President Goodluck Jonathan is currently presiding over a meeting of the Council of State with other top officials at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The meeting started at about 11:40am and now is in progress. Vice President Namadi Sambo; President of the Senate, David Mark; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal; former President Olusegun Obasanjo, former President Shehu Shagari and former Head of the Interim National Government, Ernest Shonekan, are precent at the meeting.
Others are former military Heads of State, Yakubu Gowon; Abdusalam Abubakar and Ibrahim Babangida as well as some former Chief Justices of Nigeria and state governors.
Service Chiefs including the Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Abubakar are waiting in the tea room of the Council Chamber venue of the meeting to brief them on security situation in the country.
Embattled Governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, is making a surprise appearance at the meeting.
Nyako is currently in the eye of the storm as the state House of Assembly has commenced impeachment process against him and his deputy, James Ngilari.
The meeting is still ongoing at the time of filing this report.