Ijeoma played by Charity “Cha Cha Eke” and her husband Thomas played by Dede One Day have been living in poverty for a long time. Things appear to be looking up when he is given a job interview in Lagos only for him not to be offered the job. It is after this misfortune that Ijeoma has had enough of the way in which they live and demands to be freed from the confines of the marriage. She flees to Lagos and dies in a car accident on the way. The movie really begins 9 years later when Thomas’ fortune has changed and he is now the rich guy. He is that guy that girls leave their poor husbands for.
Junior Pope is a Nigerian actor that hails from Ukehe, Enugu State Nigeria. He made his debut in Nollywood in 2007 alongside Aki and Paw Paw in Secret Adventure. Tchidi Chikere saw the talent in the young actor and gave him his first lead role as Ojadike in Deeper than Faces and from there he has been on the up and up. From a family of ten he was born and bred in Bamenda, Cameroon before moving to Nigeria to study accounting at University of Nigeria, Enugu campus.
This one is a story of forbidden love with a cultism and political backdrop. Both Edna (Eucharia Anunobi) and Alfred (Sam Dede) have both been promised the post of state governor by the current state governor. However they cannot both take the role and despite efforts to get them to see reason with each other neither will back down. Edna is affiliated with the Jungle Queens an all female deadly cult on campus while Alfred aligns himself with The Crocodiles a deadly male cult. The battle for the government post gets more and more gruesome with even more being at stake when the discovery is made that Sam’s son Milton (Mike Ezuruonye) and Edna’s daughter Barbara (Chioma Chukwuka) are dating and will not heed their parent’s advice to stay away from each other. How long will the battle rage and who will be the casualties?
Akamas played by John Okafor is wooing Felicia played by Queen Wokoma. She appears to be the perfect woman and Akamas is even the envy of his good friend Ebuka played by Junior Pope. Seeing their relationships makes junior want his own perfect woman. He wants to get married. However felicia isn’t the angel she appears to be and that soon becomes apparent when John loses his money in a bad deal and her attitude towards him changes completely. Ikenna played by Zubby Michael has just found out that he suffers from sickle cell anaemia and blames his parents for “bringing me into this world to suffer.” He becomes rebellious and violent towards his parents making their life a living hell.
Amaka Mustapha played by Omotola Jalade Ekeinde is a college girl hated by her roommates who accuse her of stealing from them. One day when they set upon her Goriola played by Artus Frank comes to her rescue and saves her from their wrath. It would seem that she is innocent and has been mistreated by her roommates however when he drops her back off home his wallet disappears. She really is a thief but the question is what drives this impulse? One minute she can be so pleasant and sweet and the next she is stealing anything that she can get her hands on.
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.
Nollywood Review: When Rebecca played by Tonto Dikeh is widowed by the death of her husband’s David, his family (especially his daughter Rose) blame her for his death to the point that she is taken to court for his death. On the last day of her trial a medical doctor steps in to give evidence to say that on the night her husband died she was in the care of his hospital. This is a blatant lie, she was not at his hospital on the night of ther husband’s death, he in fact found out about the case on the news and decided to come to her rescue producing false documents to prove her innocence. The question is why would he do that?
Nollywood Movie Review: Angolo girls tells the story of a bunch of prostitutes headed by the Baroness, played by Chika ike. We see all of their money grabbing, cheating shenanigans. Angolo, means Anglo, which means white. Their main aim is to snare white men, but in the process they will make do with any man that comes along. Stella Maris is married to a white man but brings in her Nigerian lover as a “driver” and sleeps with him willy nilly in her matrimonial home. Baroness explains Angolo to mean “Angolo is a white man who has soooo much money to spend in pounds and dollars.”
The King of Obodare (Kenneth Okonkwo) is looking for a wife and has sent his son that he had 14years old Santos (Ken Erics) the task of doing so. Santos meets Jenny (Tonto Dikeh) when she comes looking for a job at his company. She is with her friend Amuma (Ini Edo) and he invites them both to the palace with the intention of hooking up Jenny with his father. Nick (Junior Pope) is dating Princess (Eve Esin) but she is a raging alcoholic and he is fed up with her slobbish ways. He dumps her after a party where she attempts to make a pass at the king. In a side story Johnson has proposed to Jennifer numerous times but she is not interested.
Four siblings played by Ini Edo, Uche Jombo, John Paul Nwadike and Junior Pope Odonwodo are out of control, and show nothing but disrespect towards their parents. We see Amara come and meet a prospective suitor in front of her parents, drunk and making inappropriate gestures. Her sister Nkem returns from the United States hooked on cocaine and the two brothers behave like terrorists in the house, from selling their father’s car without his knowledge to raping the house help Ifunaya. Their parents have reached the end of their tether and vow that they will not accept the behaviour anymore, however it takes much more than that for change to happen.
Richard (Desmond Elliot) and Vivian (Oge Okoye) have been married for 5 years and despite wanting children have not managed to have any in this period. Vivian is a restless housewife that desires to go into business so that she can make big money like her friend Barbara (Halima Abubakar). Richard however is outraged that she wants to concentrate her efforts on anything other that producing a child, but eventually ends up giving into her demands and raises the upfront capital for her to open a boutique. Vivian’s greed becomes insatiable and that combined with Barbara’s bad influence threatens to rock the marriage.