President Muhamadu Buhari is presiding over the National Security Council, NSC, meeting at the State House, Abuja.
DAILY NIGERIAN gathered that the meeting will deliberate on the current security situation across the country.
The meeting is being attended by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari and the National Security Adviser, NSA, Babagana Monguno.
Also in attendance are the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami; Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola; Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyema; his Police Affairs counterpart, Mohammed Dingyadi and Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi.
Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor; Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Farouk Yahaya; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo; the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Isiaka Oladayo Amao; and the Chief of Defence Intelligence, Major General Samuel Adebayo, are also attending the meeting.
Also in attendance are the Inspector-General of Police, Alkali Baba Usman; the Director-General of the State Security Service, SSS, Yusuf Bichi; and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, NIA, Ahmed Rufai Abubakar.