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Kano Digital Summer Institute Trainees Urged to Utilize Acquired Skills, Receive Certificates

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade. The week long Kano Digital Summer Institute (KDSI) for young women has successfully come to an end with a closing ceremony where the instructors, organizers, associates, trainees, their relations, other stakeholders and the media were present. The summer training has introduced the young women trainees into various important ICT skills aimed at serving as empowerment mechanism ...

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INTERVIEW -“It takes a village” to defeat Nigeria’s Boko Haram

“The role of local leadership is critical in terms of mobilising members of diverse backgrounds … to come together and present a united front against the insurgents” By Inna Lazareva YAOUNDE, July 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Whether it is organising neighbourhood vigilante groups, sending vital updates or helping those who have been forced to flee their homes, local communities ...

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CITAD presents Book on Community Resilience to PCNI

The Executive Director of the Centre for Information Technology and Development CITAD Y.Z Ya’u has presented copies of the book Understanding Community Resilience in the Context of Boko Haram Insurgency in Nigeria to the PCNI. The book published by CITAD with the support of the United States Institute for Peace (USIP) is a research finding on fostering resilience among communities ...

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PCNI Awaits Resilience Experts

The Presidential Committee on North East Initiative, (PCNI), is ready to anchor the process of reconstructing the region on a policy package experts have prepared. The committee says this is because resilience has become the key issue before, during and after the insurgency. In apparent reference to the ‘bouncing forward’ slogan which measures autotelic subjectivity resilience thinking aims at in ...

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Report of the mobilization meeting on continuous voter registration exercise.

By Sagiru Ado Abubakar. In its effort to improve access to electoral participation and decision-making society especially in local societies where people with disability, women and youth are still denial access to electoral process, the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) on 5th July, 2017 has organized Mobilization Meeting on Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) for the 18 SCEEP Communities ...

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CITAD Pays Advocacy Visit to Kano Commissioner of Police

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade. The Curbing Hate and Dangerous Speech in Nigeria Project team of the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has paid an advocacy to Alhaji Rabiu Yusuf, the Commissioner of Nigeria Police Force, Kano state command. The team was led by Isah Garba, Senior Programmes Officer (Peace and Conflict) and coordinator of the project. Briefing the ...

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CITAD trains peace club advisers, students on ICT

From Uche Uche Damaturu. In an effort to nip in the bud causes of violence that has bedeviled the country which, apart from the destruction of lives and properties, slows down meaningful development, the Centre for Information Technology and Development has trained 40 teachers. Speaking to our reporter in an interview shortly after the end of the training ceremony, which ...

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CITAD condemns quit notice to Igbo in Northern Nigeria

From Ahmed Kaigama, Bauchi A Non Governmental Organization, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has condemned the thread by some by some Arewa youths for Igbo to vacate Northern Nigeria. The Senior Programmes Officer of CITAD, Isah Garba stated this in a press statement made available to newsmen in Bauchi on Thursday. It said “CITAD read a statement asserted ...

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CITAD makes case against digital marginalisation of women

By Etuka Sunday Civil Society Organisation (NGO), under the auspices of Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) yesterday raised a voice against what it described as digital marginalization of women in Nigeria. CITAD said, a research conducted in four communities namely Doganjiji and Azare in Bauchi state and Dakata and Zaura Baba Kano state showed low digital usage by ...

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Boko Haram: CITAD launches Book on community resilience

From Ahmed Kaigama, Bauchi A Non Governmental Organisation, Center for Information Technology and Development ,CITAD, has launched a book on how communities across states of the North East and elsewhere cope, repel or rise from the effect of Boko Haram insurgency. The book, “Understanding Community Resilience In The Context Of Boko Haram Insurgency In Nigeria” was published by CITAD with ...

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An Wallafa Littafi Kan Dalilan Nasarar ‘Yan Boko Haram

Cibiyar fasahar zamani da cigaban al’umma mai sun CITAD dake Kano ta guddanar da bincike da kuma wallafa littafin dalilan dayasa hare haren da masu tada kayan baya suka samu nasara akan wassu al’umomi ayayinda kuma suka kasa samun nasara akan wassu. WASHINGTON DC — An wallafa Littafi mai suna “Understanding Community Resilience in the Context of Boko Haram Insurgency In ...

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Group seek for an end to insurgent activities in the country .

 By Bukola Afeni The executive director of CITAD Mallam Ya’u said a large number of boko haram members are initiated due to poverty and socioeconomic factors in the country . The executive director gave the indication at a public presentation of a book on community resilience on Boko haram in Abuja Mallam Ya’u is also urging communities to access information ...

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Islam and Violence Controversy Returns at Presentation of Book on Boko Haram

Arguably, the first of such book to have rolled out of the press in Nigeria entered the national market today along with the controversy as to the very nature of Islam in relation to violence. This question turned out to be the most substantive one in the discussion that followed a background and content review of book at its presentation ...

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CITAD makes public presentation of a book on community resilience to combat insurgency

By Rita Michael, Bauchi The Centre for Information Technology and Development, (CITAD) with support of the United State Institute for Peace (USIP) has made a presentation of a book on Community Resilence in the context of Boko Haram insurgency research as a key security strategy for the nation. The research of the book, according to CITAD, was conducted in over 16 ...

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CITAD Sensitizes Youth on N-Power Program.

By Sagiru Ado Abubakar. The JOPIS Unit of the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has on 2nd July, 2017 organized sensitization lecture on N-Power Program for graduates in Kano State. JOPIS stands for Job Placement Information Services. Is a scheme by CITAD to assist youth looking for employment and entrepreneurship opportunities by bringing information about job opportunities to ...

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