Youths should use social media to demand accountability from leaders – CITAD

By Ismail Auwal   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 […]

Centre to train 500 Youths on effective use of Social Media

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 organized […]

CITAD launches books on corruption, hate speech

From Timothy Olanrewaju, Maiduguri The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has released two books on how corruption has prolonged the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria and how Hate Speech fuels violence in the country. The two books – “The Compromised State and Context” and “Content in Hate Speech: Discourse in Nigeria” – were […]

Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has released two books on how corruption has prolonged the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria and how Hate Speech fuels violence in the country

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has released two books on how corruption has prolonged the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria and how Hate Speech fuels violence in the country. The two books – “The Compromised State and Context” and “Content in Hate Speech: Discourse in Nigeria” – were presented to a […]

CITAD Ta Gabatar Da Sababbin Littattafan Da Ta Wallafa A Jami’ar Maiduguri

  A cigaba da gabatar da littattafan da Cibiyar BunÆ™asa Fasahar Sadarwar da Cigaban Al’umma, CITAD, ta wallafa waÉ—anda su ka mayar da hankali akan yadda cin hanci da rashawa su ka dabaibaye É“angaren tsaron Æ™asar nan da kuma yadda kalaman Æ™iyayya kan haifar da tarzoma tare da Æ™ara rura wutar rikici a tsakankanin al’umma. […]

Suspend Land Swap Initiative Resumption, CITAD Begs FG

Suspend Land Swap Initiative Resumption, CITAD Begs FG TECH DIGEST – The Centre For Information Technology And Development, CITAD, has urged the Federal government to immediately suspend the resumption of land swap initiative in the federal capital territory. CITAD made the call during a press briefing in Abuja. In the last two years, rural communities within […]

CITAD FAULTS FG’S DECISION OVER RESUMPTION OF FCT LAND SWAP INITIATIVE

INFOMEDIA – The Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD, has faulted the FG’s plan to resume land swap initiative.The dissatisfaction was contained in a press statement signed by Mubarak Ekute for the organization. The statement reads in part, “The Federal Executive Council at the end of its meeting announced that it was resuming the Land […]

LAND SWAP: GRABBING MAJOR THREAT TO FOOD SECURITY IN NIGERIA – CITAD

The Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD, has reacted to Federal Executive Council, FEC, approval for the Federal Capital Authority Development, FCDA, land swap initiative but cautioned that land grabbing, which the initiative was certain to promote, will serve as the major threat to food security in Nigeria. Recall that the Federal Executive Council, […]

CITAD Faults FEC’s Approval of FCT Land SWAP Initiative, Call for Suspension

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has faulted the Federal Executive Council’s approval of the Land Swap Initiative of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA).  The  non- governmental organisation working to ensure good governance through the use of information and communication technologies for peaceful coexistence and sustainable development made its stance known on […]

CITAD cautions Kano on COVID-19 protocols for schools

NEWS DIGEST – The Centre for Information Technology and Development have issued an advisory on safety protocols In Kano Secondary schools, this was revealed in a statement signed by Ali Sabo, Campaign and Communication Officer at the CITAD. The statement read in part we are all aware that Covid-19 has become a threat to our […]

COVID-19: CITAD Issues Safety Advisory For Kano Secondary Schools

The Centre for Information Technology and Development have issued an advisory on safety protocols In Kano Secondary schools, this was revealed in a statement signed by Ali Sabo, Campaign and Communication Officer at the CITAD. The statement read in part we are all aware that Covid-19 has become a threat to our lives, economy, social, […]

COVID-19: Kano govt. kicks as CSO calls for schools closure

A Civil Society Organisation, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has urged Kano State government to close schools for some months due to surging daily coronavirus infections. According to the CSO, the Kano state government has not put enough measures in place to stop the spread of the virus in schools after reopening last month. Speaking […]

CITAD Decries Poor Compliance of Covid19 Protocols in Kano Secondary Schools

By Yakubu Salisu, Kano Centre for Information Technology (CITAD) has decried what it describe poor compliance of Covid 19 protocols in Kano State Secondary Schools thereby exposing students, teachers and other staffs to the risk of contacting the deadly virus. The Kano Based Non Governmental Organization made this known on Monday during a press conference […]

Land Swap: CITAD calls for suspension of initiative, consultation of FCT citizens

By Chimezie Godfrey The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has advised the government to suspend resumption of the land swap initiative until it has carried out consultations among citizens of the FCT. This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Sponsorship Officer CITAD, Abuja Office, Mubarak Ekute and made available to Newsdiaryonline. Recall that yesterday, the Federal […]

CITAD felicitates with Gamawa on his appointment as Chief of Staff to Bauchi Governor

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has congratulated Dr Aminu Hassan Gamawa over his appointment by the Bauchi State Governor, Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, as the new Chief of Staff to the Governor. Gamawa, the immediate past Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, was early Monday morning announced as the new Chief of Staff […]