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CITAD Holds Policy Intervention Lecture on Kano Market Fires

Following the recurring fire incidence in Kano markets metropolis, the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has organized a policy intervention lecture with a view to proffering tangible solutions to devastating fire outbreaks. The lecture which was themed ‘’GIS Based Fire Incident Emergency Response: A case study of Kano urban markets’’ draws various stake holders in order to develop ...

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Making Our Schools Safe, Secure

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade Going to school is one thing life is happy with because in the long run the knowledge acquired will be its ingredient. It is therefore a necessity that we go to school. But going to school in the last five years has become a big challenge to students and parents or guardians for fear of the ...

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TEXT OF PRESS CONFERENCE ADDRESSED BY THE NORTHEAST EDUCATION AND SOCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY CLUSTER ON THE 18TH MARCH, 2016 AT CENTRAL HOTEL, KANO, KANO STATE ON THE DECLARATION OF STATE OF EMERGENCY ON EDUCATION SECTOR BY THE BAUCHI STATE GOVERNMENT

Dear members of the press. We welcome you to this press conference. THE ACTORS Members of the Press, we wish to welcome you to this important press conference. We are hereas members of the North East Social Accountability Cluster with the Centre for InformationTechnology and Development (CITAD) as its anchor. The cluster is established with the specialgoal of mobilizing all ...

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Kano Dep Gov Urges NGOs To Develop Critical Sectors

Deputy Governor of Kano state, Prof. Hafiz Abubakar, has called on non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and notable development partners to join hands in developing critical sectors of the government for better result. Speaking at a quiz competition organised by the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD) in collaboration with the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) held in Kano yesterday, Abubakar ...

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COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF CITAD-M4D PUBLIC POLICY DIALOGUE ON EDUCATION

The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) with support from Mobilizing for Development (M4D) has since September, 2015 been implementing a project entitled: ‘’Strengthen Local CBOs and Informal Institutions for Improved Access and Quality of Education’’ in some selected Local Governments of Kano State. The aim of the project is to improve access to and quality of basic education ...

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REPORT OF THE WOMEN APP DEVELOPER JAM ORGANISED BY CITAD DURING THE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN DAY IN KANO ON

REPORT OF THE WOMEN APP DEVELOPER JAM ORGANISED BY CITAD DURING THE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN DAY IN KANO ON   Metrics How many turned up in total     : 47 Male Attendees                            : 13 Female Attendees                        : 34     Summary: Introduction On Saturday, 14th March, CITAD as part of its celebration of the International Women’s Day held a one-day ...

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Executive Director of WOFAN featured in CITAD Monthly Inspiring Lecture Series

CITAD’s head of HR Mr. Ado presenting the guest with some of CITAD work.   As part of the capacity building mechanisms of its staff and interns, the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has an initiative of organizing a monthly Inspiring Leadership Reflection Session which normally hosts people of robust experience to have a direct interaction with the ...

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CSOs Express Worry Over Delay In Northeast’s Reconstruction

A group of civil society oganisations under the auspices of the North East Education and Social Accountability Cluster, being anchored by the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has expressed worry over the failure of the federal government to commence the reconstruction of the war-ravaged Northeast region over 7 months into the tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari. The Cluster ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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