CITAD trains 18 Northern youths on COVID-19 vaccine campaign

The Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD, in collaboration with MacArthur Foundation, has launched a two-day training for eighteen youths from Northern Nigeria on awareness campaign against misconceptions on COVID-19. Speaking at the launching of the training in Kano state on Monday, Executive Director of CITAD, Zakari Ya’u, said the training became imperative in…

CITAD Introduces ‘We-You Pro’ for Women, Youth Participation in Politics, Election

By Yakubu Salisu, Kano The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has introduced a project tagged ‘We-You Pro’ geared towards the inclusion of youth and women in political governance process. Isah Garba, senior programe officer CITAD, unvailed the project during a courtesy call at the Youth Progressive Party (YPP) office in Kano to brief…

CITAD Expresses Worries Over Lack Of Internet Access To 100m Nigerians, Demands Community Networks

By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna Worried by the statistics that over 100 million Nigerians lack access to Internet connectivity in 114 communities across the country, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has called on the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Professor Pantami to set up a national policy for the development of Community Networks. Executive…

CITAD Holds Training on Community Network Centers for Community-based Organizations

The Centre for Information Technology and Development has organized capacity building training for Civil Society Organizations on the creation and maintenance of community network centers in rural communities. The training which took place at Stonehedge Hotel Kaduna, was attended by seven community-based organizations from Abuja, Kaduna and Bauchi which include Dakwa, Leleyi Gwari, Pasepa, Tungan…

CITAD consults with stake holders to see how women and youth can be involved in politics.

As a result of the gap between women and youth in politics and leadership across the country, Center for Information Technology And Development in partnership with ActionAid has consulted with various sectors of the society to see how to empower youth and women in politics. and leadership. John Otara, CITAD’s Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, introduced…

NHRC Kano Zonal office partners CITAD to end gender-based violence

The National Human Rights Commission NHRC, Kano Zonal office has reiterated its commitment to collaborate with Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), to fight sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in the state. State Coordinator of the Commission, Shehu Abdullahi stated this while receiving the delegation of CITAD in his office for an advocacy visit.…

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…