Akaeze (Artus Frank) the Prince of Utonkon, Benue State is obsessed with Erimma (Nuella Njubigbo), the most beautiful woman in the community and wants to marry her. She however is not in the slightest bit interested in him, siting his filthy habits such as nose picking, spitting and incessant itching as the reasons why she would never agree to be his wife. Unperturbed Akaeze is determined and concocts a plan with his uncle to push Erimma’s father into being indebted to him so that he will have no choice but to offer up his daughter as a bride or go to prison. It remains to be seen if the plan will work.
An unhappy queen (Eka Aribia) begs a peasant widow (Tonto Dikeh) to marry her husband, the King (John Dumelo) and set her free from a loveless marriage, but then the widow’s husband Chike (Sam Dede) comes back from the dead. We see two men battling for love and ego and two women each wanting to run away to a place of love and peace.
Frank played by Kenneth Okonkwo has an affinity for mgbeke girls. Kenneth meets Kadeisha (Ejine Okoroafor) selling oranges on the roadside and immediately falls for her buying her a phone on first meeting, after which she agrees to follow him to his house and “become his girlfriend.” Their relationship comes to an abrupt halt when it comes to light that she has stolen things from his home despite his generosity. Despite his bad luck with mgbeke girls and his friend Mark’s (Abraham Nwodu) insistence that he goes for a classy educated girl, he is steadfast in his desire for them pursuing them relentlessly and without abandon.
Grace’s mother’s death throws her life into disarray. She is unable to return to school and complete her education as her uncle has stolen all her mother’s savings and is encouraging her to take up a trade and get married instead. Unable to raise funds to continue her schooling she takes the opportunity to go with a family friend to Lagos with the promise of a living with and being educated by her sister’s family. Things are looking up, but how long will it last?
Tony played by Artus Frank is a recent graduate and his family in the village are very proud especially when he returns from the city looking like he is living large. The reality of the matter is that he goes to live in the city with his friend Harry played by Junior Pope, but despite applying for many jobs he cannot find anyone to hire him. It would appear that his credentials are so impressive that employers believe him to be overqualified. After much disappointment in his job search Tony gets involved in 419 and strikes it lucky. He comes back shortly afterwards to take his brother Chibuzor (Victor Okonkwo) and sister Ifeoma (Oby Udeogalanya) to join him.
Patience plays Madam Gold, also known around town as the MILLENIUM LADY. She is a married woman with 2 sons and a daughter who likes the finer things in life. She belittles her husband because he is not wealthy, despite the fact that he is the one that bought her the restaurant that she runs. Her goal in life appears to be to attain riches through her daughter Sandra. She does this by accepting money and gifts from Sandra’s prospective suitors knowing full well that she has no intention of marrying her to them. It is only when she messes about with the wrong man that she is forced into cleaning up her greedy act.
Ifeoma is a tomboy and dressing like and acting like a man is getting her into serious trouble at home. On one occasion she is beat up by a guy who sees her out with her sister Imelda. She bumps into this guy by accident and a fight ensues because he has been trying to toast Imelda and feels that Ifeoma is cockblocking. On another occasion their house is stoned by thugs and it appears to be Ifeoma’s fault, although that is never made clear why. Her mother becomes sick with stress and worry and so plans to marry her off as quickly as possible.
Lois is a member of a powerful women’s group called CWF which is led by Maureen. Lois has an aggressive approach with regards to injustices against women and wants to overtake Maureen’s leadership. Maureen, however is tired of the divisions within the group and stands down leaving the job open for Lois.