Following detailed briefing by security chiefs on the current situation in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari will make a national broadcast on Thursday, October 22 at 7pm.
A statement by his special adviser on media and publicity Femi Adesina read.
Nigerians have been calling on the president to address the country following the shooting of protesters by men in military uniform at Lekki toll gate on Tuesday night.
The incident has forced more attacks on private property and police stations.
At least six states are now under 24-hour curfew.