Tag: AIDS

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EditorDecember 13, 2017

[The Activism Blog] UNICEF: AIDS epidemic not yet over

At a time when the awareness and campaign against HIV and AIDS is on a low across the world especially ...

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ToluSeptember 7, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: The Lagos State Government is testing every Lagosian for HIV and here’s how it’s starting

As part of efforts to achieve the UNAIDS’ three-part target, the 90-90-90 initiative that aims to end the AIDS epidemic ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 23, 2017

HIV, cancer cure underway – Nobel laureate

A Nobel Laureate, Prof. Francoise Barre-Sinoussi, has said there are ongoing efforts to develop a universal cure for HIV and cancer. ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 29, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Not all men who have sex with men are gay…

Ever heard of the term gay-for-pay? What about MSM? People are slowly coming to terms with the fact that straight ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 16, 2017

YNaija Editorial: We hope Pres. Buhari and other African leaders are prepared for a Trump administration

Despite how prominently foreign policy issues feature in American politics and presidential campaigns, foreign policies as it concerns Africa is ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 1, 2016

The Thread: Do you know your HIV status? | #WorldAidsDay

Today is World Aids Day, and to mark the day, @Lade is asking people to recount their first HIV test experience. ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 1, 2016

Meet the Nigerian man who match-makes HIV patients looking for love

by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani ABUJA, August 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Sitting in his dimly-lit office in the Nigerian capital ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 21, 2016

How 7 federal health workers ‘stole $4m HIV fund’

Seven officials of the Federal Ministry of Health have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for allegedly diverting ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoMarch 16, 2015

Opinion: Towards the finish line of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria

by Adams Abonu It is remarkable that within the measured time frame of 2005-2013, Nigeria’s policies and actions have seen ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 5, 2014

Coca-Cola, RED Foundation partner to end mother-to-child HIV transmission

by Jewel Stephen As we mark the World AIDS Day with the theme “Getting to Zero” and a focus on ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 1, 2014

Coca-Cola invites Nigeria to “share the sound of an AIDS free generation” and support (RED)

by Jewel Stephen The Coca-Cola Company in partnership with (RED), invites all Nigerians to join efforts to help end mother-to-child ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 8, 2014

“We should all be feminists“: Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Fungai Machirori ( @fungaijustbeing )

by Francesca Uriri When translated into English from Zimbabwe’s Shona language, ‘Fungai’ means ‘think,’ and that is primarily what Fungai ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 10, 2014

HIV positive Pastor admits to having sex with members of congregation

by Damilola Jagun Pastor Juan Demetrius McFarland, of the ‘Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church’ in Montgomery, in Alabama, has confessed that he slept with ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 9, 2014

OJ Simpson contracts HIV in prison, has four weeks to live

by Temitope Onitiju American footballer player and broadcaster, O.J Simpson, who is serving a 33-year jail term, is believed to ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 21, 2014

“No one is talking HIV anymore! No one is using condoms anymore” – on #WeekendGroove with Damilola Jagun

by Damilola Jagun “The conversation has subsided and the world hasn’t stopped.” “The usage has decreased significantly and we are ...

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June 2, 2014

What’s your motive? 5 reasons why people have casual sex

by Alexander Churchill     It’s a familiar scene: a thriving nightlife, a club or maybe a wine bar where ...

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April 9, 2014

Don’t do it! 10 things you should NEVER share

by Huffington Post Turns out that disgust may be a pretty good indicator of smart hygiene habits. A growing body ...

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April 2, 2014

Opinion: On the march again… waiting for Mr. President

by Ose Oyamendan-Eimakhu And, every time I want to run to a corner and cry. I want to cry because ...

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March 14, 2014

Good news: After-sex vaginal gel protecting women against HIV developed

by Akan Ido Scientists appear to have inched closer to discovering the cure for the dreaded killer disease HIV with ...

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February 25, 2014

Demola Rewaju: Excuse me, but why is Fela on the Centenary Award list?

by Demola Rewaju If private bodies and individuals love Fela and eulogise him, it is acceptable but as a state, ...

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February 8, 2014

Woman hacked husband to death with a machete out of fear he would give her AIDS

by Oge Okonkwo A Rwandan woman hacked her husband to death with a machete for fear that he would infect her ...

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February 7, 2014

Opinion: Africa is a begging continent

by Olúfémi Táíwò Then, to my utter shock and chagrin, I found that since independence, Africa has, for the most ...

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January 24, 2014

Deadlier than AIDS: Scientists discover new STD that kills within days

by Oge Okonkwo There are reports that a new STD superbug has emerged and according to experts is more deadly ...

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December 27, 2013

Good news: Researchers discover wonder drug which may prevent AIDS

Research led by scientists at the Gladstone Institutes, San Fransisco, United States has identified the precise chain of molecular events ...

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December 25, 2013

‘Please reconsider me’: Deposed Deji of Akure writes 18-page letter to Mimiko

by ‘Jola Sotubo Following the death of the Deji of Akure, Adebiyi Adesida on November 30 after only 3 years ...

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December 6, 2013

Mandela is in hell-fire? Well that’s what these “Christians” say | Read why

by Jim Solouki and Martin Baker The blog Creation Science Study is clearly not joining the mass adulation over the ...

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December 1, 2013

“I lost my dad & MOM to HIV”: Afrobeat star, Seun Kuti opens up on #RubbinMinds

by Tutu Akinlabi Seun Kuti, son of late music maestro, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti was a guest on Y!TV’s Rubbin’ Minds today. ...

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November 29, 2013

Paul Washington Uduk: Now, I’m definitely HIV positive ( 30 days, 30 voices)

by Paul Washington Uduk  “He felt his skin grow cold and begged his soul to leave his body but it ...

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November 16, 2013

The Veil of Silence: TIERs for a society against sexual discrimination (WATCH)

by Akan Ido The human rights movement in Nigeria has undergone a lot of changes in the past few decades. ...

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November 9, 2013

Undisputed truth: Mike Tyson reveals details of his sex sessions in prison and more in autobiography

Mike Tyson was having so much sex with female prison visitors and a prison drug counselor during his three year ...

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