REPORT OF ICT SENSITIZATION WORKSHOP ORGANIZED BY CITAD IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BABURA FACEBOOK USERS FORUM ON 21/12/2013 AT BABURA TOWN, BABURA LGA, JIGAWA STATE

By Sufyan Lawal Kabo On 21/12/2013, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) in its effort to sensitize rural communities on how to use ICTs for community development, collaborated  with Babura Facebook Users Forum and organised a one day workshop on the use of ICT for community development at GGSS Babura. At least 103 […]

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 […]

REPORT OF THE QUARTERLY LECTURE THE USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA FOR PEACE CAMPAIGN

LECTURE ORGANIZED BY CITAD AT MAMBAYYA HOUSE ON SATURDAY 23RD NOVEMBER, 2013 By Sagir Ado and Nura Maaji Being the only medium of communication that provides people with the opportunity unprecedented in the history of humanity, of creating public spaces to share debate and promote issues of concern affecting their lives. Social Media is so […]

REPORT OF THE 6TH JIGAWA STATE ANNUAL ICT QUIZ FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS

By Sagir Ado Abubakar In its effort to promote computer literacy and create awareness on information and communication technology (ICT) among the students, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) on Tuesday 3rd December, 2013 conducted its 6th Jigawa State annual ICT quiz competition for secondary schools. The event which witnessed the attendance of Alh. […]

CITAD’S 10TH KANO ICT QUIZ FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS

By  Sufyan Lawal Kabo The 10th Kano State ICT quiz for secondary schools held on 28th November, 2013 at Rumfa Collage, Kano. Twenty eight (28) schools across the state participated in the competition. They were: GSS Kunya                       GGSS Yargaya GGC Gezawa       […]

ICT CAPACITY BUILDING TRAINING FOR 1000 GSM REPAIRERS

BY SUFYAN KABO In furtherance of its youth empowerment program, the Kano State Government conducted an ICT capacity training for 1000 GSM repairers. The training which was sponsored through the State’s Ministry of Commerce and Industries, Cooperatives and Tourism was facilitated by the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) in Collaboration with the Association […]

ICT TRAINING FOR THE DIRECTORS OF JIGAWA STATE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

By Isyaku Garba The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) on 7th October 2013, commenced a 5-day  ICT training for the Directors of Jigawa State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology.   The objective of the training was to enhance the capacity of the participants in the use of ICTs for educational administration and management.  […]

Zamfara State 2nd Extractive Industry Literacy Quiz

BY Kamaluddeen Umar The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) and Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) with support from Oxfam Novib conducted the 2nd Extractive Industry Literacy Quiz for Secondary schools in Zamfara State on 24th July, 2013. The objective of the quiz was to promote awareness about the extractive industry transparency as provided in […]

SOCIAL MEDIA TRAINING FOR JOURNALISTS

SOCIAL MEDIA TRAINING FOR JOURNALISTS By Shehu Usam Salihu In continuation of its capacity building on social media tools, CITAD in partnership with SAVI Jigawa State Office conducted a two-training on social media for journalists in Jigawa State. The training which held on 29th and 30th July at the Manpower Development Centre, Dutse was attended […]

Readying Principals for the Digital Era

By ISYAKU GARBA A report of a one-day ICT sensitization workshop fro principals of secondary schools in Kano   The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has, for the second time, conducted an ICT sensitization workshop for Kano State Secondary Schools principals on Monday 6th May, 2013 at Rumfa College, Kano. The first one […]

Social Media for Peace

Do you have any story on community peace building that you want share? Do you have information that would help us build a robust warning system? CITAD uses Google alerts to source information about trends of discussion in various platforms, sites and online discussion lists and sites with a view to understanding treads, attitudes and […]

PEACE NOW!

We have watched helplessly blood spilling all over the land. We have seen economic activities grounded to a halt all because of insecurity. We have seen students unable to go to school for fear of violence. We have seen people being abused in the name of fighting insurgency. Too many people have lost their beloved […]

Enhancing Advocacy using Social Media

Advocacy is only about delivering your messages to the targets of your advocacy but also involves social mobilization to get others to support your cause and reinforce your advocacy messages. Social media provides tools to enhance the effectiveness of your advocacy, making it possible to deliver your messages and supporting documents easily and cheaply. Use […]