International Journal of Information Engineering and Electronic Business(IJIEEB)
ISSN: 2074-9023 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9031 (Online)
Published By: MECS Press
IJIEEB Vol.7, No.1, Jan. 2015
Effective Networking Model for Efficient Implementation of E-Governance: A Case Study of Nigeria
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Nigeria is a nation full of potentials ranging from its human resources advantage to its mineral resources – the list is endless. Ambitious too, it has come to terms with the fact that ICT must be utilized even for the delivery of democracy dividends to actualize its vision of being among the top 20 economies by year 2020. In this paper, we explore the nation's drive towards adopting e-governance by generally itemizing the requirements for e-governance, appraising how far Nigeria has gone in implementing it and then proposing a workable way to achieve it. Our study reveals that while the visions for e-government implementation are well articulated in terms of required components and intended deliverables, there are no clear statements on the processes of implementation. To this end, we propose some networking models adoptable towards realizing the different dimensions of e-government.
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Lauretta O. Osho, Muhammad B. Abdullahi, Oluwafemi Osho, John K. Alhassan,"Effective Networking Model for Efficient Implementation of E-Governance: A Case Study of Nigeria", IJIEEB, vol.7, no.1, pp.18-28, 2015. DOI: 10.5815/ijieeb.2015.01.03
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