Princess Olamma (Kay Samuel) is lonely and makes friends with some commoner girls Adugo and Udochi. Her parents at first encourage the fact that she wants to make new friends, that is until she insists on going out with her friends without her maids in tow. Her parents are concerned that harm may befall her without her maids to protect her. The Prince meets the Princess Olamma and her friends at the stream. He catches Olamma singing and falls for her voice, proposing almost immediately. Her friends are besieged with feelings of jealousy, in particular Adaugo. The question how far will she go to make the Prince drop the princess and notice her?
Mercy works for her mother’s company as do Angel and Irene. Mercy carries herself with class. A trait instilled in her by her mother. She always commands respect and refuses to be a plaything for men. The friends that she works with however are not so virtuous. Mercy takes exception with the way that Irene manipulates her lovers into financially supporting her; seeing it as immoral and deceptive. Irene feels judged and lashes back that she is simply surviving as she does not have a family to help her out when times are hard like Mercy does. Angel is more reserved but similar to Irene comes from an underprivileged background with a younger brother to support through university so when the chance comes to embark on an affair with Mercy’s father she does not hesitate to take the chance. Secrets are being kept and there are even more secrets to be found out.
Steve played by Vincent Opurum is a young man from a humble Eastern Nigerian background who is struggling to find work and so heads to Lagos in search of his destiny. His parents leave him with the blessing that he shall find a wife. He meets up with Bob, played by Leo Slaboh an old school pal who has hit it big in Lagos and takes him into his world. He soon finds himself working as a gigolo in order to survive as Bob does, alongside another friend Mark. They refer to themselves as Soldiers of Fortune. They take money from the “senior babes” to spend on the younger finer babes, as well as set themselves up in business, an escort service for older women. Steve ends up marrying an older woman Lizzy Douglas, played by Florence Onuma but the girlfriend of his past Rachel played by Uche Iwuji pops up to throw his cushy life into dissaray.
Jeanettes mother treats their home like a whore house. Men pass in and out and it is only a matter of time before she is laying on her deathbed dying of AIDS. Her father already dead, alnd having no siblings Jeanette is no and orphan. She has no family to speak of. Despite making a promise to her mother to be a “good girl” the cycle continues and Jeanette makes big money by becoming a prostitute in the city…