Making Our Schools Safe, Secure

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade Going to school is one thing life is happy with because in the long run the knowledge acquired will be its ingredient. It is therefore a necessity that we go to school. But going to school in the last five years has become a big challenge to students and parents or […]

Kano Dep Gov Urges NGOs To Develop Critical Sectors

Deputy Governor of Kano state, Prof. Hafiz Abubakar, has called on non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and notable development partners to join hands in developing critical sectors of the government for better result. Speaking at a quiz competition organised by the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD) in collaboration with the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) […]

CSOs Express Worry Over Delay In Northeast’s Reconstruction

A group of civil society oganisations under the auspices of the North East Education and Social Accountability Cluster, being anchored by the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has expressed worry over the failure of the federal government to commence the reconstruction of the war-ravaged Northeast region over 7 months into the tenure of […]

Boko Haram: CITAD urges FG to tackle unemployment

The centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has urged the federal government to address the issue of youth unemployment as they continued to provide the recruitment base for Boko Haram insurgents and urban violent gangs. The programme manager of CITAD, Abdulganiyu Rufa’i stated this during a policy brief titled Beyond Winning the Minds: Youth, […]

PRESS STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE CENTER FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD ) AGAINST THE ATTITUDES OF SOME TELECOM OPERATORS OF BOTHERING SUBSCRIBERS WITH   UNSOLICITED TEXT MESSAGES ON 2ND OF FEBRUARY,2016

Gentle men of the press, civil society members and ladies and gentle men here present we welcome you all to this memorable occasion. It is a common knowledge that Nigerians have for long been making outcries against the unethical attitudes of Some telecom Service Providers who engage in unsolicited telemarketing by incessantly sending messages and […]

Education in Northeast comatose – CITAD

The state of education in the northeast is in comatose, the executive director, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD),  has said. Briefing Daily Trust yesterday during the presentation of the survey report on the state of education in the Northeast in Abuja, he said the research conducted revealed that the educational development generally in […]

2016 Budget: CSOs Implore Buhari To Leverage On Non-Oil Sector

By Adam Alqali President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to leverage on the non-oil sectors of agriculture and solid minerals in order  to actualize the objectives of the 2016 budget tagged “Budget of Change” as  presented to the joint session of the National Assembly  last December. This call was made by Mr YZ Yau, a leading […]

Cattle Rustling Could Be More Dangerous Than Boko Haram – Ya’u

YZ Ya’u is the Executive Director,  Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) which is implementing project aimed at using technology to fight the cattle rustling phenomenon in the northern Nigeria. In this interview with ADAM ALQALI, he speaks on how CITAD hopes to use technology to help tackle the challenge and the lackadaisical attitude of […]

Development Without Peace Is Illusory – CITAD Boss

By Bashir Mohammed Kano Executive Director, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), Malam Zakari Yau Zakari, has said that no sustainable development could ever be feasible without entrenching peace at the lower rung of the ladder He also identified the issue of social justice and blatant discrimination, as part of the factors, which must […]

Nigeria can’t achieve development without peace – CITAD

From Mustapha Adamu, Kano Executive Director, Centre For Information Technology and Development (CITAD), Malam Zakari Ya’u Zakari has said that Nigeria cannot achieve sustainable development if peace is not prevailed in the polity, saying that the issue of social justice and blatant discrimination must be addressed for the prime objective to be achieved. Speaking at a […]

Education in Northeast comatose – CITAD

The state of education in the northeast is in comatose, the executive director, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), Mr. Yunusa Yau has said. Briefing Daily Trust yesterday during the presentation of the survey report on the state of education in the Northeast in Abuja, he said the research conducted revealed that the educational […]

CITAD, Bauchi State partner to improve IGR

A non-governmental organization, the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has expressed its willingness to partner with the Bauchi State Board of Internal Revenue to improve the state’s internally-generated revenue (IGR).  The state coordinator of  CITAD, Mallam Isa Garba, stated this during an advocacy visit to the Bauchi State Board of Internal Revenue. Mal. […]

CITAD, NIGF Host First North West Internet Governance Forum

By  Adam Alqali How, or perhaps, the need  to govern the net is increasingly becoming  ever pressing .And the debate appears to have gained momentum in Nigeria as well. The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), a nonprofit organization in conjunction with the Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (NIGF) has held the first ever Internet […]

Group urges Police, DSS to prosecute FFK over comment

From Mustapha Adamu, Kano A Civil Society Organisation has urged the Nigeria Police Force and Department of State Security Service, DSS to prosecute Femi Fani Kayode over inflammatory statement he made against Fulani herdsmen. Speaking to newsmen in Kano yesterday the Programme  Officer Peace Project of Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), Abdulganiyyu Rufa’i Yakub, […]