Stigma and Societal Neglect Seriously Hamper Disabled People’s Lives-Associate Prof. Jibrin Isah Diso.

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade. As the last episode for this year, the monthly Inspiring Leadership Reflection Interactive Series (ILERIS) of the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has featured a visually impaired Associate Prof. Jibrin Isah Diso as the guest speaker for the youths inspiring and development programme. Giving opening remarks on behalf of…

Stakeholders Meet to Validate Research on Gender Violence Against Women Online.

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade. As technology related violence against women online continues to hinder women’s desire to effectively benefit from the unlimited opportunities on the internet, the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has with support from Association for Progressive Communication (APC) conducted a research on the theme in order to scientifically and broadly…

Communiqué issued at the end of Public Sensitization on Hate and Dangerous Speech organized by Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) on Monday 18th December, 2017 at City Global Hotel, OWerri, Imo State. Preamble

The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) is implementing a project on curbing Hate and Dangerous Speech with support from MacArthur Foundation, and a component of the project includes holding public sensitization on Hate and Dangerous Speech. The public sensitization was attended by civil society groups, political party representatives, women groups, youths organizations, traditional…

Communiqué Issued at the end of “Youths in Peace Building” Conference organized by Center for Information Technology (CITAD) in Bauchi between 15th and 16th November, 2017. Preamble

The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) with support from MacArthur Foundation and Presidential Committee on North East Initiative (PCNI) organized a two days Youths in Peace Building Conference in Bauchi between 15th and 16th November 2017. The conference which took place at Chartwell Hotels and Suites Bauchi brought youths working in the area…

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)”…

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…