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CITAD wants law against hate speech in Nigeria.

By Mustapha Usman, Kano. The Centre for Information Technology And Development, CITAD, has called for the enactment of law against hate speech in Nigeria. The call was made Monday by the programme officer of the NGO, Isa Garba, at a press conference in Kano. According to Mr Garba, lack of specific law was the reason for the prevalence of hate ...

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PWDs Forum and Public Presentation of PWDs Charter Organized by CITAD

By Sagiru Ado Abubakar. The right to participate in election through voting and being voted for is one of the most visible dividends of democracy that civilized societies facilitate to every politically matured individual, eighteen years and above, without prejudice to his or her socio-political status and condition of disability. This right is recognized and expressly provided for in the ...

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CITAD Trains Women on YouWin Contest.

By Sagiru Ado Abubakar. The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has on 3rd August, 2017 organized a capacity building training for a group of women to enable them effectively participate in the YouWiN! Connect Enterprise Education business plan competition. YouWiN! Connect is a multimedia based relaunch of the YouWiN! Program of the Federal Ministry of Finance. It aims ...

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CITAD urges stakeholders support for education sector overhaul.

From Ahmed Kaigama, Bauchi. A Non Governmental Organization, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD),has called for stakeholders support in the overhaul of the education sector in Bauchi state. The CITAD Senior Programme Cordinator, Isah Garba made the call during a stakeholders meeting organized by CITAD in collaboration with USAID on the strategy development for monitoring the implementation of the ...

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An NGO CITAD charges on overhauling education sector in Bauchi

By Ahmed Jada A Non Governmental Organization, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD),has called for stakeholders support in implementation to overhaul education sector in Bauchi state. The CITAD Senior Programme Cordinator, Isah Garba during a stakeholders meeting organized by CITAD in collaboration with USAID on the strategy development for monitoring the implementation of the recommendation of task Force committed ...

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CITAD Hosts Media Trust Limited Chairman In Its Youths Development Programme.

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade. As part of its intervention towards mentoring youths to realize their potentials and excel in their different careers, the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has for long been holding a monthly Inspiring Leadership Reflection Interactive Series (ILERIS) where successful personalities from different backgrounds and professions are brought into face to face interaction with the ...

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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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