Buhari presides over national security council meeting
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the national security council (NSC) meeting.
The meeting is taking place at the council chambers, state house, Abuja.
Among those present are Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation; Ibrahim Gambari, chief of staff to the president, and Babagana Monguno, the national security adviser (NSA).
Also in attendance are Abubakar Malami, the attorney-general and minister of justice; Rauf Aregbesola, minister of interior; Geoffrey Onyema, minister of foreign affairs; Mohammed Maigari Dingyadi, minister of police affairs, and Bashir Magashi, minister of defence.
Lucky Irabor, the chief of defence staff; Farouk Yahaya, chief of army staff; Awwal Gambo, chief of naval staff; Isiaka Oladayo Amao, chief of air staff, and Samuel Adebayo, chief of defence intelligence, are also present at the meeting.
Also in attendance are Alkali Baba Usman, the inspector-general of police; Yusuf Bichi, the director-general of the Department of State Service (DSS); and Ahmed Rufai Abubakar, the director-general of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA).