Riona is a fantasy thriller set in pre-colonial Nigeria that tells the story of a wicked King and a village under siege. Rebellion looms as King Ofotokun does all he can to stop a dark prophesy from getting fulfilled. That a child born under the rising of the dark moon will take his life.
But destiny is against him as Tsema and Aghan, two children born under the dark moon, cross a complicated path on their way to fulfil the prophesy foretold.
Premiere episodes of Riona air on Novela Magic from Mondays to Sundays at 20h30.
Friday 22 January 2021
A dark dream, a dark prophecy. Two star-crossed lovers fight to find their way to each other, and fulfill destiny.
Saturday 23 January 2021
The rebellion is threatened. Aso is accused of betrayal. King Otokun makes a dreadful decision.
Sunday 24 January 2021
Ofor opposes the King’s decision. Akwaugo realizes she was sold a fairy tale. Otokun’s death looms closer.
Monday 25 January 2021
Tofe tries to convince Otokun to submit to the will of the gods. The Ibiedos mourn Dewa. Jolomi implicates his family.
Tuesday 26 January 2021
Ofor refuses to be a part of the sacrifice. Aso and Ebisan make plans to escape. Jolomi realizes what he has helped to do.
Wednesday 27 January 2021
The dark moon is here – terror, death and tears envelop the land of Oyomere. The gods have their way, but destiny delayed is not destiny denied.
Thursday 28 January 2021
Misan and Amaju make a heart-breaking discovery. Tofe hides her baby from the Queens. The kingdom mourns.
Friday 29 January 2021
King Otokun seeks Tofe’s approval. Arenyeka returns. Ofor tries to get Ogbemi out of his funk.
Saturday 30 January 2021
Idolor ignores the King’s orders and suffers for it. Jolomi’s fate is decided.
Sunday 31 January 2021
Ofor experiences the extent of Otokun’s tyranny. Roli and Tofe carry out their plan to deceive the king. King Otokun meets his son for the first time.