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?
Ben is a lawyer born and brought up in Black Town and currently on death row for multiple murder charges. Black Town in Ghana is a ghetto that has been neglected by the government The movie details Ben’s journey to prison. The story starts with Big Joe, a representative of a Russian Cocaine cartel that specialises in trafficking Cocaine from South America to Africa. Big Joe was Ben’s only client. When Big Joes money is stolen in a street robbery Black Town is thrown into disarray, everybody from common street thugs to the chief of police is trying to get their hands on the money for themselves.
Ben and Anita played by Nonso Diobi and Chika Ike respectively are exes who are reunited one day by a chance meeting in a restaurant. Ben is back from a long stay in the US, while in the meantime Anita has been married and widowed. Her husband died a mysterious death and she was blamed for it by his family. She however believes that the house that she lived in with her former husband, nicknamed House of Love was to blame as ever since then no one has lived there for more than two months before a death happening under mysterious circumstances. Ben was unaware of the house’s history and puts a down payment to rent the place.
Nneomma was raped as a child and the effects extend into her present day life, She is visited by many suitors seeking her hand in marriage but she refuses them all, scared to enter into any relationship with a man. Her family are at odds with what to do with her. They do not understand why she still behaves the way that she does seeing the rape as something she should have got over. Will she ever be able to have a normal healthy romantic relationship with a man?
In this village tradition dictates that men stay as home, clean and cook while women tap wine, pay a groom price and carry out libations to the Gods. The men are not happy and want amendments to the traditions as they feel hard done by and know that things are not the same in other villages. There is a fear about fighting back as not only do they have the fearsome queen, Igwe Nneomma to contend with but also the wrath of the Gods. Will the men ever get what they want?
Sam and Mercy are happily married but have fallen financially on hard times. One night Sam reluctantly gives a woman called Nneka whose car has broken down on a dangerous road, a lift. He gives her his card and she contacts him at a later date. At first Sam is delighted as Nneka offers to connect him to the right influential people that can help him revive his business. She appears to be an angel but it is not long before her devilish ways are exposed.
Ikenna and Judith live in the same village and are childhood sweethearts. They are split up physically for the first time when Ikenna follows Judith’s aunt to Lagos to go and make some money. Judith’s mother is happy that he has gone as she has a long standing feud with his mother. In his absence she tries to put her daughter off Ikennaby telling her that she has been abandoned and trying to encourage her to see other men.