GUNMEN attacked Adamawa Police Headquarters in the early hours of Wednesday, sending residents of Yola into panic.
The Police headquarters is located at the heart of Jimeta Community in Yola North local government area.
Sounds of gunshot rend the air for at least 30 minutes, according to a resident who preferred anonymity.
Police Public Relations Officer, SP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, confirmed the attack to source but said things were under control.
Nguroje said the attack was repelled, but the identities of those behind it was unknown.
One source said the attackers were military personnel on a revenge mission, following the alleged killing of a military officer by the police.