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Abstract- Mobile technology has provided faster access to information and communication and at the same time also challenging libraries to rethink and remodel their service by adopting technological changes. The study used a review of the literature and personal observation as an academic librarian in Nigeria. In this paper we have discussed about mobile technology, mobile library services its application, benefits, and challenges in academic libraries in Nigeria, Furthermore the paper went ahead to discuss mobile initiatives and application in advanced world which is far ahead of what is been practiced in Nigerian academic libraries, at this juncture academic libraries in Nigeria lack the capability to implement such technologies. Recommendation such as constant training on ICT, Alternative power supply, provision of up to date telecommunication devices and funding.