Centre Trains Kano Youths On Use of Social Media for Accountability

By Rabiu Musa HOTPEN – The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has organized a 2-days training for selected youths from Kano South Senatorial District on the use of Social Media for Accountability in Rano local government area of Kano state. The training, themed; “Social Media for Accountability”, allowed the participants to acquire relevant skills…

CITAD launches gender based violence sensitization programme

Center for information technology and development (CITAD) organised its first sensitization programme in Kano at Nigeria security and civil defence corps zonal headquarter. The programme welcomed stakeholders from different organizations, includes Idris Adamu the commandant of civil service, A.A Haruna the assistant commandant, Barrister Asma’u Suleiman a social secretary in Nigeria bar Association and also…

Communiqué Issued at the end of a Two Days Training Workshop for COVID-19 Vaccine Champions in Kano state

Preamble The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) with support from MacArthur Foundation organized a two-day training workshop for eighteen COVID-19 Vaccine Champions selected from Plateau, Bauchi, Borno, Kogi, Kaduna and Kano states. The training was held on 13 th and 14 th of December, 2021 in Kano state. The training was organized to…

CITAD Partners Bauchi SUBEB To Promote Transparency In Procurement Processes, Improve Basic Education

Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has expressed its readiness to collaborate with the Bauchi State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) in the area of procurement in order to promote transparency and accountability as well as improve basic education. The expression was made by a Senior Programme Manager of CITAD, Isa Garba when he…

REPORT OF A MONTHLY WE-YOU PRO INFLUENCERS MEETING HELD ON 31st JANUARY, 2022 AT SARINA HOTELS AND SUITES, KANO

Centre For Information Technology And Development (C ITAD) organized a monthly We-You Pro Influencers’ meeting The meeting started with welcome remarks by Malam Isah Garba, Senior program Officer, CITAD Who represented by Executive Director Malam Y.Z Yau Where he thanks everyone for attending the meeting on behalf of CITAD Board, and the Executive Director Malam…

REPORT OF ORIENTATION SESSION OF THE DIGITAL LIVELIHOOD PROGRAM FOR YOUNG WOMEN AND GIRLS HELD AT MAMBAYYA HOUSE, GWAMMAJA, KANO. ON TUESDAY 30TH NOVEMBER, 2021 WITH SUPPORT FROM EU/ACT BRITISH COUNCIL THROUGH CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD)

The program was hosted by Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) with 50 participants from different communities within and outside Kano state. Opening Statements The meeting was opened by Malam Ahmad Abdullahi Yakasai on behalf of the Executive Director of CITAD. In his statements, he hinted the importance of the program, orientating the applicants…

REPORT OF A ONE DAY STORY TELLING SESSION ON DIGITAL SAFETY AND PRIVACY PROTECTION HELD ON THE 29th DECEMBER, 2021 VIA ZOOM.

  The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has organized a one day session on Story Telling for Digital Safety and Privacy Protection Online. The session started with welcome remarks by Ali Sabo, who also introduced the chairman of the session, Dr. Suleiman Yar’adua (PhD) who is the Director, BUK FM and former HOD,…

REPORT OF CAPACITY BUILDING ON COMPUTER NETWORKING FOR TUNGAN ASHERE AND PASEPA COMMUNITIES, FCT, ABUJA HELD 30th November, 2021 and 2nd December, 2021.

CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD) REPORT OF CAPACITY BUILDING ON COMPUTER NETWORKING FOR TUNGAN ASHERE AND PASEPA COMMUNITIES, FCT, ABUJA HELD 30th November, 2021 and 2nd December, 2021.  The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) is implementing a project entitled Supporting Community-led Approaches to Addressing the Digital Divide Nigeria coordinated globally by…

CITAD SENSITIZES TUNGAN ASHERE COMMUNITY IN FCT ON COMMUNITY NETWORKS

CITAD SENSITIZES TUNGAN ASHERE COMMUNITY IN FCT ON NETWORK CONNECTION BASED ON LOCAL ENTITY AND THE MARCH OF BARRICADING GAP OF NETWORK CONNECTION TODAY 20th AUGUST, 2021. On its continued efforts to link communities with networks and have access to affordable networks, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) had today 20th August 2021…

REPORT OF THE COMMENCEMENT LECTURE OF SOCIAL MEDIA FOR ACCOUNTABILITY (SM4A) CONDUCTED ON THE 29TH OF JUNE, 2021 AT CITAD OFFICE

The Centre for Information Technology and Development had on the 29th of June, 2021 held a commencement lecture for its Social Media for Accountability (SM4A) Training which is being supported by the Macarthur Foundation at its Social Media Lab. The lecture was organized to sensitize the first thirty selected participants out of the hundreds applications…

INSPIRING LEADERSHIP REFLECTION INTERACTIVE SERIES (ILERIS)

Inspiring Leadership Reflection Interactive Series (ILERIS) is an initiative of the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) aimed at `enriching the lives of young people through mentorship and inspiration. Accomplished personalities from different backgrounds and professions are invited on monthly basis to speak to the participating youth about their lives, challenges, obstacles, successes, careers,…

CITAD KIDHACKS

CITAD KIDHACKS is a program designed to teach secondary school students between the ages of 13 – 18yrs computer programming, to enable them create simple apps and solve mathematical and scientific problems. The KIDHACKS will use Scratch to teach them how to program and also we will use Google Blocky in order to enable them understand different…

BAUCHI FEMINIST INTERNET SCHOOL (#BaFIS)

The Bauchi Feminist Internet School was initiated to train gender digital inclusion advocates who would collaborate with CITAD and join the effort towards bridging gender digital inclusion, by training other women and gender advocates on various issues relating to Internet, advocacy visits, media and stakeholders’ engagements as well as online campaigns using various social media…