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Sunday, February 24, 2013

President Jonathan spent poor people money on Beyonce and Jay Z?

What President Goodluck Jonathan did as the Governor of Bayelsa is coming back to haunt him - 7 years later! Bayelsa state was one of the major sponsors of the Thisday Music Festival which held in 2006 and featured Beyonce and Jay Z. According to new reports, President Jonathan as the governor of the state then spent $1million on the music festival.  

SaharaReports reported it four days ago (Read it HERE) that the money spent on the festival was from The Bayelsa State Poverty Alleviation fund. Hmmmm. Well, now the report has gone international. UK Daily Mail quoted Sahara Reporters in their report.

Continue to read the full report from UK Daily Mail...




Documents above from SaharaReporters

The Nigerian president spent $1million of aid money to entice international popstars such as Beyonce and Jay-Z to perform at a music festival in the poverty-stricken country, a media source reported.

A letter stamped and signed by Bayelsa State officials in 2006 revealed that President Goodluck Jonathan, then the Governor of the state, released 150million Nigerian Nairas from the state’s poverty alleviation fund for the inaugural ThisDay Music Festival in the city of Lagos in 2006, according to SaharaReporters.

The document surfaced after reality TV star Kim Kardashian was reportedly paid $500,000 (£329,695) for a fleeting appearance in Lagos last week, angering Nigerian commentators.

The Nigerian president spent $1million of aid money to entice international popstars such as Beyonce and Jay-Z to perform at a music festival in the poverty-stricken country, a media source reported.

A letter stamped and signed by Bayelsa State officials in 2006 revealed that President Goodluck Jonathan, then the Governor of the state, released 150million Nigerian Nairas from the state’s poverty alleviation fund for the inaugural ThisDay Music Festival in the city of Lagos in 2006, according to SaharaReporters.

The document surfaced after reality TV star Kim Kardashian was reportedly paid $500,000 (£329,695) for a fleeting appearance in Lagos last week, angering Nigerian commentators.

The authenticity of the letter has not been confirmed. It is not known whether the funds allegedly released by the government were paid to festival performers directly and if so, how much the performers received.

One source told SaharaReporters: ‘Mr Obaigbena often lines up financial bonanzas from numerous governors, ministers and other top government officials to finance his jamborees.’

At the bottom of the letter, a handwritten note allegedly signed by aides of then Governor Jonathan and the state’s accountant general says: ‘Release N150,000,000.00 (One hundred and fifty million naira) only to be drawn from the poverty alleviation subhead.’

The letter reads: ‘The music festival will bring the world’s top music icons to Nigeria and showcase the great news coming out of Nigeria.
‘Already several top music icons have signed on or are signing on.
‘They’ll tell the world through music that Nigeria’s time has come.’
The publisher added: ‘We invite you to partner with us as co-hosts of the festival.
‘With a total budget of $10 million, the co-host is expected to contribute a minimum of $2.5 million.’

There was also no indication that Beyonce and Jay Z were aware that their appearance was subsidised by the Nigerian state’s poverty alleviation fund, it was reported.

Missy Elliott, Busta Rhymes, Snoop Dogg and Ciara were also among performers at the 2006 festival.

Mr Obaigbena’s parent company Leaders & Company have produced other major events in Nigeria which have seen other American stars such as Usher, Rihanna and R Kelly perform since 2006. 

ThisDay Festival has also hosted former American President Bill Clinton and Lawrence Summers, the former economic adviser for the Obama office.
Tickets prices have often been too expensive for the average Nigerian with some costing tens of thousands of Nigerian Naira.

Go HERE to read from Sahara Reporters

151 comments:

African Sweetheart said...

For real?


http://africansweetheart.blogspot.co.uk/

Anonymous said...

Gbam!!! Like I said before, nobody holy pass!!!! U guys criticised d s##t outta Dare but look at what ur president Jona did!!! Its a million times worseee!!! I still bliv #500,000 is a reasonable amt for Kim K! U knw hw many hours journey she flew??? Na beans?! Abegi, nigerians should go and sit down if dey have nothin meaningful to say! Poverty alleviation fund!!! It's a shame!!! Bt den, dats d reality!!! So to all Dare's critics, I say if u dnt hv anythin else to say, shut d eff up!!! Ur President has done worse!!!

James said...

