The deafening blasts could be heard in the evening in Maiduguri, the home of the Boko Haram extremist insurgency.
Police spokesman Victor Isukwu said the two male and two female bombers targeted crowded parts of Muna Gari suburb. The first explosion went off at a prayer ground, he said.
Police said the four bombers also were killed. The 29 injured were rushed to local hospitals for treatment.
While Nigeria’s military has made progress in combating Boko Haram’s deadly insurgency, the group continues to carry out suicide attacks in Maiduguri and elsewhere. The group often uses female or child bombers, some who had been abducted.
The extremist group has defied the government’s claim made late last year that Boko Haram had been “crushed”…