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Tongues are Going to Wag! Presenting “Lekki Wives” – Watch the First Preview of the Explosive New TV Series



Lekki WivesAfter so much speculation, the first preview is finally here!

When we got word of a “Lekki Wives” TV series, many assumed that it would be a reality TV show similar to the “Real Housewives” and “Basketball Wives” franchises in the United States of America. Well, we can tell you that it is actually a scripted series but based on the preview, this has all the “guilty pleasure juiciness” of your favorite reality TV shows.
Find out more about “Lekki Wives” below.

“Lekki Wives” – The Synopsis
They move up the ladder in leaps and put the meal on the table…
They hop on and off countless beds and enjoy the upside of being trophy wives…
Now, they must together experience the price of change while finding ways to hold their own…

Here is how ThisDay’s pop culture columnist describes the lead charcters of “Lekki Wives” – The rich and domineering Miranda played by Adaora Ukoh, Lovette (Kiki Omeili) the carefree housewife who flees her poor home for greener pastures; the wannabe Uju (Catherine Obiang); Peace (Keira Hewatch) the ex-prostitute, and Cleopatra (Chinonso Young) the trophy wife.
Different homes, diverse experience, one location.

Lekki Wives 1Season 1 of “Lekki Wives” – Overview

  • In this season of Lekki Wives, We follow the lives and conditions of 5 women living and working in the “Highbrow” Lekki Axis
  • The women will portray very significant issues trending in Lekki and will bring to fore the very many troubles and lifestyles of Lekki residents

Starring Adaora Ukoh, Katherine Obiang, Chinonso Young, Kiki Omeili and Keira Hewatch. “Lekki Wives” is written, produced and directed by Blessing Effiom Egbe for B’Concept Production.

Check out the trailer below.


  1. Mimi

    January 11, 2013 at 10:58 am

    Nigerians for gods sake be original in something. anything. My goodness do yall have to always copy the west. So damn fake.

    • nana

      January 11, 2013 at 12:59 pm

      shut the – up. Its an intriguing idea and we all love trash tv anyways. so why the heck not?

    • Jia

      January 11, 2013 at 7:14 pm

      Women with natural hair! Beautiful! Unlike the trash a lot of you women wear on your iya lagos heads.

  2. purplepearl

    January 11, 2013 at 11:07 am

    Looks promising. Cant wait

  3. faderol

    January 11, 2013 at 11:11 am

    Nigerians wy do u have to copy d west in everything,where is thy originality lmao!i cant wait to watch AJEGUNLE BABES…..

    • e-bukun

      January 11, 2013 at 3:13 pm

      You know it’s a franchise like Idols, XX Got Talent etc. right? so not one country has an autonomy of it

    • Deedee

      January 12, 2013 at 8:37 pm


  4. i no send

    January 11, 2013 at 11:14 am

    ill watch

  5. Priscy

    January 11, 2013 at 11:16 am

    Can’t wait

  6. pynk

    January 11, 2013 at 11:40 am

    lmao what else they gonna tell folks? That half the people who live in the area have problems like all others? or that half of them married men who didnt have half what they thought they would have? Or the level of keeping up and fakeness prevalent? And before anyone goes up in arms, i live in VI!

  7. Princess

    January 11, 2013 at 12:03 pm

    Does any other person have a problem with the actresses used for the role cause I think they don’t fit the part except Keira

    • IHateBigots

      January 11, 2013 at 6:32 pm

      Why because they are bigger and dark skinned women? -!

    • Dee-USA

      January 11, 2013 at 7:08 pm

      Precisely, yes! And you don’t need to come about it in a bigoted way if you don’t know why the person said so. Maybe that was what she meant or maybe, like me, I’m thinking, ‘where are the waist-long Brazilian/Maylasian/Peruvian (insert all other forms that exist) weaves that is synonymous with the women there. As far as the darkened skin, well, in a sense that’s true as well (although it’s not as prevalent as the weaves epidemic yet.) It seems every other woman has a monthly supply of Egyptian milk or whatever. So I’m choosing to believe she meant it in a sarcastic way.

