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The study examines the level of poverty alleviation and economic empowerment among small scale entrepreneurs in the telecommunication sector. Questionnaires were administered on entrepreneurs in the southwestern part of Nigeria in order to know how telecommunication was able to alleviate poverty. It was concluded that many investors are now engaged in one form of enterprises or the other, which is related to telecommunication. The study recommends that the public electricity supply needs urgent rehabilitation to enable Nigerians enjoy full benefits accruable from Information and Communication Technology (ICT) development.
Entrepreneurship training is necessary in order to develop expertise as an entrepreneur, identify business opportunities and exploit them. The study therefore, examined the implication of entrepreneurship education in a named university in Ogun State as a tool for self sustenance and poverty alleviation. Questionnaire was used to collect data, while the data collected was analyzed using simple percentage. It was however, observed that entrepreneurship education offers a solution by preparing candidates particularly youths offered admission into university to be responsible, enterprising individuals, who can become entrepreneurs and ready to take risks and learn from the outcome. The researchers recommended that entrepreneurship education is expected to start from any form of post secondary institution, to enable the young ones understand the economics of life, survival, contribution to socio-economic development of their immediate environment and beyond. It also recommended that government should create a friendly or an enabling environment for entrepreneurship and consumer goods to boost the economy.