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,…

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…

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…

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…

Tablet Donations

To encourage the participant in the skills they acquired, application proposal for the donation of three (3) tabs was set after which three successful participants were given the Tab each. S/No Names States 1 Shema’u Adamu Imam Kano 2 Aisha Ismail Sada Kaduna 3 Fusam Shettima Borno Shema’u Adam Imam receiving one of the Tabs…

Kano Digital Summer Report 2017

Introduction The Kano Digital Summer Institute (KDSI) for Young Women is an ICT training by Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) and Women’s Rights Advancements and Protection Alternative (WRAPA) in collaboration with the African Studies Program at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and the Everett Program, an Info Tech Social Entrepreneurial…

Abuja Digital Summer Report 2017

Introduction The Annual Abuja Sumer Institute (ASI) for Young Women was an Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) and Women’s Rights Advancements and Protection Alternative (WRAPA) in collaboration with the African Studies Program at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and the Everett Program, an Info Tech Social Entrepreneurial training organization from…

Don Expresses Worry Over Violence Against Women On Internet

Bauchi – Sanah Abdullahi Muaz, a university don, has expressed concern over increase rate of violence against women online. Muaz, a lecturer with Bayero University Kano, said addressing online violence against women requires collective efforts from individuals, corporate bodies, and governments. Muaz made the statement on Sunday in Bauchi during a 2-day Internet Safety and Security Training…