Jay Z and Beyonce are quite greedy. Both worth a combined total of about $800m but didn't have enough dignity to refuse $1m.

Jonathan is an imbecile. This is why this continent is poor

Anonymous said...

Linda go and sleep jo if they give u political appointment now won't u take abegi this was how abati used to castiage the goverment until he was silenced am not saying it is good o but what happens nxt

James said...

See that guy checking out Beyonce's boobs in the 2nd pic. ROFL.

Anonymous said...

Why isn't the heading about Rihanna? Every negative story must be linked to Beyonce. Idiots! DFPMO!

Anonymous said...

Rubbish talk. Why now? Elections drawing closer thus you hear all followed by series of deaths

Ice Princess said...

Hmmm! Sahara reporters again???

Ice Princess said...

On a lighter note, What is Nduka Obaigbena staring down at??!

BONARIO NNAGS said...

Av said it before,and if I may reiterate it.
Praying for tinz to change in Nigeria is a waste of energy.
pray for ur time to come.

~BONARIO~says so via NOKIA3310

Anonymous said...

LMFAOOOO. The Nigerian government is useless. Always have been. This is not shocking, not in the least.

Uche Okeke said...

Ok na.I hope Dame Patience knows about this o #No party can beat us# #PDP# #2015#

PRINCE JOBLESSˡᶤᶬᶤᵗᵉᵈ ᵉᵈᶤᵗᶤᵒᶰ said...

Wtf did I just read? Jonathan should get his act together. Why does he behave in such a manner? This is bullshit, spending the masses money on two stars who doesn't give a fuck about Nigeria? Why are black people so culpable and daft? They just act like they keep their brains in their asses. He should give us a detailed explanation on what really occurred.

Anonymous said...

pls while we are at it, lets remember he wasnt the president of nigeria at the time, he was only a governor...

Em Dee said...

Does he really give a flying fuck? He's going to send that his "plenty" man called okukpe to start giving useless explanations. Confused president

Em Dee said...

Does he really give a flying fuck? He's going to send that his "plenty" man called okukpe to start giving useless explanations. Confused president

Anonymous said...

I KNEW IT,NA WA O,THATS ALL I CAN SAY

Em Dee said...

Does he really give a flying fuck? He's going to send that his "plenty" man called okukpe to start giving useless explanations. Confused president

Em Dee said...

Does he really give a flying fuck? Dumb president

Anonymous said...

Who gives a fuck.

Anonymous said...

Wtf! wats dat? GEJ d worst governor/president, nigeria has eva produced. It must definitely hunt u

Anonymous said...

AMAZON,



BASTARD!!!!



times 10!!

Anonymous said...

Wtf! wats dat? GEJ d worst governor/president, nigeria has eva produced. It must definitely haunt u

md Zamani said...

Does he really give a flying fuck? He's going to send that his "plenty" man called okukpe to start giving useless explanations. Confused president

Anonymous said...

That's what happens when incompetent and insensitive people are at the helm of affairs.

IKB



md Zamani said...

Does he really give a flying fuck? He's going to send that his "plenty" man called okukpe to start giving useless explanations. Confused president

md Zamani said...

Does he really give a flying fuck? He's going to send that his "plenty" man called okukpe to start giving useless explanations. Confused president

Anonymous said...

Now why would any right thinking person spend such an amount just for a celebrity's presence??? This exposure won't make any difference though, it will soon be swept under the presidential carpet.. SMH

md Zamani said...

Does he really give a flying fuck? Dumb man

ALEX said...

Hmm.... Nawa 4 dt stupid country. Thank God say i don comot ooo, am just enjoying my life here in d United States.. God's Own country! The land of the free, and the home of the brave.

Anonymous said...

9ja pple where we dey go? D poor are suffering. By esther

Anonymous said...

Ogbiagbena where your eye dey go?

Adieu Nigeria said...

this country is doomed, wasting state money, sponsoring xtian and moslems to their so called holy land...this is craziness and dementia of the ruling class.

Anonymous said...

This issue is like beating a dead body,how many of those critics of GEJ will swear they have not doze out the similar amount at their various offices? do you how much OBJ quoted he spent during Queen Elizbert visit in Nigeria?Linda please your above this ..Get a life.

Anonymous said...

Toksyb: Hisssss*smh* o ya yin gan since 2006 u r just telling us now,rubbish

Anonymous said...

