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Underage partying: Don't rush to grow up

Maryam Malikah returns with insightful advice on how we can protect underaged girls from male predators. Dia...


First 28 Days on PrEP: What To Expect

After making up his mind to try the medication last year, In 2018, Phumlani Kango decided this would be the year he continued with PrEP. Here is h...


Lessons Learned from the Villains of MTV Shuga

Adebola Aduwo takes an uncomfortable trip down memory lane as she remembers some of the characters we loved to hate on MTV Shuga. Looking ba...


16 Facts about HIV in Africa (In 2018)

Adebola Aduwo takes a look at the facts behind the HIV epidemic and its impact on Africa. When we think about HIV/AIDS in Afric...


Uzoamaka Anuinoh's tips for acing your #MTVShugaAudition

"It was nerve-wracking auditioning amongst hundreds of people but it was all worth it in the end." - Uzoamaka Anuinoh Hav...


MTV Shuga: Changing social norms and behaviors

Can television shows change how people think and act? In Nigeria, researchers evaluated the impact of MTV Shuga, a drama featuring education...


5 Reasons why we're excited for #AIDS2018

From the 23rd to the 27th of July, MTV Shuga and the MTV Staying Alive Foundation will be attending the 22nd International AIDS Conference. ...


#MTVShugaNaija: Lessons from our new characters

Adebola Aduwo summarises each of the lessons we learned from MTV Shuga Naija's new cast members. MTV Shuga Naija delivered another amazing c...


I was Once Frances

Mamello Sejake could really relate to Frances in Episode 5 of MTV Shuga Naija. I was once Frances. Between the ages of 14 and 18 years old, ...


PEP Talk: Emergency medication after HIV exposure

We briefly touched on PEP during Episode 8 of #MTVShugaNaija. Adebola Aduwo is here to teach us more about this emergency medication. In Epi...