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CITAD Unveils Voter Education Manual

By Tijjani Ibrahim. The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has unveiled a new voter education training manual for public scrutiny ahead of 2019 general elections. Speaking to journalists, the Acting Executive Director of the centre, Ahmad Abdullahi Yakasai, said the programme, supported by Action Aid International, was organized to let participants make their inputs, suggestions or corrections  to ...

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We Have Enough Laws For Hate Speech, Stakeholders Tell FG

By Emmanuel Elebeke. Federal government has been advised to reconsider its stands to pass a new law for hate speech in the country. This was the view of some participants at the inaugural Peace and Security Network Quarterly confab series held in Abuja on Monday. They argued that the country has enough laws to take care of any form of ...

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CITAD Promises To Engage Youth in Peace-Building

By Eseohe Ebhota. The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has said it will continue to work with youths especially in areas of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). This remark was made by the head of the Abuja office and programme officer, CITAD Mr. Ahmad Muhammad Danyaro during his courtesy visit to Media Trust’s office in Abuja. While mentioning ...

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Veteran Journalist Seeks End To Early Girl Marriage

Ibrahim M. Baba -Bauchi, a veteran journalist in Bauchi State, has stressed the need to address problem of early marriage and lack of educational opportunities among girl child in Nigeria. He stated this at the weekend ay while presenting a paper entitled “Women Participation in Governance and Decision Making Process” during the commemoration of this year International Women’s Day celebration ...

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Online Harassment Shouldn’t Deter Women From Internet

By Richard P. Ngbokai Miss Maryam Ado Haruna is the programme assistant on gender and internet advocacy with the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) in Kano State. The Centre did a study recently on why women participation on internet space is low in Kano. Maryam spoke on this and what women should do. The Centre recently did a ...

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2019: Centre Urges Nigerians to Obtain Voter’s Cards

By Richard P. Ngbokai, Kano  Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) in partnership with other development partners in Kano state have staged a voter sensitization rally on Friday, urging Nigerians of voting age to obtain their voter’s cards so as to be able to exercise their franchise come 2019 general elections. The centre had earlier decried voter apathy in ...

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Voters Registration: INEC Equipment Obsolete

The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has said that the Independent National Electoral Commission cannot afford to register Nigerians, attributing same to ineffectiveness of the commission’s equipment. Mohammed Chiroma Hassan, Assistant program officer spoke with DAILY POST shortly after its rally in Bauchi to mobilise people to register and obtain their permanent voters card ahead of 2019 election. ...

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CSOs Embark on Voters’ Sensitisation in Bauchi

By Segun Awofadeji in Bauchi A coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) operating in Bauchi state on Saturday embarked on a campaign rally to sensitise the residents of the state on the need to register, votes and protect their votes. The sensitisation exercise which was organised by One Voice Nigeria in collaboration with Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) ...

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“Mata Ne a Baya a Fannin Kimiyya Da Fasaha”

A ranar 11 ga watan Fabrairun kowacce shekara ne ake bikin ranar wayar da kai game da gudunmawar mata ga harkar kimiyya da fasaha a duniya. Majalisar Dinkin Duniya, ta ce ita da hukumominta sun lura cewa a shekara 25 da ta wuce, an samu wawakeken gibi a tsakanin mata da maza a harkar kimiyya da fasaha a duniya. Babban ...

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Kano LG Polls: CSOs Fault Process, Say Multiple, Underage Voting Rampant

By Nasir Ibrahim Two election monitors in Saturday’s local government polls in Kano, Centre for Information Technology And Development (CITAD) and Action Aid International Nigeria, have faulted the entire process. They said the process was flawed since it permitted open, multiple, and underage voting. A statement issued by media coordinator, Election Monitoring Team of CITAD, Hamza Idris, also noted that ...

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Centre Calls for Criminalization of On-Line Violence

By Richard P. Ngbokai. A Kano based advocacy organization, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has called for the criminalization of gender based violence perpetrated against women on the Internet. The programme assistant on gender and the Internet advocacy CITAD, Maryam Ado Haruna who made the call in a press briefing said cybercrime Act was not enough to curb ...

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CITAD Facilitates Political Office Aspirants and Electorates Public Discussion

By Hamza Ibrahim. As local governments election draw nearer in Kano state, the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has brokered a public discussion between electorates in different Kano communities and their aspiring political figures. The discussion which took place across ActionAid International Nigeria supported project, “Strengthening Citizens Engagement in Electoral Process (SCEEP)” communities brought aspiring chairmen and councilors ...

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Centre Seeks Law to Prevent Online Harassment of Women

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has called on the Federal Government to introduce internet safety and security in the nation’s computer studies curriculum. Hajiya Maryam Ado-Haruna, the CITAD Programme Assistant, Gender and Internet Advocacy, made the call on Thursday while briefing newsmen in Kano on the outcome of its research on Gender-Based Violence Online. She also called ...

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Text of a Press Conference on Gender-Based Violence Online Research Carried Out

By Maryam Ado Haruna. Distinguished members of the press, I welcome you all to our press conference on the outcomes of our researches on Gender Based Violence Online. In 2017, Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), with support from Internews and Association for Progressive Communication, undertook some researches to find out factors inhibiting women’s participation online especially in the ...

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Vacancy! Vacancy!! Vacancy!!!

JOB DESCRIPTION Position:                      Driver Responsible to:        Logistics Advisor Location:                     Abuja Line Management: None Overall Purpose The successful candidate will use ActionAid Nigeria (AAN)/ Centre for Information Development and Technology (CITAD) vehicles to facilitate movement of staff, equipment and ...

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