Great Insight once more into the evil going on in Nigeria. but once more, who will bear the brunt of this revelation? It is going to come, people murmur and complain about it and then greater evils are further committed. Nigeria scares me sometimes! yes, I know we will get better but at what pace? I recently moved home to establish my business but to be honest with every passing day, I consider relocating back to the UK where "things work"! And I can live a normal, peaceful probably not extravagant life!

Anonymous said...

Just can't get over the pic of nduka staring down beyonce's shirt. Hilarious. Truth be told, govt officials always sponsor these international acts, such was the case with kim k, thanks to Abuja connections by mrs alade.

Anonymous said...

I hate this kind of reporting. First off, Jay-Z and Beyonce were not the only artistes that came for the ThisDay Music Festival that year. Secondly, people are trying to make it look like the artists that came specifically asked for money from the Poverty Alleviation Fund. This is neither Jay-Z's nor Beyonce's fault. This is the fault of our stupid leaders. Let's not make this a hate campaign against Jay-Z and Beyonce, because it that happens, we are all going to miss the main issue here, which is that we have irresponsible leaders.

Chukwuma said...

It doesn't rain in Nigeria it pours.
A close interrogation would reveal that part of that money was syphoned but be that as it may, dede Jona and his rotweilers in d person of Abati and Okupe must begin to dance or learn to dance to this new rhythm. Chukwuma is out.

Anonymous said...

Linda all this government official are all Bastard. Spending our money any how God will punish them. Am crying right now because I can afford to pay my school fees. And u see them messing about with our money. Their generation will pay. I know I will make it. I will never lost my pride because I need to go to school. But all u government do what is right by us most of us are in pain over what u doing with our money.

Anonymous said...

dat na him way na. president Jonathan do things at the expense of d people just to make him look good to the international community. immagine him PAYING MONEY to CNN to tell the whole world dat nigerians now enjoy constant power supply.( beliving say we no go get light to watch am). Big liar... n a joke for president.
lad.....

Anonymous said...

Long story! Money was spent on a music festival not on Bey and Jay! Sahara reporters is just made up of a bunch of fools! Pls confirm your story!

Dear Daily mail, we are not poverty stricken! Useless report! Baseless!

ms bumbee said...

See as dis one dey ogle beyonce boobs. Ahan

me_chuks said...

I laugh in izon..... In other news pleaseeee!!!!

Anonymous said...

If this story is true I think mr GEJ need to be question by EFCC after his 4 years tenure as president.nothing is ever Good about GEJ, dey always get away with their stupid acts

Zubby Datlasgidiboy said...

Mr. President kindly come out and defend yourself, its really a careless act, how could you neglect your responsibilities to the poor.
Zubby
www.mykokoradio.com

Anonymous said...

Na 2much of moni dey wori d man,he acts like a fool mst tym,sori 2 say dat

THATMOGBEMOMENT said...

Jonathan,Jonathan,Jonathan.....how many times did I call your name?????.....I hope you are happy now,anyways,karma has different ways of visiting its customers...#enoughsaid

Anonymous said...

Hmmm......uncle jona e b lyk say God don start 2 dey open fowl yansh wit breeze truly nain is hidden unda d sun....yeye man

juganut said...

Asides d $1million, dis man wey cm dey skemp beyonce booby nko. Dis man na prince charming o! Lol

jamb utme 2013 said...

This is so sad, wow, i'm practically speechless!.
where the heck do SR get their news?

Nigeria University News

Joie said...

What a country!!!!! So so so so sad

Anonymous said...

Though GEJ is not a good leader and some African Leaders must learn that pleasing masses would be a bonus for them in this kind of situation bcos western world would use u and dumped u like they did to Saddam Hussein.

They will do anything to bastardize Jonathan regime and he himself is not doing good to earn any support.

Once a Muppet will always be a loser at the long run

portable me said...

hhhhmmm i reserve ma comment

Anonymous said...

Jonathan GOD brought you from nothing and propelled you to the highest seat in the land. IF YOU DO NOT DO RIGHT BY THE POOR PEOPLE TO WHOM YOU PROFESSED TO IDENTIFY WITH, HENCE, "I HAD NO SHOES" AND THEY VOTED FOR YOU MASSIVELY. GOD WILL NEVER FORGIVE YOU AND POSTERITY WILL JUDGE YOU.

