On the 28th of June 2017, the Halleluyah Festival will commence. This would mark as the grand finale of the #OneHourHalleluyahChallenge movement. It all started on the 1st of June with men, women and children gathering in their various homes at midnight to sing songs of worship. And now the #OneHourHalleluyahChallenge is slowly coming to an end.

Today is the 20th day of the #OneHourHalleluyahChallenge and it has been a beautiful, emotional and exciting experience for many. Lives have been touched and what better way to celebrate the movement than a festival.


Nathaniel Bassey shared the news through his Instagram page today. The Halleluyah festival will take place at Glitz Event Centre, Lekki Lagos Nigeria and will begin at 10pm – 1am.

“ARE YOU READY? Halleluyah challenge which commenced the 1st of June, 2017 by Nathaniel Bassey is set to hold her final Halleluyah challenge by bringing worshippers and God lover together for 3hours to express how grateful they are to their maker.

Address – Glitz Event Centre.
Plot 2, Block 2, Okunde Blue Water Scheme, Off Remi Olowude Street, Lekki 2nd Roundabout (Marwa Busstop), Lekki, Lagos.

Detailed Description* – From Lekki/VI Tollgate, get to Lekki 2nd Roundabout (Marwa Busstop), by Pinnacle Petrol Station; turn right off the express road and drive straight down to the end of the Road and follow the road to the right (as it splits into left or right at the end of the road). Look out for The Ark Event Centre (on your right) and Vantage Beach Hotel (on your left). Glitz Event Centre is directly opposite the hotel and right next to The Ark Event Centre.

TIME: 10PM-1AM”

We have come a long way from the 31st of May 2017, when a Nigerian Gospel Music Artiste;Nathaniel Bassey chose to obey God’s instruction to begin a 30 day midnight praise challenge. We have truly come a long way and God has been Good! He has shown himself time and time again with thousands of testimonies to showcase his mercy.

All through these weeks, thousands have stood,sat and laid at different spots in their homes, in various countries with eyes glued to their phones, ipads and computer screens worshiping along side Nathaniel Bassey from 12am till 1am daily. An Hour set aside to give God sincere Worship and Praise.

Mind blowing Miracles have been taking place right from the beginning of the movement and the numbers have tripled as the days go by. Marriages healed, relationship with the Holyspirit restored, Women escaping fatal miscarriages and blessed with the fruit of the womb.

Students have experienced unusual favor from school authorities, thousands of jobless graduates have received employment JUST LIKE THAT! Many have testified of escaping fire incidents, various healings from chronic illnesses and many more overwhelming testimonies have taken place. SEE HERE to read more

By the 2nd week of the Halleluyah movement, the Instagram viewers had sky rocketed to over 50,000 thousand glued to their screens. That night, on the 12th of June was a night to remember with testimonies and declarations flying from left right and center all through the week. A notorious high profile kidnapper was arrested that week. SEE HERE to read more.

The whole of Nigeria seems to always be at the edge of their seats waiting anxiously for the clock to strike 12. Clubs were said to be getting empty by the minute and Nigerian celebrities began to troop in daily from the likes of Dbanj to Uche Jumbo.

Nobody was ready to miss out on the great revival happening. Nigerian actress Funke Akindele had a few words to share about the experience SEE HERE to read.

The Halleluyah movement also brought about phrases like; ‘OLOWOGBOGBORO‘, ‘JUST LIKE THAT‘ and ‘SUDDENLY.’ With the overwhelming testimonies coming in daily, the set man Nathaniel Bassey shared a post tagged: OLOWOGBOGBORO which means The One with a far reaching and outstretched arm and from there the phrase also went viral with thousands using the name as a reference point SEE HERE to read more.

In the midst of the OLOWOGBOGBORO buzz, Nathaniel Bassey went on to announce that a song was going to be released with the name; Olowogbogboro. SEE HERE for more details

In the course of this movement, a few critics from the likes of Joy Isi Bewaji a media mogul began to criticize the movement and Nathaniel had a few words to say in response to the negative statements made SEE HERE to read more.

Irregardless of all the critics and statements made, #OneHourHalleluyahChallenge went global, featuring on CNN’s African voices and the set man Nathaniel Bassey took to his Instagram to say a few words about it. SEE HERE for more details