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Beyonce And Jay Z' $1 Million Visit To Nigeria Funded From Bayelsa’s Poverty Alleviation Funds
Feb 20, 2013 - Beyonce And Jay Z' $1 Million Visit To Nigeria Funded From Bayelsa State’s Poverty Alleviation Funds SaharaReporters has uncovered a document indicating that a million dollars of Bayelsa State’s poverty alleviation fund was spent by then Governor Goodluck Jonathan on bringing American entertainers Beyonce and Jay Z to Nigeria in 2006. In a letter stamped and signed by Bayelsa officials, N150 million (approximately a million dollars in 2006) was released from the state’s poverty alleviation fund for the first ThisDay Music Festival in Lagos. The document came to light after a controversy was ignited over how