Anonymous said...

Wow. Just. Wow.

Anonymous said...

Jonathan GOD brought you from nothing and propelled you to the highest seat in the land. IF YOU DO NOT DO RIGHT BY THE POOR PEOPLE TO WHOM YOU PROFESSED TO IDENTIFY WITH, HENCE, "I HAD NO SHOES" AND THEY VOTED FOR YOU MASSIVELY. GOD WILL NEVER FORGIVE YOU AND POSTERITY WILL JUDGE YOU.

Anonymous said...

Omo ale! When were are crying for help. My God will punish you.

Anonymous said...

Linda can u pls tell those Sahara whatever that we r not in any way poverty stricken? I went to UK last year and I equally saw d whites sleeping under d bridge. So there r poor people everywhere in the world. NIGERIA is not in any way a poverty stricken nation. Thank u.

Anonymous said...

Do Nigerians want to turn this country to north Korea? Very soon international artists will refuse coming to naija anytime invited and we will be left with terry G and Timaya to perform in entertainment shows.If the money wasn't paid to them, it will certainly end up in another politicians pocket so who are we kidding?

Alicia says... said...

You are like a chicken without its head right now

Anonymous said...

Please Nigerians, have u not wondered why nigerian news is always in the foreign media from one issue to the other this days. It's fishy.

Anonymous said...

GEJ na wa for u oo.

Anonymous said...

Meanwhile if dem giv Nduka Obiegbena bible to read,he go concentrate like that????...wetin he dey peep inside that woman shirt for??

Alicia says... said...

What do you expect when he was passing out brown envelopes. Lol

faspel said...

N500k is completely diff from $500k. Plz there's a huge diff. So even if Jona did worst, Dare is still not justified

Nnenna Onuoha said...

Linda post ♍γ̲̣̣̥ comment, ® u using it to get visa?

faspel said...

N500k is completely diff from $500k. Plz there's a huge diff. So even if Jona did worst, Dare is still not justified

faspel said...

N500k is completely diff from $500k. Plz there's a huge diff. So even if Jona did worst, Dare is still not justified

Anonymous said...

This is what you get when you have fools and corrupt people in government. Jonathan is a 'yam' head. And that Nduka Irabor, a waste pipe, just look at the way he was staring at Beyonce's breast. Foolish man, always running after women, that was why his lovely wife left him.

Pee said...

Sahara Reporters are always looking for smoke where there's no fire. Smh

www.peesayz.blogspot.com

RAMA said...

And it begins.. It seems APC has made their move..Lets hope what the first lady said about APC not being a threat is true..Then again I really dont care..Governor MIMIKO and LP still rules.

Anonymous said...

İ pray my dear country doesn't go broke before this man leaves that office, God is on the throne shaa!!!

CHINEDU EZEOMA DIKE said...

naijas biggest problem is dis attitude of impunity

Anonymous said...

Ahn ahn, did you drop your brain before or after reading the blog post? It did not say that they were PAID $1m rather, $1m was withdrawn from the poverty alleviation funds to serve as the govt quota in bringing the stars, as you can see, the budget was $10m. And even if the pay was $1m and cos they knew of the country's situation, they shld turn down their pay abi? Ode, shey you can work without getting paid? Or did they tell you it was a charity function. Mtchew!!!

wunmi said...

i really wonder if this government want Nigeria to progress. is there ever à concert to raise money for charity or for a good cause? I live in the uk and myself and a few other nigérians here are doing the little that wé can to help and give back to Nigeria by building a charity that supports the poor www.pathtopossibilities.co.uk and it seems the people in charge of the country are doing the opposite. all these numb nuts giving so much money to thèse celebs for pure entertianment pissed me off. Itsjust à BIG shame

★★PRINCE CHARMING™★★ said...

One phrase just says it all- MISPLACED PRIORITIES!! Smh @Nigeria!

Eze Chukwumereze said...

Remember he said he doesn't give a DAMN.So I am not surprised.Peeps whatever you do, next election shun pdp

Hillman said...

@anon10:25 it is so sad dat u have displayed ur ignorance thuss on the internet lucky 4 u ur under d umbrella of anonymity $500k isn't beans and easy to come by and this musst be what escalated d ticket prices 4 d show dey used her 2 attract people 4 d show and she didn't even stay up 2 an hour is dat sense????? If dey add up d skool fees of ll ur family members(nuclear and extended) it won't even reach $100 so pls stfu nd be smart

Anonymous said...

