COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF A TWO-DAY KANO SOCIAL INFLUENCERS SUMMIT (KANSIS) 2021, HELD AT THE DIGITAL BRIDGE INSTITUTE (DBI), KANO, OCTOBER 27 –28, 2021

The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) in partnership with the McArthur Foundation, Arewa Radio, Nigeria Internet Regulation Association (NIRA), Digital Bridge Institute (DBI), and the Facebook organized a two-day Social Influencers Summit. The summit (KANSIS) was a social clinic where participants learn, interrogated and asked questions to seek answers that would influence good…

REPORT OF A TWO DAY WORKSHOP ON #KEEPOURFEMALEJOURNALISTSSAFEONLINE ORGANIZED BY THE CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT ON THE 14 TH AND 15 TH OCTOBER, 2021 AT FLOURISH HOTEL, GOMBE

Looking at how female journalists are everyday facing serious challenge, from cyberbullying and blackmail in order to silence their voice as journalists, coupled with the increasing use of online tools as important instruments for the practice of journalism, this has increased female journalists online vulnerability. A number of female journalists have become subject to privacy…

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), ICT experts, media professionals, intellectuals and social influencers have strongly advocated for the exploration, adoption and deployment of right strategies to deploy digital technology for the promotion of democracy and good governance in Nigeria. Some dignatories at the opening ceremony. Speaking at the opening session of the…

Youth Tasked To Utilize Digital Technology For Sustainability

Minister for Communications and Digital economy, Dr Ali Pantami, has urged Nigerian youths to explore and effectively utilize digital economy in the country. Pantami made the call during a virtual keynote address at the Social Media Influencers Summit organised by Centre for Information Technology and Development,held at Digital skills institute Kano. The minister who was…

EVENTS FOR THE WEEK 10TH TO 17TH OCTOBER, 2021

Program: Likitan CITAD Topic: Farfadiya (Epelapsy) Guest: Dr. Kabiru A. Yusuf Venue: CITAD Online Radio Date: Monday 11th October, 2021 Duk Ranar Litinin Time: 2:30pm For more information,  please contact asabo@citad.org   Programme: Criminality In a Society; Causes And How To Curtail it Anchor: Sheik Abbas Alhassan Date: Monday 11th October, 2021 Every Monday Time: 11am-11:30am Venue: CITAD…

EVENTS FOR THE WEEK 4TH TO 10TH OCTOBER, 2021

  Programme: Criminality in a Society; Causes and How To Curtail it Anchor: Sheik Abbas Alhassan Date: Monday 4th October, 2021 Every Monday Time: 11am-11:30am Venue: CITAD Online Radio Event: Internal capacity on Networking and Partnership Venue: CITAD Conference Hall Date:  Monday 4th October, 2021 Time: 3pm For more information, please contact isah@citad.org Event: Step-down training from…

EVENTS FOR THE WEEK 20TH TO 26TH SEPTEMBER, 2021

1.      Event: Child Message Collection Venue: FCT Rural Communities Date: Monday 20th-Thursday 23rd September 2021 Time: 10:00am For more details, please, contact yesmin@citad.org 2.      Event: Internal Seminar on Engaging Politicians, Religious and Community Leaders Against Hate Speech Venue: Hall B, CITAD Kano. Date:  Monday, 20th September 2021 Time: 2pm For more details,…

PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE NEED TO ADDRESS GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE IN KANO STATE BY THE CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD) ON THE 12TH OF OCTOBER, 2021

PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE NEED TO ADDRESS GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE IN KANO STATE BY THE CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD) ON THE 12TH OF OCTOBER, 2021   Gender-Based violence is a harmful act being inflicted at individuals based on their gender. This has to do with gender inequality, the abuse of power and harmful…