REPORT OF THE 21 ST ICT QUIZ COMPETITION FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN KANO STATE HELD
AT MAIN AUDITORIUM, YUSUF MAITAMA SULE UNIVERSITY, KANO ON 30 TH NOVEMBER, 2022
ORGANIZED BY THE CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD)

By ZAINAB USMAN SALIHUANDSAGIRU ADO ABUBAKAR The Centre for Information Technology and Development has on 30 th November, 2022conducted the 21 st ICT Quiz competition for Secondary Schools in Kano State. The ICT quiz thathas been conducted annually aimed to explore the major issues teachers and studentsencounter in ICT and computing education at school, stimulate […]

REPORT OF THE WOMEN INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM 2022 (WIGF2022) ORGANIZED BY
THE CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT IN COLLABORATION
WITH NIGERIAN INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM HELD ON THE 14 TH OF SEPTEMBER, 2022 VIA
ZOOM

INTRODUCTIONOn the 14 th of September, 2022 the Centre for Information Technology and Development heldthe 4 th Women Internet Governance Forum as part of the 2022 Internet Governance Forumactivities. The event which is being held annually is part of the Nigerian Internet GovernanceForum (NIGF) pre-event activities., This year, the event theme was Making the Internet […]

REPORT OF A MONTHLY DIALOGUE ON ANTI CORRUPTION FIGHT IN NIGERIA ORGANIZED BY
THE CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD) ON THE 22 nd OF
SEPTEMBER, 2022 VIA ZOOM

The Centre for Information Technology and Development had on 22 nd September, 2022 underits project on Mobilizing and Catalyzing Citizens Action for Accountable Election andGovernance in Nigeria supported by MacArthur Foundation held its Eighth Dialogue on Anti-Corruption Fight in Nigeria with two of its sub-grantees; Abubakar Sadiq Mu’azu, ExecutiveDirector, Center CATAI and Chioma Agwuegbo, Executive […]

REPORT OF ONE-DAY TRAINING WORKSHOP ON DIGITAL SKILLS AND THE USE OF SOCIAL
MEDIA FOR ADVOCACY AND ACCOUNTABILITY FOR THE ASSOCIATIONS OF PHYSICALLY

BySagiru Ado Abubakar In many states, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) noted thatpeople living with disabilities have no access to educational institutions, no appropriate policiesto address their needs and concerns at schools and in place of work. People living withdisabilities face discrimination in matters of admission to high education and in places […]

REPORT OF THE WOMEN INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM 2022 (WIGF2022) ORGANIZED BY
THE CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT IN COLLABORATION
WITH NIGERIAN INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM HELD ON THE 14 TH OF SEPTEMBER, 2022 VIA
ZOOM

INTRODUCTIONOn the 14 th of September, 2022 the Centre for Information Technology and Development heldthe 4 th Women Internet Governance Forum as part of the 2022 Internet Governance Forumactivities. The event which is being held annually is part of the Nigerian Internet GovernanceForum (NIGF) pre-event activities., This year, the event theme was Making the Internet […]

Kano records 140 cases of Gender Based Violence in June

Kano records 140 cases of Gender Based Violence in June   Story from Shafa’atu DAUDA, Kano   About 140 cases of Gender Based Violence (GBV) were reported with some involving minors in Kano State in the month of June 2022.   This was revealed by the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) an NGO […]

CITAD to Provide Digital Skills Training to 200 Girls

The Centre for Information Technology and Development with support of Lenovo Foundation had on the 23rd of June, 2022 organized a One Day Round Table Forum on the Challenges of Seeding and Nurturing Creativity and Innovation among young Women in Northern Nigeria at Hall B, CITAD. The Discussion which was chaired by Professor Asabe Sadiya […]

CITAD, Lenovo foundation partner on nurturing productivity among young women

  CITAD, Lenovo foundation partner on nurturing productivity among young women     The Centre for Information Technology and Development with support of Lenovo Foundation on Thursday, organised a one-day round table forum on the challenges of Seeding and Nurturing Creativity and Innovation among young Women in Northern Nigeria at Hall B, CITAD. Periscope Nigeria […]

REPORT OF THIRD SESSION WORKSHOP FOR ANTI-CORRUPTION CLUB MENTORS

  The commitment of the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) to inculcate in the minds of the secondary school students an early understanding of the negative impact of corruption on the society through mentoring continues on Tuesday 21st June, 2022 at Hall B, CITAD, Kano. The engagement was third phase among the series […]

Report of second session of anti corruption training workshop

The effort of the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) to build the capacity of the anti-corruption club mentors has on Wednesday 8th June, 2022 continued with the second phase of its four series of the training workshop. The specific objective of the second session training workshop was to guide the secondary school mentors […]

As part of the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) engagement with people living with Disabilities, on Friday 17th June, 2022, CITAD conducted one-day panel discussion on ICTs and People Living with Disabilities. The objective of the panel discussion was to initiate and contribute in mobilizing and amplifying voice of people living with disabilities […]

REPORT OF MEETING WITH ITAS AND JAMA’ARE MICRO-ORGANISATIONS, TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2022

Introduction: The meeting was part of the resolutions reached during peer meeting held on 28/4/2022 where the need to meet with all the seven organizations became necessary, after observing the slow pace, weak commitments and inadequate understanding of the project by many of them. Apart from the micro- organizations, similar meeting was conducted with the […]

REPORT OF ANTI-CORRUPTION CLUB MENTORS ORGANIZED BY CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT WITH SUPPORT OF MACARTHUR FOUNDATION HELD ON THE 2 ND JUNE, 2022

(SERIES ONE) By Sagiru Ado Abubakar In its effort to provide students with knowledge and skills to fight corruption and contribute in raising young people who will assist and contribute in the fight against corruption Nigeria, the Centre for Information Technology and (CITAD) has on Thursday, 2 nd June, 2022 conducted the first of its […]

Report On 2022 International Girls in ICT Day Celebration

Girls are poorly placed to benefit from the knowledge economy in developing countries. As such they have less access to skills training and development that would enable them to gain employment in the ICT sector. When females are employed, they generally work at lower levels, with less pay and this discourages them from participating optimally […]

REPORT OF A MONTHLY DIALOGUE ON ANTI CORRUPTION FIGHT IN NIGERIA ORGANIZED BY THE CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD) ON THE 21ST OF APRIL, 2022 VIA ZOOM

The Centre for Information Technology and Development had on 21st of April, 2022 under its project on Mobilizing and Catalyzing Citizens Action for Accountable Election and Governance in Nigeria supported by MacArthur Foundation held its Fourth Dialogue on Anti-Corruption Fight in Nigeria with another three set of its sub-grantees; Jack Fidelis Vincent, Independ Journalist based […]