Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Homeless Man Has Been Living In A Grave For The Last 15 Years

A homeless man has told how he began sleeping with the dead when he moved into a cemetery 15 years ago. 

Bratislav Stojanovic, 43, has shared the burial plot with the ashes of a a family who died out more than 100 years ago in Nis, Serbia. But after giving the grave a changing tombs-style makeover the former construction worker said he feels at home. He said: 'It is dry and it is warm. I have some lamps and my personal possessions. 'It isn't a palace but it is more comfortable than the street.'

PHOTOS: Lagos M'Net & Supersports Studio razed by fire

The Ojota Studios facility, which is home to both M-Net and SuperSport productions went up in flames two days ago. And the cause of the fire is still being investigated.

Fortunately,  one was hurt.

M-Net has confirmed though, that the fire will not affect its plans for next weekend when it hosts its inaugural AfricaMagic Viewers' Choice Awards, in association with MultiChoice, which is to be screened live from Lagos to over 50 countries on the African continent.

See more pictures of the ruins after the cut.

A family from Edo State, Nigeria is England's smartest family of all time

Every parent thinks their children is 'special' but this very intelligent family think it's normal 'once you identify the talent of a child'

Peter and Paula Imafidon, 9-year-old twins from Waltham Forest in northeast London, are a part of the highest-achieving clan in the history of Great Britain education.

The two youngest siblings are about to make British history as the youngest students to ever enter high school They astounded veteran experts of academia when they became the youngest to ever pass the University of Cambridge’s advanced mathematics exam. That’s on top of the fact they have set world records when they passed the A/AS-level math papers.

Happy birthday OBJ

Former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo turns 76 today, 5th March. Happy birthday to him

Shot by boko haram for refusing to renounce Jesus Christ.

Mr. Habila Adamu and others, who suffered the brutality of the Boko Haram sect drew tears from the audience yesterday as they recounted their ordeal.

Those who gathered at the National Christian Center, Abuja yesterday, venue of the press conference organized by the Christian Association of Nigerian-Americans (CANAN), were in shock, listening to the ugly experiences by some Christians in the hands of Boko Haram members.

Former minister of Education, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, a trustee of the organization, who shed tears after listening to their stories, told journalists that: “You almost feel a sense of abandonment for them, almost like they are invincible to the rest of us and that worries me.

Forbes says Dangote is getting even richer. Moved from No. 76th world richest man to No. 43rd

With a net worth of $16.1bn as of March 2013, the President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, moved up in the latest world richest ranking from to number 43 from 76 in 2012.

According to the list which was released on Monday by Forbes, Dangote and the Chairman of Globalom, Dr. Mike Adenuga were the only Nigerians on the list.

Adenuga ranked 269 on the list with a net worth of $4.7bn. Dangote, however, retained his position as the richest man in Africa and the richest among manufacturers in the world with a net worth of $16.1bn.

Lucky Dude

Suspected Boko Haram Members Kill DPO, Nine Others In Borno

Barely 17 hours after the assassination of Mobile Police Training Camp (MPTC) Commandant and a traditional ruler, gunmen suspected of Boko Haram sect members attacked the Gwoza Divisional Police Station and Mainstreet bank, killing the Divisional Police Officer, Abubakar Digire Ahamdu, his deputy and eight civilians caught up in the crossfire at 9pm Monday.

Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno state is a border town with Cameroun; and 135 kilometres south-east of Maiduguri, the state capital and epicenter of activities of Islamist sect group.

The gunmen, according to a residents who do not want their name mentioned for security reasons said that the attackers used Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and petrol-bombs in torching the police station and the bank, before carting away undisclosed sums of money from the bank, 750 metres away from the torched station.