You didn't see Coronavirus
You didn't see second wave of Covid-19
You didn't see #EndSARS Protest
You didn't see first or and second recession
You didn't see Abba Kyari's demise
You didn't see Kaduna "near genocide"
You didn't see Kankara drama
You didn't see mindless lootings and faintings
You didn't even see Diego Maradona's death
You didn't see Donald Trump's trumping
You didn't even see Joe Biden's emergence
You didn't see the "trial" of America's democracy
Anyway, I must remind us that great and prosperous countries don't live or exist on or by prophecies...or mere wish of a better life.
Dubai was not built or developed by prophecy or prophecies. Same with Paris, Vienna, Geneva, Beijing, Zurich, Berlin, London, New York, Washington DC, Moscow, Jo'burg, Marrakesh or Cairo.
For prophecies of a good life to come to pass, they must be followed up by serious hardwork, great planning, sincerity, synergy of all potential advantages across board and bravery of speaking the truth for clear direction.
I am not against prophecies or clerics. I believe in true clerics or Prophets who are called by God to work for Him...and not those called by men to work for politics!
When clerics begin to predict....oh sorry pronounce or prophecy on election results and declaring winners even days before the elections are held then, we must be wary.
As we approach 2021...may God grant us the grace to be SPIRITUAL than being RELIGIOUS.
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Mr. Desmond Ekwueme is a renowned Nigerian journalist based in Lagos, Nigeria.