The Police Command has confirmed an explosion at a local drinking spot in Jalingo, the capital of Taraba State.
The explosion, suspected to be from an improvised explosive device, went off around 9 pm at Jika Drinking spot in Dorowa.
Some people were confirmed to have been injured, but there were no casualties.
The injured victims have been hospitalized, while the scene of the explosion was cordoned off by men of the Nigeria police anti-bomb squad.
Spokesman of the Police Command, Abdullahi Usman, who spoke with newsmen, said details from the explosion were still sketchy but investigations by the anti-bomb squad were ongoing.
An eyewitness, Peace Danjuma, who spoke said: “Yesterday as at 9pm, we were at a local joint called Jika, drinking, when something under the chair we were seated on exploded.
“The whole place was filled with smoke while we took to our heels.
“We ran outside for safety but the blast broke my friend’s leg.”