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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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REPORT OF THE 6TH JIGAWA STATE ANNUAL ICT QUIZ FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS

By Sagir Ado Abubakar In its effort to promote computer literacy and create awareness on information and communication technology (ICT) among the students, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) on Tuesday 3rd December, 2013 conducted its 6th Jigawa State annual ICT quiz competition for secondary schools. The event which witnessed the attendance of Alh. Aliyu Ahmad Shangurum Director Science ...

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CITAD’S 10TH KANO ICT QUIZ FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS

By  Sufyan Lawal Kabo The 10th Kano State ICT quiz for secondary schools held on 28th November, 2013 at Rumfa Collage, Kano. Twenty eight (28) schools across the state participated in the competition. They were: GSS Kunya                       GGSS Yargaya GGC Gezawa                 ...

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ICT CAPACITY BUILDING TRAINING FOR 1000 GSM REPAIRERS

BY SUFYAN KABO In furtherance of its youth empowerment program, the Kano State Government conducted an ICT capacity training for 1000 GSM repairers. The training which was sponsored through the State’s Ministry of Commerce and Industries, Cooperatives and Tourism was facilitated by the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) in Collaboration with the Association of GSM marketers and repairers. ...

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ICT TRAINING FOR THE DIRECTORS OF JIGAWA STATE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

By Isyaku Garba The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) on 7th October 2013, commenced a 5-day  ICT training for the Directors of Jigawa State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology.   The objective of the training was to enhance the capacity of the participants in the use of ICTs for educational administration and management.  The training was part of ...

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Zamfara State 2nd Extractive Industry Literacy Quiz

BY Kamaluddeen Umar The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) and Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) with support from Oxfam Novib conducted the 2nd Extractive Industry Literacy Quiz for Secondary schools in Zamfara State on 24th July, 2013. The objective of the quiz was to promote awareness about the extractive industry transparency as provided in the Nigerian Extractive Industry Transparency ...

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SOCIAL MEDIA TRAINING FOR JOURNALISTS

SOCIAL MEDIA TRAINING FOR JOURNALISTS By Shehu Usam Salihu In continuation of its capacity building on social media tools, CITAD in partnership with SAVI Jigawa State Office conducted a two-training on social media for journalists in Jigawa State. The training which held on 29th and 30th July at the Manpower Development Centre, Dutse was attended by 20 journalists from different ...

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REPORT OF 2ND EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRY LITERACY QUIZ FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS HELD ON 13th JUNE 2013, IN DUTSE, JIGAWA

BY ISYAKU GARBA The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) and Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) conducted the 2nd Extractive Industry Literacy Quiz for Secondary schools in Jigawa state on 13th June, 2013. The objective of the quiz was to promote awareness about the extractive industry transparency as provided in the Nigerian Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (NEITI) Act, ...

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Readying Principals for the Digital Era

By ISYAKU GARBA A report of a one-day ICT sensitization workshop fro principals of secondary schools in Kano   The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has, for the second time, conducted an ICT sensitization workshop for Kano State Secondary Schools principals on Monday 6th May, 2013 at Rumfa College, Kano. The first one was conducted on 5th July, ...

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Social Media for Peace

Do you have any story on community peace building that you want share? Do you have information that would help us build a robust warning system? CITAD uses Google alerts to source information about trends of discussion in various platforms, sites and online discussion lists and sites with a view to understanding treads, attitudes and positions such that it can ...

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