CITAD Commences Social Media in Journalism Training for Staff of ARTV Kano

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade.     The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has today commenced Social Media in Journalism Training for staff of Abubakar Rimi Television with a view to building their capacity in modern day journalism practice and especially television production. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the training, Executive Director of […]

NORTH EAST: CITAD TASKS JOURNALISTS, CSO ON SOCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY IN EDUCATION SECTOR

NORTH EAST: CITAD TASKS JOURNALISTS, CSO ON SOCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY IN EDUCATION By Ahmed Jada Center for Information Technology and Development CITAD have charge Journalists and Civil Society Organizations CSOs to engage in reportage that will promote social accountability in the education sector in North East region. The Senior Program Officer CITAD Mallam Kabiru Dakata made […]

Kano Digital Summer Institute Trainees Urged to Utilize Acquired Skills, Receive Certificates

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade. The week long Kano Digital Summer Institute (KDSI) for young women has successfully come to an end with a closing ceremony where the instructors, organizers, associates, trainees, their relations, other stakeholders and the media were present. The summer training has introduced the young women trainees into various important ICT skills aimed […]

INTERVIEW -“It takes a village” to defeat Nigeria’s Boko Haram

“The role of local leadership is critical in terms of mobilising members of diverse backgrounds … to come together and present a united front against the insurgents” By Inna Lazareva YAOUNDE, July 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Whether it is organising neighbourhood vigilante groups, sending vital updates or helping those who have been forced to […]

KANO QUARTERLY OPEN BUDGET FORUM

By Sagiru Ado Abubakar  Participants from 18 communities in six local government areas of Kano State yesterday participated in the Quarterly Open Budget Forum organized by Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD). The purpose of the Quarterly Forum was to encourage SCEEP communities from Kabo, Karaye, Gaya, Rano, Nassarawa and Kano Municipal local governments […]

Communiqué of a One Day Inter-Party Youths Dialogue

Communiqué Issued at the end of a One Day Inter-Party Youths Dialogue Held at Ni’ima Guest Palace Hotel, Kano on 10th June, 2017.   Preamble The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) is a non government governmental organization that has been implementing “Strengthening Civic Engagement with the Electoral Process (SCEEP) project with support from […]

CITAD Moves to Rid Cities of Plastic Waste.

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade. The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has held a one day symposium on mitigating or eradicating the effects of plastic waste (#TrackingPlastics) in the environment. The forum tagged “Cities Without Plastics” and “How Might We Get Products to People Without Creating Plastic Waste” had in attendance erudite academics who […]

TEXT OF PRESS CONFERENCE ADDRESSED BY THE NORTHEAST SOCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY IN EDUCATION CLUSTER ON THE NEED TO KNOW THE POSITION OF THE REPORT OF THE PRESIDENTIAL INVESTIGATIVE COMMITTEE ON THE SUSPENDED SGF AND NIA BOS

TEXT OF PRESS CONFERENCE ADDRESSED BY THE NORTHEAST SOCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY IN EDUCATION CLUSTER ON THE 10th MAY, 2017 AT THE ROCKVIEW HOTEL, ABUJA, NIGERIA ON THE NEED TO KNOW THE POSITION OF THE REPORT OF THE PRESIDENTIAL INVESTIGATIVE COMMITTEE ON THE SUSPENDED SGF AND NIA BOSS     Also read the news on  Dear members […]

WRAPA, CITAD and Adopt-A-Camp Launch PSSGE Project in the North-East. By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade

In their quest to restore hope, confidence and rekindle interest in especially the girl child education among the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) communities and the North-East in general, the Women’s Rights Advancement and Protection Alternative (WRAPA), Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) and Adopt-A-Camp have formally launched the Promoting Safety and Security for Girl […]

CITAD Sensitizes Communities on the 321 Code. By Hamza Ibrahim Chinad

The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) under it’s Strengthening Citizens Engagement in Electoral Process (SCEEP) went to Wudilawa, Gamoji, Gaya and Larabar Zango communities for sensitization on the Airtel Information Provider Code of 321, the code can be used to access information on health issues, agriculture, budget, governance, human rights, etc. Apart from […]