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 partners Crown Flour Mill to Boost Local Wheat Production, Curb Importation

The Federal Government has taken a major step to expand Nigeria’s capacity in the production of wheat after it entered into a partnership with Crown Flour Mills.According to the government, the partnership is a deliberate attempt to reduce the influx of wheat importation and conserve the much-needed foreign exchange.The Minister of Agriculture, Alhaji Sabo Nanono revealed this and added that the Federal Ministry of Rural Development (FMARD) was making concerted efforts to ensure food security and create jobs in the agriculture sector.In a statement by FMARD, Nanono who played host…

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President Buhari urges Nigerians to pray for peace, unity

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to continue to pray for peace, unity and stability in the country. The president made the call in an address at the 70th anniversary of the Qaddriyya on Saturday in Kano. Buhari, represented by Alhaji Sabo Nanono, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, said the call was imperative to foster unity and address security challenges in the country. He enjoined the youth to avail themselves of the opportunities of agriculture and economic empowerment programmes initiated by the Federal Government to learn trades, become self-reliant…

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