• Latest: Game of Thrones star Peter Vaughn, “Maester Aemon” dies at 93

    Latest: Game of Thrones star Peter Vaughn, “Maester Aemon” dies at 93

    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 […]

  • Dasuki, ex-Sultan of Sokoto, dies at 93

    Dasuki, ex-Sultan of Sokoto, dies at 93

    According to reports, the late Sultan Dasuki, father of ex-National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, was deposed in 1996 by the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, after he was installed by Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida, in 1988.  He was on the throne for eight years before his deposition and banishment to Zing, in Taraba State.

    Dasuki was the first Sultan from the Buhari line of the House of Dan Fodio. He was a close associate of Ahmadu Bello and […]