CITAD urges Buhari to suspend SGF Lawal

By Mustapha Usman, Kano The Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, pending the completion of investigation on the allegations of corruption against him. The SGF came under fire for allegedly awarding contract to his own company, RholaVision…

TEXT OF PRESS CONFERENCE ADDRESSED BY Y. Z. YA’U , EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD) ON MONDAY, 30TH DECEMBER, 2017, KANO

THE SGF SHOULD GO Welcome I will like on behalf of the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) to welcome you to this press conference on issues that has grave humanitarian consequences and serious implication to the national consensus to fight corruption. This is unsatisfactory mane in which the government is handling the accusation…

CITAD Holds Annual Evaluation Meeting on Curbing Hate Speech in Nigeria

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade. Curbing Hate and Dangerous in Nigeria especially on social media is a project that Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) carries out, the project has components such as Monitoring and Countering, Forming Students for Peace Associations or Peace Clubs in tertiary institutions and secondary schools, Public Sensitization, Peace Competition etc.…

CITAD in partnership with CEPORED Train North East CSOs, CBOs, FBOs on Take Action Platform.

  By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade. The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) in collaboration with the Center for Political Research and Development (CEPORED) have conducted a one day training in Damaturu, the Yobe state capital for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Community Based Organizations (CBOs), Faith Based Organizations (FBOs), community leaders as well as citizens…

Hate Speech: CITAD Moves Against Social Media

By Bashir Mohammed Kano Senior Programme Officer, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), Malam Isah Garba, has said that the Centre had made considerable inroad in stopping hate speech via the social media as it constitutesda threat to national security. Speaking at its monthly press conference in Kano yesterday, Garba said in November alone,…