Bakare Opeoluwa gathered that the early morning bomb attack which occurred at JS mosque near the staff quarters was carried out by a 7 year old suicide bomber.
The bomber it was learnt killed a Director of Vetenary medicine, Prof. Aliyu Mani, and four others, while another 15 persons are said to be injured.
Earlier, the Borno state police spokesman Victor Isuku confirmed to journalists the early morning explosion at the University of Maiduguri.
He noted that the blast happened during early morning prayers by Muslim faithful, and promised to provide more details soon.
Opeoluwa Bakare gathered that students are angry over being locked up in their hostel.
Aishat Umar a 300 level undergraduate student told Ope that students have been complaining that they were locked up in the hotels.