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This research study, application of ICT in newly Established Federal University Library in Nigeria; a case study of Federal University Lokoja. The research was guided by five research questions. Survey research method was used and questionnaire was the instrument for data collection. Mean scores where used to analyze the data generated. From the analyzed data, it was discovered that ICTs are averagely applicable though it has enormously benefited some library services in Federal University Lokoja, Library. The challenges identified were inadequate ICT facilities, Epileptic power supply and poor network facilities. In consonant with the vision of Federal University Lokoja Library, the library management has fully embraced the use of ICT in information handling and services so as to fit in with the ICT drive of the 21st century. Based on the findings it was recommended that there should be financial assistance from both government and non-governmental bodies, for effective and efficient power supply, there should be a supplementary standby generator to ensure the continuity of work in the case of power outage, every division in the library should be completely automated in order to facilitate and create an avenue for effective service delivery and computer training and re-training programs should be organized from time to time to assist librarians who do not have knowledge in computer skills as this will aid awareness of computer potentials and capabilities.