This paper outlines the current state, opportunities and potentials in the use of ICT for education, R&D, and governance in Nigeria. It presents several ICT initiatives and the roles of some ICT bodies capable of bridging the digital divide between Nigeria and the developed world. Challenges facing the continuing development of ICT in the country are identified, and solution strategies to harness the full potential of ICT as an indispensable vehicle for socio-economic development in Nigeria are also discussed.
|Title of host publication||Leveraging Developing Economies with the Use of Information Technology|
|Subtitle of host publication||Trends and Tools|
|Editors||Abel Usoro, Grzegorz Majewski, Princely Ifinedo, Iwara Arikpo|
|Place of Publication||Hershey, PA, USA|
|Publisher||Idea Group Inc|
|Number of pages||14|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|