British actor Peter Vaughan, best known for roles in Game of Thrones and Porridge, has died at the age of 93.
He played Maester Aemon in the HBO series and Grouty in the TV sitcom.
His many other roles included parts in TV shows Citizen Smith, Chancer and Our Friends in the North.
His agent Sally Long-Innes said: “This is to confirm that very sadly Peter Vaughan passed away at approximately 10.30 this morning. He died peacefully with his family around him.”
Vaughan began […]
A Court in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday sentenced 15 people to death for being guilty of spying for the kingdom’s arch-enemy, Iran.
This ruling could further aggravate tension between the two rival powers.
The Specialised Criminal Court in Riyadh sentenced 15 other suspects to prison terms ranging from six months to 25 years, and acquitted two.
It said the suspects, comprising 30 Saudi Shi’ite Muslims, one Iranian and an Afghan, was detained in 2013 on charges of spying for Iran and went on […]
Mr Babatope Akinyele, Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Saturday’s Ifako/Ijaiye Federal Constituency by-election in Lagos, has accepted defeat.
Akinyele told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the poll was credible, blaming PDP’s defeat on divisions and rancour in the party.
NAN reports that Mr Nurudeen Akinwunmi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) won the poll, which resulted from the death of Mr Elijah Adewale, who represented the constituency in the House of Representatives.
Adewale died in Abuja […]
Ciara who is married to Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, shared the adorable family photos taken at a game. She captioned the photo “My heartbeats”
Ciara who is married to Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, shared the adorable family photos taken at a game. She captioned the photo “My
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Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, went on an inspection tour of The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) camp in Kubwa, Abuja on Monday. Speaking after the tour, Dalung said:
I took out time today to diligently do the step by step inspection of facilities,the kind of food serves to the corps members, the medical facilities available,the drugs made available to them and also the quality of the service in that regard, their hostels and also the kind of […]
As the Christmas celebration draws near, desperate fraudsters popularly known as ‘419’ have resurfaced in Makurdi, the Benue State capital.
Investigation revealed that these criminals usually pose as preachers, traders, taxi and bus drivers around Wurukum Roundabout, State Library, Old and New Otukpo road and sometimes claim to be lost or trying to locate a particular place.
Investigation also revealed that the fraudsters take on their victims who are mostly commuters by establishing a sense of familiarity and as well claiming to […]
Lagos State Police Command have paraded three suspected internet fraudsters, popularly called ‘yahoo boys’, who allegedly specialise in duping property dealers in different parts of the state.
Lagos State Police command spokesperson, SP Dolapo Badmos, confirmed this in a statement on Monday.
The statement said that the suspects were arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS).
Those arrested, according to the statement, included a 28-year-old, a 27-year-old and a 33-year-old.
The statement said that they were picked up last Wednesday in Akwa, […]
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