In Leleyi-Gwari, Others, Digital Literacy Changing Narratives For Rural Dwellers

Rakiya A. Muhammad     For some hard-to-reach communities which lagged in ICTs, bridging the digital literacy divide means they can access critical information and digital media necessary to shape their day-to-day lives.   Internet access positively affects agricultural outcomes for women in some rural areas in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. It is boosting […]

CITAD: An Eye Opener To ICT Literacy And Development In Northern Nigeria

BY: MUDASSIR ALIYU YUNUSA NTA ZARIA. What I would never forget about CITAD, THE CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT, was in 2002, I received sponsorship letter to study Diploma in Information Technology (DIT) at Hands-On Institute of Information Technology Beirut Road Kano, a Computer Institute affiliated to University of Lagos Computer Centre. The letter […]

CITAD launch Web Page and Android application to monitor gender base violence

  As parts the effort to fight gender base violence among girls and women in Kano State, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), in conjunction with the Ford Foundation has lunched a unique Web Page and Android Application to monitor and report cases of gender-based violence. The Web Page and Android Application aim […]

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 Æ™oÆ™arinta na ganin al’umma sun karÉ“i riga-kafin allurar riga-kafin cutar Korana a yankin arewacin Najeriya, gidauniyar MacArthur da ke Æ™asar Amurka ta baiwa cibiya bunÆ™asa fasahar sadarwa da cigaban al’umma CITAD, tallafin kuÉ—i domin cigaba da wayar da kan al’umma wajen karÉ“ar 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 bunÆ™asa fasahar sadarwa da cigaban al’umma CITAD, ta samu tallafin kuÉ—i daga gidauniyar MacArthur domin wayar da kan al’umma wajen karÉ“ar allurar riga-kafin cutar Korana a faÉ—in Arewacin Najeriya. Gidauniyar ta MacArthur ta sanar da bayar da tallafin kuÉ—i kimanin Dalar Amurka miliyan 80 a matsayin taimokonta a wajen yaÆ™i 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 […]

Kashi 40 Ne Na Ƴan Najeriya Ke Amfani Da Intanet – CITAD

Cibiyar bunÆ™asa fasahar sadarwa da cigaban al’umma CITAD, ta koka akan yadda gwamnatin tarayyar Najeriya ta gaza haÉ—a wani adadi mai yawa na al’ummar Æ™asar nan da fasahar intanet, wanda hakan zai ba su damar da za a dinga damawa da su a harkokin al’amuran Æ™asar nan da ma abin da ya shafi duniya. Haka […]

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 […]