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Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 reportes in Nigeria

Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 70 in Lagos 7 in FCT 3 in Katsina 3 in Akwa Ibom 1 in Jigawa 1 in Bauchi 1 in Borno As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 170 Deaths: 21

Battle Of The Sexes (Part 2) by Stella Damasus

   I was so glad when I got so many messages and feedback from the last article Battle Of The Sexes. So, by popular demand, I am doing a conclusion to that.     One of the first things we need to know is that men are not the way they are because they just want to drive women crazy. They have been trained from childhood to behave in a certain way. This makes it difficult for them to be as intimate as you want them to be.    Parents of newborn male babies tend to describe their sons as firmer, larger more alert and stronger, etc.    Parents of new born female babies describe their daughters as adorable, softer, smaller, prettier and more delicate.    They tend to place more demands on little boys , expecting them to be more responsible and take more risks.   Boys are pushed to be independent earlier and faster.   Parents offer less comfort to boys than girls when the child is frightened or injured, and they give boys greater freedom at an earlier age.    Boys are encouraged to control

Battle Of The Sexes by Stella Damasus

    If there is a battle that has never been won, ended or understood, it is the battle of the sexes.   I was sitting with a group of friends at Soul Lounge and one of my male friends made a statement that got us laughing. He said: “Why do we have to be in relationships when we know they never work? The ones that last are with a lot of pain and struggle, mostly pretence.”     When he said that, I realised that everybody nodded in agreement. That really made me sad because love and relationships are supposed to be the sweetest and greatest things we should enjoy. As the conversation continued, I asked him why he said that, and the answer he gave was: “Women are from Venus and men are from Mars; they are two totally different species, so I don’t know how they are expected to co-exist successfully.”   This became the most interesting topic of the night. I know that this argument has been on for a very long time without accurate answers and solutions.    A lot of authors, therapists, doc