Report of the Stakeholders Consultative Meetingon Education Held on the 8th of August 2019 at Flourish Hotel, Gombe

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) convened a one-day consultative meeting of education administrators from the six states of the Northeast. The meeting held on August 8, 2019, at Flourish Hotel, Gombe, Gombe State. The meeting started at 10: 00 am with opening prayers and the participants introduced themselves. Isah Garba briefed the…

Text of Press Conference Address by Y. Z. Ya’u, Executive Director, CITAD on Tuesday, 20th August 2019 at CITAD’s Office, Kano

Introduction Gentle men of the press, I welcome you to this press conference on an important issue that has serious security implications for the country which is the continued closure of mines and banning of all mining activities in Kebbi State.   The Issues CITAD has undertaken a research on mining in Kebbi State. As…

Communiqué Issued At The End of a Two-Day Training for Hate Speech and Violence Against Women Online Monitors Held At Ni’imah Guest Palace Kano, Kano state.

Date: Friday 16th August, 2019. #No2HateSpeech #No2ViolenceAgainstWomenOnline Introduction The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) organized a two-day training for monitors of Hate Speech and Violence Against Women Online in Nigerian cyberspace. The monitors training is part of the project CITAD is implementing with support from National Democratic Institute (NDI) on addressing gender hate…

CITAD Sensitizes Youth On TEF-UNDP Youth Entrepreneurship Program By Sagiru Ado Abubakar

The Job Placement and Information Service (JOPIS) unit of the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has on Thursday 25th July, 2019 organized a one-day sensitization lecture on TEF-UNDP Youth Entrepreneurship Program. The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) have launched the TEF – UNDP Youth Entrepreneurship Program to…

CITAD Sensitizes Youth on TEF-UNDP Youth Entrepreneurship Program

By Sagiru Ado Abubakar The Job Placement and Information Service (JOPIS) unit of the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has on Thursday 25th July, 2019 organized a one-day sensitization lecture on TEF-UNDP Youth Entrepreneurship Program. The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) have launched the TEF – UNDP…

Report of a 3-Day Participation at a Training Organized by NDI in Abuja

National Democratic Institute, our supporters for the Curbing Hate Speech Project organized a a 3-day training on online violence against women in politics, handling gender sensitive issues, gender hate speech and data collection. Two staff of the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), Hamza Ibrahim and Abdul Abdulhamid attended the training which took place…

Online Survey Questionnaire for NDI Supported Hate Speech Project

“” 1 The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) with support from National Democratic Institute (NDI) is implementing a project on Hate Speech in Nigeria, the project aims to create and widen awareness around hate speech in the country with a view to averting it’s consequences especially in a country as diverse as Nigeria.…

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Bauchi Feminist Internet School Organised by Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), with Support from Association for Progressive Communication (APC) Hazibal Suites, Bauchi State 17th-19th April, 2019

1.Preamble Gender Digital gap in Nigeria is so obvious even when there is little data to substantiate. This could be seen in the low number of women in the IT profession, low number of women making effective use of the internet and social media, low number of women engaged in in decision making processes as…