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Drifting of Nigerian nurses to ‘rich countries’ raises concern by global nurses body

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Carlos Osorio. The Omicron-fuelled wave of COVID-19 infections has led wealthy countries to intensify their recruitment of nurses from poorer parts of the world, including Nigeria, worsening dire staffing shortages in overstretched workforces there, the International Council of Nurses said. Sickness, burnout and staff departures amid surging Omicron cases have driven absentee rates Read More…

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Lessons In Joe Biden’s Appointments of Nigerians

Reading Time: 3 minutes THE United States President, Joe Biden’s appointment of three young Nigerians into his cabinet is replete with lessons, not just for Nigeria, but for the entire African continent. Biden first appointed 39-year-old Adewale Adeyemo, who was the first President of the Obama Foundation, as United States Deputy Secretary of the Treasury. Next, Biden appointed 26-year-old Read More…