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GIIP Intern Completes His Tour

On Monday, 15th September 2008, Scott Reed, an intern from the Global Information Internship Program (GIIP), University of California, Santa Cruz, USA, who had been serving with CITAD completed his period and left for the USA. During his stay with CITAD Mr. Reed conducted IT training rounds for staff of CITAD, Mambayya House and the Development Research and Project Centre ...

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Career Talk at Arabic Secondary, Hadejia, Jigawa State

On Thursday, August 14, 2008 CITAD held its regular Career Talk Program on ICTs for students and staff of Aminu Yusuf Government Day Arabic Senior Secondary School, Hadeja. The aim of the program was to sensitize the participants about computer system and its components as well as its usages for human development in this modern world of Information Technology.   ...

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YZBlog:Responding to ICT Skills Demand

Last month I took part in an ICT rural road show organized by the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) at Gagarawa, Gagarawa Local Government of Jigawa State. The event took place at the Local Government Computer Training Centre, established over three years ago. As the event progressed, participants now realizing the excellent facilities at the centre began to ...

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CITAD’S forum on ICTs and MDGs for National Development

By Abdullahi Ismai’l Abdu75ya@hoo.com The Centre for Information Technology and Development, (CITAD), has conducted its monthly discussion forum on Information Communication Technology for Civil Society Organization in Kano. The forum titled; the role of Information Communication Technology in Achieving Universal Primary Education that is based on the Millennium Development goals Modalities took place at the American corner, Murtala Muhammad Library ...

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CITAD receives computer donation from CAI

By abdu75ng@yahoo.com Computer Aid International (CAI) has donated a Compaq Laptop to Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) on 6th May 2008. The donation was made during the CAI official visit to CITAD. Ms Gladys Muhinyo, the Africa Programme Manager for CAI and Ms. Ann Musyoki, the West African Programme Officer for CAI, represented CAI and hav–e a discussion ...

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Miss Oge Okeye of NED visits CITAD

Miss Oge Okeye, the National Endowment for Democracy, (NED)’s Assistance Program Officer for Africa, paid an official visit to Centre for Information Technology and Development, (CITAD), on 3rd- April-2008. Miss. Oge had a meeting with the Executive Director, CITAD, Y.Z. Ya’u as and other officers of the centre. Issues discussed at the meeting involved; CITAD activities in promoting political awareness ...

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Employability Programme in Kano

The employability programme began in Kano 5th May 15, 2008 with 124 trainees. Who have satisfactory attended the five –days work-shop organized by the LEAP Africa, and delivered at the Auditorium Hall, School of Technology Kano. The training which is to be provided by the Centre for Information Technology (CITAD) has been categorized into three: The first category is for ...

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Kano State ICT Park: To commence business

A two- day International Workshop titled: The Kano ICT Park: from concept to reality was conducted at Tahir Guest Palace, Kano. The workshop which took place between Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th May 2008 was an official declaration for the opening of the Kano State Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Park. The occasion witnessed the attendance of international representatives from ...

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