Gender-Based Violence cases still on increase, says CITAD

The Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD, expressed that based on their regular monitoring of Gender-Based Violence through CITAD’S Mobile GBV App revealed persistent occurrence of Gender-Based Violence, most especially the high number of sexual harassments. In comparison with the data obtained in previous months, GBV cases are still on the increase. 35 cases […]

TIME TO TAME THE MENACE OF TECHNOLOGY-ASSISTED GENDER VIOLENCE

Text of press conference addressed by Y. Z. Yaú, Executive Director, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at CITAD, Kano   Members of the press, I welcome you to this press conference on an issue of national importance. This is the issues of technology-assisted gender violence. By technology-assisted gender […]

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 […]

NGO Expresses Concern Over Increased Gender-Violence In Kano

By Rabiu Musa HOTPEN – A Non-Governmental Organization, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has expressed concern over statistics in Kano which indicated that gender-based violence reigns high in the state. The organization said the statistics about the increase in gender-based violence in Kano has grown in alarming proportion hence, the need for all hands […]

PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE NEED TO ADDRESS GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE IN KANO STATE BY THE CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD) ON THE 10TH OF MARCH, 2022

Ladies and gentlemen, the Executive Director, I and the entire GBV Project Team are very pleased to welcome you to our February Edition press conference. Based on our regular data analysis, and in line with our forward guidance, our monthly press conference continues report data collected on our GBV Mobile App. The Data Collection strategies we […]

Text of Press Conference on the Need for People to Take COVID Vaccine Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) 8 th December, 2021

Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen of the press, we want to thank you most sincerely for coming to cover this briefing. At the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) we implement the Public Education on COVID Vaccine project. The project which is supported by MacArthur Foundation is aimed to educating and enlightening the public […]

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF NIGERIA: A CALL TO THE GOVERNMENT

Text of Press Conference addressed by Y. Z. Yaú. the Executive Director of the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) at Treasurers Sites and Conference, Abuja on February 10, 2022 Last week, precisely on February 2, 2022, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) convened a meeting of stakeholders in the telecommunication sector […]

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 […]

PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE NEED TO ADDRESS GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE IN KANO STATE BY THE CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD) ON THE 12TH OF OCTOBER, 2021

PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE NEED TO ADDRESS GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE IN KANO STATE BY THE CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD) ON THE 12TH OF OCTOBER, 2021   Gender-Based violence is a harmful act being inflicted at individuals based on their gender. This has to do with gender inequality, the abuse of power and harmful […]

NORTHEAST EDUCATION, BOOKS CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION (NEBECE)

The Northeast Education, Books Conference and Exhibition (NEBECE) is a programme designed by CITAD in partnership with the Northeast Development Commission (NEDC) and Modibbo Adama University of Technology,  (MAUTECH) Yola, to revamp the status of education in the northeast region, the objective of the programme is to, interrogate educational development in the northeast with the […]

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 […]