CITAD launch Web Page and Android application to monitor gender base violence

  As parts the effort to fight gender base violence among girls and women in Kano State, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), in conjunction with the Ford Foundation has lunched a unique Web Page and Android Application to monitor and report cases of gender-based violence. The Web Page and Android Application aim […]

CITAD Backs NCC Decision to Review Licensing Process

By Yakubu Salisu, Kano Centre for Information Technology, (CITAD) has expressed support for decision of the national telecommunication regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to review its licensing processes and conditions after nearly 20 years ago. The Executive Director of the Centre, Y. Z. Yaú, in a press statement said the Telecommunication sector is highly […]

PRESS STATEMENT ON THE REVIEW OF TELECOMMUNICATION LICENSING FRAMEWORKS BY NIGERIAN COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

The Telecommunication sector is highly dynamic such that its regulatory framework has to be equally dynamic, to respond to changes in technological development.  It is in this connection that the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) welcomes the decision of the national telecommunication regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to review its licensing processes […]

HALF OF TOTAL NIGERIANS UNCONNECTED TO INTERNET – CITAD

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) says more than half of Nigerian people are not 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. […]

CITAD Tasks NCC on Special Licensing Consideration For Community Networks

  PRESS STATEMENT ON THE REVIEW OF TELECOMMUNICATION LICENSING FRAMEWORKS BY NIGERIAN COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION The Telecommunication sector is highly dynamic such that its regulatory framework has to be equally dynamic, to respond to changes in technological development. It is in this connection that the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) welcomes the decision of […]

CITAD TO NCC: PROVIDE POLICY TO ENCOURAGE COMMUNITY NETWORKS

  The Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD, has called on Nigerian government through the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, to come up with a robust policy that would encourage the flourishing of community networks that would hasten digital inclusion in Nigeria.   The Centre also urged the Universal Service Provision Fund, USPF, to support […]

Digital Inclusion: CITAD Advocates Development Of Community Networks In Nigeria

  TEXT OF PRESS BRIEFING ON THE NEED FOR POLICY DIRECTIONS ON COMMUNITY NETWORKS ADDRESSED BY THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF CITAD, Y. Z. YA’U ON TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 2021 IN KANO   Introduction The Universal Service Provision Fund (USPF) is a statutory body established to address gaps in internet accessibility in the country by focusing […]

CITAD calls for provision of community networks to enhance digital inclusion

  The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has called on the government at all levels to provides for community networks in various localities to enhance digital inclusion for all in the country.   The call was made by the Executive Director of the center, Y. Z Ya’u on Tuesday during a press conference […]

CITAD Launches CIGIYA Android Application

The centre for information technology and development CITAD has launched Cigiya android application that will easily track lost items using Android phones application in Kano. Addressing Newsmen the technical officer centre for information technology and development CITAD, Engineer Kamalu Umar CITAD is working towards using ICT for the development of the community in the state […]

EFCC MUST INVESTIGATE THE CORRUPTION IN IDP RELIEF DISTRIBUTION NOW!

Press Statement August 26, 2016 Yesterday, Thursday 25th August, thousands of impoverished Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) demonstrated in the streets of Maiduguri, protesting that for days they were not being fed. This was not the first time that these unfortunate Nigerians have to complain about the systematic starvation that they have been subjected to by […]

RETRACT YOUR STATEMENT, GOVERNOR RAMALAN YERO

    January 17, 2015 The Governor of Kaduna State, Ramalan Yero has joined the disturbing list of Nigerian politicians that are at more with making dangerous statement. The Governor in an address to his supporters in Zaria during the opening of his campaign on Monday threatened to call out his supporters to inflict damage […]

CITAD DONATES COMPUTERS AND RELATED EQUIPMENT TO SCHOOLS

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has on Tueday, 10th February 2009 handed over computer and other computer teaching aid to two secondary schools in Kano State. The schools are Government Secondary School, Sharada and Government Arabic Girls Senior Secondary School, Tudun Wada. The donations were part of the effort of the organizations […]

CITAD BEGINS ICT BUSINESS INCUBATOR PROGRAMME

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has on Monday 2nd February, 2009 begun its ICT Business Incubators Programme with a pioneer set of 16 youth people. The sixteen were selected from the best of the 300 people who participated last year in the Microsoft/USA Government supported Employability Programme that CITAD and LEAP Africa […]