“Blood Sisters” Netflix Nollywood TV Series: All you need to know

“Blood Sisters” Netflix Nollywood TV Series: All you need to know

On Thursday, May,2022, Nigeria’s First Netflix Original TV Series- Blood Sisters, premiered on the streaming platform. Blood Sister is the latest Nollywood TV series on Netflix right now and people cannot stop talking about it

Before the show premiered, Mo Abudu- CEO of EbonyLife Studios, cleared the air by saying that Blood Sisters was the First Netflix Original Nigerian TV series. She said:

“Today, Netflix and EbonyLife Studios announce our pulsating limited series that will launch globally and exclusively on Netflix on the 5th of May 2022. This is officially Netflix’s First Nigerian Original Series as per the press release issued by Netflix today,”

Mo Abudu also said more on the Blood Sisters Netflix Series by saying it was very necessary for them to tell the story. She said:

“Blood Sisters is a crime thriller, which is a new genre for us, so the prospect was challenging but very exciting!

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“It was also a particularly unique and intense experience as we shot during the pandemic, but we remained committed to the vision we share with Netflix – to tell authentic and exciting African stories with superb production values.”

Storyline of Blood Sisters Netflix TV Series

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Gabriel Afolayan, Deyemi Okanlawon

Blood Sisters Netflix TV Series is built around the lives of two very close friends- Sarah (Character played by Ini-Dima Okojie) and Kemi (Character played by Nancy Isime).

These friends are so close that their personal and romantic lives are interwoven as well.

While Sarah is engaged to a man she loves dearly- Kola (Character played by Deyemi Okanlawon), there is a very dark side to their union and Kemi could sense it.

However, Sarah wants to go on with the wedding and damn any of Kemi’s instincts or even her own instincts that there was something negatively extraordinary about her fiancée.

With this ardent desire to go on with the wedding a series of catastrophic events break out that results to anger, geed, murder and betrayal.

Blood Sisters Netflix TV series makes us see through friendships and what people go through in their relationships in relation to real-life scenarios.

Blood Sisters dwells on societal issues and normal life situations like relationships, friendships, love, substance abuse as well as physical abuse.

In Blood Sisters, Sarah and Kemi go through a tumultuous journey that tilts the balance of their normal life and sets them into a roller coater of events that is hard to get out of.


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But this is not all, Blood Sisters centers on a dangerous secret that both sisters share which is able to cause so much trouble in their lives that it becomes impossible to accept the fact that they could ever be safe.

This dangerous secret that the Blood Sister share, is life-threatening

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How many Episodes does Blood Sisters Have?

Blood Sisters has four episodes. The First Netflix Original Nigerian TV series premiered the series with 4 episodes

Plot of Blood Sisters Netflix TV Series

Kola Ademola (Deyemi Okanlawon) is the CEO of a powerful pharmaceutical firm in Nigeria, and after closing a major transaction, he announces to the assembled crowd that he is headed to his wedding. He’ll marry Sarah Duru (Ini Dima Okojie) in a five-star hotel.

The bride’s parents usually pay for the engagement party (part of a Nigerian wedding weekend), which Sarah’s working-class father Ifeanyi (Keppy Ekpenyong-Bassey) resents, while her mother Olayinka (Kehinde Bankole) is excited about joining such an influential family.

Meanwhile, they both have reservations against this combination. Sarah’s best friend Kemi  (Nancy Isime) believes Sarah still has feelings for her ex-boyfriend.

Kola’s mother Uduak (Kate Henshaw) and brother Femi (Gabriel Afolayan) aren’t exactly in Sarah’s camp, either. Kola also turns out to be a domineering jerk, ordering Sarah to return to her room and change out of the dress she wore to the rehearsal supper.

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Kate Henshaw, Ramsay Noah

Sarah’s ex shows up suddenly at the rehearsal dinner and then Kola confronts her and gives her a slap.

Kemi wants her to put the wedding off, Olayinka doesn’t want Sarah to squander this powerful bond for just “one slap.”

On the day of the  engagement party, Sarah decides to notify Kola that the wedding is off. He removes a gun from  after fending off a hitman he believes was hired by his brother Femi.

He had no idea that the pistol will be utilized later. But by who? Find out in Blood Sisters Netflix TV Series

The Cast

  • Ramsey Noah
  • Kate Henshaw
  • Uche Jombo
  • Patrick Doyle
  • Joke Silva
  • Keppy Ekpenyong-Bassey
  • Wale Ojo
  • Deyemi Okanlawon
  • Nancy Isime
  • Ini-Dima Okojie
  • Kehinde Balogun
  • Gabriel Afolayan
  • Toke Makinwa
  • Ibrahim Suleiman
  • Daniel Etim Effiong
  • Okey Uzoeshi


Where can I watch Blood Sisters Netflix TV Series?

Blood Sisters is a Netflix Original TV Series which means it is exclusively streaming on Netflix alone. Click here to watch Blood Sisters on Netflix.

Blood Sisters Netflix TV series was created by Temidayo Makanjuola.


        1. It’s a Bloody Affair

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Ramsey Noah, Kate Henshaw, Kehinde Bankole

Synopsis: This is the first episode of Blood Sisters. During their lavish engagement party, Sarah and Kola’s relationship hangs in a balance. Later, Sarah and Kemi get caught in a precarious situation.

        2. Run, Sisters, Run

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Nancy Isime, Ini-Dima Okojie

Synopsis: With Kola missing, his family clashes over how to move forward. Meanwhile, Sarah and Kemi desperately search for a solution to their growing problem.


        3. The Hunt

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Netflix/Gabriel Afolayan, Kehinde Bankole

Synopsis: As Kola’s family mourns, Sarah and Kemi go into hiding until trouble finds them. With new evidence in tow, detective Joe chases a lead of his own.


        4. The Catch

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Credit: Netflix

Synopsis: Personal agendas and painful truths come to light when Sarah and Kemi fight through another deadly situation and land in the crosshairs of a family feud.

Speaking to Guardian Life on her character in Blood Sisters, Ini-Dima Okojie said:

I remember when I was doing research, I read many stories and what struck me the most was people that are victims of abuse, it didn’t matter if they were old or young, black or white, tall or short, and rich or poor. No matter how big or small, they were put in a place where they were victims, where they still fell for this pattern and a lot of them stayed.”

Speaking on the theme of Blood Sisters, Nacny told Guardian Life:

It depends on the scenario. Sometimes it’s self-defense. So, for a man slaughtered, of course, killing a person is never right. But there are scenarios where the person was defending himself. But that’s not my part to tell. The court will always dig into it and see what it is.”

Olayiide Bolaji is a writer at The Scoove Africa whose interests span in music and movies. He is also a freelance A&R personel.

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