Farmer Herders Crisis: CITAD Identify Causes, Proffer Solutions

By Jerry Emmanson. Towards identifying issues underlying the growing conflicts in Nigeria, particularly the farmer-herders conflict, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) over the weekend organised a 2days workshop in Abuja tagged: “Understanding and Responding to Fake News Exacerbating Fears and Insecurity in the Country,” to assess the dangers of fake news and hate…

Fake News Fuels Killings in Nigeria

By Richard P. Ngbokai. The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has expressed concern over the proliferation of fake news platforms on the internet, saying that the information purveyed on such platforms are fueling killings across the country. Addressing a press conference in Kano, the centre’s Project Coordinator on hate speech, Malam Hamza Ibrahim…