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…

Digitalization: CITAD Advocates For Inclusion Of Disabled Students

The Executive Director of the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), Malam Y.Z. Ya’u, on Saturday in Kano, advocated for a policy thrust that will ensure the provision of needed gadgets that will enable students with disabilities to acquire needed digital knowledge in tertiary institutions across the country. Y.Z. Ya’u made the call while…

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…

CITAD trains AMAC staff on ICT

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) trains the staff of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), to develop on ICT for a more conducive work environment. Speaking, the Executive Director CITAD, Mr. Yunusa Ya’u, said the programme was aimed at impacting beneficiaries with the knowledge of utilising ICT to run successful business enterprises. He further said that…

Ex-commissioner lauds CITAD over inspirational leadership lectures

The former commissioner Jigawa State Ministry of Women Affairs, Hajiya Fatima Widi Jalo has commended the Centre for Information and Technology Development for organising series of inspirational leadership lectures for teeming youths in the state. Hajiya Jalo made the commendation yesterday while delivering her speech during the event held at CITAD head office Dutse the…

Bauchi budget ministry to use technology to monitor execution of projects

Bauchi State Ministry of Budget and Economic Planning is to partner with the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) to ensure compliance in execution of projects. Commissioner for Budget, Dr. Aminu Hassan Gamawa, who stated this when he hosted officials of CITAD said the synergy between the two bodies would boost citizens’ participation in…

Ministry introduces software to capture teachers’ attendance

The Bauchi state Ministry of Education has introduced a software that will monitor  attendance of teachers in its  214 Secondary Schools. The  Commissioner for Education Dr. Aliyu Usman Tilde, who disclosed this when he received members Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD),   said that education system has suffered  neglect in the past, which has…