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Mrs Ikuru Emerges 7th Largest FLP Distributor …As FLP Doles Out Cars, Awards

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Wife of Rivers State Deputy Governor, Dr Mina Ikuru, has been declared by Nigeria’s foremost wellness and networking marketing company, Forever Living Products Nigeria Limited, as its 7th highest distributor in Nigeria. She was recently decorated Sapphire Manager and also received a Soaring Eagle Manager Award plaque.

Speaking at the event, Managing Director of FLP Nigeria, Mr. Cornelius Tay, called on the Federal Government to review its environmental policies with a view to making the environment more conducive for the people, regretting that due to the absence of adequate regulations on industrial activities the environment is suffering.

“We must change the way we do things in this country. The government needs to look closer at the activities of industries and stop the emission of toxic substances into the atmosphere,” Mr. Tay stated, stressing that “FLP has come to the rescue with well-conceived and properly packaged anti-oxidants aimed at cleaning the human body system and ensuring a healthy life”.

He explained that the awards, cars, and prizes given are incentives aimed at motivating members of its network marketing system to achieve more and increase their returns on investment.

Mr. Tay urged Nigerians to take issues of their health seriously, pointing out that their lifestyles could make or mar their health, encouraging them to key into FLP’s multiple opportunities at ensuring a healthy life and boosting their economic wellbeing.

In her acceptance speech, Dr Mina Ikuru, says Nigerians should maintain healthy lifestyles and focus on being resourceful entrepreneurs that would touch people’s lives positively.

“We need to explore business opportunities that can help us reach out to people around us,” Dr Ikuru stated, noting that “the Forever Living opportunity has provided economic emancipation and empowerment for thousands of Nigerians and millions of people globally”.

She thanked Forever Living Products for the health benefits she and her family are enjoying today, disclosing that “becoming a member of the Forever Living family is one of the best decisions I have ever made,” explaining that three years into the business she is financially free, has qualified for 8 all-expenses-paid trips to 12 different countries, drives a brand new SUV, and owns a landed property and so many other benefits, all courtesy of Forever Living Products.

“Forever Living products is real” she asserted, encouraging everyone to tap into the opportunities provided by FLP network marketing to gain financial freedom especially in this time of job scarcity, adding the opportunities are open to everyone.

Dr Ikuru emphasized that the preventive and curative benefits as well as antioxidant properties of FLP’s products are amazing.

Also at the prize giving event, 5 brand new cars, awards and recognitions were given to hard-working and productive distributors and new members of the millionaires club. 270 Nigerians are being sponsored on an all expenses paid trip to the 5-star Hilton Hawaiian Waikiki Beach Resort in Honolulu, Hawaii from April 21 to 29 while 233 other Nigerians will travel to Italy in May.

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60 -Year – Old Man Commits Suicide After Assaulting Daughter

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A sixty-year-old man (name withheld) has committed suicide after he was caught having sex with his biological daughter of 17 years old.
The incident occurred at Amaigbo in Nwangele Local Government Area of Imo State recently.
Report reaching The Tide, said the man denied when the news was making the rounds that he was having affair with his daughter for some years.
The Tide learnt that after his denial, the community set a close watch on him and set a surveillance on.
The cat was let out of the bag, when after about one week of his denial, he was caught on top of his daughter, having carnal knowledge of her.
According to the report, the members of his community descended on him and gave him thorough beating and stripped him naked and he was taken to the palace of the traditional ruler of the community, where they performed certain rituals to appease the land.
Apparently worried about the stigma and scandal involved, he decided to commit suicide to avoid the embarrassment he might face from the community.
When the sad news reached the wife of the man who was already in the market, out of shame, she decided to abscond.
When contacted on phone, the Imo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Abutu Yaro said that such report had not reached his table, adding that he would find out later. 

By: Joe Nwachukwu, Owerri

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Women Now Drink As Much As Men

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Research shows women suffer health consequences of alcohol liver disease, heart disease and cancer more quickly than men and even at lower levels of consumption. 
Researchers worry the long-term effects of the Covid-19 pandemic could amplify the rise in alcohol and mental health concerns among young women.
For nearly a century, women have been closing the gender gap in alcohol consumption, binge-drinking and alcohol use disorder. What was previously a 3-1 ratio for risky drinking habits in men versus women is closer to 1-to-1 globally, a 2016 analysis of several studies suggested.
And the latest U.S. data from 2019 shows that women in their teens and early 20s reported drinking and getting drunk at higher rates than their male peers in some cases for the first time since researchers began measuring such behavior.
This trend parallels the rise in mental health concerns among young women, and researchers worry the long-term effects of the Covid-19 pandemic could amplify both patterns.
“It’s not only that we’re seeing women drinking more, but that they’re really being affected by this physically and mental health-wise,” said Dawn Sugarman, a research psychologist at McLean Hospital in Massachusetts who has studied addiction in women.
Research shows women suffer health consequences of alcohol liver disease, heart disease and cancer more quickly than men and even at lower levels .
Perhaps most concerning is that the rising gender equality in alcohol use doesn’t extend to the recognition or treatment of alcohol disorders, Sugarman said. So even as some women drink more, they’re often less likely to get the help they need.
Although the gender gap in alcohol consumption is narrowing among all ages, the reasons differ. For people over 26, women are increasing their alcohol consumption faster than men. Among teens and young adults, however, there’s an overall decline in drinking. The decline is simply slower for women.
That may sound like progress, said Aaron White, a senior scientific adviser at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. But it may indicate larger underlying issues.
“We have a real concern that while there might be fewer people drinking, many of those who are drinking might be doing so specifically to try to cope,” White said. “And that is problematic.”
Research suggests that people who drink to cope as opposed to drinking for pleasure have a higher risk of developing alcohol-use disorder. And while every individual’s reasons for drinking are different, studies have found women are more likely to drink to cope than men.
From Kaiser Health.com.

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Woman Sells Two Daughters For N300,000 In Ogun

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A 35-year-old housewife, Blessing Agoro, has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command for allegedly selling her two daughters, Semilore Agoro (four), and Deborah Agoro (two).
The suspect was arrested, following a report lodged at Redeemed Camp Divisional Police Headquarters by her husband, Oluwaseyi Agoro.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi disclosed this in a statement, yesterday.
Oyeyemi said the husband reported that when he returned from travelling last Tuesday he couldn’t find his two daughters.
The PPRO said, “The man stated further that all efforts to make his wife tell him the whereabouts of the children proved abortive, hence his report.
“Upon the report, the DPO Redeemed Camp division, CSP Alabi Akinjide, detailed his detectives to apprehend the suspect, who had already been with the camp’s code of conduct department.
“On interrogation, the suspect explained to the police that her husband left home for the past two years, and while he was away, she found it difficult to cater for the two children with her other two children she had for another man.
“She stated further that while she was contemplating on what to do, one Kolawole Imoleayo introduced her to a couple in Port Harcourt who was in need of children. She sold the two daughters to the couple at the rate of N300,000.
“Her confession led to the arrest of the said intermediary, Kolawole Imoleayo. They are both assisting the police in their investigation.”
The Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, has ordered the transfer of the suspects to the Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCID) for discreet investigation.
Oyeyemi added that Ajogun directed that the children must be rescued and brought back to their parents as soon as possible.

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