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Wealth Creation and Poverty Alleviation in Nigeria: The Role of Information Technology (IT)

CR Ikemelu

Abstract


The study investigated the Role of Information Technology (IT) in thecreation of wealth and poverty alleviation in Nigeria. The design of the studywas a descriptive survey, carried out at Nwafor Orizu College of Education,Nsugbe in Anambra State of Nigeria. One hundred and ninety three (193)respondents formed the sample population. Questionnaire was used for thecollection of data. Mean standard deviation and analysis of variance(ANOVA) at 0.05 level of significance was used for data analysis. Thefindings revealed that Information Technology (IT) is very imperative in thecreation of wealth and poverty reduction in Nigeria. Recommendations werealso made which include provision of capacity building, solar power andcreation of awareness among the communities on the use of InformationTechnology (IT), etc.



http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/afrrev.v4i4.69223
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