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Group Calls For Establishment Of National Peace Commission

Bauchi – Yunusa Zakari Ya’u, the Executive Director of Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has called for the establishment of National Peace Commission to promote peace building in Nigeria. Ya’u stated this during a one day hate speech evaluation meeting held at Command Guest House in Bauchi on Sunday. He said “There is the need to review the national peace ...

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CITAD Engages Political Aspirants From Gaya Local Government As Local Government Elections Draw Nearer.

By Sagiru Ado As part of the efforts to promote good governance and citizens’ participation in governance processes, the Center for Information Technology and Development organized an Interactive Session in Gaya Local Government between the political aspirants and SCEEP communities from Wudilawa, Kademi and Gamoji wards. The interactive session was part of Department for International Development (DIFD) supported project “Strengthening ...

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Report of the Interactive Session between SCEEP Communities of Kabo and Local Government Election Aspirants

By Sagiru Ado On Friday 26th January, 2018, the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has organized an Interactive Session between SCEEP communities Kabo local government and local government election aspirants. The program was conducted at Ni’imah Guest Palace, Kano and attended by the political aspirants from different political parties, members of the SCEEP communities, Religious and Traditional Rulers, ...

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Interactive Session Between SCEEP Communities of Kano Municipal Local Government and the Political Aspirants

By Sagiru Ado Abubakar Ahead of Kano State Local Governments Election, the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has been organizing interactive sessions between SCEEP Communities in the six local governments of Kano State and the Political Aspirants. The interactive session aimed to present the copies Community Development Charter (CDC) produced by the members of 18 SCEEP Communities in ...

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CITAD Cautions Government, Public Officials Against Hate Speech

By MOHAMMED KAWU, Bauchi. Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has cautioned government and those holding public offices against politics play in handling issues related to hatred and hate speech among citizens. The Centre said that public officers, constituted authorities and entire citizens should be more cosmopolitan and avoid politics of exclusion in handling the affairs of the country. These, ...

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‘Campaign against hate speech has gathered momentum’ – CITAD

Y.Z Ya’u Executive Director, CITAD. The campaign against hate speech in Nigeria has gathered momentum, says Y.Z Ya’u,  the Executive Director Of Centre For Information Technology And Development (CITAD). He made this assertion in Bauchi at a press conference at the end of a one-day hate speech project evaluation meeting  Friday Ya’u said “We are happy that the campaign against ...

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Alakar Kalaman Batanci A Nijeriya

Isah Garba Babban Jami’in Shirye Shirye na Cibiyar Fasahar Sadarwa da cigaban Al’umma. Kamar yadda muka yi bayani akan abubuwan da ke sanya mutane suyi kalaman batanci a makon da ya gabata, ya kamata wannan makon mu duba yadda akalar kalanman batancin dake ruruwa a Nijeriya, ta karkata don sake gane abubuwan da masu kalaman batancin kan fake dasu wajen ...

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Text of Press Conference Addressed At The End of A One-Day Hate Speech Project Evaluation Meeting

BY Y. Z. YA’U, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (CITAD). On behalf of CITAD and our partners, including Ministries of Education from Kano, Yobe, Bauchi, Taraba, Gombe and Jigawa States as well as members of the Students for Peace from various tertiary institutions and Peace Ambassadors/Peace Club Advisers from different states of the federation, welcome you to this press conference which marks the ...

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We Will Drive Poverty Eradication Through ICT – ActionAid Official

The Head of Local Right Programme (LRP) of the ActionAid International , Hajiya Suwaiba Yakubu Jibrin has restates her organization commitment to use Information and Communication Technology to ensure poverty eradication ,social justice ,digital inclusion and empowerment of excluded and disadvantaged communities in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja. Hajiya Suwaiba while speaking in Dakwa Community of Abuja Municipal Area ...

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Group Empowers Youth in 15 Communities

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), in partnership with Action Aid  Nigeria, has empowered over 200 youths across 15 communities in Abuja. The group has set up a computer centre where residents would be trained on the use and application of technology for social development. CITAD programme officer, Ahmad Muhammad Danyaro, said the partnership was meant to promote ...

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Maiden Edition Of The Ibrahim Mu’azzam Institute Of Philosophy For Young People Organised By CITAD

By Maryam Ado Haruna (Programmes Assistant (Gender and Internet Advocacy), CITAD). Philosophy is the study of general and fundamental problems concerning matters such as existence, knowledge, values, reasons and mind. Thus, in its quest to bring about sustainable development in Nigeria by equipping the youths with a more realistic way of thinking, Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has ...

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NGO Wades Into Gandujiyya /Kwankwasiya Dispute, Calls For Truce

By Ramatu Garba Kano – A Kano-based Non Governmental Organization, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has expressed concern over the growing animosity between Gandujiyya and Kwankwassiyya factions of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. The CITAD Senior Programme Manager, Mr Isah Garba made the remark at a news conference in Kano. NAN reports that while Gandujiyya faction is in support ...

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Kano APC crisis: Group calls for interrogation of commissioner Abbas

By Richard P. Ngbokai, Kano. Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), a nongovernmental advocacy group in Kano has called on security agencies in the state to invite the state commissioner for special duties, Alhaji Abudullahi Abbas Sanusi for interrogation over statements credited to him on a video clip, inciting youths to stone former governor Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso on his proposed visit ...

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CITAD warns of the potential dangers of hate speech in Kano

By Abdallah el-Kurebe. The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has warned against the dangers of hate speech in Kano’s political space .The group cautioned  that something  be urgently done to guard against hate speech resulting from political bickering between supporters of different political parties in Kano state. Addressing a Press Conference in Kano on Thursday, the Centre, through its Senior ...

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Why Northern Girls Fail Computer-Based Exams – CITAD

The Centre for Information Technology And Development, CITAD, has attributed the mass failure recorded in the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, especially among female candidates in northern Nigeria, to lack of internet access. In a research it conducted, which was presented at a 2-Day Stakeholders Meeting to Greater Access to Internet for Girls Secondary Schools in Kano State, CITAD ...

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