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Tade Ogidan Biography, Movies, Career, Life Achievements

Tade Ogidan Biography: He is a Nigerian film maker, chief, and screenwriter. Tade Ogidan began his film creation vocation at the early age of 16, not long before he got into the University. He left on his expert excursion at the National Television Authority (NTA) after his college training, in Lagos in 1983.

After he went through 7 years working with the National Television Authority (NTA) he further continued on setting up a good foundation for himself in the mid ’90s. Gladly for him, he is the Director of OGD Pictures and OGD Music Ltd., a creation industry, which he had; use to deliver various blockbuster films.

Tade Ogidan is for sure an inventive and gifted maker, He is among the film makers and Directors, who has made a; positive effect in the Nigerian amusement/film industry.

Tade Ogidan Biography: Background

He was brought into the world on July 23, 1960, Tade started his initial life in surulere Lagos. He started; his initial training at Government Demonstration School prior to continuing to learn at Surulere Baptist School.

Back in 1972, he moved again to Ido Ekiti, where he joined in; Ekiti Parapo College, Then in 1974, he went to Maryland Comprehensive Secondary School, Ikeja, Lagos, lastly graduated in 1978.


He headed out abroad to additional his schooling, he concentrated in movie form, Radio, and Television creation at Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM, USA, where he sacked a degree declaration from the State University of New York, USA.

Tade Ogidan Biography: Early Career

In those days at the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), Tade was lucky to gain a couple of creation abilities from his then partner, who was a Producer at NTA during the ’70s. During this time; He would take Tade to a studio to act, when it fundamental, yet in those days, he cared very little about showing up before a camera, Instead, Tade was just intrigued; in grabbing hold of dealing with the camera, and guiding the cast on, simultaneously, Tade was additionally composing film scripts and looking further into creation.

After he finished his National Youth Service Corps Scheme (NYSC) IN 1983, Tade started as a maker, chief and author at the NTA channel 10 and furthermore filled in as a Continuity Manager at NTA 2 Channel 5 for a brief period.

In total, Tade went through right around 10 years working at the Nigerian Television Authority in Lagos. On his time there, he had; delivered and coordinated; a few show series and dramatization specials, with respect to this he turned out to be notable for his creation and executive works.


A portion of his works incorporate; Blinking Hope, The Reign of Abiku won honors in TV celebrations during the 80s.

In addition to the fact that he worked in NTA, he additionally worked; with a few magazine shows, dramatization series, and undertakings, He Quit working with NTA, so he could lay down a good foundation for himself.

OGD Pictures Limited

Tade Ogidan is the sole proprietor and overseeing head of; Pictures and OGD Music Ltd, This media creation organization originally delivered; a film named; Hostages, thinking back to the 90’s. Consequently, Tade came out with another creation named; “Owo Blow in 1995, This was the film that carried Femi Adebayo to the spotlight. After this work, He didn’t quit composition and creating blockbuster films.

Under his music creation; “OGD Music” he delivered the OGD All Starz Jamz. This specific creation of his, exhibited; a few Nigerian famous actors acting in melodies. Tade additionally created and coordinated Tv undertakings and plugs for super organizations and lives occasions for the Lagos State Government.

He as of late had a combination with High Impact Amusement Center and delivered a parody experience dramatization named which was named Gold Statue, and 8 years of quiet. This film highlighted with top Nollywood stars like: Sola Sobowale, RMD, Segun Arinze, Gabriel Afolayan, Ali Baba, Yvonne Jegede, e.t.c

He has additionally drawn out some of Nigeria most prominent blockbuster films; everything being equal, and worked with proficient entertainers and entertainers like; Jide Kosoko, Kate Henshaw, Funke Akindele, e.t.c.

Few of his Films include; 

  • Owo Blow, 1995
  • Out of Bounds, 1997
  • 7 to 12, 1997
  • Hostages, 1998
  • Diamond Ring, 1998
  • Saving Alero, 2002
  • Ayomida, 2003
  • Playing Games, 2012
  • Dangerous Twins, 2004
  • Aya mi Owon: Madam Dearest, 2005
  • Family on Fire, 2011
  • Gold Statue, 2019

Awards And Recognition

Tade began winning honors right from the 90s. A portion of his new acknowledgment incorporate;

  • Movie of the Year ‘Gold Statue’ Best of Nollywood, 2019
  • Director of the Year ‘Gold Statue’, Best of Nollywood, 2019
  • Best Feature Film Award ‘Gold Statue’, Lekki International Film Festival, 2019




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