• Theresa Chima Isife, Institute for Development Studies, Enugu Campus University of Nigeria, Nsukka


Most African countries, including Nigeria, are not on course to realize the millennium development goals (MDGs) by 2015. Poverty level towers higher, as well as income inequality. This is not the case in the “information-rich†developed countries, where socio-economic sustainable development is powered by information communications technologies (ICTs). This paper argues that ICTs will provide the targeted tools for and facilitate sustainable development in Nigeria, if adopted faster than the progression shown for earlier technologies.


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