What is sad is that NEPA would not even have allowed the poor people watch the event from their small grainy tvs. Life is a bitch in Nigeria.

Anonymous said...

A beg why is the man on the right looking down her blouse.......

Anonymous said...

Disappointed in daily mail quoting Sahara reporters when everybody knows the stupid Sahara reporters is a political weapon. People be wise and filter what you read. Linda pls dnt join Sahara in spreading baseless stories. I read your blog cos you are different. Don't change this.

Olu of Atlanta said...

Eewoo! Look at a married Nigerian man starring lustfully at the breast of a married woman. Haba. Thank God this woman is not A Nigerian woman living in Nigeria. Imagine what this useless man will be doing to all married Nigerian women that he comes in contact with.
Haba. This man no get shame o. Sleeping with other men' wives because u get money. So pathetic. No respect for the institution called marriage. Anyway I don't blame these men, I blame the married women for giving up their pussies so easily because of money.

Anonymous said...

I can never be sorry to say dt GEJ is a disgrace to dis generation.u'll surely die like abacha. Stupid man with a senseless wife,dt is wot u get when u av a mumu as a wife, nonsense.imagine poor pple's money.God will judge u bonfu,big head GEJ. Mtcheewwwww.

Anonymous said...

Pple should think of what to say before posting jibrish here. For crying out loud Beyounce and Jay Z presence after perfornming to a huge crowd on stage 1m dollars, slot kim 500 dollars without even hosting the show as we were expecting.So dnt even compare the two.in as much as I dnt support the waste of public funds on the count of 1 to 10 with 10 being the worst gulping out 500k dollars for kim will stay at 10.Tommorow if Fashola becomes the president trust me sahara reporters will be paid to tell a story abt aw he gave kim 500k dollars to discredit him. So please Nigerians dnt be fooled.

Anonymous said...

That doesn't justify his action. He was a leader entrusted with funds 4lifting people out of poverty. Do you know how many nigerians could have been educated with it? Well Nigeria problem isn't also with govt. Same as some churches who collect special offerings and services from members for the building of universities and yet most members can't afford the fees.

Greenmomma

ORO said...

Keep queit...cos u r like dt u think everyone must b..there r still sm honest nd dedeicated pple.God will xpose everyone of ur kind..ole

ORO said...

Hahahahahahah

Anonymous said...

Gbam....I totally agree.

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Anonymous said...

Linda,Naija is in trouble,ws jst reading thru d comments n I discovered hw non-challant we nigerians hv bkom abt matas of Governace n resource mgt,I ws xpecting pple 2 b angry abt dis bt rada som of us r busy defending Jay-z n his wife when we were jst told dat money meant 4 poor pple in Bayelsa(one of d poorest states in Nigeria)ws spent 2 host a show dat poor pple couldn't afford 2 go to bkos of d exhorbitant gate-fee.I culdnt stop thinking 4 a mins if dis had happened in countries like US,UK or Germany. First of all,d govt official there goes 2 blogs like dis,read d pple's comments n dats wen dey get d chills dat send dem 2 resignation bt imagine dat GEJ comes 2 dis blog n reads our comments..he'll jst giggle 2 himself bkos we'r jst being d old generation nigerians.pls Saharareporters shuld dig up more documents bkos dats jst d proof som pple r waiting for.#Ugo

Ruby said...

Hmmmm!
I wonder where d priority of most of our leaders lie!
They shld bear in mind that they can't escape judgement.
'...man is destined to die once, and after that to face judgment'(Heb 9:27)

cara milano!!! said...

Make una farabale!!! Abusing Jona won't bring bak d money, so u guyz jst chill n go abt ur daily biznesses abeg! U ppl can like 2 crucify ds man 2much..hz only human o, sm ov u wd do worse if ur in hz shoes

jennifer ejionye said...

Well What he did was wrong. Taking money from the poverty alleviation funds. But the artist made sense. They performed. At least for what the money was worth. Kim Kadarshian is no celebrity as far as am concerned. She had no addition to the show. No dance or singing performance. She just spoke for a few seconds and got $500k for that???? hmmm

Anonymous said...

