Tag: Brain Drain

Nigerian Minister Says Medical Doctors Are Free To Leave The Country

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, says doctors who feel they want to relocate in search of greener pastures are free to do so as the nation has enough medical personnel. Ngige said this on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Wednesday during his response to a question on[Read More…]

Africa’s Brain Drain: One Might Be ‘Forced’ To Leave Because of War And/Or Political Instability

Losing your doctors, engineers, professors and other skilled professionals can be detrimental to your country. Brain drain is a topic with which many countries deal. In a September open letter in Le Monde, the heads of 10 successful French start-ups pleaded with Silicon Valley expatriates to come back to a[Read More…]

“We Need Them In Africa,” – Atiku Laments Brain Drain Out of Africa

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has expressed concern over the current brain drain out of Africa, which results in the continent’s best and brightest taking their ambitions, intelligence and drive to other parts of the world, such the United Kingdom and America. “We need them in Africa,” he said. “We[Read More…]