MENACE OF UNEMPLOYMENT AND INTERNATIONAL LABOUR MIGRATION: CHALLENGES IN NIGERIA

Authors

  • Dr. Nworgu, Kelechi Godson
  • Dr. Collins Okechukwu Amadi

Keywords:

unemployment, labour, migration, migrants, challenges, prospects

Abstract

Unemployment is the condition where workable individuals are unable to find job. The condition and its impacts have led to increase in the number of applicants leaving the country to search for survival in foreign countries. The paper explored the menace of unemployment and international migration: challenges and prospects. There are two research objectives which include to evaluate the challenges of unemployment in Nigeria and to ascertain the determinants to the rise in the number of migrants from Nigeria to Europe. The descriptive and theoretical approaches were utilized as data used were derived from secondary sources. The findings revealed that majority of youths, workable men and women are unable to find jobs in country and most of these applicants have subscribed to find jobs in foreign countries, and this given rise to the number of individuals leaving the country. Based on these findings, the study recommends among others that Government should address the issues of policies that are economically unfavourable to companies that have left the country, and put in place attractive policies that will compel foreign investors to move into the country and Government should encourage public private partnership business among key investors in the country with lesser taxation.

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Published

2024-04-27

How to Cite

Kelechi Godson , D. N., & Okechukwu Amadi, D. C. . (2024). MENACE OF UNEMPLOYMENT AND INTERNATIONAL LABOUR MIGRATION: CHALLENGES IN NIGERIA. BW Academic Journal. Retrieved from https://bwjournal.org/index.php/bsjournal/article/view/1861