Report On 2022 International Girls in ICT Day Celebration

Girls are poorly placed to benefit from the knowledge economy in developing countries. As such they have less access to skills training and development that would enable them to gain employment in the ICT sector. When females are employed, they generally work at lower levels, with less pay and this discourages them from participating optimally…

REPORT OF A MONTHLY DIALOGUE ON ANTI CORRUPTION FIGHT IN NIGERIA ORGANIZED BY THE CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD) ON THE 21ST OF APRIL, 2022 VIA ZOOM

The Centre for Information Technology and Development had on 21st of April, 2022 under its project on Mobilizing and Catalyzing Citizens Action for Accountable Election and Governance in Nigeria supported by MacArthur Foundation held its Fourth Dialogue on Anti-Corruption Fight in Nigeria with another three set of its sub-grantees; Jack Fidelis Vincent, Independ Journalist based…

REPORT OF THE WORKSHOP FOR GUIDING AND COUNSELLING (G&C) OFFICERS OF SCIENCE AND TECHNICAL SCHOOLS BOARD, KANO STATE

By Sagiru Ado Abubakar As part of its contribution to support the school system to effectively guide and counsel students, the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has on Tuesday, April 19, 22 organized one-day workshop for Guiding and Counseling (G&C) officers of Science and Technical Schools Board, Kano State. CITAD noted that the…

Report of Monthly Dialogue on Public Education on COVID19 Vaccine Project

  On Tuesday 1st March, 2022 the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) organized a virtual dialogue to deliberate issues around slow uptake of the COVID19 vaccine. The dialogue which took place via the Zoom platform hosted two public health experts-Dr. Hassan Shuaibu Musa, Principal Medical Officer and Lecturer at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University,…

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…

REPORT ON TRAINNING OF COMMUNITY ACTIVISTS ON ELECTION OBSERVATION

Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) is a capacity building civil society organization whose activities cover research, advocacy, training and publicity in all areas of ICT for development and good governance. CITAN in partnership with Action Aid Nigeria held a training for 30 (21 males and 9 females) community activists on election observation, on…

REPORT OF A MONTHLY DIALOGUE ON ANTI CORRUPTION FIGHT IN NIGERIA ORGANIZED BY THE CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AN DEVELOPMENT (CITAD) ON THE 10 TH OF FEBRUARY, 2022 VIA ZOOM

The Centre for Information Technology and Development had on 10 th of February, 2022 under its project on Mobilizing and Catalyzing Citizens Action for Accountable Election and Governance in Nigeria supported by MacArthur Foundation held its Second Dialogue on Anti- Corruption Fight in Nigeria with three of its sub-grantees; Mu’azu Alhaji Modu, Executive Director, Spotlight…

COURTESY VISIT REPORT TO WOMEN RIGHTS ADVANCEMENTS & PROTECTION ALTERNATIVE

Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) is a capacity-building civil Society organization whose activities cover research, advocacy, training, and publicity in all areas of ICT for development and good governance. It’s in the light of the above that the organisation paid a courtesy visit to the Women’s Rights Advancement & Protection Alternative (WRAPA). WRAPA…

REPORT OF THE COMMUNITY LIBRARY LAUNCH IN PASSEPA COMMUNTY OF THE FCT.

Centre for Information Technology and Development and Library Aid Africa, with support from Action Aid launched an ICT centre and library in Pasepa community, Bwari Area council, FCT. The launch took place on Thursday 3rd February, 2022; the team paid a condolence visit to the palace in solidarity for dead of their community king. The…

REPORT OF CITAD ABUJA OFFICE VISITATION TO WAZOBIA FM 99.5 FM ABUJA ON 31st JANUARY 2021

Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) is a  capacity-building civil Society organization whose activities cover research, advocacy, training, and publicity in all areas of ICT for development and good governance. It is in the light of the above that CITAD paid a courtesy visit to Wazobia Fm Abuja 99.5 The objective of the visit,…

REPORT OF A MONTHLY WE-YOU PRO INFLUENCERS MEETING HELD ON 31st JANUARY, 2022 AT SARINA HOTELS AND SUITES, KANO

Centre For Information Technology And Development (C ITAD) organized a monthly We-You Pro Influencers’ meeting The meeting started with welcome remarks by Malam Isah Garba, Senior program Officer, CITAD Who represented by Executive Director Malam Y.Z Yau Where he thanks everyone for attending the meeting on behalf of CITAD Board, and the Executive Director Malam…

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…

REPORT OF A TWO DAY WORKSHOP ON #KEEPOURFEMALEJOURNALISTSSAFEONLINE ORGANIZED BY THE CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT ON THE 14 TH AND 15 TH OCTOBER, 2021 AT FLOURISH HOTEL, GOMBE

Looking at how female journalists are everyday facing serious challenge, from cyberbullying and blackmail in order to silence their voice as journalists, coupled with the increasing use of online tools as important instruments for the practice of journalism, this has increased female journalists online vulnerability. A number of female journalists have become subject to privacy…