  8. The original Beebee

    January 11, 2013 at 12:07 pm

    @pynk…so if u live in VI, wat shd we do about dat?! *yimu*

    • Marock

      January 14, 2013 at 10:10 am

      I’m thinking more like living in VI is no guarantee that u are… u get me


    January 11, 2013 at 12:30 pm

    Hehe #interesting

  10. chuchu

    January 11, 2013 at 12:34 pm

    i cant w8. looks intersting

  11. pretty

    January 11, 2013 at 12:38 pm

    afi lekki wives,yaba wives nko

    • dolapo

      January 12, 2013 at 3:56 pm

      lmao. This crazy naija sef

  12. feyi A

    January 11, 2013 at 12:55 pm

    i throwey salute for suegbe things. this one pass me gan

  13. sofire

    January 11, 2013 at 1:06 pm

    i loveeeeeeee what im seeing, i cant wait wait to watch it…looks promising……which one is copy again folks, there is nothing new under the sun. even hollywood copy eachother..please when is this premiering

  14. brianna

    January 11, 2013 at 1:13 pm

    LMAO at ajegunle babes, it looks interesting,they just need to sort out hair,wardrobe and makeup.

  15. anonymous

    January 11, 2013 at 1:19 pm

    please!!!!!!!!first omotola n her lame show now LEKKI wives??how very unoriginal!!!!!1

    • signature

      January 11, 2013 at 2:16 pm

      as iiiiin i tire no be small…i know dat we want to progress in terms of entertainment but all this ingenuity and copy copy is not working at alll!

  16. Someone

    January 11, 2013 at 1:25 pm

    There is nothing wrong with copying but Nigeria is just fond of copying the wrong things.

    • Someone

      January 11, 2013 at 1:26 pm

      *Nigerians* are fond of copying the wrong things.

  17. Chloe-Amani

    January 11, 2013 at 1:32 pm

    Is this a joke? Gawsh! Guys get a grip on yourselves. SMH

  18. loo

    January 11, 2013 at 1:41 pm

    all those pple saying “must we copy everything” shhhhhh…. am sure you’re the same set of pple fighting for gay rights in nigeria, why can they not copy a show but can copy something else? pls keep quiet and enjoy it and if you don’t like it DSTV and co have a lot of other stations for you to watch

    • kunle

      January 11, 2013 at 3:18 pm

      With all sense of respect, I think you are inconsolably idiotic. That’s the paradox of allowing neonates access to the internet.

    • Dayo B

      January 11, 2013 at 3:45 pm

      And you have just made my year with your comment! Absolutely brilliant.

    • Debo

      January 11, 2013 at 9:33 pm

      Please Bella should put a Like button somewhere. You just made my night….

    • Ndidiamaka

      January 12, 2013 at 3:02 am

      Abi na ‘neophytes’ you been mean? How new born pikin go access internet na? Why you dey beef dem ni? Ogini? LOL.

    • AA

      January 13, 2013 at 2:48 pm

      Haha! Love your comment!!

  19. m.h

    January 11, 2013 at 2:02 pm

    hmmm! Naija follow follow! Wen d African American communities r complaining dat this shows r depicting d black women wrongly and degrading d black woman! We r still coping it! Thank God its a soap n nt a reality tv show…evrybody looking for the next big thing bt b creative don’t steal other ppl ideas..

  20. Person pikin

    January 11, 2013 at 2:04 pm

    Mehn their make up na die shaaa

    • Dee-USA

      January 11, 2013 at 7:17 pm

      My sentiments exactly. Everyone is a make up artist in Nigeria now. Very few have the pedigree to back it up.

  21. Drew

    January 11, 2013 at 2:21 pm

    hahhahahahhaha when I need a good laugh I come to BN. I know by all means something’s gonna make my day. Nigerians and your drama. Lololol Lekki what? Hmmm you people eh…..

  22. Passing Stranger

    January 11, 2013 at 2:22 pm

    Please will this be shown on Nollywood or something in UK so those of us in UK can watch it as well? Its looks interesting if the producers/directors can deliver on the hype they’ve created.

  23. Baba T aka T Baba

    January 11, 2013 at 2:22 pm

    I am speechless…..

  24. ruggy

    January 11, 2013 at 2:28 pm

    i cant wait for this series it would mad….

  25. Tongue are going to wag!

    January 11, 2013 at 2:30 pm

    For real!

  26. Shee

    January 11, 2013 at 2:40 pm

    lekki wives indeed, copycat is still the word. some people see something that’s wrong and they blindly say we shouldnt say anything. it is well, may God help Nigeria.

  27. nich

    January 11, 2013 at 2:46 pm

    must nigerians keep following all americans are doing?…………….there is no originality

  28. shola

    January 11, 2013 at 3:03 pm

    haters pleaseeeeeee stop!!! This preview is dope! Very classy and tight! I dont care if its a copy idea. Almost all the shows out there are the same but this is naija mhenn! love the chains on that dude with keira, cant wait. Welldone guys…

    • Peace

      January 12, 2013 at 3:18 am

      Im telling you. I think people just saw the title and bashed it. I dont think its bad at all.

