Pantanmi Tasked on Implementation of Policy on Community Networks

Ugo Aliogo The Coordinator of Nigerian School of Community Networks(NSCN) Haruna Adamu Hadejia, has called on the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, to ensure full implementation of the draft National Policy on Community Networks. Hadejia, who disclosed this yesterday in Lagos at a media briefing enjoined the Galaxy Backbone Plc to…

Text of a Press Conference on the State of COVID-19 Vaccine Exercise in Bauchi, Borno, Plateau, Kogi, Kaduna and Kano states

Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) Bauchi Office Thursday 3 rd February, 2022 Good morning ladies and gentlemen of the press, on behalf of the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) I would like to thank you honoring our invitation and coming to cover this press conference. We are indeed grateful to you…

CITAD Expresses Worries Over Lack Of Internet Access To 100m Nigerians, Demands Community Networks

By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna Worried by the statistics that over 100 million Nigerians lack access to Internet connectivity in 114 communities across the country, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has called on the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Professor Pantami to set up a national policy for the development of Community Networks. Executive…

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…

Boko Haram: CITAD presents book to address corruption in counter-insurgency operations in Northeast

  The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has presented a book to the stakeholder in the counter insurgency fight and general public to enlighten them on the effects of corruption on the insecurity in the Northeast, in its efforts to contrinute to ending the over decade-long insurgency. Presenting the book titled:  “The Compromised…

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…

Press Statement on NCDC’s Irresponsiveness to Questions/Concerns of Nigerians on the COVID-19 Pandemic Released on Wednesday 1st April, 2020

It is apparent that measures capable of preventing further spread and containing the pandemic COVID-19 in the country are put in place. This is obvious taking into cognizance how “stay at home order” was imposed on some cities. And it is commendable how development partners, civil society organization, institutions, etc are all contributing to the…