Strength to Strength

Strength to Strength

Madam Juwase has two daughters. The eldest daughter Jane, is in love with Nick, a radio mechanic that she wants to marry. Her sister supports her decision to marry for love and they both try and convince their mother that Nick is a good man. Their mother is not interested in her daughter marrying Nick at all as she sees his status as being lowly. Even though he is an engineering graduate Madam looks down on him, declaring him unworthy. Jane soon gets pregnant for Nick, and since they are not allowed marry, she sees no other choice for herself but to have an abortion, against both Nick and the Doctor’s advice…

Coincidence

Coincidence

Mary and Kingsley are childhood sweethearts. Mary’s mother is not in favour of the relationship as Mary has been promised to another man. The family are indebted to him as he put Mary through school and takes care of the family’s financial needs. Their families are virtually at war with each other and so they make the decision to keep their relationship on the down low and start meeting each other late at night when no one will see them. The relationship is short lived as a series of events follows that changes the life course of all those involved.

Desperate Soul

Desperate Soul

Dillion and Benita have been married for 4 years but have not managed to have children despite both being checked by the doctors and found to be perfectly fertile. Dillion cannot bear the shame of childlessness any longer and so gives Benita and ultimatum. She has nine months to bear him a child or he will throw her out and bring in a new wife to carry out her wifely “duty.” She is in a tough situation because he has given her this ultimatum yet at the same time does not want to sleep with her? So how on earth is she meant to conceive a child?

Return to Me

Return to Me

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.

Dry My Tears

Dry My Tears

Susana is Esther’s “best friend”. Quotations must be used here as her actions don’t convey that of someone who is a best friend. Susana spreads the news of Esther’s miscarriage with glee declaring her a “witch” and a “ritualist.” She curses her to the point of calling her a gold digger and skin bleacher.

Crazy Landlord

Crazy Landlord

Okeke owns many properties in the village and he and his family use their positions of authority to exert terror, stealing people’s food and raising rent as and when they feel like.

Broken Ambition

Broken Ambition

Cassandra and Sandra are twins. Cassandra hates Sandra because she “digusts” her. Sandra had an accident in the past which we learn causes her to sometimes behave inappropriately. Cassandra even goes as far as to tell a friend that she feels to kill Sandra because she is so disgusted by her.

Act of Faith

Act of Faith

A couple, Uche the pastor and Lesley the pastor’s husband are hounded by the Lesley’s mother for “refusing to produce grandchildren.” One day armed robbers break into the home and Uche is raped. While at the hospital she is mute and not responding to anyone so the doctors suggest moving her to a psychiatric ward. Her mother is distraught and begs her to “pray herself out” of the situation.

Shock

Shock

A widow, Udoka lives with her two sons, alloy and Daniel in perfect harmony. Very soon her eldest son’s wife returns from Youth Service to join the family. They have long awaited her arrival and welcome her with open arms.

Women in Power

Women in Power

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.

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