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24 Apr
The Vice-Chancellor of Summit University, Offa, Kwara State, Prof. Abiodun Musa Aibinu, says if the private universities can rise up to the task, some of the major challenges
10 Mar
In order to address the current medical brain in the country, the President, National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (NPMCN), Dr. Akinsanya Osibogun,
6 Mar
The Minister of State for Health, Dr. Olorunnimbe Mamora, has reiterated Federal Government’s resolve to find a lasting solution to the brain drain syndrome that has plagued the health sector for many years. Speaking at the investiture of Professor Akinsanya Olayide Osibogun as the 22nd President of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, Mamora…
3 Mar
President, Healthcare Federation of Nigeria (HFN), Dr. Pamela Ajayi has described the current brain drain in the nation’s health sector as no issue, but a crisis that requires
29 Nov 2020
1974 When the federal Commissioner for Economic Development and Reconstruction, Prof. Adebayo Adedeji and his delegation embarked on a three‐week tour to US cities including New York, Washington, Chicago, Miami, Atlanta, and Los Angeles, his mission was simple: to convince Nigerians to return to their country to aid in economic development. O. Oche, the then…
26 Jul 2020
The President of the Commonwealth Medical Association and a former president, Nigeria Medical Association, Dr. Osahon Enabulele has urged governments at all levels
6 Feb 2020
In the wake of outbreaks of coronavirus and Lassa fever, medical experts have reiterated the need to set up infrastructures and employ a strategic approach
10 Nov 2019
Migration experts have called on the Federal Government to increase the retention rate of professionals to avoid brain drain and optimise brain gain in the country.
6 Nov 2019
Buhari has disclosed Federal Government’s plan to discuss with doctors and nurses on ways of retaining the nation’s skilled workforce trained at great expense to the state.
25 Jul 2019
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has said Nigerians who have another country to relocate to are free to do so. "Anybody who thought he has any other country than Nigeria, Goodbye," Buhari said. "We are determined to rehabilitate our country especially for our children and grand-children," the president added. Nigeria, with a teeming young population, has…
20 Mar 2019
The Nigerian economic boom of the 70s and 80s fueled by the discovery of oil made Nigeria a choice destination for many including the most prominent global technology companies at that time. The Nigerian currency was stable, and of high value, the country became a lucrative destination for economic migrants. We had an influx of Indian or Ghanaian teachers and lecturers in public secondary schools and universities. Our government could afford to pay them, and they helped us build our skills base.
22 Apr 2018
International migration first emerged as a major public health concern in the 1940s when many European professionals emigrated to the U.K. and U.S.A.  In the 1970s, the World Health Organisation (WHO) published a detailed 40-country study on the magnitude and flow of the health professionals.  According to this report, close to 90 per cent of…


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Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, dismissed a suit filed by the 36 states’ attorneys-general and the Nigeria Governors’ Forum challenging the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) from implementing its guidelines on local government spending. Justice Ekwo, who dismissed the suit for lacking in merit, held that upon studying the…
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The bodies of 14 people have been found washed up on a beach in Myanmar, police told AFP on Monday, with a local rescue group saying some were Rohingya attempting to reach Malaysia.
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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday conducted primary elections to elect candidates for the House of Representatives
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With ongoing talks about the sequel, "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever", it is uncertain how T'Challa, played by the late Chadwick Boseman will be portrayed in the expected film. However, numerous members of the team have spoken about how the sequel will respect Boseman's legacy. T'Challa will not be recast, nor will the character be digitally…
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Nigerian artiste Orezi has hinted at a collaboration with Grammy award-winning singer Wizkid.  The You Garrit singer hinted at an upcoming collaboration with Wizkid in a tweet shared on Sunday evening.  Orezi x Big Wiz — MR RAGGAMOFIN (@iamorezi) May 22, 2022 He tweeted, "Orezi x Big Wiz." Orezi's collaboration with Wizkid would not be the first…