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HIV/AIDS: Stuck in stigma

The poverty factor, which is supposed to have pushed women into commercial sex whether formally or informally, is responsible for the ever increasing share of women in the virus prevalence share (from 58% in 2005 to 61.5% today of women). And while the number of women using female condoms has increased significantly, it has not improved the figures any.

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First time out: (4)

Nnamdi, (48), Artiste, contracted STD on his first time out. But was he deterred? Find out below as he tells his story:
My first experience as a young man was with a prostitute. Though at the time, I didn’t know that she was one. As a young chap, I was a trouble shooting, talkative and daring guy in thick lens glasses. I had a lot of wild friends too and was very smooth with the ladies.

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Rating our league refs

The commendation seems to corroborate the impression expressed by football analysts during the just concluded season. As I stated in one of my previous write-ups for this column, I can assure that there has been a sustained drive for good refereeing in Nigeria over recent years fuelled by well-coordinated development programme by the NFF.

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A People kidnapped

KIDNAPPING was an occasional crime. Usually, it involved the hypnotisation or enticement of a kid. So parents, guardians and teachers taught children not to talk to strangers or accept gifts. Occasionally, adults also fell victim usually through hypnosis which is a science.

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The CBN’s list of infamy

YOU’VE no doubt seen it by now. Perhaps you’ve turned the names over and over again in your mind and have finally committed them to memory. And you sure should, and even consider yourself privileged to have seen this day in which you were given a sneak preview, just a peep really, at the faces of Nigeria’s problem children.

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First time out: (3)

It was when he got up for the next guy to take his turn that they discovered the bed was covered in blood! Shit! One of them screamed. She is a virgin, cried another; as if they were rehearsing a script. Frantically, they pulled me up and one of them threw me a towel while another went about packing the bed sheets from the bed.

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A perspective on Obama and Clinton African policy (2)

CHAPTER 2 of the 1999 Constitution captioned “Fundamental Objectives and Directive Principles of State Policy” puts in bold relief the arguments that are being made. Section 13 clearly states: “It shall be the duty and responsibility of all organs of government and of all authorities and persons, exercising legislative, executive, or judicial powers to conform
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How to spend N800m in one week

Bonuses and Allowances – This is a no-go area. In fact you may have to pay this money in advance for players to know how serious you are. If, for whatever reason, things are not going too well at half time, it is from this budget that members of the PTF are expected to draw from when they run into the dressing room to increase the bonus from $10,000 to $20,000 each.

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