Scholars have identified the relevance of e governance in a developing nation. A oneday leadership and governance training workshop was held in august 2010 in abakaliki, the capital of ebonyi state in southeastern nigeria. The term e governance refers to the process of using information technology for automating both the internal operations of the government. Impact of egovernment on governance service delivery in nigeria. Reducing corruption in african developing countries. D abstract corruption is the major vice militating against good governance and societal development in nigeria. Egovernance and effective bureaucratic practices in nigeria.
The paper is qualitative in nature and relies on secondary sources for data. Egovernment has become an important practice among public sector in nigeria. This study therefore examined the correlation between e governance and public sector service quality in nigeria, focusing on joint admission and matriculation board jamb south east of nigeria. Adeyemo computer science department, university of ibadan, ibadan, oyo state, nigeria. Nigeria presents an interesting case for an understanding of e governance in africa because of its. Paper accepted at the conference on methodologies, technologies and tools enabling e goverment metteg20, vigo, 17 18 october 20. A handbook on icts for local governance by gianluca carlo misuraca, is a timely and signifi cant eff ort to provide a comprehensive framework for understanding the theme of egovernance in africa, its. This paper is situated within the global experience, where many countries have advanced in their practice of e governance and nigeria, as a nation cannot relish in the disadvantages of being left behind in a globalizing world. Government should declare access to ict services as fundamental human right of every nigerian and to establish a. Case of state government websites in nigeria the electronic journal of.
The interest in e governance is based on a reality. Pdf the world has become a global village where every nation including nigeria is striving to attain a high level of electronic governance. The emergence of information communication technology has provided opportunity for borderlessness, interconnectedness and deterritorialization of government policies and programmes within the global village. Egovernance and bureaucratic corruption in nigeria adelana. More specifically, it includes an introduction to e participation challenges in west africa, case studies of initiatives in this area, and guidelines and recommendations for improving participation in the region through ict. Nigeria egovernment interoperability framework negif. Jan 29, 2019 free download e governance ppt with pdf report sumit thakur january 29, 2019 free download e governance ppt with pdf report 20190129t05. The introduction of egovernment services such as it usage and other. After the introduction, the paper makes some conceptual clarifications and delves into some models of e governance, and there after took a cursory look at the challenges of implementing e governance in nigeria before making some recommendations. Egovernance, corruption and public service delivery. These two traditions have dissimilar conceptualisations. It has also facilitated the interactions within the public and private agencies by providing quick access to information transmission moon, 2002 cited in fatile, 2012.
For many, however, e governance is understood as the presence of government ministries, departments and agencies mdas on static and stale websites. The benefits of e government cannot be overemphasised as this system of government has been tested and is trusted in various countries around the world. It is the relationship between online tools, sources, and articles that help employees to maintain the communication with the government and their own companies. E governance conceptual framework includes e democracy, e voting, e transport, e medicare and e citizen as mea surable indices for delivering all forms of government to the public by the government. Issues and concepts of egovernance in nigeria a reader. The formulation of the nigerian national information technology nnit policy in the year 2000 marked the be. Egovernment implementation benefits, barriers and risks. This is also reflected in the low ranking index it gets in international surveys despite the effort to develop its infrastructure and human capital.
Definitionsdomain framework and status around the world shailendra c. Correlation between egovernance and service quality. Enhancing leadership and governance competencies to. Challenges to nigerias egovernance initiatives include the following. Egovernance is the public sectors use of information and communication technologies with the aim of improving information and service delivery, encouraging citizen participation in the decisionmaking process and making government more accountable, transparent and.
