Report reaching us confirmed several persons feared dead in a bomb and gun attack at Federal College of Education, along Kabuga road area, Kano.
Kano State police commissioner Adelere Shinaba told AFP the "insurgents", ran onto the grounds of the Federal College of Education after exchanging fire with police outside.
"They were obviously suicide bombers. One of our officers shot at one of the gunmen and the explosives on him went off, killing him on the spot,"
"Another gunman was also killed. 17 people were killed by the gunmen and 34 others have been taken to hospital with injuries."