Multiple bomb blasts have been reported at the Buhari Housing Estate in the capital of Yobe, Damaturu.
Yobe State’s Emergency Management Agency, (SEMA) has confirmed 16 people dead to the press.
Residents of Damaturu say that explosions were heard in the early hours of Wednesday, October 7, 2015.
Reports say the first attack was reportedly carried out by three teenage boys at a mosque inside Buhari Estate.
According to an eyewitness, the suicide bombers went near the mosque, one of them hugged the other, then they blew themselves up.
SEMA reports that injured persons have been taken to Sani Abacha Specialist Hospital for treatment.