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WRAPA, CITAD and Adopt-A-Camp Launch PSSGE Project in the North-East. By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade

In their quest to restore hope, confidence and rekindle interest in especially the girl child education among the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) communities and the North-East in general, the Women’s Rights Advancement and Protection Alternative (WRAPA), Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) and Adopt-A-Camp have formally launched the Promoting Safety and Security for Girl Education (PSSGE) Project in Damaturu, ...

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CITAD Sensitizes Communities on the 321 Code. By Hamza Ibrahim Chinad

The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) under it’s Strengthening Citizens Engagement in Electoral Process (SCEEP) went to Wudilawa, Gamoji, Gaya and Larabar Zango communities for sensitization on the Airtel Information Provider Code of 321, the code can be used to access information on health issues, agriculture, budget, governance, human rights, etc. Apart from English, Airtel sim card users ...

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Inspiring Leadership Reflection Series (ILERIS)

The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has since last year been holding a monthly inspiring and mentorship lecture for it’s staff, interns, volunteers, associates, civil society advocates and young people from various tertiary institutions in Kano metropolis, the monthly interactive lecture titled “Inspiring Leadership Reflection Series (ILERIS)” usually hosts guests speakers from different backgrounds and professions who have ...

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Peace Clubs Members Trained on Creative Writing. By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade

  By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade. The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) in collaboration with the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) Kano state chapter has organized a one day capacity building workshop for sixteen senior secondary schools in Kano state. CITAD has facilitated the establishment of Peace Clubs in many secondary schools in especially northern states in order to ...

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CITAD Holds Open Budget Forum for Kano Communities

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) in collaboration with Partnership to Engage, Reform and Learn (PERL) has sensitized community members from Karaye, Kabo, Kano Municipal Council, Nasarawa, Gaya and Rano local governments of Kano state. It could be recalled that CITAD with support from ActionAid International Nigeria began implementing the Strengthening Community Engagement in ...

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Communiqué Issued at a One Day Open Budget Forum Held at Ni’ima Guest Palace, Kano, Kano State on 21st March, 2017.

  Preamble The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) with support from ActionAid International Nigeria is implementing Strengthening Community Engagement in Electoral Process (SCEEP) project with a view to enlightening and educating communities to participate in governance processes especially the budget as a tool that defines the development agenda of government.  An open and participatory budget ensures that communities ...

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Babachir Not Scapegoat In Anti-Graft Fight – CITAD

By Bashir Mohammed Kano Executive Director, Centre For Information Technology and Development (CITAD), Dr. Yunusa Zakari Yau, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to treat all pending cases of sharp corrupt practices without prejudice adding that  the Secretary to the Federal Government, Mr. Babachir Lawal, was not a scapegoat in the fight against corruption. Speaking at a press conference in ...

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CITAD Fears Digital Apartheid in Nigeria

Nigeria’s lack of a position on zero rating and which has left some mobile companies to currently improvise is an emerging digital apartheid, Mallam Yunusa Y’au, the Executive Director of the Kano based Centre for Information Technology and Development, (CITAD) has said. He is subsequently drawing the attention to the need for activists to respond to the development. Speaking as ...

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CITAD Trains Journalists, Others on Internet Safety and Security

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) held the second round of Internet Safety and Security workshop series on Saturday, 2017.  The workshop which held at the NISTF Hall, Kano was attended by 55 people including journalists, civil society activists, teachers and leaders of student for peace clubs of CITAD in tertiary institutions. Explaining the objectives of the workshop, ...

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CITAD Trains School Teachers on Computer Knowledge in Dutse, Jigawa State

By Ali Sabo, Dutse Office, CITAD In its efforts to carry everyone along into the digital world and empower youth through the use of ICT, the Training Department of Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has trained 12 (10 males 2 females) Peace Club Advisors in Dutse, Jigawa State, two teachers from each of the schools that CITAD has ...

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NGO trains 40 unemployed graduates on entrepreneurship

From Ahmed Kaigama, Bauchi As part of efforts to enable unemployed university and polytechnics graduates acquire skills that will make them employable and competitive in a changing world, an NGO, Center for Information and Technology Development (CITAD) has organized a career development and entrepreneurship opportunities training for unemployed graduates. Speaking, during a one day workshop on techniques and employment/entrepreneurship opportunities ...

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Alqalam and Umaru Musa Yar’adua University Students Trained on Enterpreneurship Support Sources, Interview Techniques and CV Development.

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade. The Job Placement and Information Service (JOPIS) unit of the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has organized a workshop for the students of Alqalam University and Umaru Musa Yar’adua University Katsina on how they can secure loans or grants from either governments initiatives, Bank of Industry, foundations and wealthy individuals in order start their ...

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NGO Trains 40 Unemployed Graduates on Entrepreneurship Opportunities

As part of efforts to enable unemployed university and polytechnic graduates acquire skills that will make them employable and competitive in a changing world, Center for Information and Technology Development (CITAD), a non-governmental organization(NGO)organized a career development and entrepreneurship training for unemployed graduates. The Research Assistant with CITAD, Alhaji Hamza Ibrahim Chinade,stated this at a one day workshop on techniques ...

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