  29. Anon

    January 11, 2013 at 3:10 pm

    I bet it’s art mimicking reality based on the real stories i hear about Lekki peeps.

    • chisco

      January 11, 2013 at 7:00 pm

      thankfully someone here gets it

  30. Shay shay

    January 11, 2013 at 3:10 pm

    Na wa for all the slap-slap shaaaa…lol see as dem dey troway slap anyhow

  31. Joan

    January 11, 2013 at 3:12 pm

    I want to see what this is about lol.

    But those saying they are copying the west, I only have two things to say:
    1. The other “Real Housewives of XYZ” that show on TV in the west all copied one another. Someone started it and more sprang up.
    2. It’s okay to copy their hairstyles (which includes buying their hair too, so we can look like them), makeup, mode of dressing, accents, but it’s not okay copy their TV productions that generate laughs for the audience & and income for the producers, right?

    • Jay

      January 14, 2013 at 10:21 am

      Well said!

  32. Inebaby

    January 11, 2013 at 3:24 pm

    Lolllll… can’t wait to watch! lol

  33. adenike

    January 11, 2013 at 3:30 pm

    Since it’s drama – I’ll watch. Though the picture quality is a bit off, I’ll be a bit encouraging. Good luck to them!

  34. obi-talk

    January 11, 2013 at 3:50 pm

    It looks too foreign. Bring it home, as in make it more Nigerian. Have a team of talented writers like tinsel does. If you write, produce and direct u ‘ll kill it someday. U need that inflow of creativity. the concept is good but make it as Nigerian as possible and it will be a win win!

    • omada

      January 11, 2013 at 10:22 pm

      which Tinsel? that dead show?

    • Frances

      January 27, 2014 at 7:07 am

      What Tinsel…infact the main issue with Tinsel is that there is no story line…every other thing may work for the show but I cant fathom the lack of continuity in characters and plot. Its also a bit out of touch with the Nigerian reality! This show looks promising and may give us jaded people something new to watch…

  35. lorenz

    January 11, 2013 at 4:25 pm

    mehn!! its just drama na. why so much arguments

  36. MEE

    January 11, 2013 at 4:27 pm

    Tanx joan,dats some good point,if u are a brazillian hair user n’oyibo makeup n’dress user running ur mouth about copy copy, just take several seats behind.

  37. Gidi Girl

    January 11, 2013 at 4:32 pm

    I’m sorrry but this looks like a BAD Nigerian movie…..the concept of reality TV for some reason is a flop in Naija and I think thats because we Nigerians know ourselves, once we know the camera is rolling we start acting! LOL

    • Ides of March

      January 11, 2013 at 8:02 pm

      I concur

  38. majo

    January 11, 2013 at 4:39 pm

    this thing is supreme razzness. is it meant to be a comedy??

  39. zoomzoomzoom

    January 11, 2013 at 4:47 pm

    I just love Catherine Edoho(Obiang),she is absolutely gorgeous!

  40. shola

    January 11, 2013 at 5:10 pm

    why do we have so many angry people on this site, why dont you wait and see what its all about before u start cursing. Beg Bella when are we expecting the real deal now

  41. Cindylee

    January 11, 2013 at 5:25 pm

    Abeg it looks interesting. will look out for it most def

  42. Someone

    January 11, 2013 at 5:39 pm

    And you wonder why moral values in Naija is decaying; seriously..

  43. Dee Lami

    January 11, 2013 at 6:01 pm

    You call the sho w ” Lekki Wives”…..and you now put kwekwe looking women on the show, is the producer trying to say that lekki wives are ugly looking babes dressed in cheap clothes.. cos i dont get it.. Loud makeup.. Mscheeeewwwww.! The Producer no try at all….

  44. Temilola

    January 11, 2013 at 6:11 pm

    Very interesting looking indeed, can’t wait to watch. Very well done, I’m loving keir,s character


    January 11, 2013 at 6:22 pm

    It seems like some girls are now tired of all them artificial hair. Good. Nothing like rocking your lovely Kinky African hair. Wish you the best on the show.

  46. Kemi

    January 11, 2013 at 6:31 pm

    pls Bella Naija…always put the link for us abroad to watch the show…am already a fan of Lekki Wives…No shaaking! I will watch :=) It looks classy from what I am seeing.

