‘Only 36 Women have been in Senate since 1999’ – Report

A report by an indigenous nongovernmental organisation, Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has said the Nigerian Senate has had only 36 women since 1999 when the current democratic dispensation began. The CITAD report, unveiled at a training for journalists in the Adamawa State capital, Yola, states that the Senate has had 654 members […]

Hate speech: Nigerians need more sensitization on ethnic, religious tolerance – CITAD

The Centre for Information Technology and Development CITAD has called on community and religious leaders to intensify sensitization within their domains on the dangers of hate speech to national development. CITAD’s Project Coordinator, Countering Hate Speech, Malam Hamza Ibrahim, who made the call in Kano while briefing the press, emphasised the need for religious tolerance […]

CITAD offers ICT training to 24 directors of Ministry of Education Bauchi

The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) offered free training on information Communication Technology (ICT) to 24 directors of Bauchi state Ministry of Education. It could be recalled that the state Commissioner of Education  Dr Aliyu Tilde has issued directives that all management staff should be computer compliance  for easy communication and other transactions […]

CITAD sensitizes FCT citizens on girl child education, ICT

Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) organised a mentorship training for key stakeholders in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as part of efforts in ensuring that the Girl-Child has access to quality education and advance in ICT. The mentorship session was held on Thursday, at the premises of the LEA Primary School in Tunga-Ashere […]

ICT Will Improve Girlchild Education, says CITAD

The Centre for Information and Technology Development, CITAD, said improving the girlchild education and the use of ICT can go a long way in bringing development in the local communities. The Sponsorship Officer,CITAD, Mubarak Ekute, made this known during a mentoring session at kwali Area Council Tungan Ashere,Tunga Nasara and Leleyi gwari community with the […]

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 […]

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 […]

CITAD Raises The Hope Of Digital Knowledge For People With Disability

Emotions were high at the Centre for Research and Democratic Studies (Mambayya House, in Kano, dedicated to a foremost political sage and leader of the masses, Malam Aminu Kano, when the educated blind, deaf and dumb, the cripple and the deformed, narrated the ugly experience they passed through, while struggling to acquire education in the […]

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 […]

New Winners Emerge for CITAD Essay Competitions

Centre for Information Technology (CITAD), has announced winners for its 7th round of essay writing competition with the support of MacArthur Foundation. The Report a Project, which is one of the two categories of the essay writing is a competition that invites applications from students in tertiary institutions to write on abandoned or poorly executed […]

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 […]

Centre trains AMAC workers on ICT

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has commenced an intensive two-week training for staff of the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) on Information and Communication Technology (ICT). The Director of the centre, Mallam Yunusa Zakari Yau, yesterday in Abuja, said  the essence of the training was to enhance the ICT skills of AMAC […]