Shuga Naija

Characters

Leila

Leila is not the little schoolgirl we knew before, she is all grown up (or so she thinks!) and preparing for university in South Africa. Living with h...


Yasmin

Yasmin is the cool NYSC corper teacher that everyone wishes that they had, she is open-minded, relatable and helps her students deal with a variety of...


Tobi

Say goodbye to the sweet boy Tobi that you once knew. He is back and he’s bad! Playboy Tobi is now a music industry entrepreneur and has launched a ...


Cynthia

Either you know a Cynthia or you’ve been one! Cynthia is that smart, sweet but easily influenced girl, who is desperate to feel among. She’d like ...


Ebisinde

Ebisinde has eyes for one girl and one girl only and that’s Diana, however she's not interested and sees him as a small boy. He feels that ...


Diana

Diana believes that she is popular because she is loved and adored but in reality it’s because she is the school bully. She is sharp-tongued and ful...


Weki

Weki is finally done with school and heading off to university! A chance meeting with an old flame brings to the boil lingering feelings that he thoug...


Faa

Faa is a complex young woman forced to lead a double life because of her domestic circumstances; at home she is the mother figure for her brother, Ebi...


Hadiza

Hadiza is an extraordinarily talented young girl whose home life is very different from the lives of her classmates. She has run away from Kano to Lag...


Uju

As Leila moves in with Uju & Cyril, and their son Alex, she is faced with a younger version of herself. She builds a strong bond with Leila and be...


Frances

Frances is part of Diana’s clique, she looks up to Diana and takes her word as gospel. She is a naïve young girl who has led a very reserved high s...


Mahmud

Yasmin’s husband, Mahmud, is happy to support his wife as she ventures into her career as a teacher during NYSC. However, Yasmin’s novel ideas abo...


Cyril

Cyril might be Leila’s young uncle, but that's by no means an indication that he is her cool uncle. Uncle C wants nothing but the ...


Khalil

Like Faa, Khalil just wants a slice of the pie that is the Nigerian music industry, whatever it takes. He is working as an intern for Tobi and tries t...


Princess

Party girl Princess has been forced to mature a lot, since her HIV positive diagnosis in season three and finding out she was pregnant in season four,...


Shina

Shina is the third member of the troublesome trio (Wasiu and Ebisinde), they do everything together from chasing girls to being disruptive in class. U...


Simi

Simi is a member of Diana's squad, like Cynthia and Frances, she looks up to Diana and takes her word as gospel. She is a sweet girl who is always in...


Wasiu

Wasiu is the know-it-all, chief troublemaker in his gang (Ebisinde and Shina) always coming up with a new master plan to earn them some fast cash. How...