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Good morning Nigeria and welcome to News roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Monday, February. 18th, 2019.

1. Nigeria Decides: IPMAN Slashes Fuel Price (See New Amount)

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has ordered its members to slash the price of fuel from N145 to N140. Concise News understands that IPMAN gave the order in a statement on Sunday where it noted that it was due to the postponement of the 2019 elections.

2. Nigeria Decides: APC Schedules Caucus Meeting For Monday

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has scheduled an emergency national caucus meeting at the party’s national Secretariat on Monday. President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, serving and former governors, the national chairman Adams Oshiomole, some APC stakeholders, serving members of the party and members of the National Working Committee, will be in attendance.

3. How Customs Officer Shot Man Dead Over N5000 (Graphic Video)

An official of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has allegedly shot dead a man with the video going viral on the internet. Concise News understands that in the video, some commuters from a commercial bus were seen arguing with Customs officials in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State.

4. Nigerian Customs React As Official Shoots Man Dead In Ijebu-Ode

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has said it is investigating an alleged shooting of a man by an official of the federal government agency. Concise News understands that the Customs official had allegedly shot dead the man along the Sagamu Interchange in Ijebu-Ode in Ogun State.

5. U.S., UK React To INEC’s Postponement Of General Elections

In other top Nigerian newspapers headlines today, the United States Embassy in Nigeria says it supports the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to reschedule the general elections. The U.S. said it also fully supports the joint statement by the heads of international election observation missions on the postponement of the elections.

6. Nigeria Decides: Sultan Of Sokoto Warns Pastors, Prophets Against Predicting Winners

The Sultan of Sokoto Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III has appealed to religious leaders to desist from fake prediction ahead of the 2019 election. He emphasized the way in which some acclaimed clerics predict the winners of elections, saying the rampant predictions may trigger a disaster, particularly if the proclaimed candidate did not win the election.

7. Nigeria Decides: What Falana Said After Election Postponement

A human rights lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) to lift the ban on campaigns ahead 2019 elections. Concise News understands that Falana made the call in a reaction to the postponement of the 2019 election by Inec.

8. 19-year-old Wife Stabs Husband To Death In Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 19-year-old lady, Mary Adeniyi for allegedly killing her husband. Adeniyi a nursing mother is currently at the homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCID) Panti, Yaba after she committed the alleged offence on Friday.

9. Lagos-Ibadan Railway: Nigerian Railway Corporation Gives Completion Date

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has revealed that the 156-kilometre new Lagos-Ibadan railway will be ready in May 2019. This was revealed by the Managing Director of the NRC Fidet Okheria over the weekend.

10. Livescore: Mali Edge Senegal To Claim 2019 Total Afcon U-20 Crown

Mali on Sunday beat Senegal 3-2 on penalties to win the 2019 African U-20 Cup of Nations after normal and extra-time ended 1-1. This defeat means the Young Teranga Lions have lost three straight finals at the U-20 African Cup of Nations.

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