CITAD Holds Debate On Insurgency In Adamawa

By Hammangabda, Yola. The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has organized an advocacy debate among students of tertiary institutions as strategy to end insurgency in Adamawa state. The executive director of CITAD, Mr Yunus Zakari, while declaring the maiden debate open in Yola, said the debate was organized to provide the youths a platform…

CITAD Organises School Debate in Four Insurgency-Stricken Countries

By Uthman Abubakar, Maiduguri. The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) is to organise Inter-tertiary institutions students debate in the terror-stricken west and central African countries to create a broad ideas bank as a veritable source for governments and other stakeholders formulating counterinsurgency and counter-terror policies. A senior programme officer with the Centre, Isa Garba,…

Let’s Talk About Hate Speech

Nigeria’s Federal Government has chosen to declare a war on hate speech. Some of its most senior officers appear uncertain about the applicable laws. Keen not to be left behind, the ruling party seems willing to make a party political issue out of the matter. The desire of the government is not misplaced but any…

Don’t Blame us, INEC Says on Kano’s Underage Voters

The Independent National Electoral Commission has sought to allay public worries over the credibility of Nigeria’s future elections after pictures of underage voters emerged from last Saturday’s local polls in Kano State. Observers, including the Centre for Information Technology And Development, CITAD, and Action Aid International Nigeria, said they witnessed voting by underage citizens during…