According to reports, at least two bomb blasts occured in the University of Maiduguri on Thursday night.
One went off at about 10.50pm and the other one at about 12am this morning.
According to the Student Union Government President, Comrade Abu Hanifa Babati, the second one occurred around BOT Hostel which is a female hostel.
The first one occurred around the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine - the bomber detonated the bomb when accosted and shot at by soldiers stationed inside the university
Three male Suicide bombers were killed in the attack while four people including two university security personnel and two vigilantes were injured in the attack.