31st Twitter Chat with Abdulaziz Abdulaziz Associate Editor Special Projects Premium Times Newspaper on Assessing the Performance of Media in Informing the Public About Covid-19 Pandemic

In its latest Twitter Chat series, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) hosted Abdulaziz Abdulaziz, the Associate Editor of Special Projects, Premium Times. The conversation focused on “Accessing the Performance of Media in Informing the Public about Covid19 Pandemic”. The Programme officer of CITAD, Ali Sabo welcomed the discussant to the newest edition of…

34TH Twitter Chat with Isyaku Garba, CITAD NBTE Coordinator and Community Mobilizer on The Role of Community Based Organizations in Combating Covid19 Pandemic in Nigeria

Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), held its 34th Twitter Chat on the 4th of August, 2020. The guest was Mal. Isyaku Garba, CITAD NBTE Coordinator and Community Mobilizer. He discussed on the topic  “The Role of Community Based Organizations in the Fight against Covid19 in Nigeria” He started by describing what Community Based Organizations…

CITAD, IEE, MacArthur Foundation Train 100 Youths in Kano on COVID-19

The Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD has organised 10-day training for youths in Kano state on coronavirus diseases. The training was supported by MacArthur Foundation in collaboration with International Institute of Education, IEE, the training tagged ‘ Youth Leadership Training on COVID-19 ‘ conducted online via Zoom Platform from the 17th – 28th…

32nd of Twitter Chat on How Covid19 Pandemic Disrupted Academic Calendar with Dr. Tunde Akanni held on 28th July, 2020-07-30

Academic activities plus all other human activities across the globe have been badly affected ever since the arrival of the new normal; better referred to as Corona Virus Pandemic. While most of the developed and developing nations are coming up with strategies to live with the new normal, Nigeria would not want to be left…

CITAD Trains 100 Youths on Leadership

By Abdulyassar Abdulhamid  In its efforts to help in curtailing the spread of the deadly coronavirus in the country, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) in collaboration with MacArthur Foundation and the International Institute of Education (IEE) has trained 100 youths in Kano State.  The training, tagged: ‘Youth Leadership Training on COVID-19’ was…

10 Day Youth Leadership Training on Covid19 Organized by Centre For Information Technology and Development with Support From International Institute of Education and MacArthur Foundation Held Between The 17-28th, July, 2020

In its efforts to help in curtailing the spread of the deadly coronavirus in Nigeria, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) with support from MacArthur Foundation in partnership with International Institute of Education (IEE) trained 100 Youth in Kano state. The Training which was tagged as Youth Leadership Training on Covi19 was conducted…

30th Twitter Chat with Dr Chris Kwaja on Responding to Covid19 In the Context of Conflict and Social Fragility

Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), held its 30th Twitter chat in the 21st of July 2020. The guest was Dr. Chris Kwaja Senior Lecturer and Researcher at Centre for Peace and Security Studies, Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola, Adamawa State. He discussed on The Responding to COVID 19 in the context of…

29th Twitter Chat with Dr Umar Muhammad Sani, Casualty Officer and Coordinator of Covid-19 A&E Triage and Screening Team of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi On the Realistic Approach to Living with Covid-19 In Nigeria

Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) held its 29th Edition of Twitter Chat on 15th July 2020 with Dr. Umar Muhammad Sani as the discussant. Dr. Umar Muhammad Sani is the Casualty Officer and Coordinator of COVID-19 A&E Triage and Screening Team of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital Bauchi and he spoke extensively…

Rise of Domestic Violence and other Related Violence Against Women in the Context of Lockdown Occasioned by the COVID-19 Pandemic In Nigeria

By Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), Kano, Nigeria 1.INTRODUCTION Technology, especially communication and information technology (ICT) is only a tool for personal development but also an everyday tool for personal empowerment. It helps to activate individual and collective agency, just as it can be used to suppress such collective and individual agency. In…

Decline In Education Reason For Nigeria’s Unemployment Crisis – Don

By Abdulyassar Abdulhamid Quality university education is imperative in matching demand with supply in the prolong Nigeria’s  unemployment crisis,  Professor Ali Muhammad Garba of the Department of Business Administration, Bayero University, Kano, said. Speaking at a knowledge Production Dialogue titled “Critical Skills gap in Undergraduate Training in Nigerian Universities”  the Centre for Information Technology and…

Nigerian Universities are Not Producing Quality Graduates-CITAD

Nigerian universities have been described as lagging behind in producing quality graduates that will compete everywhere in the world and for employment by the private sector. A lecturer with the Department of Business Administration Bayero University Professor Ali Muhammad Garba stated this while presenting a paper titled the quality of University graduates, Imperative of Matching demand with…