74-yr-old Agric minister, Nanono marries 18-yr-old in secret wedding

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, has married an 18-year-old school leaver in a secret wedding. Nanono, 74, reportedly tied the knot with the lady in a secret wedding attended by only three representatives of the septuagenarian groom on Saturday, in Jere town of Kaduna State. According to a family source who preferred anonymity, “The minister only assigned three people and warned them against disclosing the details of the marriage to people”. It was learnt that the bride, simply identified as Rakiya, has already settled in the…

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FG captures 5m farmers, targets more for subsidised fertilizer distribution

The Federal Government has said it has registered about 5 million smallholder farmers for easy distribution of subsidised fertilizers for maximum food production.   The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alh. Sabo Nanono, disclosed this yesterday, during a Consultative meeting with relevant stakeholders on the development of template for the administration of subsidy to the smallholder farmers on a sustainable basis.   He said the Ministry has developed and registered the database of smallholder farmers for easy targeting with the fertilizer subsidy support.  He further explained that the primary concern of…

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