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Publications

Insurgency and Human Rights in Northern Nigeria by Habu Galadima and Moses T. Aluaigba (eds) Community Development Charter (2013) Towards a Unity of Purpose: Collective Responsibility and People-Centred Approach to Addressing Insurgent Violence in Northern Nigeria- A Policy Brief Social Media Campaign for Peace: Training Primer by Y. Z. Ya’u Responding to the Plight of Internally Displaced Persons in Northeastern ...

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Kano 13th Annual ICT Quiz

By Sagiru Ado ICT quiz continue to be a major ingredient for raising awareness on ICT among teachers and students, encouraging the study of computer education and test ICT knowledge of students of secondary schools. In its effort to promote the ICT literacy in the state and the country,

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PRESS CONFERENCE KANO PRO-DEMOCRACY CSOs

KANO PRO-DEMOCRACY CSOs, HELD ON SATURDAY 29/11/2014, AT THE CITAD CONFERENCE HALL, KANO STATE TIME TO HALT THE SLIDE TO ANARCHY We the undersigned representatives of Civil Society Organizations consider it necessary to draw attention to the increasing threats to our pledging democracy. The purpose is to get all stakeholders recognize the danger that current events pose and act to ...

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PRESS STATEMENT BY REPRESENTATIVES OF WORKING ON PEACE AND DEMOCRACY IN THE NORTH EAST ZONE OF THE COUNTRY

TIME TO HALT THE SLIDE TO ANARCHY HELD ON 28TH NOVEMBER, 2014 AT NUP PRESS CENTRE, BAUCHI Gentlemen of the press I welcome all to this necessary and important press conference on again to communicate to the world through you the position of the Civil Society Organization in this region on the current dangerous attempts by some political office holders ...

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TRAINING ON SOCIAL MEDIA FOR PEACE ADVOCACY FOR CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS FROM NORTH EAST

By Sufyan Lawal Kabo The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) with support from MacArthur Foundation conducted a 2-day training on the Use of Social Media for Peace advocacy for CSOs in the North-East and North-Western states of Nigeria. It was held at RiverEdge Resort, Bauchi on 11th and 12th of June, 2014. The participants numbering 36 were drawn ...

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REPORT OF A 2-DAY SOCIAL MEDIA FOR PEACE TRAINING FOR CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN NORTH CENTRAL NIGERIA, HELD AT WESTPOINT HOTEL, ABUJA FROM 25th TO 26th SEPTEMBER, 2014

By Shehu Usman Salihu Centre for information Technology and Development (CITAD) in continuation of its capacity building on promoting peace and national unity using social media organized 2-day training on social media for peace campaign for Civil Society organizations from North-Central of Nigeria held on 25th and 26th September, 2014 at Westpoint Hotel, Abuja.

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TRAINING OF THE FEMALE SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS OF BAUCHI SATE

THE  TRAINING OF THE FEMALE SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS OF BAUCHI SATE CONDUCTED BY THE CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHONOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD) WITH SUPPORT FROM WeTech The programme was officially declared open by the representative of the honourable commissioner ministry of education Bauchi and also the Director ICTs of the Ministry Alh. Salisu Zwall.

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How Boko Haram Has Crippled Yobe Economy-Expert at CITAD Workshop

An expert has revealed how the advent of Boko Haram insurgency has crippled business activities in Yobe State, north west Nigeria. “Non-indigenes in Yobe who constituted the (majority) in the commercial and trading activities ..were forced to flee. ..evidence abound ..in Damaturu,Potiskum and Gashua where gaps were created.In most cases , the important goods required in towns have to be ...

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REPORT OFA 2-DAY SOCIAL MEDIA FOR ADVOCACY TRAINING FOR CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS (CSOs) AND JOURNALITS FROM YOBE STATE

PREAMBLE: Digital tools have become integral component of almost all organisations – governmental, non-governmental, corporate etc. Likewise, advocacy campaigns by Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) are gradually shifting from the traditional platforms; to social media networks. And some of the most-utilised digital communication, information sharing and advocacy platforms include websites, blogs, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, Gmail, Yahoo Mail and SMS. ...

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REPORT ON SOCIAL MEDIA TRAINING FOR ADVOCACY TRAINING FOR CSOs IN JIGAWA STATE

By Sufyan Lawal Kabo and Shehu Usman Salihu  On 9/12/13, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) with support from SAVI organized a 2-day Social Media training for advocacy training for CSOs at the State Library Dutse, Jigawa State. 28 members (17 Male, 11Female) from various Civil Society Organizations attended the workshop, these organizations were: PMP, BASNEC Bauchi State, ...

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REPORT ON THEONE-DAY CIVIL SOCIETY FORUM ON THE CONTENT OF THE 2014 KANO STATE BUDGET PROPOSAL

By Kabiru Dakata Introduction The Kano State House of Assembly recently took highly commendable decision by seeking for citizens input on the 2014 budget proposal in the State. In response to the need for participatory budgeting, the State House of Assembly has called for submission of memorandum from concerned Civil Society Organizations and citizens in the state. Conscious of the ...

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REPORT OF ICT SENSITIZATION WORKSHOP ORGANIZED BY CITAD IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BABURA FACEBOOK USERS FORUM ON 21/12/2013 AT BABURA TOWN, BABURA LGA, JIGAWA STATE

By Sufyan Lawal Kabo On 21/12/2013, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) in its effort to sensitize rural communities on how to use ICTs for community development, collaborated  with Babura Facebook Users Forum and organised a one day workshop on the use of ICT for community development at GGSS Babura. At least 103 comprising of youths, and elderly ...

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REPORT ON SOCIAL MEDIA TRAINING FOR ADVOCACY TRAINING FOR CSOs IN JIGAWA STATE

By Sufyan Lawal Kabo and Shehu Usman Salihu On 9/12/13, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) with support from SAVI organized a 2-day Social Media training for advocacy training for CSOs at the State Library Dutse, Jigawa State. 28 members (17 Male, 11Female) from various Civil Society Organizations attended the workshop, these organizations were: PMP, BASNEC Bauchi State, ...

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REPORT OF THE QUARTERLY LECTURE THE USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA FOR PEACE CAMPAIGN

LECTURE ORGANIZED BY CITAD AT MAMBAYYA HOUSE ON SATURDAY 23RD NOVEMBER, 2013 By Sagir Ado and Nura Maaji Being the only medium of communication that provides people with the opportunity unprecedented in the history of humanity, of creating public spaces to share debate and promote issues of concern affecting their lives. Social Media is so strategic and indispensable to the ...

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