When their ship hits the rocks off the coast of Odongidi, a Sergeant, an engineer and a professor are the sole survivors. Well received by the people of Odongidi, they immediately embark on a project to recruit labourers and build a new boat in order to continue with their journey. They soon realise that there are many in the land who want to distract them from this objective and they will use any means to stop them including lies, money, power, sex and occultism. A play that reaffirms the fact that the heart of man is desperately wicked, Deceivers in the Land is a call to all to guard their hearts with all diligence, for truly out of it are the issues of life.
Self made businessman, Benson Osaro Ojeaga is involved in a road accident on the outskirts of Ile Imole. He is relieved when the villagers come to his rescue, but soon discovers that things are not really what they seem. As events unfold, he comes to terms with the fact that he has lived a life of misplaced priorities and desires another chance at life to right his many wrongs. However, like most people, he realises too late that he has only one life to live and thereafter will face the fearful prospect of judgement. Another Chance is a striking and very upbeat play for all seasons that clearly depicts the need for everyone to seek the Lord while he can still be found. It is a call as well as a reminder to Christians and non-Christians alike that life in the hereafter is contingent on the quality of life in the present.
Ifeoluwa is the father of many children. Filled with a passion for the lost and helpless, he regularly adopts children from orphanages and homes and brings them into his home. The children however, do not fully understand the depth of Ifeoluwa’s love and so, from time to time get up to some mischief to make up for the perceived gaps in Ifeoluwa’s love. The mischief of Chidi and Debby, two of Ifeoluwa’s children place them in serious trouble with the law and Ifeoluwa needs to make a big sacrifice to redeem them from the hands of the law. This play is an allegory of the boundless love of God that is beyond measure.
Samson is a man like many others. He has a wife, job, many children, and of course many bills to pay. The many challenges that life throws his way are such that he continually faces the dilemma of playing it straight or bending the rules to gain a slight advantage. One day, his encounter with a customer in his barbing salon poses a major challenge to his much practised philosophy of life. Caught between a rock and a hard place, Samson needs to make a choice between the things that are easily available and those that are of real importance. Short Cuts is an allegory of man’s desire to take the easy road, the line of least resistance. It is a call to return to the straight and narrow path so rarely trodden by many but which leads to the many pursuits for which they seek short cuts to.
The serene Christian family atmosphere at the Douglas family mansion is shattered one cool evening when they receive some unexpected visitors from the Holy Movement for God’s Justice. Suddenly the family find themselves locked inside their mansion with an enemy they have struggled so hard to keep out. Held hostage against their will and with a large ransom on their heads the family have got to survive the siege by their abductors while at the same time ensuring that their many family secrets are not revealed. Locked Inside examines the deep secrets that dwell inside us that are usually hidden by the façade we show on the outside. It is a stark reminder that in the final analysis, there is nothing that is hidden that will not be revealed. For all things are plain and naked before the eyes of him with whom we all have to do.
The land of Mamuro, two days’ journey east from the point where the two big rivers meet, is a land very deep in tradition and fetish practices. The gods of the land, Bachuso and Isiba, are believed to be very strong and hold sway in the lives of the natives. When Wero flees the land of Mamuro for dear life, she travels to Salem where she finds refuge and narrates her story. This prompts Sokura to set off on a Mission to Mamuro to preach the good news of Yahweh, the God of Salem. However, he soon comes in conflict with other people who have come to Mamuro on mission as well but for selfish motives. Mission to Mamuro is a call to missions. It focuses on the bondage of ignorance, the plight of the unreached people and the lukewarm attitude of the church. It is a reminder that the unreached people will one day be reached, but the real question is through whom and with what?
The stage is set for an epic legal battle when philanthropist and multi-billionaire Ife Ogo-Oluwa dies and bequeathes his entire estate to a convicted criminal, Nojeem Irapada. The Ogo-Oluwa family, immediately retain the services of a leading public prosecutor - Barrister Esubiyi, and head for the law courts to contest the will, purporting foul play by Nojeem. Unable to afford legal counsel, Nojeem has no option but to accept assistance from a lawyer provided through a legal aid agency, to defend him against what appears to be the indefensible. In a sizzling court case that will keep even the most learned legal practitioners on the edge of their seats, the 316 Amendment explores the true state of man, the depth of God’s love and His desire for all to come into a personal relationship with him.
Two agents from the Agency have been sent to the Coco-View Hotel and Resort on an assignment. At first glance, it seems to be a first class hotel and a place of peace and tranquillity, with it’s well-trained staff and highly placed patrons. The agents soon meet the staff of the hotel as well as other patrons, some of whom are on holiday while others are on business. Sir Armando is a businessman with connections in high places who continues to mix business with pleasure on this business trips and is willing to do anything to satisfy his desires. Malik and Peggy Fawaz are on their honeymoon and are looking forward to a wonderful future together. Maggie Fernandez also makes her living from doing business- both legitimate and illegimate businesses. As these all meet and interact, it becomes evident that the agents’ assignment in the hotel is a crucial one. Who are they after and why? Will they succeed in their assignment?
Charles has always been cynical about the truth and authority of the bible because of a strong perception he has that it contains so many inconsistencies and errors. He is always very quick to challenge anyone on their belief in the bible and go out of his way to prove that the bible is full of errors. His friend Tony, a young believer, stands no chance when confronted by Charles’s well articulated intellectual arguments. In desperation, Tony points to Dewunmi Macaulay, a strong believer in the bible, as an example of a Christian whose life demonstrates the truth and authority of the bible. Charles immediately begins to scheme to catch Dewunmi Macaulay out and prove yet again that the bible is full of errors.
When Toyin Timothy, Tinuke and Fred enrol in the Senior School of Success (S.S.S) their expectation is that they will learn keys to successful living. However as they engage the academic staff in the school, they soon find that there is more to the school than meets the eye. “Blood speaks” is an allegory that reflects on man’s desire and pursuit for the truth and the strategies of deception used by the devil to keep the truth away from man. It explores the root cause of man’s separation from God, the role of blood in the remission of sin and the power of the blood of Jesus to reconcile man to God
The peace and calm in the land of Jikunda, one of the six villages in the province of Lemota, are shattered when the province is attacked by unknown invaders, and the Samota, the traditional and spiritual leader of the province is reported dead. The Jikunda council of elders, the Dikas, are relieved when they find that the invaders actually come in peace. Dika Boluti thinks otherwise. As the months go by, events reinforce Boluti’s suspicion that there is more to the invaders than meets the eye. All or Nothing explores the many compromises people make on the altar of peace and convenience. It examines the challenges of remaining faithful to one’s beliefs and values in the face of adversity and seeming hopelessness, as well as God’s unchanging requirement for His people to serve Him with their whole heart.
When Justice Cole finds himself cast into prison along with other political prisoners, it creates within him a deep seated anger towards the government of the day. He finds that the innocent and the guilty are kept together in the same dungeon until the day of interrogation when a sifting will occur. Life in prison is a rat race where survival of the fittest is the name of the game. A game Justice believes he must learn to play. There is a promise that deliverance will soon come via the office of the President but as the days go by, the patience of the prisoners wears thin. A taste of freedom is an allegory of the bondage of man in his natural state and his dire need for the freedom that has been purchased by Jesus Christ at Calvary.