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A prediction from a prophet in Lagos State, Prophet David Babalola, is stating that there will be an eminent revolution in Nigeria which will lead to the emergence of a young president from Edo State.

Speaking in his church, Babalola who is the General Overseer of His Presence Redemption Ministries Int'l, warned of impending tragic losses in the entertainment sector and cautioned that it was time Nollywood stars started to seek God in fervent prayers.

He predicted severe economic crisis, averted aviation disasters while there would be attacks on government officials including bomb explosions in Abuja and Kaduna.

COULD the inner circle members of former President Olusegun Obasanjo administration actually be under the delusion that they gave Nigeria a “Grand Epoch”? Really could the national misfortune that was the Obasanjo administration 1999 to 2007, by any means, be mistaken for a Golden Age? Mr. Nasir el-Rufai has been at such a game for a while, painting himself first and foremost as a superlative public servant who served creditably well. Then, from Kaduna city came another report about one top-notch in that administration, Mr. Nuhu Ribadu, comparing nothing but the sheer figures of the yearly budgets in pre-1966 Nigeria and now. He said, and many blindly applauded him for that inanity, that the then Northern Region Premier never had the trillions of today in his yearly budgets. That Premier, late Sir Ahmadu Bello, may have supervised

COULD the inner circle members of former President Olusegun Obasanjo administration actually be under the delusion that they gave Nigeria a “Grand Epoch”? Really could the national misfortune that was the Obasanjo administration 1999 to 2007, by any means, be mistaken for a Golden Age? Mr. Nasir el-Rufai has been at such a game for a while, painting himself first and foremost as a superlative public servant who served creditably well. Then, from Kaduna city came another report about one top-notch in that administration, Mr. Nuhu Ribadu, comparing nothing but the sheer figures of the yearly budgets in pre-1966 Nigeria and now. He said, and many blindly applauded him for that inanity, that the then Northern Region Premier never had the trillions of today in his yearly budgets. That Premier, late Sir Ahmadu Bello, may have supervised a good administration but the way to point that out has nothing to do with the billions of Naira in today's budget, unless of course, the speaker had taken the pains to tell us what those year's budget figures mean in today's Naira value. As he failed to do that, all he said was balderdash! For all we know, the thousands of Naira in Ribadu's monthly pension could make up a good part of the salary outlay of all the policemen in the Northern Region of those days.

As corruption grinds the Nigerian masses under the present administration, President Jonathan has lapsed into fantasy – to escape responsibility

With a pinch of native psychology, and a long hard look, any Jack can fairly tell the cross between denial and delusion: both ignore facts to grab whatever quickies any event can offer. And President Goodluck Jonathan’s soliloquies on national issues in recent times hint he’s been reeling in such reverie. Few weeks ago, the President shocked Nigerians during a graveside address at General Andrew Azzazi’s funeral in Bayelsa. “Corruption is not the cause of our problem [in Nigeria],” he told the mourners.

“When trouble sleep, Iyanga go wake am, na wetin him dey find. Palaver, he dey find Plalaver ego get-e o, Palaver, he go get-e o…”

THAT was the song blasting through my Smartphone's earpiece as I started the journey to the Kalakuta Museum; it used to be known as the Kalakuta Republic but was now a relic that showcases the life and times of the Nigerian music legend, activist and philosopher known to the world as Fela.

To many Nigerians, he is one of the greatest singer, activist, philosopher and an inspiration that saw beyond his time; little wonder he was known to them as the Egbami Eda, the great one.

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