Way-out to female invisibility in politics is mentorship – Mal Aminu Aliyu

A lecturer at Bayero University, Kano Department of Sociology Mal Aminu Ali said female youth inclusion in politics in the country is poor despite an increased effort by civil society groups and other women champions to mainstream their participation during a webinar meeting organized by Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) with support from…

CITAD Decries Invisibility of Women in Nigerian Democracy, Demands Inclusion

By Yakubu Salisu, Kano A Non Governmental Organization, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) on Wednesday decried the Invisibility of Women in the decision making process of Nigeria as a country and it’s democracy at large. The Centre stated that the situation is worrisome considering the total number of political seats won by women…

Centre to train 500 Youths on effective use of Social Media

The Head of Department of Information and Media Studies, Bayero University, Kano, Dr Nura Ibrahim has urged youths who are afraid of the consequence of demanding accountability from their leaders to seek for alternative means through the social media platforms. Dr. Nura gave this charge at lecture presentation on Social Media for Accountability Governance in Nigeria organized…

CITAD launches books on corruption, hate speech

From Timothy Olanrewaju, Maiduguri The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has released two books on how corruption has prolonged the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria and how Hate Speech fuels violence in the country. The two books – “The Compromised State and Context” and “Content in Hate Speech: Discourse in Nigeria” – were…