    • Response

      January 13, 2013 at 1:34 am

      Sorry lav, if they put a link for watching the show then what’s the essence of dstv market? It means you’re telling the people who pay to subscribe to dstv they are fools. Too bad, that’s how they’ll make their money, by your subscribing and not free view *wink

  47. Lekki co

    January 11, 2013 at 6:47 pm

    I live abroad but looking forward to this.

  48. Bolanle

    January 11, 2013 at 6:49 pm

    The show hasnt even started airing & see all the controversy its already generating. I agree with the person that said all them american “wives” franchise started by copying each other. If you have a problem with it, then by all means stop watching ‘idol’, ‘naija’s got talent’, ‘who wants to be a millionaire’ and others. Even Omotola’s started her own version of the ‘kadashians’..still laughing on that one. Abegi, can’t wait to watch this Lekki wives. For me, Kiki’s the one to watch. Saw one of her movies. Girl was on fire!

  49. chisco

    January 11, 2013 at 6:59 pm

    Again, I marvel at how people hurriedly comment without reading, even more worrisome is the possibility that you read the article but didnt understand that this is a scripted sitcom, not reality tv… So yes, you can bet your bottom dollar that they will be acting, thats what they are hired to do in a sitcom.

    • LOLS

      January 12, 2013 at 12:03 am

      God bless you Chisco! I’ve just been shaking my head at their uninformed comments. Its stated above SCRIPTED series..,. na wa!!!

    • i no send

      January 12, 2013 at 7:19 pm

      yes chisco is the only one that realises that THIS IS A SITCOM NOT A REALITY SHOW..PLS READ AND WATCH PROPERLY

  50. Evilicious

    January 11, 2013 at 7:06 pm

    I think the only thing here that is being copied is the title. Everything else is wack, but I’ll watch sha lol

  51. poshilla!

    January 11, 2013 at 8:36 pm


  52. FP

    January 11, 2013 at 8:41 pm

    Lol at copy..
    Who cares if it’s copied?!
    The bottom line is – DO IT WELL!
    Not sure about this show sha..
    The trailer certainly didn’t do it for me..

    • Evilicious

      January 12, 2013 at 1:11 am

      Too poor!

  53. Love

    January 11, 2013 at 8:41 pm

    Thank you o my people!i tire for all these copy copy!cant naija be original?i love my country,I support my people,I love progress but I won’t be watching !till all u copycats be original,I will keep watching E!

  54. CEO

    January 11, 2013 at 8:50 pm

    Im sorry but who are these low lives? Nonsense!

  55. Winny

    January 11, 2013 at 10:18 pm

    Copy, copy you all commented, the English language you all used to leave these comments is it a Nigerian language. Enemies of progress, misery loves company. Losers will always tear others down to find joy yet it eludes them.

  56. omada

    January 11, 2013 at 10:24 pm

    the only person i’m interested in watching is Keira.

  57. HABBA

    January 11, 2013 at 11:16 pm

    can they find betta actresses? no self respecting lekki woman would have this Arikobey hair cut that these women have. these ladies look like housewives of Iyaba!

  58. Bola

    January 12, 2013 at 12:03 am

    How can you tell if the show is original if you haven’t watched it??? There are several American movies and series that make use of the caption ‘wife’, ‘wives’ or ‘housewives’, yet you don’t hear dem screaming blue murder!!! Have u guys not heard of ‘Desperate housewives’ or Football Wives or Army wives, all successful american series??? The synopsis of the show is as original as it gets, unless you guys can’t read and that is a crying shame. all the best tho. It sounds promising.

  59. Titi

    January 12, 2013 at 12:21 am

    Is it just me or was there a lesbian theme? The two ladies in bed together? We’re really opening our minds sha

  60. wiklo

    January 12, 2013 at 1:57 am

    any viewer discretion warning because i think i heard/saw some curse words / raunchy sexual acts going on – moral of the story, hope parents would not lazily let their kids gather round to watch it like it’s village headmaster o!. just like the franchise here in the states some love Housewives’ series (me) while others think it’s crappy – bottom line, two sides to a coin.

  61. GEJ

    January 12, 2013 at 2:31 am

    Interesting…can’t wait…

  62. ant

    January 12, 2013 at 3:13 am

    very wack looking! don’t mind too much that it’s copy copy but please add some class to it. haba! the make up and clothes are hurtful to my eyes.

  63. Rider

    January 12, 2013 at 4:18 am

    There’s nothing wrong with copying. And there is nothing wrong with wanting your country to create an original show. Chill out. Everyone is due to their own opinions, right? Creative people seek to be originators not immitators.

