What National Security Council discussed with Buhari
31 January 2020 | 12:42 pm
Barely 24 hours after the House of Representatives resolved that the service chiefs should be fired, President Muhammadu Buhari presided over a meeting of the National Security Council to seek new ways out of the burgeoning insecurity in the country.
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