A Post-Programme Research (Evaluation Study)

CENTER FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD), WITH SUPPORT FROM ASSOCIATION FOR PROGRESSIVE COMMUNICATION (APC)   A POST-PROGRAMME RESEARCH (EVALUATION STUDY)     MAY, 2018    Abstract This research is an evaluation study which was carried out in order to find out impacts the radio programme, ‘Mu Tsaftace Yanar Gizo,’ has made on its audiences.…

El-Rufa’i Cautioned Over Statements Against Sen. Sani, Hunkuyi, Laah

By Yusha’u A. Ibrahim, Kano. Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has condemned Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufa’i over his recent statements against three senators representing the state at the National Assembly. It would be recalled that El-Rufa’i had in audio/video clip that went viral on social media, made hateful comment and call to action statement against Senator…

CITAD, NERI Partner Against Insurgency in North-East

By Musa M. Buba Damaturu. A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) and North-east Regional Initiatives (NERI) at the weekend organised an intertertiary institutions’ debate on insurgency in Damaturu to counter terrorism in the Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states. CTAD’s Senior Programme Officer, Isa Garba, in his remarks, said “the activities of…

NERI Partners CITAD To Fight Terrorism Among Youths In Yobe

 By Muhammad Abubakar Damaturu. Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) in cooperation with North-East Regional Initiative (NERI), organised a debate on ‘Counter Insurgency in the Lake Chad Basin.’ The event was held at Yobe State University Hall in Damaturu and was attended by students from Federal University, Gashua; Federal Polytechnic, Damaturu, and Yobe State University,…

CITAD Organises Inter-School Debate On Counter Terrorism

By Francis Okoye. The Centre for Information Technology And Development (CITAD) has organized inter-tertiary institutions students debate in the terror-stricken west and central African countries to create  broad ideas as a veritable source for governments and other stakeholders formulating counter- insurgency and counter-terror policies. A senior programme officer with the Centre, Isa Garba, disclosed this to…

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…

Centre Seeks Law to Prevent Online Harassment of Women

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has called on the Federal Government to introduce internet safety and security in the nation’s computer studies curriculum. Hajiya Maryam Ado-Haruna, the CITAD Programme Assistant, Gender and Internet Advocacy, made the call on Thursday while briefing newsmen in Kano on the outcome of its research on Gender-Based…