Mama (Patience Ozokwor) has arrived back in the village from America after visiting her daughter and puts on airs and graces as though she has been out of the country for decades rather than one year. On her return she does not contact her best friend or eldest daughter which leaves them resentful. Her friend Chinyere is envious of how she now parades around the village and despite smiling and joking with her spreads rumours around the village about how she is too proud of herself. She also starts putting pressure on her young daughters to find men to settle down with so she too can reap the benefits as Bridget has from her son in law.
Prince Derek played by Yul Edochie is heartbroken because the only woman that he ever loved got pregnant and died at childbirth. The circumstances surrounding the pregnancy are unknown. His kinsmen are demanding that he get married soon but it is the furthest thing from his mind. Chioma played by Mercy Johnson is married to a drunk who appears to be impotent. They are childless and both frustrated by it. Ogugua is Chioma’s 15 year old niece. She is being sexually abused by her father and soon her mother and aunt hatch a shocking plan that only adds trouble to the young girl’s condition.
Deaconess Charity played by Patience Ozokwor is a devout Christian who is bringing up her daughter Sandra played by Nuella Njubigo and niece Anukika played by Rachel Okonkwo in the same vein. She is very strict to the point of being overbearing and stifling, allowing the girls no freedom. After a fellow deaconess’s daughter dies after having an abortion she becomes obsessed in making sure that her daughters do not fall prey to any temptations. This means quoting bible verses at them constantly and accusing them of falling into sin without cause. Will she drive the girls away from her with her overbearing attitude?
Johnbull is a prince with mental health issues. He was in love with a girl who treated him badly in one way or another and as a result literally lost his sanity. He is staying in a hotel to get away from the pressures of his life. Kate works at the hotel where Johnbull is staying and Johnbull has taken a liking to her. She however is engaged to Frank who works at another hotel. Frank in the meantime is being accosted by an older lonely widow who wants him as a kept man. Both Kate and Frank are committed to each other but are finding it increasingly difficult to escape those that are after them.
Mercy and Anita are two girls from poor homes from the same village. They both gain admission to the same university and become roommates. Their relationship sours when Mercy’s jealousy gets the best of her. Mercy is holding a grudge because Anita has a boyfriend, and she does not. She does not like the fact that Fabian likes her friend and not her so she sets about spreading on campus that Anita has Asthma in a bid to stigmatise her.