The midnight prayer sessions was criticised by many Nigerians who think citizens invest too much time in praying than solving the problems of the nation.

Writing on her Instagram, actress Ini Edo encouraged her followers to join the one-hour prayer session, and as an incentive, she gave out free recharge cards to fans who were interested in the Instagram Live session. 

Omoni Oboli shared screenshots from her moments, showing other stars like Rita Dominic and Paul Okoye in the thread.

#HalleluyahChallenge was initiated by Gospel artiste and minister, Nathaniel Bassey, who started the challenge on Instagram with select group of Christians to hold throughout the month of June.

By the 12th night, it had won over 50,000 Instagrammers.