The Where, Why, Who and When in Today’s Bomb Blast at University of Maiduguri

At least four persons were murdered while over 17 others were injured when suicide bombers attacked two locations at the University of Maiduguri early this morning.


The terror attack occurred around 5am during the Subhi prayers. The deafening blast woke up students and residents of the University of Maiduguri (UniMaid) campus as they could be seen scampering to safety.


The crazy reason why a dreaded Islamic sect would attack a university can never be justified! This terrorists have once again brought tears to the eyes of Nigerians for no other reason but their misguided religious beliefs and fanatic extremism.

Who and How?

The deadly attack was perpetrated by dare-devil Boko Haram terrorists with the aid of two brainwashed suicide bombers. One of the bombers was reported to be as young as 7-year-old.

NEMA confirms incident

A text message from the spokesman of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), AbdulKadir Ibrahim confirming the incident said:

“Twin Blast from suicide bombers reported at University of Maiduguri. A mosque near Gate 1 and one other location around Gate 5 were targeted during the early hours of today . Rescue and security officials are on site, triage and causality evacuation concluded.”

“The incident occurred around 5 am during Subhi prayer at the mosque. 2 people and 2 suicide bombers were confirmed dead (total of Four)and 17 injured at the time of response”.

At the moment, students in the University of Maiduguri are frightened off their wits as a state of gloom hangs over the vicinity.

Kingsley Ukpai

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