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This study assessed interactive technology competencies required by business education graduates in universities, south-south, Nigeria as perceived by lecturers. One research question and three hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. Descriptive Survey design was chosen for the study. The population comprises 146 lecturers in Universities, South-South Nigeria. There was no sampling since the population was manageable. A 32-item questionnaire was the instrument used for data collection. The instrument was validated by six experts and Cronbach alpha was used to determine its internal consistency which yielded a reliability coefficient of 0.86. Mean and standard deviation were used to analyze the data collected. The findings on interactive competencies required are ability to use interactive white boards for teaching, ability to use electronic board for teaching, ability to use interactive forms on the web to create feedback, ability to organize video conferencing on Skype, ability to organize video conferencing on team among others. It was recommended that, Business education lecturers should give the students adequate exposure on how to use interactive on-line survey tools to enable them to be more competent and Business education lecturers should expose the students on how to create online interactive audio instructions.