An explosion has occurred at the Federal College of Education in Kano state. Reports filtering in have it that gunfire was also heard and the attack is believed to be the work of Boko Haram members . Unconfirmed accounts also have it that the gunmen invaded the institution while shooting sporadically to clear their path to the theater where they set off the bomb. Leadership reports further that many students have been killed in the incident as the gunmen continued shooting even after the explosion. Residents of the Kabuga area, where the college is, have reportedly confirmed the incident to us saying that there is confusion in the area as people are running for their lives. Security officials were also reportedly seen heading to the college.