The Federal Government has said that the worst is over on insecurity.
It said terrorists and bandits and company can run but cannot hide.
It said never again will terrorists and bandits and their cohorts hold sway in the country.
It however said the nation may still witness isolated cases of security challenges here and there but no more on the high scale of the past.
But it ruled out cessation of hostilities against Boko Haram, bandits, kidnappers and oil theft syndicates.
The disclosures were made at a joint briefing by four ministers and the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Leo Irabor.
The Ministers are Lai Mohammed (Information); Maj-Gen. Bashir Magashi (Defence); Rauf Aregbesola (Interior) and Mohammed Maigari Dingyadi (Police Affairs).