The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), is in a meeting with the service chiefs, The PUNCH reports.
The meeting is holding at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
The meeting is not unconnected to the recent security challenges in some parts of the country, according to Bashir Ahmad, Personal Assistant on New Media to the President.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is also said to be in attendance.
“President Muhammadu Buhari has summoned a National Security Council over the recent security challenges in some parts of the country. Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, service chiefs and other heads of security agencies in attendance,” Ahmad tweeted.