Ahmed Mohammed, Public Relations Officer of the University of Maiduguri who spoke with DAILY POST on phone dismissed reports in some quarters that the incident happened at the University of Maiduguri.
He said he had not heard of any incident of that nature in the University and no communication was made to him officially about any incident at the institution.
Residents, around the University, however, claimed the incident happened behind the University of Maiduguri, where security operatives were being move to for evacuation.
The Police authorities in Maiduguri, also confirmed the incidents to newsmen, saying they are scheduling a press briefing to the effect, in order to put the reports making the round in proper perspective and to ascertain the number of casualties recorded.
The PPRO, DSP Victor Isuku said the briefing is going to take place at12:00 noon.
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