BIGtheme.net http://bigtheme.net/ecommerce/opencart OpenCart Templates

TEXT OF PRESS CONFERENCE ADDRESSED BY THE NORTHEAST EDUCATION AND SOCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY CLUSTER ON 2nd MARCH, 2016 AT THE NUJ CENTRE, BAUCHI STATE ON THE NEED FOR PRESIDENT TO ROLL OUT PROGRAMMES FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE NORTHEAST

Dear members of the press, we welcome you to this important press conference. About Us We are here as members of the North East Education and Social Accountability Cluster with the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) as an anchor. The cluster is established with the special goal of mobilizing all stakeholders towards the rebuilding and reconstruction of the ...

Read More »

Boko Haram: CITAD urges FG to tackle unemployment

The centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has urged the federal government to address the issue of youth unemployment as they continued to provide the recruitment base for Boko Haram insurgents and urban violent gangs. The programme manager of CITAD, Abdulganiyu Rufa’i stated this during a policy brief titled Beyond Winning the Minds: Youth, Peace Building and Entrepreneurship, held ...

Read More »

PRESS STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE CENTER FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD ) AGAINST THE ATTITUDES OF SOME TELECOM OPERATORS OF BOTHERING SUBSCRIBERS WITH   UNSOLICITED TEXT MESSAGES ON 2ND OF FEBRUARY,2016

Gentle men of the press, civil society members and ladies and gentle men here present we welcome you all to this memorable occasion. It is a common knowledge that Nigerians have for long been making outcries against the unethical attitudes of Some telecom Service Providers who engage in unsolicited telemarketing by incessantly sending messages and making network calls to their ...

Read More »

CITAD hosts Journalist as February Inspiring Leadership Reflection Series Guest.

Umar Sa’id Tudun Wada addressing participants E.D of CITAD Dr. YZ addressing Participants Umar Sa’id Tudun Wada The monthly Inspiring Leadership Reflection and Interaction Series of the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) this month featured prominent broadcast journalist and consultant Umar Sa’id Tudun Wada. UST as he is popularly known is an icon in the broadcast industry with ...

Read More »

CITAD presents policy brief on youth, peace building and entrepreneurship.

CITAD charts a way forward for Nigerian Youth by Hamza Ibrahim, Media Officer, CITAD The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has formally presented a policy brief entitled ‘’Beyond Winning the Minds: Youth, Peace Building and Entrepreneurship. The brief presentation which took place on Wednesday 10th February 2016 at the American Corner, Murtala Muhammed Library Kano has addressed critical ...

Read More »

PRESS STATEMENT NORTHERN GOVERNORS FORUM AND IDB: THE WHOLE NORTH IS IN NEED BUT NORTHEAST IS IN CRITICAL NEED

We, the undersigned members of the Northeast Education and Social Accountability Cluster have welcomed the recent move by the Northern Governors Forum in partnering with the Islamic Development Bank to address the turbulent developmental challenges facing the Northern part of Nigeria.   The move is a clear indication of the forum`s effort in searching for all possible ways to transform the ...

Read More »

Education in Northeast comatose – CITAD

The state of education in the northeast is in comatose, the executive director, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD),  has said. Briefing Daily Trust yesterday during the presentation of the survey report on the state of education in the Northeast in Abuja, he said the research conducted revealed that the educational development generally in the Northeast is presently less ...

Read More »

CITAD paid a courtesy visit to Kano State Science and Technical Schools Board.

The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has paid a courtesy visit to Alhaji Ahmad Tijjani Abdullahi, the Executive Secretary of Science and Technical Schools Board at headquarters of the board situated in Audu Bako Secretariat complex. Making his remark on the purpose of the visit, leader of CITAD team Malam Ahmad Abdullahi Yakasai said the gesture is to ...

Read More »

CITAD paid a courtesy call on Head of Civil Service Kano state

The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has paid a courtesy visit to Alhaji Muhammad Auwal Na’iya, the Head of Civil Service, Kano state. Briefing the head of service about purpose of the visit, leader of the delegation Mal. Isyaku Garba noted that the appointment of Alhaji Muhammad Auwal Na’iya as the civil service boss is in recognition of ...

Read More »

2016 Budget: CSOs Implore Buhari To Leverage On Non-Oil Sector

By Adam Alqali President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to leverage on the non-oil sectors of agriculture and solid minerals in order  to actualize the objectives of the 2016 budget tagged “Budget of Change” as  presented to the joint session of the National Assembly  last December. This call was made by Mr YZ Yau, a leading Nigerian civic activist and executive ...

Read More »

Memorandum Submitted to the Kano State House of Assembly by the

  Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), on the 2016 Kano State Appropriation Bill   Introduction We would like to thank this honourable House for being truly representative of the people by holding yet another Public Hearing to get input from the citizens on the budget. While commending the house on this, it will be good if, henceforth, the ...

Read More »

CITAD Trains graduating students on entrepreneurship and employment opportunities

The Job Placement and Information Service (JOPIS) unit of the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) conducts a one day workshop for final year students of Agricultural Education, Federal College Education (FCE) Kano, on Enterpreneurship and Employment opportunities and Job Interview Techniques. The capacity building is meant to introduce them into the concept of idea generation, enterpreneurship support, opportunities, ...

Read More »

Cattle Rustling Could Be More Dangerous Than Boko Haram – Ya’u

YZ Ya’u is the Executive Director,  Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) which is implementing project aimed at using technology to fight the cattle rustling phenomenon in the northern Nigeria. In this interview with ADAM ALQALI, he speaks on how CITAD hopes to use technology to help tackle the challenge and the lackadaisical attitude of governments. The Centre for Information ...

Read More »

Development Without Peace Is Illusory – CITAD Boss

By Bashir Mohammed Kano Executive Director, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), Malam Zakari Yau Zakari, has said that no sustainable development could ever be feasible without entrenching peace at the lower rung of the ladder He also identified the issue of social justice and blatant discrimination, as part of the factors, which must be addressed for the prime ...

Read More »

Nigeria can’t achieve development without peace – CITAD

From Mustapha Adamu, Kano Executive Director, Centre For Information Technology and Development (CITAD), Malam Zakari Ya’u Zakari has said that Nigeria cannot achieve sustainable development if peace is not prevailed in the polity, saying that the issue of social justice and blatant discrimination must be addressed for the prime objective to be achieved. Speaking at a one- day evaluation meeting on ...

Read More »