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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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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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