No matter how bad it is...some of us still believe in Nigeria. Its good to pray for your time too but...what if your time comes in an unsecured environment like Nigeria...how will you manage it?

Leen

Yomslaw said...

*Poverty Elevation*..............I laff taya

Anonymous said...

So na only beyonce and jay z perform abi?? Why are they using their names to sell headlines?? Haba that's my problem with journalists. At the rate you guys are no celeb will come here again because of all this nonsense. Clinton came people said crap...my people are slowly becoming rascists. If a black man (maybe jonathan) goes to US and americans complain that 'why do africans come here tobeg money' we'll shout oh they are rascists...but that's what we are doing....judge your leaders and leave the celebs alone....years ago when they didn't come y'all complained...now you still complain....
How much is $1m?? Obansanjo stole trillions why isn't he making headlines?????????????

Anonymous said...

Nduka wetin ur eye dey find?

Anonymous said...

So na only beyonce and jay z perform abi?? Why are they using their names to sell headlines?? Haba that's my problem with journalists. At the rate you guys are no celeb will come here again because of all this nonsense. Clinton came people said crap...my people are slowly becoming rascists. If a black man (maybe jonathan) goes to US and americans complain that 'why do africans come here tobeg money' we'll shout oh they are rascists...but that's what we are doing....judge your leaders and leave the celebs alone....years ago when they didn't come y'all complained...now you still complain....
How much is $1m?? Obansanjo stole trillions why isn't he making headlines?????????????

Anonymous said...

Who is dis mumu?how can u say kim is worth it over jayz n bey?re u silly?these re int music stars.dey stayed 4like 2or 3days.toured round d south,PERFORMED!it was der bey did our national anthem.n dis happened wat?7yrs ago,n dese sahara pple must b bored bcos dey shud no nothing will cum out of dis!abeg y is dat man lookin@bey's boobs like dat

jc yexy said...

God help us all.let's jess try to always help our country nd leaders in prayers.

Anonymous said...

What's all the fuss about? Chris brown was paid $1m as well. It's kim J's turn that everyone will start crying foul. I guess what everyone is saying is that we should stop binning international stars and use Juliet Ibrahim instead.

Anonymous said...

For u fools askin 4 Dare's head 4 payin Kim K $500k ... Did he force u to com for his concert? Am sure u dn't even kno d venue not 2 talk of attendin it. And callin Kim K a porn star, u guys ain't fair @ll cos all she did ws av sex wiv her boyfriend which is "child's play" wen compare to wat some of u do behind closed doors.....so free d girl. Lanre just used her 2 pull crowd n he did get dat. As 4 Oga Jonna: lips r sealed#GODISWATCHINGYOU#.....
...................................................................Annie

Anonymous said...

Nigeria and Nigerians = unsustainable lifestyle, clearly living above our means and trying to impress. We are not fair even to ourselves

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No matter what, I'v alwayz loved gudluck jonathan....But THIS??!!! No wayy! It was wicked of him to have done that! WOW

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Anonymous said...

Make un dey dere they talk about nduka.The man na correct man.This man wen dey owe banks and models and workers is celebrated in this country by thesame una.You know why i get the i million dollars?Jona na governor then now and nduka dey dig dorti for anybody.Na waooo i here sey Arise dey start on the 17 of march and Etisalat has given him 500 million for the show.
Only for naija nai im companies to sponsor fraud.Thank God for people like Linda and Sahara reporters if not we for don die for this country pass now.Linda you be my baby.How can nduka continues to defraud banks and the federal goverment.Arise uses government money to set up evrything.I think he should go pay people he is owing in south africa from thisday south africa,models both locally and internationally.This man has no shame but God dey.Karma karma karma what out .Linda baby me i wan marry you i beg naw.

Anonymous said...

It's well. Suffice me to say some of us just want to comment without thinking? How can we rain curses on our country and expect something different? What patriotism is in that Nigerian sojourner in USA, now so praising US and raining damnation on Nigeria?

I will say to him he's a gold digger and a coward. Such people will stay with you when all is well and will backbite against you when challenges come.

Anonymous said...

What did Dare do wrong? No one was forced to go for the show and he didn't get the $500,000 from public funds so why are we criticising him?

Anonymous said...

:s

Kanyinsoolaa said...

