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REPORT ON THE WORKSHOP ON USING SOCIAL MEDIA TO FIGHT CATTLE RUSTLING HELD IN KADUNA STATE

By Sufyan Lawal Kabo Introduction About 23 members of the Kaduna state chapter of the Fulbe umbrella body organization Miyetti Allah, participated in the workshop on Using Social Media to Fight Cattle rustling. The participants were drawn from some rearing areas of Kaduna state namely Chikuri, Buruku, Brnin Gwari, Kagarko, Kachia and Chukum.  These are areas where cattle rustling enigma ...

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REPORT OF AZARE TRAINING ON USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA FOR REPORTING CATTLE RUSTLING

By Sufyan Lawal Kabo The second workshop on the training on use of Social Media for reporting cattle rustling was held at Old Central Office behind Emir’s palace, Emir’s Drive, Azare, Bauchi state on 17th of June 2015. The second of the series as well held for Fulbe organizations, field cattle rearers, Hardos (Fulani leaders), community leaders etc. It was ...

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REPORT OF ZAMFARA TRAINING ON USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA FOR REPORTING CATTLE RUSTLING

Introduction Cattle rustling refers to the mass stealing of grazing cattle. It is a situation in which farmers lost cattle to cattle thieves while grazing. Traditionally, cattle rustling have been driven by the criminal intent to expropriate cow for meat or for sale. Pertinently, it must have served as a means of primitive accumulation of cow-herd in the contexts of ...

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List of Kano State Peace Clubs

eace Clubs, Students Peace and Empowerment Mentorship Volunteers – Kano State   The List of Peace Clubs, Students Peace and Empowerment Mentorship Volunteers (SPEV)   S/N SCHOOLS PATRON MENTORS PRESIDENT 1. G.G.S.S SHEKARA   ZUWAIRA RABIU MALAM MAHMU KABIR & BALA ALI HABIB M TUKUR 2. G.G.A.S.S TAHIR ABDULLAHI AHMAD TAHIR and ADAMU SALUHU UWANI AHMAD BALARABE HAUWA MUHD 3. ...

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INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR GIRLS IN ICT 2015

By Khadeeja Idress Ismail On Thursday, 23rd Thursday, 2015 being the 4th Thursday of April was marked globally as the International Day for Girls in ICT, a day set aside to draw attention to the need to bridge the gender dimensions of the digital divide .as part of this, the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) organized a public ...

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Lunch Time Advocacy Visit to Emir of Kazuare

  By Sufyan Lawal Kabo Passing through Thomas Dam in Danbatta, Kano State on the way to Kazaure, the capital of Kazaure Emirate in Jigawa State gives you an opportunity to reflect on what Boko Haram insurgency in much of north east and parts of North West of the country. Here was abandoned the land, fear of attacks especially in ...

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REPORT OF ONE-DAY STAKEHOLDERS’ FORUM ON HATE SPEECH AND THE 2015 ELECTIONS IN NIGERIA Report by CITAD Introduction

  Introduction The Coordinating Committee on Hate Speech comprising of MacArthur Foundation, NSRP and CITAD on 23rd March held a one-day Stakeholders Forum on hate speech and the 2015 elections in Nigeria. It was conducted at the Board Room of Yaradua Centre, Abuja. It brought together civil society activists, media practitioners and regulators, political parties’ representatives, and human rights activists. Attended by ...

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Breakfast at the palace of emir of katagun

By Ayuba Yusif Abubakar, CITAD, Bauchi Office Katugum Emirate in Bauchi State is at the cross road of two major political centres, the old Kano and Bornu kingdoms. It had to maintain its autonomy because of the delicate balance that the two powerful neighbors had to maintain. Alos known as Guduri, the land is also a confluence of linguistic and ...

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REPORT OF THE YOUWIN SENSITIZATION LECTURE ORGANIZED BY THE CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD) IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE MINISTRY OF WOMEN AFFAIRS AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, JIGAWA STATE ON TUESDAY 27TH JANUARY, 2015 AT NULGE SECRETARIAT, DUTSE, JIGAWA STATE

In its effort to promote entrepreneurship and create awareness on information and communication technology (ICT) among the citizens, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) in partnership with the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Dutse on Tuesday 27th January, 2015 organized one-day YouWin Sensitization lecture. The lecture was organized in consideration of the need to promote women ...

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CSOs CALL ON POLITICIANS TO STOP RECKLESS AND INFLAMMATORY STATEMENTS

We applaud the signing of an accord by leading candidates in the elections to keep to the code of conduct already signed by all registered political parties in the country and be civil and courteous during the campaign. The value of such an accord is however not in the signing but in keeping to the letters and words In this ...

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WE CONDEMN THE PUNCH FRONT PAGE ADVERT OF MESSAGE OF DEATH

January 19, 2015 WE CONDEMN THE PUNCH FRONT PAGE ADVERT OF MESSAGE OF DEATH The front-page of the Punch of Monday, 19th January, 2015 carried an unusual advert with the caption” Nigerians be Warned: life and Death” and a subtitle of “Enough of state burials”. The title is a return to the infamous unfortunate statement by former president Obasanjo that ...

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RETRACT YOUR STATEMENT, GOVERNOR RAMALAN YERO

    January 17, 2015 The Governor of Kaduna State, Ramalan Yero has joined the disturbing list of Nigerian politicians that are at more with making dangerous statement. The Governor in an address to his supporters in Zaria during the opening of his campaign on Monday threatened to call out his supporters to inflict damage on the opposition All Progressives ...

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CITAD TO LAUNCH AN EDUCATIONAL FILM FOR CHILDREN TITLED FASAHAR SADARWA DON YARA (ICT4Kids) IN KANO AND JIGAWA

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) in its effort to take ICT Knowledge down to the level of children for sustainable development produced an educational movie Titled Fasahar Sadarwa Don Yara (ICT4Kids). The film is focused to provide education on ICTs for children using illustrations that spark the quest for learning ICT skills for kids. It is produced ...

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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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