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Popular Nollywood Director Is Dead

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Vaughan, who hails from Delta State, was said to have died in Warri on Tuesday after a protracted battle with illness. His younger brother, Philip Okpokoro, a cinematographer and series director of ‘Nigerian Idols’ reality TV show, reportedly confirmed the sad news to the media.

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A Nigerian filmmaker of many years and former Vice President of the Directors Guild of Nigeria (DGN), Frank Igho Okpokoro Vaughan, is dead.

Vaughan, who hails from Delta State, was said to have died in Warri on Tuesday after a protracted battle with illness.

His younger brother, Philip Okpokoro, a cinematographer and series director of ‘Nigerian Idols’ reality TV show, reportedly confirmed the sad news to the media.

Vaughan, who is a seasoned movie director, was said to have reportedly played a crucial role in shaping the Nigerian movie industry and mentoring aspiring filmmakers.

He is a seasoned TV producer/director and also a current affairs and political analyst.

Before he breathed his last, Vaughan, who was in his 60s, was lately a pastor with Dominion City Church, Asaba, Delta State.

 
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