CSOs CALL ON POLITICIANS TO STOP RECKLESS AND INFLAMMATORY STATEMENTS

We applaud the signing of an accord by leading candidates in the elections to keep to the code of conduct already signed by all registered political parties in the country and be civil and courteous during the campaign. The value of such an accord is however not in the signing but in keeping to the […]

WE CONDEMN THE PUNCH FRONT PAGE ADVERT OF MESSAGE OF DEATH

January 19, 2015 WE CONDEMN THE PUNCH FRONT PAGE ADVERT OF MESSAGE OF DEATH The front-page of the Punch of Monday, 19th January, 2015 carried an unusual advert with the caption” Nigerians be Warned: life and Death” and a subtitle of “Enough of state burials”. The title is a return to the infamous unfortunate statement […]

RETRACT YOUR STATEMENT, GOVERNOR RAMALAN YERO

    January 17, 2015 The Governor of Kaduna State, Ramalan Yero has joined the disturbing list of Nigerian politicians that are at more with making dangerous statement. The Governor in an address to his supporters in Zaria during the opening of his campaign on Monday threatened to call out his supporters to inflict damage […]

Publications

Insurgency and Human Rights in Northern Nigeria by Habu Galadima and Moses T. Aluaigba (eds) Community Development Charter (2013) Towards a Unity of Purpose: Collective Responsibility and People-Centred Approach to Addressing Insurgent Violence in Northern Nigeria- A Policy Brief Social Media Campaign for Peace: Training Primer by Y. Z. Ya’u Responding to the Plight of […]

Kano 13th Annual ICT Quiz

By Sagiru Ado ICT quiz continue to be a major ingredient for raising awareness on ICT among teachers and students, encouraging the study of computer education and test ICT knowledge of students of secondary schools. In its effort to promote the ICT literacy in the state and the country,

PRESS CONFERENCE KANO PRO-DEMOCRACY CSOs

KANO PRO-DEMOCRACY CSOs, HELD ON SATURDAY 29/11/2014, AT THE CITAD CONFERENCE HALL, KANO STATE TIME TO HALT THE SLIDE TO ANARCHY We the undersigned representatives of Civil Society Organizations consider it necessary to draw attention to the increasing threats to our pledging democracy. The purpose is to get all stakeholders recognize the danger that current […]

REPORT OF A 2-DAY SOCIAL MEDIA FOR PEACE TRAINING FOR CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN NORTH CENTRAL NIGERIA, HELD AT WESTPOINT HOTEL, ABUJA FROM 25th TO 26th SEPTEMBER, 2014

By Shehu Usman Salihu Centre for information Technology and Development (CITAD) in continuation of its capacity building on promoting peace and national unity using social media organized 2-day training on social media for peace campaign for Civil Society organizations from North-Central of Nigeria held on 25th and 26th September, 2014 at Westpoint Hotel, Abuja.

TRAINING OF THE FEMALE SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS OF BAUCHI SATE

THE  TRAINING OF THE FEMALE SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS OF BAUCHI SATE CONDUCTED BY THE CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHONOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD) WITH SUPPORT FROM WeTech The programme was officially declared open by the representative of the honourable commissioner ministry of education Bauchi and also the Director ICTs of the Ministry Alh. Salisu Zwall.

How Boko Haram Has Crippled Yobe Economy-Expert at CITAD Workshop

An expert has revealed how the advent of Boko Haram insurgency has crippled business activities in Yobe State, north west Nigeria. “Non-indigenes in Yobe who constituted the (majority) in the commercial and trading activities ..were forced to flee. ..evidence abound ..in Damaturu,Potiskum and Gashua where gaps were created.In most cases , the important goods required […]

REPORT OFA 2-DAY SOCIAL MEDIA FOR ADVOCACY TRAINING FOR CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS (CSOs) AND JOURNALITS FROM YOBE STATE

PREAMBLE: Digital tools have become integral component of almost all organisations – governmental, non-governmental, corporate etc. Likewise, advocacy campaigns by Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) are gradually shifting from the traditional platforms; to social media networks. And some of the most-utilised digital communication, information sharing and advocacy platforms include websites, blogs, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, […]

REPORT ON SOCIAL MEDIA TRAINING FOR ADVOCACY TRAINING FOR CSOs IN JIGAWA STATE

By Sufyan Lawal Kabo and Shehu Usman Salihu  On 9/12/13, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) with support from SAVI organized a 2-day Social Media training for advocacy training for CSOs at the State Library Dutse, Jigawa State. 28 members (17 Male, 11Female) from various Civil Society Organizations attended the workshop, these organizations […]