House). It brought together Journalists and media practitioners ...

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We Can Track Stolen Cattle Online — CITAD Boss

Yunusa Zakari Ya’u, is the Executive Director, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), a non- governmental organisation. In this interview with PATIENCE OGBODO-IWUAGWU, Ya’u spoke on CITAD programs, how information communication technology can be used to track down cattle rustlers, rehabilitation for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the north-eastern part of Nigeria, among others. Excerpts. Can you tell us ...

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COMMUNIQUE OF THE MEDIA SENSITIZATION PROGRAM ON HATE AND DANGEROUS SPEECH BY CITAD

As part of its campaign towards a peaceful society, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) in conjunction with the Mac Arthur Foundation and the Nigeria Stability and Reconciliatory Program (NSRP) organized a one-day media sensitization program on hate and dangerous speech. The event which took place at the conference hall of Aminu Kano Centre for Democratic Research and ...

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