CITAD Expresses Horror Over Corruption in IDPs Management, Calls on EFCC to Intervene

By Yaro Daniel Onyiloyi, The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), the key Nigerian NGO which has been monitoring and tracking the efforts to rehabilitate and resettle internally displaced persons (IDPs) as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency in north-eastern Nigeria has expressed horror against alleged corruption in the management of IDPs and…

Kwankwaso’s Legacies Are Indelible

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, the immediate past governor of Kano state and presently  the senator representing Kano central at the Senate, is by some measures the most outstanding governor in terms of recording tangible achievements that are of immense benefit to the people of Kano, the entire north and somewhat to…

OPINION-June 30th Deadline, Telecoms & Unsolicited Messages

By Hamza Ibrahim Chinade The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the body empowered by law in Nigeria to license and oversee telecommunication companies operations may be in danger of losing the confidence of especially cell phone users and data subscribers in Nigeria for its “failure” to protect their rights from the hungry-ingrate telecommunication companies who heartlessly…

Investigate diversion of IDPs’ relief materials, NGO advises EFCC

By Rita Michael, Bauchi A non-governmental organisation, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate diversion of relief materials meant for Infernally Displaced camps in the Northeast. The CITAD Executive Director, Ya’u Zakari Ya’u, made the appeal in a statement made available to newsmen…

Probe diversion of IDPs relief materials, CITAD urges EFCC

From Ahmed Kaigama, Bauchi An Nongovernmental Organisation, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to seriously investigate diversion of relief materials meant for various IDPs camps across the Northeast sub-region of the country. The Centre Executive Director, Ya’u Zakari Ya’u said in a statement made…

When North East Internet Forum deliberated on protection of women, children online

By Rita Michael, Bauchi The Internet Governance Forum and CITAD, a non- governmental organization, have ended a one-day Internet sensitization meeting in Bauchi. Participants deliberated on women empowerment and protection of children on the Internet. The event, with the theme, “The Internet of our choice: Empowering women and promoting children online, held at Prof Iya…

CITAD’S Hate Speech Monitoring Project in Nigeria

In December 2003, the U.N. International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda jailed several media executives on grounds of incitement and conspiracy to commit genocide and crimes against humanity. Specifically, the tribunal pointed out how the media executives caused the deaths of thousands of innocent civilians without firearms, machete or any physical weapons in actions through articles…