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Osita Oparaugo: 10 Things to Know about the Founder of Ogelle

Osita Oparaugo is the Founder of Ogelle, an online resource and entertainment video sharing app for African content only.Here are 10 facts you didn’t know about the Imo State, Nigeria-born entrepreneur.

  1. Lawyer/filmmaker

Osita Oparaugo is a lawyer and filmmaker with a Bachelor of Law degree from The University of Buckingham, United Kingdom and called to the Nigerian Bar.

  • Founder of Reddot Television Network

Osita Oparaugo is the Founder and CEO of Reddot Television Network Limited incorporated in Nigeria and Rwanda. Reddot Television Network Limited is the owner of Ogelle ® (, Africa’s first user generated content (UGC) platform giving Africans in Africa and Africans in the diaspora the opportunity to create and share entertainment videos in their language, tradition and style.

  • Founder of Footprint to Africa

Osita Oparaugo is the Founder of Footprint to Africa, a media and investment bridge company focusing on promoting and facilitating foreign direct investment into Africa.

  • Advisor to African Governments

Osita has advised several African countries on the need to develop and support the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) as a base for economic growth. He co-authored the SME Development Plan for the Governments of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Sierra Leone and Nigeria.

  • Investment Promotion

Osita has written and produced investment drive documentaries for the Government of Sierra Leone (I Have Seen Sierra Leone), Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (Away from Oil), and the Federal Ministry of Transportation Nigeria (Opportunities in the Transportation Sector).

  • Board Member of 5 Companies

Osita sits on the board of 5 other companies, including Wings of Justice Foundation and Nigerian American Chamber of Commerce.

  • International Certifications

Osita Oparaugo holds several international certifications from Harvard Business School and other notable institutions, as well as Diploma in Cinematography, Film/Video Producing from New York Film Academy.He has also taken courses on Resource Development centering on Project Planning, Development and Implementation in developing countries.

  • Merit Award Winner

Osita is a Merit Award winner in recognition of his dedication and selfless contribution to rural development in Africa.

  • Dedication to Charity

Osita is actively involved in various charitable causes around Africa. A strong advocate for prison reforms in Africa and has helped secure victims of miscarriage of justices around Africa especially in Liberia.

  1. Football Lover

Osita is a lover of football and golf.

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