Several persons have been killed in an explosion in a mosque at the University of Maiduguri, Borno State, SaharaReporters reports.
It was learnt that the explosion occurred early Monday at 6:30am while students and staff were observing prayers.
Security forces have been deployed to the scene but there has been no confirmation on the number of casualties.
A professor of veterinary medicine, Professor Mani was reportedly among those killed.
It was learnt that another explosion was heard at Gate 5 of the university killing only the suicide bomber.