REPORT OF A ROUND TABLE FORUM ON THE CHALLENGES OF SEEDING AND NURTURING CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION AMONG YOUNG WOMEN ORGANIZED BY THE CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD) WITH SUPPORT OF LENOVO FOUNDATION ON THE 23 RD OF JUNE, 2022

The Centre for Information Technology and Development with support of Lenovo Foundation had on the 23 rd of June, 2022 organized a One Day Round Table Forum on the Challenges of Seeding and Nurturing Creativity and Innovation among young Women in Northern Nigeria at Hall B, CITAD. The Discussion which was chaired by Professor Asabe…

ADVERT FOR THE SECOND NIGERIAN SCHOOL OF COMMUNITY NETWORKS (NSCN)

Centre for Information Technology and Development ADVERT FOR THE SECOND NIGERIAN SCHOOL OF COMMUNITY NETWORKS (NSCN)   Introduction  The centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) with support from the forum commonwealth and development office (FCDO) through the association for progressive communications (APC) is accepting applications for the second iteration of the Nigerian School of…

As part of the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) engagement with people living with Disabilities, on Friday 17th June, 2022, CITAD conducted one-day panel discussion on ICTs and People Living with Disabilities. The objective of the panel discussion was to initiate and contribute in mobilizing and amplifying voice of people living with disabilities…

CITAD REPORT OF CELEBRATION OF INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S DAY: TREE PLANTING ACTIVITY

DATE: 27th MAY 2022 NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 112 CHILDREN Centre for information Technology and Development (CITAD) is a capacity building civil society organization whose activities covers research, advocacy, training and publicity in all areas of ICTs. It is geared towards promoting digital inclusion and positioning young people and women to leverage on information technology for…

REPORT OF MEETING WITH ITAS AND JAMA’ARE MICRO-ORGANISATIONS, TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2022

Introduction: The meeting was part of the resolutions reached during peer meeting held on 28/4/2022 where the need to meet with all the seven organizations became necessary, after observing the slow pace, weak commitments and inadequate understanding of the project by many of them. Apart from the micro- organizations, similar meeting was conducted with the…

REPORT OF ANTI-CORRUPTION CLUB MENTORS ORGANIZED BY CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT WITH SUPPORT OF MACARTHUR FOUNDATION HELD ON THE 2 ND JUNE, 2022

(SERIES ONE) By Sagiru Ado Abubakar In its effort to provide students with knowledge and skills to fight corruption and contribute in raising young people who will assist and contribute in the fight against corruption Nigeria, the Centre for Information Technology and (CITAD) has on Thursday, 2 nd June, 2022 conducted the first of its…

CITAD Laments Rising Cases Of Gender-Based Violence In Kano

A Non-Governmental Organisation, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), in Kano state has called on victims of sexual assault, abuse, and domestic violence to always speak out against their experiences. The gender desk officer of CITAD, Zainab Aminu made the call on Friday, during a monthly press conference on gender based violence in the…

Gaya Emirate Pledges to Partner CITAD on Ending Gender-based Violence

Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) urged traditional leaders in Kano state to double effort in the fight against Gender Based Violence, especially in rural areas where some customs violates the human rights of women, young girls and boys.   The statement came from Buhari Abba as he led CITAD’s delegation to the palace…

NEWSCITAD Rates CSO’s Involvement In Procurement Process Low In Bauchi

Mr Isah Garba, Senior Programme Manager, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) in Bauchi has said that the level of involvement of the Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in procurement process in the state is very low in the state. Garba stated this in a one-day Town Hall Meeting between CITAD, Civil Society Organisations, Journalists,…

NGO trains journalists on anti-corruption reporting

By POLYCARP AUTA Bauchi- An NGO, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has begun a two-day training for 20 journalists on anti-corruption reporting in Nigeria. Speaking at the event on Monday in Bauchi, the Executive Director of CITAD,  Zakari Ya’u, said that the training supported by the MacArthur Foundation, drew participants from the 19…

Fighting Corruption: CITAD Trains Scores of Journalists in Bauchi

Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has organized a two day workshop to some journalists that work in different media outlets on compiling reports on corrupt practices, investigative report and other multimedia skills. The two-day workshop held on Monday 23 – Tuesday 24 of May, 2022 at Pali Suit in Bauchi state, was orchestrated…

CITAD Advocates For Synergy Between Govt, Citizens On Budget Process

The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has advocated for synergy between government and citizens in budgetary and procurement processes in Bauchi state. Our correspondent reports that CITAD training of CSOs and CBOs on budget processes with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under a one year project, entitled”Strengthening citizens…

Gender-Based Violence cases still on increase, says CITAD

The Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD, expressed that based on their regular monitoring of Gender-Based Violence through CITAD’S Mobile GBV App revealed persistent occurrence of Gender-Based Violence, most especially the high number of sexual harassments. In comparison with the data obtained in previous months, GBV cases are still on the increase. 35 cases…