CITAD, Others to Form Coalition to Promote Community Networks, Digital Inclusion

THE Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) and other stakeholders have resolved to form a coalition aimed at popularising community networks as a tool to address digital divide by promoting and popularising digital inclusion in the country, a communiqué at the end of a consultative meeting of civil society organisations on community network hosted…

CITAD Benefits From Multi-Million Dollar MacArthur Grant to Promote Vaccine Acceptance

  THE Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has been awarded a multi-million dollar grant by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to promote vaccine acceptance and access for marginalised groups in northern part of Nigeria. YZ Ya’u Executive Director CITAD The grant is part of roughly $80 million (N32,876,134,816.46) in awards…

CITAD ta samu tallafi daga gidauniyar MacArthur game da allurar riga-kafin Korona

A ƙoƙarinta na ganin al’umma sun karɓi riga-kafin allurar riga-kafin cutar Korana a yankin arewacin Najeriya, gidauniyar MacArthur da ke ƙasar Amurka ta baiwa cibiya bunƙasa fasahar sadarwa da cigaban al’umma CITAD, tallafin kuɗi domin cigaba da wayar da kan al’umma wajen karɓar riga-kafin cutar a yankin Arewacin Najeriya. Gidauniyar ta MacArthur ta sanar da…

Gidauniyar MacArthur ta baiwa CITAD tallafi akan wayar da kan al’umma game da allurar riga-kafin Korona

Cibiya bunƙasa fasahar sadarwa da cigaban al’umma CITAD, ta samu tallafin kuɗi daga gidauniyar MacArthur domin wayar da kan al’umma wajen karɓar allurar riga-kafin cutar Korana a faɗin Arewacin Najeriya. Gidauniyar ta MacArthur ta sanar da bayar da tallafin kuɗi kimanin Dalar Amurka miliyan 80 a matsayin taimokonta a wajen yaƙi da annobar korona da…

COVID-19: MACARTHUR FOUNDATION AWARDS CITAD GRANT TO SUPPORT VACCINE ACCEPTANCE, ACCESS

By Abdallah el-Kurebe The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has awarded an “Equitable Recovery” grant, to the Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD, to support vaccine acceptance and access for marginalized groups in northern regions in Nigeria. The spokesperson of CITAD, Ali Sabo said “the grant is part of roughly $80 million…

CITAD: STAKEHOLDERS WANT EXPEDITED ACTION ON NATIONAL COMMUNITY NETWORKS POLICY

By Abdallah el-Kurebe Participants rise from a civil society consultative meeting on community networks with a call on the federal government to expedite action on the development of national community networks. Community networks is a telecommunications infrastructure deployed and operated by a local group to meet their own communication needs and also a communications infrastructure,…

CITAD in MacArthur Foundation`s $80m grant to promote vaccine acceptance

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has awarded the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) a grant to promote access of vaccines for marginalized groups in northern regions in Nigeria.   The grant is part of the roughly $80 million in awards MacArthur Foundation announced yesterday in support of the foundation’s Equitable Recovery…

Only 40% Of Nigerians are Connected to Internet – CITAD

By Hannatu Sulaiman Abba The Centre for Information technology and development (CITAD) as part of its project on Supporting Community-led Approaches to Addressing the Digital Divide in Nigeria which is part of larger project on community networks coordinated globally by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) with support from the United Kingdom’s Foreign, Commonwealth and…

Digital Divide: Internet Penetration Covers Only 40% of the Nigeria’s Population, Says CITAD

Digital Divide: Internet Penetration Covers Only 40% of the Nigeria’s Population, Says CITAD By Rabiu Musa News Tunnel – The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) decried neglegence of Nigeria’s government to connect the larger portion of it’s population to Internet which will enable them to take part not only in the country’s decision making process…

CITAD, CSOs Express Concern Over Lack of Community Network Policy In Nigeria, Make Recommendations

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has hosted Civil Society Organizations in Nigeria towards strengthening community networks in the country. This program which is part of a larger program on community networks coordinated globally by Association for Progressive Communications with support from the United Kingdom’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office through its Digital Access…

CITAD, CSOs express concern over digitally marginalised communities in Nigeria, make recommendations

By Ismail Auwal The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has said that they are over 100 digitally underserved communities in Nigeria. This was disclosed in a communique issued by the center after it hosted a network of Civil Society Organizations in Nigeria towards strengthening community systems in the country. This program which is part…

HALF OF TOTAL NIGERIANS UNCONNECTED TO INTERNET – CITAD

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) says more than half of Nigerian people are unconnected to Internet. CITAD’s observation is coming as the nation’s telecommunication regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) begins to review its licensing processes and conditions after nearly 20 years. The Executive Director of the Centre, Mr Y. Z. Yau…

Over 50% Nigerians Unconnected To Internet- CITAD

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) says more than half of Nigerian people are not connected to Internet. CITAD’s observation is coming as the nation’s telecommunication regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) begins to review its licensing processes and conditions after nearly 20 years. The Executive Director of the Centre, Mr Y. Z. Yau…