Fake News Fuels Killings in Nigeria

By Richard P. Ngbokai. The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has expressed concern over the proliferation of fake news platforms on the internet, saying that the information purveyed on such platforms are fueling killings across the country. Addressing a press conference in Kano, the centre’s Project Coordinator on hate speech, Malam Hamza Ibrahim…

Killings: CITAD Decries Use of Social Media To Fuel Ethnic-Religious Crisis

A non-governmental organization, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has cautioned against fueling ethnic-religious conflict and killings through the use of social media. Addressing a press conference at NUJ Secretariat in Bauchi on Tuesday, Mohammed Chiroma Hassan, the programme officer of CITAD, lamented that the circulation of fake news has been behind series of…

FUNAM is Non-Existence Body-CITAD Declares

By Ishola Michael- Bauchi. FULANI National Movement (FUNAM), purported to be a Fulani interest movement has been described as a non-existence body which was just created by someone with an interest in stocking the fire of violence in the country. This declaration was made by the Programmes Officer of Center for Information Technology and Development…