Comprehensive Sex Education In Schools

What is Comprehensive Sexuality Education? Comprehensive sexuality education is a curriculum-based process of teaching and learning about the cognitive, emotional, physical and social aspects of sexuality. It aims to equip children and young people with knowledge, skills, attitudes and values that will empower them to realize their health, well-being and dignity; develop respectful social and […]

List Of Sex Enhancing Drugs In Nigeria

What are Sexual Performance Drugs? Prescription sexual performance medications treat erectile dysfunction or impotence. Common brand names of manpower drugs in Nigeria include Vega 100 tablet, Manix, Man G, Vira, Cialis, Levitra and Viagra. These vasodilators function by dilating blood vessels, making it easier to achieve an erection. What do Sexual Performance Drugs look like?      […]

Postpill vs Postinor 2

Oral contraceptives (birth control pills) are medications that prevent pregnancy. They are one method of birth control. Oral contraceptives are hormonal preparations that may contain one combinations of the hormones estrogen and progestin or progestin alone. Combinations of estrogen and progestin prevent pregnancy by inhibiting the release of the hormones luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle […]

Postpill: Everything You Should Know

What is Postpill? Postpill is emergency contraception that helps prevent pregnancy after birth control failure or unprotected sex. It is a backup method of preventing pregnancy and should not be used as regular birth control. It contains 1.5mg Levonorgestrel (LNG) a synthetic progestogen similar to Progesterone used in contraception and hormone therapy.   What Postpill […]

Can I Take Postinor 2 Twice In A Week?

What Postinor-2 is used for? Postinor-2 is an emergency contraceptive only. Postinor-2 is not intended as a regular method of contraception. It is used to prevent pregnancy when taken within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse. It is estimated that Postinor-2 will prevent 85% of expected pregnancies. 95% of expected pregnancies will be prevented if taken […]

Best Condoms in Nigeria

According to the Society of Family Health, Nigerians use 400 million condoms yearly. Findings from a study conducted in the country revealed that condom is used both for prophylactic and family planning or pregnancy prevention purposes. It was also discovered that encumbering beliefs, adverse experience, gender-related fears and tensions among others militate against the wide usage of […]

The Importance of Family Planning In Nigeria

By Funke Fayehun Senior lecturer, University of Ibadan, University of Ibadan The importance of family planning in addressing a range of challenges in developing countries is now widely accepted. Family planning is a key factor in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. And getting it right can help countries in meeting related targets such as education, particularly for women […]