*22-year-old COVID-19 pregnant woman delivers twins at LUTH (Vanguard) *Lady, whose death was announced by friends, resurfaces (Punch)

22-year-old COVID-19 pregnant woman delivers twins at LUTH (Vanguard) The Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH has delivered another pregnant woman diagnosed with COVID-19 of twins. The delivery brings the total number of babies delivered at the LUTH isolation centre to…

Every detail of Eddie Hearn’s £1m plan to stage championship boxing in his 15-acre garden

Eddie Hearn has revealed plans to bring boxing back to the UK by staging championship fights on his 15-acre estate in Essex. Boxing has been suspended by the British Boxing Board of Control since March amid the coronavirus pandemic and…

*Man who posted wife’s battered face on Facebook arraigned, granted N500,000 bail (Punch) *Market leaders champion containment of coronavirus spread in Trade Fair (Vanguard)

Man who posted wife’s battered face on Facebook arraigned, granted N500,000 bail (Punch) A Lagos-based man, Sulaiman Maiyegun, aka Afobaje, who allegedly battered his wife and bragged about it on Facebook was on Friday arraigned before the Igbosere Magistrates’ Court…

*Police begin enforcement of tricycle, okada ban in Lagos (Guardian) *Teenager disappears after leaving home for school clearance (Punch)

Police begin enforcement of tricycle, okada ban in Lagos (Guardian) Following the decision of the Lagos State government to restrict motorcycles and tricycles popularly known as Okada and Keke Marwa respectively from plying major highways and some roads in 15…

*Raging fire destroys multi-million naira properties across Lagos in 24hrs (Vanguard) *I learnt robbery while in prison – Suspect (Punch)

Raging fire destroys multi-million naira properties across Lagos in 24hrs (Vanguard) It was a day of fire rage in Lagos early hours of Saturday as several properties were gutted in separate fire outbreaks across the state. Several properties worth millions…

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…

Joshua stops angry dad from clashing with Hearn (Punch)

Anthony Joshua had to restrain his ‘upset’ father, Robert Joshua, as he tried to confront promoter Eddie Hearn following his son’s shock defeat to Andy Ruiz. After the fight Joshua’s father Robert made a beeline for Hearn in the ring,…

Eddie Hearn disappointed with Deontay Wilder’s decision not to attend Anthony Joshua fight (Metro)

Eddie Hearn believes Deontay Wilder has no intention of fighting Anthony Joshua anytime soon, hence his decision not to attend AJ’s upcoming clash with Andy Ruiz Jr. The Bronze Bomber previously hinted he would be ringside for Joshua’s US debut…

Anthony Joshua opponent to be announced in next 48 hours – Eddie Hearn (Express)

Anthony Joshua will make his bow across the pond on June 1 at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Olympian was due to defend his WBA (Super), WBO, IBF and IBO heavyweight titles against New York’s own Jarrell Miller.…

Anthony Joshua likely to fight one of THREE opponents after Miller – Hearn (Express)

Anthony Joshua has three potential next opponents, Eddie Hearn has said. The British world heavyweight champion currently holds the IBF, WBA and WBO titles and only needs Deontay Wilder’s WBC title to become the undisputed champion. AJ will now head…

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