CITAD Backs NCC Decision to Review Licensing Process

By Yakubu Salisu, Kano Centre for Information Technology, (CITAD) has expressed support for decision of the national telecommunication regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to review its licensing processes and conditions after nearly 20 years ago. The Executive Director of the Centre, Y. Z. Yaú, in a press statement said the Telecommunication sector is highly…

Boko Haram: CITAD presents book to address corruption in counter-insurgency operations in Northeast

  The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has presented a book to the stakeholder in the counter insurgency fight and general public to enlighten them on the effects of corruption on the insecurity in the Northeast, in its efforts to contrinute to ending the over decade-long insurgency. Presenting the book titled:  “The Compromised…

PRESS STATEMENT ON THE REVIEW OF TELECOMMUNICATION LICENSING FRAMEWORKS BY NIGERIAN COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

The Telecommunication sector is highly dynamic such that its regulatory framework has to be equally dynamic, to respond to changes in technological development.  It is in this connection that the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) welcomes the decision of the national telecommunication regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to review its licensing processes…

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 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 presented to a…

HALF OF TOTAL NIGERIANS UNCONNECTED TO INTERNET – CITAD

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) says more than half of Nigerian people are not unconnected to Internet. CITAD’s observation is coming as the nation’s telecommunication regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) begins to review its licensing processes and conditions after nearly 20 years. The Executive Director of the Centre, Mr Y. Z.…

CITAD Tasks NCC on Special Licensing Consideration For Community Networks

  PRESS STATEMENT ON THE REVIEW OF TELECOMMUNICATION LICENSING FRAMEWORKS BY NIGERIAN COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION The Telecommunication sector is highly dynamic such that its regulatory framework has to be equally dynamic, to respond to changes in technological development. It is in this connection that the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) welcomes the decision of…

CITAD FAULTS FG’S DECISION OVER RESUMPTION OF FCT LAND SWAP INITIATIVE

INFOMEDIA – The Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD, has faulted the FG’s plan to resume land swap initiative.The dissatisfaction was contained in a press statement signed by Mubarak Ekute for the organization. The statement reads in part, “The Federal Executive Council at the end of its meeting announced that it was resuming the Land…

LAND SWAP: GRABBING MAJOR THREAT TO FOOD SECURITY IN NIGERIA – CITAD

The Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD, has reacted to Federal Executive Council, FEC, approval for the Federal Capital Authority Development, FCDA, land swap initiative but cautioned that land grabbing, which the initiative was certain to promote, will serve as the major threat to food security in Nigeria. Recall that the Federal Executive Council,…

CITAD Faults FEC’s Approval of FCT Land SWAP Initiative, Call for Suspension

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has faulted the Federal Executive Council’s approval of the Land Swap Initiative of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA).  The  non- governmental organisation working to ensure good governance through the use of information and communication technologies for peaceful coexistence and sustainable development made its stance known on…