When a young medical student, Susan (Maria Kumba Gomez) arrived the UK to study with her sister, Maggie (Chioma Chukwuka-Akpotha), she never, in her wildest imagination, believed she could ever fall in love with a white man, until she is introduced to a dashing young guy, Dermot (Oliver Joliffe), by her sisterâ€™s boyfriend, Kachi (John Dumelo).They began a sizzling romantic relationship, until events of the past came calling; can they withstand the turbulence of deep-seated anger caused by the fake dealings and scams from past experiences? The Past Came Calling addresses issues of advanced free fraud (419), inter-racial relationship, juvenile delinquency and the effects of divorce on a child among others
A twenty-one year old adult, Tobi, bows to the dark side of gang pressure, and in a flash, a seemingly morally upright young man gets caught up in a web of violence, drugs, bloodshed, drugs, parental expectations, and conflicting voices in his head; and then a grave mistake occurs on the streets, which threatens his very existence. His brother, a handsome and outstanding lawyer is torn between loyalty to his dream firm, â€˜Lourdes & Myers;â€™ where he has now been employed and defending his brother on the other hand â€“ in a case where Tobiâ€™s life hangs in a balance. He must take a stand that would shake the proceedings to its very roots. The movie shines with a healthy blend of American and Nigerian cast. \\r\\n
Ties that Bind is a gripping movie that tells the story of Adobea, Buki and Theresa, three women from different walks of life bound together by a similar pain; the loss of a child. In a destined meeting in a small village in Kroboland, the women journey together to redemption, love, life and forgiveness as they renovate a dilapidated clinic for the villagers. Ties That Bind is an award-winning movie bringing together talent from Hollywood, Nollywood, and Gollywood.
The movie is based on a true New York story of a guy who got caught in a love triangle. He had his wife in Nigeria who was waiting to join him in the United States, at the same time keeping another relationship with another American girl. The relationship with the American lady has been on for a period of about three to four years. Fortunately for his wife and unfortunately for him, the wife won a Green Card Lottery and she decided to pay him a surprise visit on his birthday. Meanwhile the American, who is practically staying with him in his New York apartment was planning a big birthday for him on the same day and was going to use that opportunity to announce to him that she was carrying his baby. Few hours to the gig, the guy got a call which shows New York number. He picked it only to realize that his wife was the caller waiting for him to come and pick her at the JFK Airport.
Brilliant Cancer specialist Dr. Michael Durant is emotionally troubled, wrestling with the traumatic loss of his 10 year old daughter from Cancer. Immersing himself in his work in the hospital, away from his wife who blames him for their childâ€™s death, he forms an unlikely bond with a sick, loving, but rambunctious seven year old boy Sam, the son of a rich Jewish couple who are major contributors to the Hospitalâ€™s Cancer Research Fund. Unfortunately, Samâ€™s health deteriorates drastically, and soon, he slips into a coma, with only a few days to live. Dr. Durant becomes desperate, willing to risk anything to save the childâ€™s life. A surreptitious Nigerian Nurse convinces him to seek the help of Dr. Bello, an uncertified Nigerian Doctor, known in the Brooklyn-African underground as a miracle worker. Dr. Bello, an introvert with a controversial past, secretly visits the child at night and administers a strange African potion, replete with incantations and by the next morning, miraculously, the child begins to recover, the Cancer speeding into remission.The Hospital Medical Board immediately orders an investigation and soon the secret is revealed and Dr. Durant is suspended. Dr. Bello is arrested and charged with medical malpractice. Dr. Durant soon falls into depression after his wife leaves him. Meanwhile, Dr. Bello has fallen critically ill in jail and can only be saved by the ingestion of the same potion that can only be found in the mysterious â€œGarden of Life,â€ nestled on the peak of Nigeriaâ€™s sky mountains.
Tijani, gets involved in a street fight in which a boy is hurt, convinced that Tijani needs discipline, Teema; his mum decides to take him to the Gambia to live with her sister.\\r\\nOn their arrival in Banjul, Tijani encounters what he considers to be a simple apparition- a boy smiling at him in a mirror and vanishing afterward. However, seeing the same boy in a crowded street market the next day sets in motion a chain of events that culminates in him getting lost. While the panic-stricken Teema struggles with the Police Force to find her son in an intriguing game of survival brinkmanship, Tijani is left alone in the company of the enigmatic MIRROR BOY who is only visible to him. As a bruising spiritual rite of passage, the Mirror Boy takes Tijani on a magical journey through the dark belly of the forest.
Inale is the beautiful daughter of the great King Oche,of the Idoma people in Idomaland, Nigeria. Her beloved Odeh must win the wrestling tournament to win her hand in marriage. The village gathers for the ceremony only to find a stranger in their midst, that challenges not only the tradition of the village but the strength of Odeh and Inale\'s true loveThe Movie also tells the story of two communities, their trials and tribulations to maintain a peaceful co-existence. The movie inale is a fictional expression of a traditional history that seeks to mirror the story of modern Nigeria with the challenges of communal tensions and conflicts. Inale is also the story of true love, the kind that has been told through the ages of time past and to the present.
