‘CITAD, LEAD pact to strengthen governance in Bauchi’

By Patience Ogbodo, Correspondent, Bauchi The Chief of Party RTI/LEAD International, a USAID-sponsored project, Mr. Don Seufert says the partnership between his organisation and Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), a Bauchi-based NGO is to strengthen democratic local governance in Bauchi State. Seufert stated this while speaking at the certificate presentation ceremony to 85…

CITAD laments delay in Bauchi budget implementation

By Patience Ogbodo, Correspondent, Bauchi A Bauchi State-based non-governmental organization, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has said that persistent delayed commencement of budget implementation in the state leads to recurring late presentation, passage, and its assent. Addressing a press conference in Bauchi weekend, CITAD Director, Ya’u Zakariyya Ya’u said because constitutionally and conventionally the budget…

Group promotes peace in North East

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu Correspondent, Bauchi The Bauchi State Information Commissioner, Salihu Ibrahim Halilu, says the social media have the potential to facilitate dialogue, exchange of information and ideas, and to organize and galvanize for collective action. Halilu stated this during a training workshop on the use of social media for peace campaign organized by a…

Nigeria looks to technology to resolve ancient rivalries

Distrust between farmers and herdsmen has led to Nigeria looking at technology to resolve rivalries. World Bulletin / News Desk At the heart of the seemingly intractable crisis in Nigeria’s “Middle Belt” — a region populated mainly by minority ethnic groups — is pervasive distrust between farmers and herdsmen. Now, however, local activists are looking to new technology in…

CITAD to establish cattle rustling information system in Zamfara

From Ibrahim Sidi Muh’d, Gusau A Kano state-based non governmental organization, Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has expressed commitment for the provision of access information regarding preventive measures against cattle rustling and method of engagement with relevant stakeholders on how to achieve to minimise the ugly terrain in Zamfara state. The Leader of…