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 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…

ILERIS: CITAD Hosts Former Nigeria’s High Commissioner to the Commonwealth in Gombe

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) invited a former Nigerian diplomat, Ambassador Habu Ibrahim Gwani, to its monthly discussion on leadership and youth development titled ‘Inspiring Leadership Reflection Interactive Series (ILERIS)’. ILERIS is an initiative of the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) aimed at enriching the lives of young people through mentorship…

Pantanmi Tasked on Implementation of Policy on Community Networks

Ugo Aliogo The Coordinator of Nigerian School of Community Networks(NSCN) Haruna Adamu Hadejia, has called on the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, to ensure full implementation of the draft National Policy on Community Networks. Hadejia, who disclosed this yesterday in Lagos at a media briefing enjoined the Galaxy Backbone Plc to…

CITAD Presents Prize To Winners of Report A Projects Competition

By Rabiu Musa HOTPEN – The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has presented prizes to winners in the 3rd round of its ‘Report a Project Competition’. The Centre said the champions were honored to encouraged them continue contributing their best for the sustainable growth and development of the society. The program, according to the…

NGO Expresses Concern Over Increased Gender-Violence In Kano

By Rabiu Musa HOTPEN – A Non-Governmental Organization, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has expressed concern over statistics in Kano which indicated that gender-based violence reigns high in the state. The organization said the statistics about the increase in gender-based violence in Kano has grown in alarming proportion hence, the need for all hands…

CITAD Canvasses Stakeholders Support to End Gender Violence in Kano

By Rabiu Musa HOTPEN – A Non-Governmental Organization working to Prevent Gender-Based Violence in Kano, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has said that if an end must be brought to gender-based violence in the state there must be a concerted effort of all stakeholders to curb the menace. The Gender Officer of the…