A suicide bomber at about 1.20 this afternoon blew himself up inside the residence of a PDP House of Representative candidate in Potiskum, Yobe state, killing 6 people. According to reports, the suicide bomber made his way into the residence of Sabo Garbu, the PDP candidate for the Potiskum / Nangere Federal constituency in Yobe for next month's general elections and detonated the bomb.

Many supporters of the politician were at his residence when the bomb went off killing at least 6 people.