*LASG asks residents to protect themselves (Punch) *Christmas: Tambuwal preaches unity (DailyTrust)

  LASG asks residents to protect themselves (Punch) The Lagos State Safety Commission has urged residents to protect their safety during the festive period and beyond. The Director-General of LSSC, Mr Lanre Mojola, emphasised the need for adequate personal safety…

*Inspector remanded for Lagos nightclub killing (Nation) *Family, friends mourn 28-year-old lady stabbed by robbers (Punch)

Inspector remanded for Lagos nightclub killing (Nation) An Ebute Metta Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded a 48-year-old dismissed policeman, Edwin Apalowo Ola, for allegedly killing a 27-year-old-man, Malik Mohammed, at a nightclub, Crest Inn Club, Oshodi. When the defendant…

I’ll fight till I’m 50 – Joshua (Punch)

Anthony Joshua has dismissed detractors who have called for him to retire if he loses his highly anticipated rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr on December 7. The 30-year-old has been the subject of mass speculation after suffering the first defeat…

Ruiz rematch: Joshua reveals new ‘killer’ mindset (Punch)

Anthony Joshua has explained his new ‘killer’ mindset for the Andy Ruiz Jr rematch on December 7 in Saudi Arabia. In a video posted to his YouTube channel, AJ gave fans an insight into his Sheffield training camp as he…

Anthony Joshua might give up one world title after Andy Ruiz Jr rematch, reveals David Haye (Metro)

David Haye believes the winner of Andy Ruiz Jr vs Anthony Joshua will be forced to relinquish one of the heavyweight world titles. Joshua attempts to gain revenge over Ruiz Jr in December and reclaim the WBO, WBA (Super) and…

Top class sparring boosts Joshua’s bid to win rematch with Ruiz Jr (ThisDay)

Anthony Joshua has revamped his sparring with new and improved partners ahead of his rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr, says promoter Eddie Hearn. Joshua “struggled” to identify appropriate sparring partners before his defeat to Ruiz Jr, who replaced original opponent…

Wilder: I know Anthony Joshua’s secret (DailyTrust)

Deontay Wilder believes his “sixth sense” tells him the “secret” reason Anthony Joshua lost to Andy Ruiz Jr – and why the rematch will go the same way. Shockwaves were sent through the heavyweight division when Joshua was beaten by…

I’ve not signed Saudi fight – Ruiz Jr (BBC)

Unified world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr says he has not signed to fight Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia and hopes their rematch is in New York. A 7 December rematch in Saudi Arabia was announced on Friday and Joshua’s…

Joshua will be ‘frozen out’ if he loses to Andy Ruiz Jr again in Cardiff (Guardian)

Anthony Joshua looks set to face Andy Ruiz Jr at the close of 2019 in a bid to recapture his IBF, IBO, WBA (Super) and WBO heavyweight titles. The Watford-born star lost his titles in Madison Square Garden back on…

Ruiz Jr refuses Joshua rematch in UK (Punch)

Andy Ruiz Jr has reacted to the allegations Dillian Whyte has failed a drug test by insisting he would not fight Anthony Joshua in the UK. The three-belt world champion is due to finalise terms with Joshua this week, with their…

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