Vol. 2, Issue 8 (2015)
E-Governance and Corruption in Nigeria
Author(s): Augustine Osa Enofe, Sebastine Abhus Ogbaisi, Oliver Happiness Mboto
Abstract: The purpose of this study is to appraise E-Governance and corruption in Nigeria. The study is necessitated by the fact that corruption is rising by the day and modalities put in place to curb the menace have not produced much result. However, this study intends to ascertain whether the menace of corruption can be reduced with the use of E-governance.rnPrimary source of data was appropriately used. 240 questionnaires were administered on selected respondents, out of which 220 were filled and returned. Tables and simple percentages were used to analyze the data. The statistical tool used to test hypotheses was Analysis Of Variance (ANOVA). rn The findings reveals that Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) have significant effect in reducing the incidence of ghost workers in the public sector and E-payment have significant effect in scaling down the level of corrupt practices in the public sector. The study recommended that E-Governance measures should be strengthened in the public sector so that corruption can be reduced as much as possible.