The bomb blast which took place this morning at a mosque at the University of Maiduguri has claimed the lives of 5 people including a University professor of Veterinary medicine, while 20 have been injured.
Exams scheduled to take place at the school has also been cancelled. The bomb blast has been attributed to a Boko Haram attack.
The bomb blast took place during fajr prayers (dawn prayers), Baba-Gana Ali said.
He said another explosion took place at gate 5 of the school, which killed only the suicide bomber.