We Can Track Stolen Cattle Online — CITAD Boss

Yunusa Zakari Ya’u, is the Executive Director, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), a non- governmental organisation. In this interview with PATIENCE OGBODO-IWUAGWU, Ya’u spoke on CITAD programs, how information communication technology can be used to track down cattle rustlers, rehabilitation for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the north-eastern part of Nigeria, among others. […]

CITAD Trains 85 Council Staff Members on IT

Computers Segun Awofadeji The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has trained 85 staff in four champion Local Government Areas (CLGAs) of Bauchi, Katagum, Ningi and Dass in the last two months, during which participants acquired knowledge and skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, power point, and the use of Internet. Speaking during the certificate […]

CITAD Create Platforms for Peace Promotion in North-east

Bauchi Information Commissioner, Salihu Ibrahim Halilu By Segun Awofadeji Bauchi Information Commissioner, Salihu Ibrahim Halilu has observed that social media has the potential to facilitate dialogue, exchange of information and ideas, and to organise and galvanise for collective action. He also noted that social media networks are very active in defending social, environmental and political […]

Bauchi Internal Revenue on the Rise

Governor Isa Yuguda Segun Awofadeji 
in Bauchi
 The Bauchi State Government yesterday said despite the security challenges being faced in the state, the state’s Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) had skyrocketed to a bearable level, when compared with how much the state was generating in the past. Also, the state government revealed that it had perfected […]

Stop Reckless, Inflammatory Statements, CSOs Warn Politicians

By Abimbola Akosile A group of 22 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in the country have warned the various members of the political class to stop issuing reckless and inflammatory statements that are capable of over-heating the polity, ahead of the February general elections. In a statement issued in Abuja, the coalition applauded the peace accord […]

APC’s new member, CITAD, in the words of a founder

07 August 2015 (APCNews) Participants in a CITAD workshop. Source:CITAD.org Each member provides the APC network its unique perspective and experience, thus participating in the construction of a rich and diverse global community. Nigeria’s Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) comes with an enlightening vision: “A knowledge-based democratic society free of hunger.” As CITAD […]

Fostering democratic governance in Bauchi grassroots

By Patience Ogbodo Correspondent, Bauchi Democracy which has been described as government of the people, by the people and for the people is of paramount importance to all citizens especially those in rural areas in order to improve their standard of living. It was in view of this that CITAD, a Bauchi-based non-governmental organisation collaborated […]

Bauchi group faults last year’s budget implementation

By Patience Ogbodo, Correspondent, Bauchi Bauchi State Coalition for the Improvement of Public Expenditure Management (BACIPEM) says budget implementation in 2012 was poor. The group attributed the poor show to overdependence on the Federation Account allocation. BACIPEM led by the Centre for Information Technology & Development (CITAD) Senior Programme Officer, Kabir Sa’idu Dakata, stated this during […]

‘Bauchi education ministry gets 26% allocation’

By Patience Ogbodo,  Correspondent, Bauchi Bauchi State  Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Mohammed Aminu Ibrahim, says the education subsector in the  state has been getting the required 26 percent budgetary allocations under the administration of Governor Isa Yuguda. Ibrahim stated this  when he received delegation from  the Centre for information Technology and Development (CITAD) during an […]

Capacity building for media would boost Maternal Accountability in Nigeria –Rafsanjani

By Sylvester Enoghase  –   Lagos Reviewing how the capacity building for media would helped to focus more attention on improving Maternal health accountability, especially the lives of the most vulnerable within the societies the Executive Director of Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Center (CISLAC), Auwal Musa Rafsanjani   has declared that targeting investment in skills development […]

Centre produces film on ICT in Hausa language

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) in Kano State has produced a film in Hausa language on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for children. CITAD Media Officer, Alhaji Sufiyanu Kabo, disclosed this while addressing newsmen in Kano. He said the film, entitled: ‘Fasahar Sadarwa Don Yara’, meaning, `ICT for Children’, would enable children […]

FG establishes 109 ICT community centres nationwide

By Patience Ogbodo, Correspondent, Bauchi The Federal Government is currently building 109 Information and Communication Technology (ICT) community centres, one in each senatorial districts of the country as part of effort to make majority Nigerians ICT-literate. Executive Director, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), a non-governmental organization, Mallam Yunusa Zakari Ya’u who disclosed this said […]

Bauchi urged to create website for councils

By Patience Ogbodo Correspondent, Bauchi Bauchi State government has been urged to create internet website in all the 20 local government secretariats in the state. The call was made weekend in Bauchi at the end of a four-week computer training organized by a Bauchi-based non-govermental organization, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) in collaboration […]

Group calls for streamlined councils in Bauchi

By Patience Ogbodo Correspondent, Bauchi A Bauchi-based non-governmental organisation, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has called for the streamlining of the composition of the councils established under the Public Procurement and Fiscal Responsibility laws of Bauchi State. The Executive director of CITAD, Mallam Ya’u Zakariya Ya’u, stated this during a press conference at […]

Trainees told to use skill for societal growth

By Patience Ogbodo,  Correspondent, Bauchi      The Chief of Party RTI/LEAD International, a USAID-sponsored project, Mr. Don Seufert says the partnership between his organisation and Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), a Bauchi-based NGO is to strengthen democratic local governance in Bauchi State. Seufert stated this while speaking at the certificate presentation ceremony […]