CITAD Presents Prize To Winners of Report A Projects Competition

By Rabiu Musa HOTPEN – The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has presented prizes to winners in the 3rd round of its ‘Report a Project Competition’. The Centre said the champions were honored to encouraged them continue contributing their best for the sustainable growth and development of the society. The program, according to the…

Report of A Two Day Training On The Use of Social Media for Accountability

In our contemporary societies, social media and social networking sites continue to permeate every aspect of our social and national lives. Hence, the dire need for training and re-training of youths to use the social media professionally. Sequel to the above, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) conducted a two day social media…

Report of Sensitization Lecture On Gender-Based Violence at Saadatu Rimi College of Education Kano

Every March 8, Nigerian women join the rest of the world to celebrate the International Women’s Day (IWD). In Kano state, A Non-Governmental Organization working to Prevent Gender-Based Violence in Kano, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), organized a one-day sensitization lecture on Gender-based violence to the students of Kano State College of…

Centre Trains Kano Youths On Use of Social Media for Accountability

By Rabiu Musa HOTPEN – The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has organized a 2-days training for selected youths from Kano South Senatorial District on the use of Social Media for Accountability in Rano local government area of Kano state. The training, themed; “Social Media for Accountability”, allowed the participants to acquire relevant skills…

CITAD launches gender based violence sensitization programme

Center for information technology and development (CITAD) organised its first sensitization programme in Kano at Nigeria security and civil defence corps zonal headquarter. The programme welcomed stakeholders from different organizations, includes Idris Adamu the commandant of civil service, A.A Haruna the assistant commandant, Barrister Asma’u Suleiman a social secretary in Nigeria bar Association and also…

CITAD, Bauchi SUBEB Partner to Promote Transparency in Procurement

Segun Awofadeji The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has expressed its readiness to collaborate with the Bauchi State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), in procurement, to promote transparency and accountability. This was disclosed by a Senior Programme Manager of CITAD, Isa Garba, when he led his team on advocacy to SUBEB and his…

REPORT OF ORIENTATION SESSION OF THE DIGITAL LIVELIHOOD PROGRAM FOR YOUNG WOMEN AND GIRLS HELD AT MAMBAYYA HOUSE, GWAMMAJA, KANO. ON TUESDAY 30TH NOVEMBER, 2021 WITH SUPPORT FROM EU/ACT BRITISH COUNCIL THROUGH CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD)

The program was hosted by Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) with 50 participants from different communities within and outside Kano state. Opening Statements The meeting was opened by Malam Ahmad Abdullahi Yakasai on behalf of the Executive Director of CITAD. In his statements, he hinted the importance of the program, orientating the applicants…

REPORT OF TRAINING FOR MICRO-ORGANISATIONS AT THE FIRST NIGERIAN SCHOOL OF COMMUNITY NETWORK (NSCN), PHASE 1, HELD AT STONEHEDGE HOTEL, KADUNA DECEMBER 6-10, 2021

Introduction: The training is part of the continuation of providing support to micro-organizations toward the establishment of the community networks in the identified seven communities of Bauchi, Kaduna and the FCT. It was attended by the media (print and electronics), the CBOs and other professionals that made various presentations during the weeklong programme. The project…

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF A ONE-DAY CONSULTATIVE MEETING ON GENDER COMMUNITY NETWORKS CONVENED BY CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD)

The Centre for Information technology and development (CITAD) as part of its project on Supporting Community-led Approaches to Addressing the Digital Divide in Nigeria which is part of larger project on community networks coordinated globally by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and supported by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office of the UK Government,…

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…

CITAD SENSITIZES TUNGAN ASHERE COMMUNITY IN FCT ON COMMUNITY NETWORKS

CITAD SENSITIZES TUNGAN ASHERE COMMUNITY IN FCT ON NETWORK CONNECTION BASED ON LOCAL ENTITY AND THE MARCH OF BARRICADING GAP OF NETWORK CONNECTION TODAY 20th AUGUST, 2021. On its continued efforts to link communities with networks and have access to affordable networks, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) had today 20th August 2021…

Report of One Day Capacity Building on Community Networks For The Jama’are Micro-Organizations Held At CITAD Office Jama’are

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) is implementing a project entitled Supporting Community-led Approaches to Addressing the Digital Divide Nigeria coordinated globally by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) support from the United Kingdom’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) through their Digital Access Programme (DAP). This is part of a global project…

REPORT ON SOCIAL MEDIA TRAINING FOR ADVOCACY TRAINING FOR CSOs IN JIGAWA STATE

By Sufyan Lawal Kabo and Shehu Usman Salihu  On 9/12/13, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) with support from SAVI organized a 2-day Social Media training for advocacy training for CSOs at the State Library Dutse, Jigawa State. 28 members (17 Male, 11Female) from various Civil Society Organizations attended the workshop, these organizations…

REPORT ON THEONE-DAY CIVIL SOCIETY FORUM ON THE CONTENT OF THE 2014 KANO STATE BUDGET PROPOSAL

By Kabiru Dakata Introduction The Kano State House of Assembly recently took highly commendable decision by seeking for citizens input on the 2014 budget proposal in the State. In response to the need for participatory budgeting, the State House of Assembly has called for submission of memorandum from concerned Civil Society Organizations and citizens in…

REPORT OF ICT SENSITIZATION WORKSHOP ORGANIZED BY CITAD IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BABURA FACEBOOK USERS FORUM ON 21/12/2013 AT BABURA TOWN, BABURA LGA, JIGAWA STATE

By Sufyan Lawal Kabo On 21/12/2013, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) in its effort to sensitize rural communities on how to use ICTs for community development, collaborated  with Babura Facebook Users Forum and organised a one day workshop on the use of ICT for community development at GGSS Babura. At least 103…