D-day! A DATE WITH THE GENERALS will be an awesome time of rubbing minds and
sharing fellowship. Music Ministers, Choir Members, Gospel Music lovers: This
conference is for you. Other speakers are: Evangelist (Dr.) Bola Are, Dr. Panam
Percy Paul, Evangelist Toun Soetan, Pastor Wale Adenuga. Please endeavour to
make it a date! Your lives will never remain the same again! God
Panam Percy Paul
A Nigerian gospel singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist whose
musical career spans 40 years. He was born to Major Paul Harley, an officer in
the Nigerian Army, and composer Paulina Paul Mokungah in 1957. Both of his
parents are of the Lutheran Church.
Paul’s kind of music is praise and worship styled in the feel of country music and African
high life. Panam Percy Paul started his musical career at age twenty while he was still in
school as an undergraduate in the Kaduna State Polytechnic. And while he was still
in the pursuit of his career, he got a job with Radio ELWA Christian
Communications as a production supervisor and engineer.
Apart from music, he has written a book titled “Bring Down the Glory” named after
his album “Bring Down the Glory”. He also has a college called the “Panam College
of Music Ministry” in Jos, Plateau state of Nigeria. His record label Panam
Music World also serves as an organization to assist the education of
Dr. Bola Are was born on the 1st of October into the family of Elder & Mrs.
T. A. Babayomi. She hails from Erio in Ekiti State Nigeria. She attended C.A.C
Primary School in Erio Ekiti and her Secondary School at C.A.C Grammar School
Efon Alaaye (Caposto). She also studied Accounting at Ibadan Polytechnic. She obtained her Doctorate degree in Music in July 1985 at St. John’s University, Missouri U.S.A.
Bola is brilliant and gifted. She started singing at the age of two and the
power of God was greatly upon her even from the incipient stage of her life.
She was brought up by four major prophets in Christ Apostolic Church – Apostle
Ayodele Babalola, Prophet Babajide, Prophet Akande and Prophet T.O. Obadare.
She spent most of her youthful time on the mountain and gets her inspiration
directly from the Holy Spirit. She founded Bola & Her Spiritual Singers in 1973 and produced her 1st musical album in August 1977 titled “Baba Ku’se.” She has seventy albums to her credit. She got married in 1977 to Pastor J.O. Are(of blessed memory), a banker and a
native of Owo in Ondo State. Bola Are has taken the gospel of Jesus Christ
across the world through her singing ministry. She is blessed with Children.
Pastor Wale Adenuga
Adenuga is best known for songwriting and leading worship. His songs like “Today
O, You alone are worthy Lord, It is you, Lord because of me” have become
favourite praise and worship songs in many churches the world over. His group,
Fountain of Praise which he heads has recorded several albums and that in concert with
renowned worship leaders such as Lenny Leblanc, Bob Fits and David Baroni.
Fountain of Praise also hosts Worship for Change concerts which has helped to
raise over $70,000 for orphans and children with special needs in Nigeria.
Currently, Wale pastors Jubilee Christian Centre, a parish of the Redeemed
Christian Church of God.
Mike Abdul has made his mark as a songwriter, singer and music producer. He has
either written, contributed to or sang in the following hits: Igwe, Kene Jesu,
Morire, Atobiju, So Good, So Worthy, Yin Baba, Kabio-o-si, This Fuji Thing,
Next Fuji Thing, Surulere, Your Majesty, Durotimi, Jenifa, E Gimme Money, No
Evil and eighty other songs. Mike has worked with several Nigerian based gospel and secular artists and producers including FLO, Wole Oni, Mr Daz, BOUQUI, SheyMan, Rotimi Akinfenwa, Helen Paul, K-solo, Obiwon, Blaque Jersey, Tim Godfrey, Nomoreloss, Dekunle Fuji, SammY-Young, 1stBon, MoniQue, Rooftop MCs, Midnight Crew, Rasqie and several fantastic others, making him the most featured Nigerian based gospel artist ever.
His work with Midnight Crew and other gospel music, has taken him to many
nations, enjoying several enviable platforms, media presence, awards and
recognition across borders. Michael’s solo debut album was released in December
2013 and has since received rave reviews. Many describe him as creative, even
he has this to say of himself, “I am made in Heaven, formed in the image
of THE ORACLE that created the earth and organized its complexities”.
Venue: NUT Pavillion, Plot 5B, NERDC Rd, Near events centre, Alausa, Ikeja.
Date: Saturday, July 25th