Suspected members of the Boko Haram sect have attacked a mosque within the University of Maiduguri in Borno state.
Quoting witnesses, Sahara Reporters said the tragic incident occurred around 6:30am.
Many people were said to have been killed in the attack.
There is yet to be an official confirmation of the incident, but the website said many people were killed.
Boko Haram resorted to hitting soft targets after the military declared full battle on the sect.
Victor Isuku, spokesman of the police in the state, could not be reached for confirmation.