President Muhammad Buhari and the service chiefs held an emergency meeting on Sunday over the renewed attacks by Boko Haram.
The meeting, which took place at the Presidential Villa in Abuja also had the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, in attendance.
The Director-General of the Department of State Services, Mr Yusuf Bichi, also attended the meeting.
The Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Mr Bashir Ahmad, confirmed the meeting through a tweet on his Twitter handle, BashirAhmaad.
He tweeted, “All the Service Chiefs, IG of Police and DG of DSS were at the State House this morning.
“As President @MBuhari said yesterday, in the coming days, he will be engaging the military and intelligence chiefs in extensive discussions on the next steps we shall be taking.”