  64. Diaspora Chic

    January 12, 2013 at 6:24 am

    I hear you can watch it on

  65. esin

    January 12, 2013 at 7:17 am

    the peron who called those actors lowlife is himself/herself an angry lowlife being…it takes one to know one..such rudeness emanating from lowlife faceless people themselves. get a grip. if you dont like it, dont watch it…i will…for those who say its a copy, blessingegbe has tweeted somethings about the copy issue, she also said it will be available online next week, cant wait.

  66. esin

    January 12, 2013 at 7:18 am


  67. ZM

    January 12, 2013 at 9:30 am

    I am so gonna be watching it!!!! so excited 🙂

  68. Lynn

    January 12, 2013 at 1:29 pm

    hhmm…why do we always like to bash our own? We never appreciate our own. Little wonder the Nazerites did not recieve much from esus cos to them he was just that carpenter’s son they have always known. I particularly would love to watch this series; I love what I have just seen. When people say Nigerians copy the West, ehen…what is wrong with that? Fake it till you make it. Even the Western world still copied from others; and don’t forget it took them a veryyyyyyyy (notice how many “y”s in the very) long time for them to get to where they are. The difference between us and them is just a matter of time. Have a lil faith in your country jor…Army wives, despereate housewives, LEKKI WIVES. Naija rocks

  69. Bamie

    January 12, 2013 at 1:41 pm

    Lol….she’s talking about her EX and stupid toasters

  70. Olufunmi

    January 12, 2013 at 5:04 pm

    😀 Lekki Wives…. LOL… let’s wait n see 🙂

  71. Adeola

    January 12, 2013 at 10:26 pm

    We as Nigerians maybe fond of copying, but hey…..if it looks good, it’s worth watching compared to some others that are just waste of time. Anything for entertainment nowadays.

  72. anon

    January 12, 2013 at 11:18 pm

    Why now…. Nigerians copy copy everything sotey you copy suicide bombing i dont know what is next

  73. Renny Vonne

    January 13, 2013 at 6:08 am

    Nigerians oooo, It is okay for each of us to disagree without resorting to name calling. Personally, I find it more humorous than pathetic. But to each his own, so no need for insults

  74. Sophia

    January 13, 2013 at 9:42 pm

    Habaaaaa!!! una wey be kings and queens of criticizing… its not like its a reality Tv show nahh.. lets calm down.. How many of u have ever had an ORIGINAL idea in ur life… In our world of today, ideas are gotten from things that have been done before or things that are currently in existence.. What makes it a great idea its ur ability to take it, clean it up, make it better (add new stuffs) and make it YOURS… From the clip i saw i think its gonna be fun to watch… CAN”T WAIT…. ***wink wink***

  75. babious

    January 14, 2013 at 9:04 am


  76. Eclectic

    January 14, 2013 at 9:09 am

    I love bella naija comments, it always makes my day…………Naija sha, looking forward to the show, i think it will make a good comedy.

  77. Desire

    January 14, 2013 at 10:00 am

    Easy people. Its only the name that is a copy. Give the drama a chance. I will watch it if i catch it on air. Am glad they didnt use ur regular, over-used, no acting skillsx actors.

  78. OLA

    January 14, 2013 at 10:03 am

    Woah! Ecstatic!!! But, i hope the series will be as captivating as the Trailer. 😀

  79. Veronica

    January 14, 2013 at 5:52 pm

    Nice decor shop!

  80. Sunshine

    January 14, 2013 at 8:55 pm

    At least they’re not wearing 7 miles of weave…. Thank you Jesus!!!!

  81. tyscho

    January 15, 2013 at 2:44 pm


  82. Naveah

    January 15, 2013 at 5:42 pm

    my dear chisco thank you for showing us how important it is to be able to read AND comprehend.

  83. Bidi bang

    January 16, 2013 at 6:29 am

    Shege dambanza…..this is obviously making fun of the rhoa so chill out ppl do you really think these women live like this? Nawa o…..u all are vicious it’s entertainment

  84. viv

    January 17, 2013 at 11:16 am

    Omotala came up with unrealistic TV series called the real me and now this!!! You guys can’t stop to amaze me. Fake people

  85. Uche

    January 22, 2013 at 11:07 pm

    This is OBVIOUSLY scripted (and NOT a relaity tv show) but only a few took the time to note. The rest of you immediately began to criticize. With incomplete information at that! Please be productive with your own lives and stop forever trying to knock down other people’s hustle! Kai. Bad belle no go finish una

    • ekundayo

      January 27, 2013 at 1:34 am

      You have said it all! People are quick to jump to conclusion without full knowledge. I just finished watching all the episodes! Fantastic work done! Kudos to the crew!

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