This is SAD... :(

I really don't care how much he gave but where he got it from. "Poverty alleviation"... See how people heap curses on their heads.
And because its nigeria, no action would be taken against him...

I weep for this country! Smh...

Anonymous said...

Linda, how much does it cost to advertise in ur blog? If leaders and company say there ticket is 2m per person why the beefing

Eliaza said...

TYPICAL OF OUR GOVERMENT. SQUADERING OUR ASSET AND RESOURCES. GOD WILL PUNISH THEM

Angela said...

From all indications & based on your comments on posts on this blog lately, it's very obvious that you're looking for CHEAP popularity on LIB. I'm sure u're quite aware that LIBers take note of 'bad-mouthers,' therefore, u've employed that technique just to gain popularity here. But guess what? You're only making a fool of ur useless self, & people cannot & will NEVER think of u as one of LIB 'major stars'. Borrow a clue from Prince Charming, Bonario & co, I'm sure they can teach you how they became popular on LIB without 'bad-mouthing.'

Anonymous said...

Why should she get a life when she has one? Awon oloriburuku ole abara papa! Linda did not write the story. Thunder fire all the supporters of office and political robbers in Nigeria.

Anonymous said...

ђã†̥ D̶̲̥̅̊Ơ̴̴̴̴̴̴͡ U̶̲̥̅̊ benefit from International artists ? Α̲̅πϑ a̶̲̥̅̊m̶̲̥̅̊ ashamed U̶̲̥̅̊ prefer our money τ̅☺ b̶̲̥̅̊ spent on International artists rather than our own Timaya n̶̲̥̅̊ Terry G. The fact Ȋ̝̊̅ƨ̣̇ Ȋ̝̊̅f money Ȋ̝̊̅ƨ̣̇ spent on our own artists or politicians, they @ least invest most ☀̤̣̈̇f the money here i̶̲̥̅̊n̶̲̥̅̊ Naija which bring employment n̶̲̥̅̊ food on people's table. International artists take money back τ̅☺ their countries, D̶̲̥̅̊☺Ω̴̩̩̩̥'t they ? Btw, ȋ̝̊̅ L♥√ τ̅☺ watch Wiz kid,9ice,Davido etc perform than all these InternationaL artists that D̶̲̥̅̊☺Ω̴̩̩̩̥'t contribute nothing τ̅☺ our country.

Anonymous said...

Bad product is an example of bad company. Daft President is a product of dumb citizens.

Marzzzz said...

What can I possibly do? I'm tired of complaining and wailing about dis country. God knws I'm tired! I need 2 do somthing. :'(

SAMUEL said...

Bayelsa State Government co-sponsored the event not Jonathan! How is it now a bad thing to sponsor an event in Nigeria? Do the Governor then know that the sponsorship will be to bring Jay-Z and Beyonce to Nigeria? Rumor mongers should leave Mr. President alone and face Civil Servants that have crippled and embezzled our commonwealth.

PRINCE JOBLESSˡᶤᶬᶤᵗᵉᵈ ᵉᵈᶤᵗᶤᵒᶰ said...

Angela, bitch are you an idiot? I didn't wanna reply that shit you typed until I saw 'major stars' wtf? Popularity on a blog? Bitch fuck off!! Your mates are winning Oscars you're here chatting bollocks!
I'm sure you live a miserable life down there in the slums of Nigeria. Asshole.

Anonymous said...

.................At least he succeeded in alleviating nduka obaigbena' s poverty. Is that not what the fund is meant for?

omoigberae emmanuel said...

Human its nt #500k o,its $500,000 dats equivalent to #75,000,000..pls read wel b4 u tlk..its jst senseless,na wa 4 Darey sha

Anonymous said...

Thank you! The only smart Nigerian in the whole of this blog!!!!! The rest being gullible.

Anonymous said...

What is this country turning into when the president would neglect the poor and fix all what they have and give it back τ̲̅ȍ the rich? This is really robin hood in reverse, I don't even think I would vote for him come 2015, refinery we don't have and we have fuel well all of use will say what we did on earth one by one

Anonymous said...

PRINCE JOBLESS PLEASE, SINCE U ARE JOBLESS, U CAN USE THE FREE TIME TO IMPROVE YOUR GRAMMAR.
"This is bullshit, spending the masses money on two stars who doesn't give a fuck about Nigeria?"

Anonymous said...

