Mike Tyson snubs Joshua, names top five boxers

Mike Tyson named Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder in his top five favourite current boxers but didn’t include two-time heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua. Fury, who recently claimed the WBC heavyweight title in a rematch with Wilder, has always earned the…

*Construction: LASG announces road closure in Apapa (Vanguard) *253 Nigerians evacuated from UK arrive Lagos (Guardian)

Construction: LASG announces road closure in Apapa (Vanguard) The Lagos State Government has announced the closure of Creek Road from Mr Biggs to Warehouse road junction in Apapa area of the state, for construction. The State Ministry of Transportation, in…

‘No chance’ of Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder going behind closed doors, says Frank Warren

Boxing must “avoid being left behind” amid the coronavirus pandemic but there is “no chance” of bouts like Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder going behind closed doors, promoter Frank Warren says. Warren was speaking after details emerged of the British…

*Lagos returns to normalcy with gridlock, market reopening (Guardian) *Lagos police arraign 325 curfew violators (DailyTrust)

Lagos returns to normalcy with gridlock, market reopening (Guardian) Wednesday was Day Three into the gradual ease of the lockdown announced by President Muhammadu Buhari, but the gridlock encountered in all arteries of Lagos State was a return to the…

Tyson Fury explains why Deontay Wilder is tougher than Anthony Joshua

Tyson Fury maintains that Deontay Wilder was a tougher opponent than Anthony Joshua would be. The Gypsy King stopped the Bronze Bomber when the two faced off for a second time in Las Vegas back in February. Fury forced Wilder’s…

*Many flee as man slumps at ATM gallery (Guardian) *Customers besiege banks in Abuja, Lagos as lockdown eases (DailyTrust)

Many flee as man slumps at ATM gallery (Guardian) The Automated Teller Machine (ATM) gallery of a commercial bank in Onipanu area of Lagos State yesterday was immediately deserted after a man on the queue slumped causing panic as many…

Tyson Fury’s promoter sends subtle message to Deontay Wilder over Anthony Joshua talks

Tyson Fury’s co-promoter Bob Arum has confirmed that talks to host a heavyweight unification fight between the Gypsy King and Anthony Joshua have taken place, while he has urged all parties to behave like ‘adults’ to find a solution. Fury…

*2,310 violators of COVID-19 lockdown order arrested in Lagos (Vanguard) *We need data to plan for emergencies like COVID-19 – Sanwo-Olu (Nation)

2,310 violators of COVID-19 lockdown order arrested in Lagos (Vanguard) A total of 2,310 violators of the presidential directives on lockdown and social distancing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), have so far been arrested in five…

Tyson Fury may not fight Deontay Wilder next, reveals promoter

Bob Arum has revealed plans to bring Tyson Fury back to the US to fight a ‘less expensive’ opponent than Deontay Wilder if travel restrictions in the UK are lifted. Fury’s trilogy showdown with Wilder this summer was abandoned due…

*Lagos preaches safety in gradual easing of lockdown (Guardian) *Parents, educators unite to protect children from sexual predators (ThisDay)

Lagos preaches safety in gradual easing of lockdown (Guardian) The Director General, Lagos Safety Commission, Mr. Lanre Mojola, has called on corporations and businesses to ensure all safety and precautionary measures while they embark on the gradual easing of the…

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