CITAD, CSOs Express Concern Over Lack of Community Network Policy In Nigeria, Make Recommendations

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has hosted Civil Society Organizations in Nigeria towards strengthening community networks in the country. This program which is part of a larger program on community networks coordinated globally by Association for Progressive Communications with support from the United Kingdom’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office through its Digital Access […]

HALF OF TOTAL NIGERIANS UNCONNECTED TO INTERNET – CITAD

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) says more than half of Nigerian people are unconnected to Internet. CITAD’s observation is coming as the nation’s telecommunication regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) begins to review its licensing processes and conditions after nearly 20 years. The Executive Director of the Centre, Mr Y. Z. Yau […]

Over 50% Nigerians Unconnected To Internet- CITAD

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) says more than half of Nigerian people are not connected to Internet. CITAD’s observation is coming as the nation’s telecommunication regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) begins to review its licensing processes and conditions after nearly 20 years. The Executive Director of the Centre, Mr Y. Z. Yau […]

CITAD calls for local bill content establishment in Nigeria

By Ismail Auwal The Centre for Information and Technology and Development (CITAD) has called on the establishment of  local content bill in Nigeria.   The bill which was for the first meant for the oil and gas sector, is meant to ensure that local players are not completely lost out to foreign firms through competitive […]

CITAD, ICT stakeholders urge FG to sign Local content Bill

By Hannatu Sulaiman Abba Centre for Information and Technology and Development (CITAD) organized a stakeholders meeting on local content bill in order to boost the development of ICT In the country. CITAD introduced the local content policy as it was meant for the oil and gas sector, ensuring capability of competating with the foreign firms […]

Ƙarancin Mata A Harkokin Siyasar Najeriya: Cibiyar CITAD ta koka akan haka

Cibiyar bunÆ™asa fasahar sadarwa da cigaban al’umma CITAD, ta koka akan yadda ake samun Æ™arancin mata a harkokin mulki da ma siyasar Najeriya baki É—aya. Cibiyar ta CITAD ta bayyana takaicin na ta ne a yayin taron wata lakca da ta CITAD din ta shirya a dandalin intanet mai take Æ™arancin mata a harkokin siyasar […]

Engausa Poetry Writing Workshop to Hold at Bayero University

The All Poets Network (APN), in collaboration with the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) and Akweya Radio, organise one-day poetry writing workshop at the Department of Theatre and Performing Arts, Faculty of Communication, Bayero University, Kano. Dr Ola Ifatimehin, the head of the Department, will facilitate the workshop. Engausa, a hybridised English-Hausa language, […]

At CITAD’s Conference, Don Urges Female-Youth Inclusion In Politics

Speaking at the event, a lecturer, Mallam Aminu Ali of the Department of Sociology, Bayero University, Kano who presented a paper on the invisibility of young females in the arena of discourses on political exclusion in Nigeria society, noted that  the subordination of women in every sphere of life maybe connected to the political discourse. […]

Way-out to female invisibility in politics is mentorship – Mal Aminu Aliyu

A lecturer at Bayero University, Kano Department of Sociology Mal Aminu Ali said female youth inclusion in politics in the country is poor despite an increased effort by civil society groups and other women champions to mainstream their participation during a webinar meeting organized by Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) with support from […]

CITAD Decries Invisibility of Women in Nigerian Democracy, Demands Inclusion

By Yakubu Salisu, Kano A Non Governmental Organization, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) on Wednesday decried the Invisibility of Women in the decision making process of Nigeria as a country and it’s democracy at large. The Centre stated that the situation is worrisome considering the total number of political seats won by women […]

Youth Urged To Leverage Social Media For Accountability

The Head of Department of Information and Media Studies Bayero University, Kano, Dr Nura Ibrahim has urged youths who are afraid of the consequence of demanding accountability from their leaders to seek for alternative means through the social media platforms. Dr. Nura gave this charge at lecture presentation on Social Media for Accountability Governance in Nigeria […]

Youths urged to use social media to demand accountability from leaders

The Head of Department of Information and Media Studies Bayero University, Kano, Dr Nura Ibrahim has urged youths who are afraid of the consequence of demanding accountability from their leaders to seek for alternative means through the social media platforms.   Dr. Nura gave this charge at lecture presentation on Social Media for Accountability Governance […]