The Smart Money Woman

The Smart Money Woman
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Written byJola Ayeye
Directed byBunmi Ajakaiye
StarringOsas Ighodaro
Kemi Lala Akindoju
Timini Egbuson
Toni Tones
Country of originNigeria
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes7
Executive producerArese Ugwu
ProducerKemi Lala Akindoju
Production locationsLagos, Lagos State, Nigeria
First shown inNigeria
Original releasepresent

The Smart Money Woman is a Nigerian TVseries based on a 2016 novel of the same name by Arese Ugwu. The series premiered on Africa Magic Showcase in September 2020. The series was filmed to exclusively act and bring to life what was in the novel. The series which initially aired as a single season of 13 episodes on Africa magic was released on Netflix as a single season with 7 episodes on Netflix on 16 September 2021. It was executively produced by the writer of the novel, Arese Ugwu and produced by Kemi Lala Akindoju. It starred Osas Ighodaro, Timini Egbuson, Ini Dima-Okojie, Kemi Lala Akindoju and many others.

Plot summary

The Smart Money Woman revolves around five young women and how they take control of their finances and assets, the series focuses on spending culture of women and how it ultimately affects their finances on the long run, the series also talks about how friendship, peer pressure and societal influence can affect how we spend money, It also features and teaches how women should learn to invest in their themselves amidst romantic and financial losses. it also has some addendum quotes on how to become a smart money woman and also discusses challenges women face with societal pressure and desire to meet up with standards.


No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
1"A King's Welcome"Bunmi AjakaiyeJola AyeyeSeptember 16, 2021 (2021-09-16)
The episode opens with business-minded Zuri played by Osas Ighodaro in a very difficult state as her wealthy boyfriend has just broken up with her, her car has an issue and her job is also hanging in a balance with her financial life struggling badly.
2"A Wounded Lion is Still a Lion"Bunmi AjakaiyeJola AyeyeSeptember 16, 2021 (2021-09-16)
Episode 2 sees frustrated Zuri resorting to learning how to manage her finances now, following the storms she has faced earlier, Zuri now sticks to a low-budget lifestyle while consciously cutting out those irrelevant expenses. It also shows Adesuwa, a successful Lawyer played by Kemi Lala Akindoju, who however has some issues in her marital life with her cheating husband and mother-in-law.
3"An Old Friend"Bunmi AjakaiyeJola AyeyeSeptember 16, 2021 (2021-09-16)
Episode 3 focuses on one of the ladies, Tami played by Ini Dima-Okojie, who happens to not be prudent with her finances and it now affects her business while also focuses on Zuri and how she squarely faced her financial shortcoming and was ready to beat them.
4"The Devil's Revenge"Bunmi AjakaiyeJola AyeyeSeptember 16, 2021 (2021-09-16)
Zuri finally decides to know Tsola, an admirer who has been on her for a while, but Zuri constant rejects his advances, she now finally decides to get to know him more, while the other ladies navigate around various problems encountered in their financial and relationship life.
5"Walls Closing In"Bunmi AjakaiyeJola AyeyeSeptember 16, 2021 (2021-09-16)
Tsola finally asks Zuri out and everything was going on smoothly, Adesuwa still constantly suffer cheat and disregard in her marital life and her husband continues to mistreat her.
6"Trouble Sleep..."Bunmi AjakaiyeJola AyeyeSeptember 16, 2021 (2021-09-16)
Tami's bad money spending choices begins to haunt her as she begins to experience some problem in her business.
7"A Handover Ritual"Bunmi AjakaiyeJola AyeyeSeptember 16, 2021 (2021-09-16)
Despite of all the challenges the ladies faced, financially and romantically, they have all now decided that investing in themselves is what is of paramount importance to them.

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