by Isi Esene
President Goodluck Jonathan has just arrived in Maidugiri, the Borno State capital.
Maiduguri has been a hotbed of violence with the Boko Haram Islamic militants carrying out deadly attacks which has claimed the lives of thousand of people.
Accompanying the president is the Chief of Defence Staff, Air Vice Marshall Alex Badeh and the National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki. Both were said to have arrived the airport in a separate aircraft
Reports say the state governor, Kashim Shettima is at the airport to receive the president.
We shall bring you more details as soon as we get them.