A bomb exploded in Kano on Friday, leaving many dead and scores injured, said an eye witness.
The explosion occurred along Maiduguri road opposite NNPC filling station in Hotoro area of Kano, in the evening while people were rushing to close for days activities.
Residents of the area said they heard heavy sounds of the explosion which shook many buildings.
A combined team of soldiers and policemen were seeing moving in convoy to the area, while rescue operation personnel were also dispatched to the area
Both military and police authorities are keeping sealed lips over the development as efforts to get their comments yielded no results