A university professor, Aliyu Mani was among the 5 people killed when two suicide bombers entered two mosques at the University of Maiduguri in the troubled northeastern state of Borno and blew themselves up, at least 15 others were seriously injured according to Nigeria's National Emergency Management Agency.

Eyewitnesses told SaharaReporters that suicide bombers hit the university while some students and staff of the university were observing early dawn Fajr prayer at 6:30 a.m Nigerian time.

Before he was killed today, Professor Mani served the university as the Director of Veterinary Services.

University of Maiduguri scene of latest suicide bombing

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