A suicide bomber attacked Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, few hours to 2017, The Punch reports.

According to spokesman of the police in Borno state state, Victor Isuku, the details available presently is that only the suicide bomber was affected.

File photo of a bomb blast scene

File photo of a bomb blast scene

Isuku said: “Information reaching me now is that there was an explosion at custom area.

“Preliminary details available is that only the suicide bomber affected. Now on standby for details soonest.”

However, a resident of the area, Abba Mustapha said the bomb blast was at a tea drinking joint at customs area near the Nigerian Customs Service office.

Meanwhile, the incident comes just few days after a suicide bomb blast hit Kasuwan Shanu cow market area of Maiduguri, Borno state.

It was gathered that one of the suicide bombers blew up while a second bomber was arrested before he could detonate a suicide vest wrapped around his body.