Press Statement On The Need To Allow Essential Services To Operate During Lockdown In Kano State By The Centre For Information Technology And Development

Issued on 17th of April, 2020 Since the outbreak of the deadly Coronavirus in the world and most especially when Nigeria recorded its first confirmed case of the virus in Lagos, the Centre for Information Technology and Development has been following the incident closely calling the attention of government both at federal and states level…

Only Two FCT Communities Have Received FG Palliatives So Far, Says Action Aid & CITAD

Only two communities have so far benefitted from the Federal Government of Nigeria’s palliatives regime, investigation has shown. A survey by two NGOs – the Centre for Information Technology and Development, (CITAD) and Action Aid Nigeria, (AAIN) discovered that 17 out of 19 communities in the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT) have not got anything as…

17 Communities Of FCT Not Beneficiaries Of The Palliatives Distributed By The Government – CITAD REPORT

The Centre for Information Technology and Development observes that in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, there was a directive from the Federal Government for a total lockdown of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). To this effect the Federal Government of Nigeria through the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development set up…

NGOs Identify Several Communities in FCT Yet to Benefits from FG’s Palliative

BY GLORIA USMAN, ABUJA – Upon the extension of lockdown by the Federal Government for additional period of 14 days, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has identified 19 extremely poor communities across FCT that are yet to benefit from the palliative scheme. At the moment, CITAD in collaboration with ActionAid Nigeria are currently…

Lockdown: CITAD advises Kano govt on stricter measures

The Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD, on Sunday advised Kano state government to introduce stricter measures, to ensure compliance with the restriction order, to curtail the spread of coronavirus, #COVID19 in the state. The advise is coming, especially following one confirmed case of the virus, announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control,…

Death baiting

Email: ochima495@gmail.com SMS: 08055001912 I have just read a situation report on “how people in Kano are responding to government directives against COVID-19” released by the Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD, Kano, April 7. Before I go into the report, let me confess that I am not familiar with the organisation. I am knowing…