Centre warns politicians against inflammatory comments
Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has again called on political actors to avoid inflammatory and dangerous comments. It expressed disappointment at the recent comments reportedly made by the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, at the party’s rally in Asaba, Delta State. In a statement made available to…
Impact of literacy, skills development on sustainable goals education
At the mention of the word ‘literacy,’ what comes to mind is the ability to read and write. Literacy, however, is a broader concept that encompasses more than just the acts of reading and writing but includes grammar, spelling, numeracy and much more.
Group advocates legal framework on hate speeches
Participants at a one- day forum organized by the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), Owerri have advocated a legal framework and enabling laws to handle the growing and disturbing issues of hate and dangerous speeches in the country. Media practitioners were also urged not to give prominence on the pages of the newspapers…
‘How to fix poor education system in Northeast’
The resource persons also noted that the corresponding “figures for female adult literacy are 14.9 and 18.0% respectively for the two states. The performances of the states in both NECO and WAEC as made known by him have been the lowest of in the country.”
Report says Nigeria records 6,258 hate speeches in six months
The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has revealed that 6,258 hate speeches were recorded between June and December 2016, stating it is not a good development for the country.