Suicide bomber hit a mosque in Gwoza, southern Borno State, where four people were confirmed dead after the attack.
Gwoza was the administrative capital and caliphate of the terrorist group, Boko Haram.
It was learnt that the suicide bomber ran into the mosque when worshippers were having early morning prayer.
Several people were injured in the explosion which shook the mosque.
However, a top security agent, who did not disclose his name said it was only the suicide bomber and four other people that died, while 13 worshippers had injuries and were rushed to the health center for treatment.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume, demanded the return of the Chadian forces which were withdrawn recently from the area after the force ended a mission spanning several months.
Senator Ali Ndume, said it has become necessary for the Army to redeploy more soldiers to the Maiduguri-Damaturu Road.
The suicide bomber’s gender was not confirmed.