This one is for Jonathan, Obasanjo, Danjuma, IBB and their likes. You can accumulate as much as you want, treat Nigerians with impunity, but God's jugdement is PERFECT.

Anonymous said...

I feel soo sorry for u Alex or what ever u call urself.. It's obvious that ur stay in US isn't legal...ur coming here to boast about hw u don comot !! Dumb fuck oshi...i hope it won't be too late by d time u realize that u r just a fool..

Anonymous said...

Jonathan is a joke, imposed on Nigerians by Satanic Obasanjo.

Anonymous said...

During at least 10 Thisday concerts
Nduka of This days used money of Ibori to launder it through Central bank of Nigeria. It was all a wonderful money laundering affair. Since Ibori is in jail, have you seen any ThisDay concert. This message is sent by an insider!

Anonymous said...

What's your problem with Sahara Reporters?

@_JordanOfficial said...

wetin dat one dey look for beyonce chest! *smh*

Anonymous said...

@Anon 4:00 AM. There is NOTHING baseless about the report by Sahara Reporters. NOTHING whatsoever. Check yourself because you think you are smart.

Anonymous said...

Very tru

Anonymous said...

I am sorry for anybody who swallows every report from Sahara reporters.
Not defending Jonathan, but all I see here are mere stories..no authentic evidence and people are already raining abuses.

Anonymous said...

See where the useless ewus eyes are. That is why he is not thinking correctly. No luck!!

Anonymous said...

Dats what these gluttons do,we know!

Anonymous said...

Dats what these gluttons do,we know!

Anonymous said...

The guy Na fool u are one of those people Sango would start to kill soon.

Anonymous said...

U r a fool! Accept d truth let's find solutions mayb, nd jst mayb one day our country will b better... Sahara repoters aint lying, nd Dailymail have verified the story else dey wld nt have publishd it.

Slikky S said...

No b 2day wen it comes 2 Naija...

Anonymous said...

LOL! I'll bet this has finally come to light because of the ruckus about Kim Kardashian. Long live democracy! Long live freedom of speech! God bless social media

Angela said...

I pity ur life, 'jobless.' U're obviously a miserable being whom nothing good can come out of. Get a life dude!

Anonymous said...

Where is that rotten pig called Alice naa? Come and condemn Nduka naa. Stinky piss of shit!! Suck ma Dick!

TWITS said...

as if dat (misappropriation) neva do, see as nduka obaigbena dey stare at Bey's boobs (lust)..na wa o.

Anonymous said...

It was tinubu that paid for kim's appearance not dare. #gbam#

bee said...

only inside naija wen dem dey vex for d measly things instead of the billions dem they siphon....dem even use the money throw party,at least people enjoy the concert...what of the billions d country get? nobody dey talk of dat one...man still 100mil in naija we say sharp guy, anoda guy steal 50k we beat am die.who worse pass

Anonymous said...

No 500 000 is not a reasonable amount for Kim K if they agreed she would co-host the show. She did not co-host, so she is in breach of contract and that is called swindling people out of their money. But I guess NIgerians are ok with that seeing as illegality is the norm here. Those who attended the concert paid for tickets thinking Kim K would co-host, they deserve value for their money. As for the president taking money from poverty alleviation fund, I highly doubt Beyonce and Jay-Z knew where the money was coming from: believe it or not in other countries ppl are punished for wrong-doings. Beyonce and Jay-Z would not do such a thing and the american public would not be in uproar. Check out this blogpost, it talks about all this: http://gidiladyrantsalot.wordpress.com/2013/02/25/a-ranting-we-will-go-what-this-lady-ranter-has-to-say-about-kim-k-dareys-concert-and-mostly-the-need-for-more-ranting/

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All of you nigerians are so crazy.crazy demo,demonstration of craziness.In a country that hails the criminals.This man nduka is a blackmailer.Do you know how he got this day?Thisday Abacha money dey there.Babaginda it was to deal with the western part of nigeria's tribune.That is why the governor of lagos state returned his award thisday award.This man was ibori's money laundrer but guess what they still load him with money.We hear here his new bride is bello osagie the man that brought etisalat to nigeria former md of uba bank.Well, u see see this man wan run things with nduka.I no no sey na only nduka fit fool american president,british prime minister ,autralian priminister.This same man cannot never change that is why his lovely wife left him.I know this man because i have worked with him.

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