Conceptual clarification the concept of e governance has been defmed extensively by other contributors in this volume. Niger and cross river states constituting 29 percent, provided downloadable pdf. Accepted 14 june, 2010 nigeria is a country that has always posed a paradox to the international community in terms of its level. Pdf challenges of egovernment implementation in the. Nigerian egovernment interoperability framework ne gif release v1. Common forms of corruption are bribery, extortion, influence peddling, nepotism, fraud, and opportunism. The introduction of e governance has brought the government closer to the people, so much so that. The policy indicates that government will establish government wide information system gwis at the national, state and local government levels. E governance in nigeria was introduced with the formulation of the nigerian national policy for information technology in march 2001, with the cardinal objectives among others to. The focus of this paper is to examine the e governance implementation in nigeria using the technology acceptance model. A study of nigeria s pension administration system, in proceedings of the 1st international conference on theory and practice of electronic governance, icegov 2007 macau, china, december 10, 2007. The federal government of nigeria expressed its commitment to e governance and e government in the national information technology document. Department of information systems, faculty of computer science university technology malaysia email. Prospects of egovernment implementation in nigeria.
In this chapter therefore, one will briefly refer to some definitions particularly those that will quickly lead us into the research and substance of this chapter. Critical competencies for health systems strengthening. After the introduction, the paper makes some conceptual clarifications and delves into some models of egovernance, and there after took a cursory look at the challenges of implementing egovernance in nigeria before making some recommendations. Evaluating the implementation of egovernment in developing. The concept of e government began in the early 1990s which is the use of information technology to improve governance, promote efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of public service. In this study, the researcher evaluated the role of ict on e governance framework in nigerian aviation industry. A major challenge is the socioeconomic inadequacies that exist in nigeria and countries in subsahara africa. Challenges of egovernance in nigeria research cyber. This paper is an inquiry into the issue of bureaucratic corruption in nigeria and how egovernance can serve as a panacea. E governance to employee partnership g2e is one of four main primary interactions in the delivery model of e governance. Pdf in the early 2000s, the federal government of nigeria announced the initiative of the government to go digital to enhance the operation of the. The concept of egovernment began in the early 1990s which is the use of information technology to improve governance, promote efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of public service. The bureaucracy lacks willingness in the usage of egovernance tools. The purpose of public sector governance is to ensure that the state or the public sector enterprise by whatever name called fulfils its overall mandate, achieves its intended outcomes for citizens and service users, and operates in a very effective, efficient, transparent and ethical manner.
I welcome the opportunity to address this august body on nigerias journey on. I welcome the opportunity to address this august body on nigeria s journey on ict and electronic government routes. Ict in nigeria has not effectively influenced the development of its egovernance status due to numerous challenges such as the unwillingness on the part of the. Good governance the concept in the last twenty years, the concepts of governance and good governance have become widely used in both the academic and donor communities. This paper aims to put forward the importance of e governance in achieving sustainable grassroots development in nigeria. This paper is situated within the global experience, where many countries have advanced in their practice of egovernance and nigeria, as a nation cannot relish in the disadvantages of being left behind in a globalizing world. A weapon for the fight against corruption in nigeria by john danfulani ph. Sep 12, 2018 challenges to nigerias egovernance initiatives include the following. Egovernance and the challenges of public service delivery in. It assesses the implementation of e governance in nigeria, the benefits and challenges of e governance.
Nigeria has the fastest growing and most lucrative telecommunications, and information and. The focus of this paper is to examine the egovernance implementation in nigeria using the technology acceptance model. What this paper attempts to do is to carefully examine the myth and opportunity of e governance in nigeria. Ict and egovernment in nigeria prof akunyili nkpuhe. The introduction of egovernance has brought the government closer to the people, so much so that. The benefits of egovernment cannot be overemphasised as this system of government has been tested and is trusted in various countries around the world. Pdf egovernment in nigeria in the 21st century abubakar. Paper accepted at the conference on methodologies, technologies and tools enabling egoverment metteg20, vigo, 17 18 october 20.
Public officials perceptions of bureaucratic corruption and egovernance in the country are also examined. Nigeria is a country that has always posed a paradox to the international community in terms of its level of development visavis its economic potential. Scholars have identified the relevance of egovernance in a developing nation. E government implementation benefits, barriers and risks.270 986 137 469 385 397 869 714 646 1032 1001 630 261 1155 1200 792 568 1194 845 398 859 426 336 457 533 1108 1124 351 188 207 204 1326 1202 510 67 1282 1382 1054 935 931 1044