Four-finger Sign: CITAD slams Fani-Kayode for linking Buhari to ISIS, Al-Qaeda, Others

Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD, has condemned the comment made by former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, linking President Muhammadu Buhari with Boko Haram, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS, Al-qaeda and Al-shabbab. DAILY NIGERIAN reports that, in the build-up to the February 16 presidential election, Mr Buhari has introduced a four-finger sign…

Polls: NGO Tasks NBC On Hate, Dangerous Speech

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), a Kano based NGO, has urged the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to ensure effective monitoring of radio and television stations to check hate and unwanted news content as the 2019 general elections draws nearer. Mr Hamza Ibrahim, CITAD Coordinator, Curbing Hate and Dangerous Speech Project, made the…

Election: Centre Cautions Politicians Against Hate, Dangerous Speech

Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has appealed to the national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) counterpart, Prince Uche Secondus, to caution their party faithful to desist from dangerous and hateful speeches during campaigns, saying doing that could truncate the peaceful conduct…

Communiqué Issued At The Social Influencers Cluster Meeting On Anti Corruption And Accountability Project

PREAMBLE On January 15, 2018, the Social Influencers Cluster on Deepening Anti-Corruption and Spreading Accountability led by the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) and supported by MacArthur Foundation held it First quarter meeting. The participants were sub grantees working on anti-corruption and accountability project. Over 20 Social Influencers took turns at the meeting…

2nd Edition of the Ibrahim Mu’azzam Institute of Philosophy and Political Theory for Young People Organised by Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) from 11th-13th December, 2018 at Mambayya House, from 09:00am – 04:00pm

Over the years the teaching of philosophical thought, especially in the social sciences and political theory has declined. This has affected the quality of critical thinking of current graduates. Yet, without critical thinking, we get graduates of university who are no more different from students of craft school who narrowly acquired craft skills without understanding…