Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently holding emergency security meeting with service chiefs and some governors of select states.
The governors in attendance were Jubrilla Bindow of Adamawa, Kashim Shettima of Borno and Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State.
Governor el-Rufai is battling the current killings in communities in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State where at least 66 people were reportedly killed recently.
Boko Haram insurgents only, on Saturday, carried out coordinated attacks in different parts of North-east Nigeria, specifically targeting military locations.
At least six soldiers and two Boko Haram insurgents were reported to have lost their lives in one of the attacks.
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The insurgents carried out these attacks on the day Nigerians were supposed to vote in presidential and parliamentary elections. Hours before the polls were to start, the electoral body INEC postponed it by one week.
Attacks were reported in a civilian neighbourhood in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, where three Boko Haram suicide bombers and a gunman were left dead.
The insurgents reportedly staged two coordinated attacks in Borno and Yobe states targeting military posts.
Also in attendance at the meeting were Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali and Interior Minister, Abdulrahman Dambazau.
Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Gabriel Olonishakin, Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Bruntai, Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, Chief of the Naval Staff, Ibok Ete- Ekwe Ibas and the acting Inspector General of Police, Muhammad Adamu.
Other were Director General for the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ahmed Abubakar, Director General of the Department of State Services, Yusuf Magaji Bichi.