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CITAD Hosts People with Special Needs to Mark International Day of People Living with Disability.

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade. The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has marked the 2017 International Day of People Living with Disability with a series of activities to highlight their plight. It could be recalled that the center has been implementing an ActionAid International Nigeria supported project “Strengthening Civic Engagement in Electoral Process (SCEEP)” which aims to engage and ...

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CITAD and Fantsuam Foundation Request to Pilot TV White Spaces to Provide Internet Access to Rural Communities.

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade. The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) in collaboration with Fantsuam Foundation has presented a request to the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) seeking to undertake a pilot of the abundant Television White Spaces in order to provide affordable broadband in the under-served communities in Nigeria. The request was presented by Y.Z Ya’u and John Dada ...

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Things Can Be Difficult But They Are Not Necessarily Impossible-Prof. Jega

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade. The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has for over a year been holding a youths mentorship programme titled “Inspiring Leadership Reflection Interactive Series (ILERIS) where people that have remarkable achievements in their different endeavors and professions are invited to share their experience with the participating youths so that the youths draw inspiration and direction ...

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CITAD to women: Protect yourselves from pornography

By Bashir Mohammed Kano Executive Director, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), Dr. Yunusa Zakari Yau has called on women to protect themselves from online violence through engagement in decent activities. Speaking at a one day sensitisation forum organised by CITAD held at Mambayya House in Kano yesterday, Yau said the attitude of using internet to promote nudity, exposes ...

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Karanta yadda ake ‘cin zarafin matan Nigeria a Facebook’

Hakkin mallakar hotoSUNDAY AGHAEZEImage captionShugaban Facebook, Marck Zukerberg ya ziyarci fadar shugaban da ya ziyarci Najeriya kwanakin baya Wani bincike ya nuna cewa mata da dama a arewacin Najeriya su na kaurace wa intanet sakamakon barazana da cin zarafin da suke fuskanta daga ma’abota shafukan sada zumunta, musamman ma Facebook. Kungiyoyin da ke fafutikar kare hakkin jinsi na kallon lamarin ...

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Group decries online violence against women in Kano

Kano based nongovernmental advocacy group, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has decried the spate of violence against women on the internet, describing it as an infringement to their human rights. The group in a research document presented on Wednesday identified facebook, Twitter, Instagram and viber as major social media platforms where women are being subjected to various ...

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Hate Speech Inimical to Our Democracy

By Hassan Ibrahim, Kaduna As 2019 general elections draw closer, the CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD), has warned that hate and dangerous speeches could be a threat to the sustenance of democracy in Nigeria. CITAD, at a day public sensitization on hate and dangerous speech in Kaduna, cautioned Nigerians against divisive discussions and rumours calculated to cause confusion and ...

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Group Calls For Patriotism And Selflessness to End Hate Speech in Nigeria

By Joseph Edegbo Kaduna (Nigeria)– Nigerians have been urged to imbibe the spirit of patriotism and selflessness to avoid hate and dangerous speeches in the country.   The advise is contained in a communique issued at the end of a one- day Public Sensitization on Hate and Dangerous Speeches organized by the Centre for Information Technology and Development CITAD held ...

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Report of Sensitization Workshop

CITAD with support from Embassy of the USA, Abuja held a sensitization workshop on Thursday, 14th December, 2018. The workshop was meant to mark the commencement of the project Creative Space for the Development of Young Women Innovators which the Embassy is supporting as well to serve as an orientation programme for the beneficiaries. Held at Mambayya House, Kano State, ...

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Momoh Commends PeaceTech, CITAD For Combating Hate Speech Online

Bauchi – Mr. John Momoh, the Chairman and CEO of Chanel’s Television , has commended PeaceTech Lab and Centre for  Information and Technology Development (CITAD) for their efforts in combating hate speech through the use of technology tools. He stated this while declaring open a 3 day workshop organized by PeaceTech Lab in collaboration with CITAD and Journalists tagged ‘PeaceTech Exchange for ...

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CITAD Trained Journalists, Csos and Students On Internet Security And Safety In Jigawa

Internet has become an indispensable part of our daily life. We need it to communicate study, organize, advocate, carry out financial transaction and engage in community life. Embedded in it are perils that pose threat to our privacy, safety, confidentiality and even endanger us both as individuals and as a nation if we do not know how to navigate and ...

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“Nigerian Youths should Become Leaders of Today Not Tomorrow” Said Director MacArthur Foundation.

By Maryam Ado Haruna  The Director of the MacArthur Foundation’s Africa Office, Dr. Kole Ahmed Shettima, expressed that Nigerian youths should become today’s leaders not tomorrow. He explained that the deceptive statement, “leaders of Tomorrow” should be debunked by the youths as they supposed to be the ones leading the nation presently. The Director made the statement during the monthly ...

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Established Body Responsible for Peace Building CITAD Urges Government

By Ahmed Jada:- Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has advocated for the establishment of a Ministry or body responsible for peace building which it said, the country is now lacking. The centre, a non-governmental organization noted with concern that there is no central organ as a body that is able to coordinate and create synergy in terms of ...

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Hate Speech Takes Center Stage at 3rd North Central Zone Internet Governance Forum

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) in conjunction with the Nigeria Internet Governance Forum with support from MacArthur Foundation held the North Central Zone Internet Governance Forum with the theme “Making the Internet a Safe Place” on 12th October, 2017 at Doko International Hotel, Minna Niger State. The objective of the Forum was to raise public awareness about ...

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APPLICATION FOR PARTICIPATION ON SAFETY AND SECURITY ONLINE FOR WOMEN

As part of its efforts to promote safety and security in the use of the internet by women, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) with support from the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is planning a capacity building training for women on safety and security on the net and countering of online gender-based violence. The two-day training will ...

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