President Muhammadu Buhari today met behind closed doors with Service Chiefs and security heads at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The meeting was expected to deliberate on the security situation in the country.
The security heads are also expected to present regular briefing to the President, who is the Commander-in-Chief of the Nigeria Armed Forces.
The Service Chiefs at the meeting were Chief of Defence Staff General Gabriel Olonisakin; Chief of Naval Staff Ibok-Ete IIbas and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant -General Yusuf Buratai and the Director of National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Abubakar were represented at the meeting.
Also present were the National Security Adviser, Major -General Babagana Monguno, retired; Director General, Department of Security Service, Yusuf Bichi; Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu; Chief of Defence Intelligence and the Minister of Defence, Brigadier -GeneralMansur Dan-Ali, retired.