Costa and Cahill fit to face Arsenal on Sunday

Chelsea’s lethal weapon Diego Costa and defender Gary Cahill have been cleared to face Arsenal in Sundays Community Shield at the Wembley Stadium.

The Chelsea striker Costa limped off with a hamstring problem in a pre-season friendly against Barcelona, while Cahill suffered a suspected broken nose after scoring an 85th minute equalizer against the same opponents.



Woman stabs robber to death in Lagos

A middle-aged woman is currently recuperating in a Lagos hospital, after robbers stormed her rented apartment on the Lagos Island, during which she stabbed one of the assailants to death.

PUNCH Metro learnt that the woman, identified simply as Adenike, and her family were attacked on Tuesday at about 2am on Eyin Iga Street.



7 Reasons Why You Lost That Promotion

Ever wondered why you lost that promotion to someone else? It’s a terrible feeling, isn’t it?

Well, before you decide to take drastic measures or start bad-mouthing the company, think about why you were overlooked for the promotion. Need some help?

1. You were too modest.

An interview for an internal promotion is like a sales meeting, and you’re the product. If you can’t tell an interviewer why you deserve the position – why they should pay you more money, give you additional responsibilities, vouch for your future performance – they’re going to go with a competitor.



The Open Ended Necklace.

The open ended necklace has been trendy for a while now and more ladies are jumping on this everyday.

This is different because while other necklaces have to get hooked this doesn’t, both ends of the necklace just come together but don’t actually meet, awesome isn’t it? I’ve seen so many beautiful designs like snakes, pearls etc.



Chelsea delighted to have ‘top player’ Falcao

John Terry insists that Radamel Falcao can be a “top, top player” at Chelsea, due to his performance against the club for Manchester United.

Falcao endured a disappointing spell at Old Trafford, scoring just four goals in 29 appearances in all competitions following his loan move from Monaco.

Nevertheless, Terry is sure that the 29-year-old can recover the form that made him one of the best strikers in world football in west London, having encouraged Jose Mourinho to sign him.




Generator fire kills Lagos ex-councillor

Tragedy struck in the Oworonshoki area of Lagos last Friday when a former Supervisory Councillor in the Kosofe Local Government Area, Olu Ogunbanjo, died from a generator fire which razed his music shop.

PUNCH Metro learnt that 51-year-old Ogunbanjo, who served in the LGA between 2003 and 2007, died at the General Hospital, Gbagada, from the burns sustained during the incident.



Why Avoiding Your Boss Is a Terrible Career Move

When you think about networking, you probably picture happy hours, meetups, and conferences — but did you know there’s a powerful networking opportunity right under your nose?

It’s inside your own office. Networking at work could help you go further in your career, if you’re talking to the right people.

How to network with your own boss

To learn why you should talk to your boss and what you should talk about, Sugar spoke with Karen Licitra, Corporate Vice President of Government Affairs and Public Policy at Johnson & Johnson.



10 Fashion Risks Every Woman Should Try

Fashion is not what it is supposed to be if you can’t take a risk!

There is never anyone who knows it all when it comes to fashion hence you do not need to play safe your entire life. You can wear the crap out of anything, make those silly mistakes and get better at your fashion choices.


Double denim is such a classic combination but you can take it several steps further by doing the triple denim, you are never really wrong.



D’banj to setup Koko Garri competition.

Bangalee Aka Dbanj or the Kokomaster is not smiling with his garri business. The singer made his seriousness about promoting the brand known in an emotional piece on Instagram.

He slammed Nigerians for placing much attention of imported products and failed to support their own insisting many of the products we embrace and cherish in the country are foreign products.