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THE 6TH KANO ICT QUIZ

This year’s annual Information and Communication Technology (ICT) quiz competition organized by Center for Information Technology and Development for secondary school Students closed on Saturday 29th November, 2008 at Kano state School of Technology. Organized by the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) the competition was attended by twenty nine secondary schools, from Kano, Katsina, Bauchi and Jigawa States. ...

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Second Jigawa State ICT Quiz

The 2nd Jigawa State IT Quiz for Secondary School Students held on 25th November 2008 at the Conference Hall, Jigawa State Library, Dutse. This year, only seven (7) schools attended the quiz which is less than the number of the schools that participated last year. The schools that have participated in the quiz were Government College Birnin kudu, Government Girls ...

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CITAD Holds 6th Annual ICT Quiz for Secondary Schools

The 6th Annual inter-secondary schools computer quiz organized by the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) will hold on Friday, 28th and Saturday, 29th, November, 2008 at the Auditorium of School of Technology, Kano State Polytechnic, Kano. The objectives of the Quiz are to sensitize the school communities to the need for computers, encourage students to take computer studies ...

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CITAD Holds ICT Quiz in Jigawa State

The second Annual inter-secondary schools computer quiz for Jigawa State organized by the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) will hold on Tuesday, 25th November, 2008 at the Conference Hall of the Jigawa State Library, Dutse. The objectives of the Quiz are to sensitize the school communities to the need for computers, encourage students to take computer studies seriously ...

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ICT Quiz 2008

This year’s Annual ICT Quiz Competition for Secondary Schools organized by CITAD will take on the 5th and 6th December, 2008. The venue shall the Conference Hall of Mumbayya House, Bayero University, Kano. Since 2004, the organization has yearly organized the event which brings students of secondary schools to demonstrate their knowledge and skills of ICTs. Last year over forty ...

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CITAD Receives Donation from Used Computers from DFID

The Nigerian office of the UK development agency, Department for International Development (DFID) has donated 50 used computers to CITAD. The donation was routed through the Computer Aid International, which is a computer refurbishing and distribution partner of CITAD, based in the UK. Miss. Anne Musyoki of the West African Desk of CAI signed the donation acceptance paper on behalf ...

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Capacity Building for Teachers of GSS, Gwale

As part of its capacity building in ICT, CITAD has commenced a training programme for teachers of Government Secondary School, Gwale, in Gwale Local Government of Kano State. The training which began on 28th October 2008 is at as a result of a request to CITAD by the Principal of the school who said the school needed assistance to get ...

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Interactive Meeting on ICT Park with Bankers and Telecommunication Companies

In continuation of its stakeholder consultations on the Kano ICT Park the Office of the Special Adviser to the Kano State Governor on Education and Information Technology on Thursday, 23rd October held an interactive meeting with bankers and telecommunication companies. The event which held at Horizon Hotel, Kano was attended by representatives of banks and telecommunication companies operating in Kano. ...

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Career Talk at GSS, Dala

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) on Wednesday, 22nd October, 2008 held another round of career talk on the computer profession for students of secondary schools. The career talk which held at Government Secondary School (GSS), Dala, Dala Local Government of Kano State is part of the ongoing programme of CITAD to enlighten school communities on the importance ...

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Monthly Lecture

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) held its July Version of its Monthly Lecture Series on the 30th July, 2008 at American Corner, Murtala Mohammed Library, Ahmadu Bello Way, Kano. The Speaker was Dr. Yusuf M. Adamu of the Department of Geography, Bayero University, Kano who made his presentations on “ICTs in Healthcare”. He thrilled the listening audience ...

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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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