Hate speech: Nigerians need more sensitization on ethnic, religious tolerance – CITAD

The Centre for Information Technology and Development CITAD has called on community and religious leaders to intensify sensitization within their domains on the dangers of hate speech to national development. CITAD’s Project Coordinator, Countering Hate Speech, Malam Hamza Ibrahim, who made the call in Kano while briefing the press, emphasised the need for religious tolerance…

CITAD offers ICT training to 24 directors of Ministry of Education Bauchi

The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) offered free training on information Communication Technology (ICT) to 24 directors of Bauchi state Ministry of Education. It could be recalled that the state Commissioner of Education  Dr Aliyu Tilde has issued directives that all management staff should be computer compliance  for easy communication and other transactions…

CITAD, ActionAID Nigeria Sensitize Stakeholders, FCT Rural Communities on Importance of ICT for Improve Access to Girl-Child Education

Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) and Actionaid Nigeria have organised a mentorship training for key stakeholders in the Federal Capital Territory ((FCT) as part of efforts in ensuring that the Girl-Child have access to quality education. CITAD is a non-governmental and non-profit organization that is committed to the use of information and communication…

CITAD Mentors Stakeholders in Tunga-Ashere, Leleyi Gwari Rural Communities on Empowering The Girl-Child Through ICT

Cross section of some participants during the mentoring session at Tunga-Ashere on Thursday in Abuja. In line with the Sustainable Development Goal agenda of leaving no one behind, the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) during the week, took it’s mentoring programme on “The role of ICT in Improving Access to Girl Child Education…

FG urged to formulate digital policy for disabled students

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), on Saturday in Kano, called on the Federal Government to formulate a policy that can guarantee the rights of students with disabilities gain unhindered access to digital education. Speaking during the presentation of a research paper entitled “State of Digital Disability Inclusion Compliance for Learning and Research…

CITAD trains 200 women and youths in Dakwa, Tungashiri communities

The Centre for Information Technology Development (CITAD), organized   capacity building to over 200 youths and women in Dakwa and Tungashiri communities respectively in Abuja Municipal Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory on digital entrepreneurship. Programme Assistant Gender and Internet Advocacy CITAD Ms. Salma Abdulwaheed said the essence of the programme is to build potential…

We Tracked 387 Hate Speech On Social Media In November: CITAD

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) says it tracked a total of 387 Hate speech on Facebook and Twitter handles in Nigeria in November. This was disclosed by Hamza Ibrahim, CITAD Coordinator, Countering Hate Speech Project, at a Post-Gubernatorial Election Press briefing organised by the Centre and supported by the National Democratic Institute (NDI) on…