CITAD sensitizes University Students on identifying, reporting GBV cases

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has kicked off this year’s campaign against Gender-Based Violence with a sensitization lecture on reporting and identifying GBV cases to the students of Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano. The 16-day campaign on the international day for elimination of Violence against women and girls is an annual event aimed at […]

CITAD Launches Mobile App On Budgetary, and Procurement Processes In Bauchi 

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has launched a mobile app known as the ‘Office of the Citizens’ on budgetary and procurement processes in Bauchi state.According to Isah Garba, Senior Programmes Officer of CITAD, the project is intended to improve service delivery through effective citizen participation in the budgetary and procurement processes in […]

GBV: CITAD trains 3rd phase of Gender Champions in Kano

The Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD has organized a Two days training for 20 youths, tagged ‘Gender Champions’ on the ways to address Gender-Based Violence in their various communities in Kano State. The training, which is the third in the series of Gender Champions, took place in Kano with the aim to curtail […]

Center hosts an interactive discussion with women to celebrate Girl-Child Day

A non-governmental organization, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) with support from Association for Progressive Communications (APC), has organized an interactive session with female journalists of eight (8) northern states to commemorate the International Day of the Girl Child. During the session which took place at Sands and Duns Hotel Damaturu, Yobe state, CITAD Gender Officer, […]

CITAD, Lenovo Partner to Empower 200 Girls on Digital Creativity and Innovation

CITAD, Lenovo Partner to Empower 200 Girls on Digital Creativity and Innovation By Rabiu Musa HOTPEN – No fewer than 200 young girls and women in Kano state benefited from Digital Creativity and Innovation training organized by the Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD to revamp the entrepreneurial spirit as a critical factor for sustainable […]

CITAD Laments Rising Cases Of Gender-Based Violence In Kano

A Non-Governmental Organisation, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), in Kano state has called on victims of sexual assault, abuse, and domestic violence to always speak out against their experiences. The gender desk officer of CITAD, Zainab Aminu made the call on Friday, during a monthly press conference on gender based violence in the […]

Gaya Emirate Pledges to Partner CITAD on Ending Gender-based Violence

Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) urged traditional leaders in Kano state to double effort in the fight against Gender Based Violence, especially in rural areas where some customs violates the human rights of women, young girls and boys.   The statement came from Buhari Abba as he led CITAD’s delegation to the palace […]

NEWSCITAD Rates CSO’s Involvement In Procurement Process Low In Bauchi

Mr Isah Garba, Senior Programme Manager, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) in Bauchi has said that the level of involvement of the Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in procurement process in the state is very low in the state. Garba stated this in a one-day Town Hall Meeting between CITAD, Civil Society Organisations, Journalists, […]

NGO trains journalists on anti-corruption reporting

By POLYCARP AUTA Bauchi- An NGO, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has begun a two-day training for 20 journalists on anti-corruption reporting in Nigeria. Speaking at the event on Monday in Bauchi, the Executive Director of CITAD,  Zakari Ya’u, said that the training supported by the MacArthur Foundation, drew participants from the 19 […]

Fighting Corruption: CITAD Trains Scores of Journalists in Bauchi

Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has organized a two day workshop to some journalists that work in different media outlets on compiling reports on corrupt practices, investigative report and other multimedia skills. The two-day workshop held on Monday 23 – Tuesday 24 of May, 2022 at Pali Suit in Bauchi state, was orchestrated […]

CITAD Trains CSOs, CBOs On Budget Processes In Bauchi

The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has trained Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Community Based Organizations (CBOs) in three local government areas of Bauchi State, Toro and Alkaleri on budget processes in order to create synergy between the people and the government in budgetary and procurement processes of the state. Daily Independent reports […]

CITAD Advocates For Synergy Between Govt, Citizens On Budget Process

The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has advocated for synergy between government and citizens in budgetary and procurement processes in Bauchi state. Our correspondent reports that CITAD training of CSOs and CBOs on budget processes with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under a one year project, entitled”Strengthening citizens […]

Gender-Based Violence cases still on increase, says CITAD

The Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD, expressed that based on their regular monitoring of Gender-Based Violence through CITAD’S Mobile GBV App revealed persistent occurrence of Gender-Based Violence, most especially the high number of sexual harassments. In comparison with the data obtained in previous months, GBV cases are still on the increase. 35 cases […]

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has presented prizes to winners in the 4th round of its ‘Report a Project Competition’.

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has presented prizes to winners in the 4th round of its ‘Report a Project Competition’. The Centre said the champions were honored to encourage them to continue contributing their best for the sustainable growth and development of society. The program, according to the Center, is in support […]

Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) organised a conference on the issues of technology-assisted gender violence, as the way in which technology is deployed specifically to harm women and girls, including harassment online, rape, kidnapping and killing facilitated via interaction and use of digital technology

Within the past two weeks, the organization has recorded two very disturbing contents on the internet, both of which degrade and dehumanise women and the individuals involved. The first was a posting of sexual escape of students of Chrisland, Lagos in faraway Dubai which went viral, leading to the suspension of academic activities in the […]