The Nigerian Police Tuesday it’s men defused three bombs at different locations inside Bayero University in the northern city of Kano.
According to the Kano State Command of the police, Musa Majiya, tthe bombs were planted in buildings housing the faculties of science and law, and in a sports complex.
It could be recalled that at least 21 people were killed and 22 injured in an attack on a Christian worship center at the same university on April 29, according to the Nigerian Red Cross. The police said the attackers, who may have been members of the militant Islamist group of Boko Haram, opened fire and threw explosives at worshipers.
Boko Haram, whose name means “Western education is a sin,” has claimed responsibility for a series of attacks and bombings in the mainly Muslim north and Abuja, the capital, that have claimed the lives of hundreds of people since 2009 in Africa’s top oil producer.
Boko Haram, which says it wants to establish an Islamic state in Nigeria, carried out bombings at the offices of three national newspapers that killed at least eight people and injured 34 on April 26.