CITAD Flays Use Of Social Media To Fuel Ethnic/Religious Crisis

By Patience Ogbodo Iwuagwu. A non-governmental organisation, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has cautioned against fuelling ethnic religious conflict and killings through the use of social media. Addressing a press conference at NUJ Secretariat in Bauchi, Mohammed Chiroma Hassan, Programme Officer of CITAD, lamented that the circulation of fake news was behind the…

Fake News on Social Media Caused Ethno-Religious War

By Bashir Muhammad, Kano. Project Coordinator, Hate Speech, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), Malam Hamza Ibrahim, has declared that the proliferation of fake news on Social Media Platform was responsible for the ethno-religious conflicts rocking the country. Speaking in Kano yesterday, Ibrahim said “sentiments and selfish agenda have given people the momentum to…