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Information and communication technology for youth empowerment in nigeria: a case study of students in the University of Lagos

B Adeoye, S.A Bello

Abstract


This study explored the extent to which students use ICTs for empowerment. A sample of 500 students across various departments in the University of Lagos participated in this study. Students were asked to respond to a questionnaire to ascertain the extent to which they are using ICTs for empowerment and personal development. The findings revealed that many of the participants use ICTs for academic work, communications and pleasure. It also recorded many barriers the participants were having with the use of ICT.


Keywords: Information and communication technology, youth empowerment, e-learning




http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jorind.v7i2.50965
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