Nigeria does not have a brain drain problem

Episode 138 October 26, 2022 00:40:11
Nigeria does not have a brain drain problem
Techpoint Africa Podcast
Nigeria does not have a brain drain problem

Oct 26 2022 | 00:40:11


Hosted By

Emmanuel Paul Oluwanifemi Kolawole Chimgozirim Nwokoma

Show Notes

Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast, our Senior Editor, Oluwanifemi Kolawole speaks with Olawale Osoba, Economist and Management Consultant, to discuss the recent trend of emigration by Nigerian talents.

The discussion addresses the question "is there a brain drain problem in Nigeria" and is the first in a series.

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00:00 - Intro

03:33 - We meet Olawale

04:36 - Nigerian companies have global competition for labour

06:43 - Is this the employer's fault?

09:53 - People are leaving, but people are coming in

13:51 - Why people are leaving

21:41 - Nigeria is not unfit to live in

23:39 - The different sides of the problem 

28:05 - The problem and the solution

This episode was produced by Ogheneruemu Oneyibo and Gracious Sede

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