CSOs Demand for More UBE Fund for Children with Disabilities

By Udora Orizu in Abuja. Civil Society Organisations (CSO) in Nigeria,   comprising the Human Development Initiatives, Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities ( JONAPWD), and Centre for Information and Technology Development (CITD), among others, has  called on the government to raise the percentage of UBE intervention fund being made available for projects aimed at supporting disabled…

Infotech Centre Harps on Youth Entrepreneurship

By Eileen Ihenmadu. The Centre for Information Technology and Development(CITAD), on Tuesday held a business facilitation clinic themed “ Creating space for the development of young entrepreneurs”. The clinic was in partnership with Action Aid Nigeria. The program was aimed to offer a face to face engagement with key government agencies, stakeholders and accomplished young…

CITAD Governing Board Members Hold a Meeting

By Hamza Ibrahim. In line with it’s quest for efficiency towards realizing the set objectives of the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), the governing board under the leadership of Malam Yakubu Aliyu has met and deliberated on numerous issues. The meeting which took place in Abuja is part of the policy and principles…

Farmer Herders Crisis: CITAD Identify Causes, Proffer Solutions

By Jerry Emmanson. Towards identifying issues underlying the growing conflicts in Nigeria, particularly the farmer-herders conflict, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) over the weekend organised a 2days workshop in Abuja tagged: “Understanding and Responding to Fake News Exacerbating Fears and Insecurity in the Country,” to assess the dangers of fake news and hate…

Fake News Fuels Killings in Nigeria

By Richard P. Ngbokai. The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has expressed concern over the proliferation of fake news platforms on the internet, saying that the information purveyed on such platforms are fueling killings across the country. Addressing a press conference in Kano, the centre’s Project Coordinator on hate speech, Malam Hamza Ibrahim…