President Buhari convenes an emergency meeting, to be held Friday 10th February



Daily Trust reported that national crisis including petrol and naira scarcity, insecurity and others will be discussed at the meeting.



The governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is expected to provide an update on the new currency redesign policy scheduled to take place at the Council Chambers, Presidential Villa, Abuja, at 10 am.


The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu as well as the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, will brief the council on the preparation for the February 25 presidential and National Assembly elections as well as March 11 governorship and state houses of assembly polls.


The meeting is aimed at dousing the tension ahead of the election and avert a potential national crisis given anger over the scarcity of new naira notes.