This suspense drama series is an intriguing tale of family, friendship, betrayal, conspiracy, love and vengeance. Our story follows the lives of several characters all connected to the island and its extremities in one way or another. The wealthy BOWEN-COLE familyâ€™s unclear history and hedonistic son FEMI, the wealthy and arrogant BAKO and ADEMOLA families which appear untouchable and oppressive. The BALOGUNs, once at the apex of society, now suffer a sad plight as the bread winner of the family sits semi-comatose waiting to die, leaving them bitter and vengeful over old rivalries. SADE COKER, a beautiful and ambitious girl living a self-determined life, faces her greatest challenge when it comes to choosing between love and loyalty. SEGUN ALABA, smart and street savvy, taking his destiny into his own hands he vows to gain money, power and respect on the island by all means necessary. The show derives its essence from the real experiences of Nigerian high-society and its excessive culture. Expect celebrity cameos, real Lagos city venues, events and lifestyle, tentatively playing on the border between reality and fiction.
The past never dies. Akan finds out that one phone call is about to shatter his serene lifestyle in the United States. Suddenly the past meets the future as he has to relive the violent experiences of his Nigerian past. His membership in a brotherhood is exposed as well as the reason he joins them and the reason he might be running. Inspired by true events, Grey Focus shocks the viewer with its blatant exposure of an ever increasing phenomenon in Nigerian University campuses
Flower Girl is a romantic comedy in which a shy florist teams up with a movie star to push her lifelong boyfriend into proposing marriage.Kemi (26) works in her parentsâ€™ flower shop and she dreams of becoming one of the happy married couples she sees every day. Her long time lawyer boyfriend Umar (28) has promised to marry her when he gets a promotion, but she is growing increasingly impatient. Still living with her embarrassing parents, she spends her nights in her room, planning the wedding she hopes to have some day.Then comes the day she has been waiting for. Umar has got the promotion! However, when she arrives expecting a big proposal, he breaks up with her instead. Devastated, she goes on a delivery and unable to see where she is going through the tears of grief, she is hit by a car. The driver turns out to be Tunde Kulani, the famous Nollywood movie star.While Tunde tends to her wounds, she breaks down and confesses her dilemma. Tunde offers to help get Umar to propose. They devise a plan. They will pretend to be a couple to make Umar jealous and get him back proposing on his knees.
Riva is an operator, a man with charm and ambition in equal measure. Kinshasa is an inviting place. With petrol in short supply in DRC\'s capital, he and his sidekick pursue a plot to get hold of a secret cache - barrels of fuel they can sell for a huge profit. Of course they\'re not the only ones who want the stuff. Cesar is a ruthless, sharply dressed foreigner thriving in Kinshasa\'s lawless streets.A female military officer joins the fray. Even the church will betray its tenets for a piece of the action. But Riva\'s main nemesis is Azor, a crime boss in the classic style: big, decadent and brutal. He\'s not a man to mess with, but his girlfriend, Nora, may just be the most seductive woman in all of DRC. Riva catches sight of her dancing at a nightclub and it\'s not long before Nora matches the fuel cache as a coveted object of his lust.
Akin and Mary meet for the first time at an airport where they accidentally bump into each other and mistakenly swap their identical phones. This leads to a destination mix up after they receive one another\'s text regarding a travel destination. Consequently, Akin ends up travelling to where Mary is supposed to go and vice versa. Neither knows about the swap until they have reached their opposite destinations and \"the phone\" stops ringing (In Mary\'s case) and \"Won\'t stop ringing\" (In Akins\'s case). As a result of the phone swap, they agree to help carry out each other\'s missions, armed with the information and data on each other\'s phone. But it\'s not as easy as they both think as new obstacles and complications rise at every turn as they both struggle to adapt to their alien environment and situation. Mary has to walk in Akins shoes and represent him in a company meeting while Akin has to represent Mary in her the family meeting. This they do with hilarious results.
Tells the true story of Sade, a young Nigerian medical student in Kiev, who dreams of becoming a singer. She finds a way to overcome her many challenges, with perseverance, confidence in her own talent and the love and support of Denis, the sincere and good natured Ukrainian.
Tells the story of a young Nigerian student in Nigeria, who dreams of becoming a righteous leader but he soon finds that the journey is further than imagined
They must together fight for what they believe in or forever lose their hope of a happy life together
A married Nigerian couple, Joyce and Paul Unanga, living undocumented in the United States, has been ordered to leave the country by U.S. immigration. They decide that they will leave, but only after Joyce, who is five months pregnant, delivers her baby in the United States to guarantee automatic U.S. citizenship for their child. Thusly ignoring the deportation order, the couple goes into hiding. When Paul is caught and deported, leaving Joyce to fend for herself, she struggles on her own to survive. Bureaucracy keeps getting in the way of Joyce achieving her goal and just as she is about to give up hope, she meets Susan, a married freelance writer who offers to help in the form of safe, free accommodation until the baby is born. With the help of her newfound friend, Joyce sets out to make the â€˜American Dreamâ€™ come true for her unborn child.
IJE: The Journey tells the story of two sisters with unbreakable bonds of loyalty and the power of the human spirit. When Anya, the eldest of the two, vows to chase her dreams of glamour in the Hollywood Hills, her younger sister - Chioma - warns of her of the dark side of the American Dream. Now, years later, and in a world away from the life she knew, Anya is charged with the murder of three men, one of them her powerful husband. Chioma travels to her sister\'s side to battle not only a flawed justice system with the aid of a young and disillusioned attorney, but the very notion of \"truth\" as the cultural values of two worlds collide. Weaving a melodic and beautiful score through rich visuals in Los Angeles and flashbacks on location in Nigeria, IJE captures the viewer from the very first scene and delivers a powerful message through the moving conclusion.
The king is faced with a situation beyond the ordinary eye and he must consult with the elders both living and those gone ahead of him to find a solution.
This short film showcases the lifestyle of a typical Lagosian\'s 24 hours. The usual hustling and bustling that accompanies living in the little state that we call home.