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High Hiv Sero-Prevalence and Associated Sexual Behavioural Risk Factors Among University Students in Southeast Nigeria: Our Experiences From on-Campus Vct Centres

Uploaded by Kelechi Nworie

High HIV prevalence is still dominant and increasing among youths around the Globe. This as well may be attributed to the unquenchable desire of most youths towards engaging in sexual experiences. Hence, this research article confirms this claim by showing that students in a southeast University, Nigeria had high HIV prevalence and exhibited an alarming rate of sexuality. The report will prove useful for health policy making both at the university administration and national level. It can also serve as a model to aid HIV prevention and intervention strategies in Nigerian universities.

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Glow Like Moon With the Lady With Focus

EXPLORE FULL CONTENTS OF THIS BOOK TO LEARN MORE, BELOW SHOWS THE HIGHLIGHTS OF EACH CHAPTER: Chapter 1: Glow Like Moon (What Does It Mean For You To Glow Like Moon) Chapter 2: The Lady With Focus (What The lady with focus can offer to help you glow like Moon) Chapter 3: Inner Healing (Before you begin to live towards your aspirations, you must first be in a good relationship with yourself by aligning with your inner-mind) Chapter 4: Spirituality (After you align with yourself, you must strive to be in good terms with God, unless your enemies will never allow you to succeed in your aspirations) Chapter 5: Network, Connect & Relate (If God is on your side and Man is not there to help, how will you then succeed? You must connect with people you meet to succeed) Chapter 6: Power To Succeed (Anything the human mind can believe, the human mind can achieve; this is the Supreme Secret. You have the power to succeed and you must be positive about this fact) Chapter 7: Peace of Mind (“You mustn’t be rich or have connection to be great”. Wealth without inner peaceful mind is simply empty, keep calm and let your mind always be at peace because greatness does not come without peace of mind).

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Theoretical Basis of Demographic and Personality Variables in Principals’ Performance in the Management of Secondary Schools

Every activity becomes more intelligible if there is a statement that explains what it is all about and how it operates in human experience. Theories are used to explain certain concepts and phenomena in a given subject area. A theory is a formal statement of the rules or relation of variables which a subject of study is based on. It consists of ideas which are suggested to explain a fact or event.

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Diversity, Democratization and Future of the Nigerian State

It is very rare in contemporary era to find a country that is made up of only one ethnic group or nationality.

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A Survey of “Bullying Traits” as Perceived by Schooling Adolescents in Nigeria

Bullying is generally intentional aggressive behaviors. It can take the form of physical or verbal harassment and involves an imbalance of power (Lee, 2012).

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Reasons Why People From Developed Countries Dread Undderdocx

Uploaded by Nnaemezie Emeka

Research shows that poor governance, illiteracy, disease and lack of political will are the major factors hindering development. Our government need act now!

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Geoelectrical Investigation of Aquifer Problems in Gosa Area of Abuja, North Central, Nigeria

The study of aquifer problems in Gosa area of Abuja, North-central Nigeria, has been undertaken. Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria, is underlain by Precambrian basement rocks.

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An Experimental Investigation of the Passive Cooling of a Building Using Nighttime Radiant Cooling

An experimental study to determine the feasibility of using nocturnally cooled water for space cooling is presented.

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Empirical Models for Predicting Wind Potential for Wind Energy Applications in Rural Locations of Nigeria

In the present scenario of rapid depletion of conventional energy resources, one of the six renewable energy sources identified as being attractive for research and development is wind.

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Statistical Assessment of Average Global and Diffuse Solar Radiation on Horizontal Surfaces in Tropical Climate

Solar radiation is an electromagnetic radiation of varying wavelengths ranging from 10-6 μm (γ-rays) to 108 μm (radio waves) [1].

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Renewable Energy as a Climate Change Mitigation Strategy in Nigeria

Climate change is a global phenomenon that has remained a threat to development globally. It has been identified as one of the greatest challenges facing all nations, government, and People.

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Public Enterprises Management in Nigeria

Uploaded by Okechukwu Eme

PREFACE The book “Public Enterprises Management in Nigerian” has three parts with twenty-two chapters. In part, one we have defined the concept public enterprises, the origin of Public Enterprises, the justifications, objectives and reasons for the creation of public enterprises are enumerated and the criteria for identifying public enterprises were equally addressed. This part also discussed the classification of Public Enterprises based on Functions and Objectives. The Second part presents a brief history of public enterprises in Nigeria. We also discussed and drew the organisation structure of public enterprises; listed the sources of finance, staffing, control and accountability of public enterprises. Also we contend that the control functions of the key actors in the evaluation of public enterprises performance; enumerated performance measures of public enterprises and the problems of public enterprises in Sub Saharan Africa. This part concludes by positing that the success of public enterprises depends on the strict application of management principles and practices. There is no short cut to efficiency and effectiveness. The resort to sale of public enterprises confirms the fact that inefficient management cannot produce the desired results. The problems of public enterprises in Sub Saharan Africa should be addressed as a means of improving their performance. The concept of public enterprises as a developmental strategy cannot be overruled. However, the management of these enterprises in Sub Saharan Africa and in Nigeria in particular leaves much to be desired. The success of public enterprises in Nigeria is a function of the will of government. Part 3 exposes the student to the concept of privatization and commercialization of public enterprises. The forms, strategies, objectives, legal and institutional framework of privatization and commercialization are discussed. The reasons for the privatization and commercialization of public enterprises among which are poor performance of these enterprises are highlighted. This part also discusses privatization of public enterprises in the Sub Saharan Africa in general and Nigeria in particular. It listed the factors that led to the emergence of privatization; enumerated the modalities for privatization; listed and discussed the different types of privatization as well as explained the problems of privatization in Nigeria.

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