The responsibility for these blasts had not been claimed by anyone, but the Nigerian Islamic extremist group, Boko Haram is been blamed by the people.
Sixty-seven other people were wounded in the attacks Sunday night and were being treated at hospitals, said National Emergency Management Agency coordinator Abdussalam Mohammed.
Some eye witnesses said the bombing at Yantaya Mosque took place during a lecture by a leading cleric famous for preaching peaceful co-existence.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has confirmed 20 persons dead in a bomb attack on civil servants at Sabongari Local Government secretariat in Zaria, Kaduna state. He said about 47 people had been injured.
The blast at the restaurant was caused by a bomb that had been planted, whereas the mosque was attacked by a suicide bomber and that explosion was preceded by gunfire, the BBC’s Ishaq Khalid reports.
Five people died when a woman suicide bomber blew up.
On Monday in Kano, two witnesses said they saw the girl crossing a road before they heard a loud bang.
Also Tuesday, Boko Harm fighters crossed the border into Cameroon and three were killed in a fierce clash with troops, Cameroon government spokesman Issa Tchiroma Bakary said.
The attacker entered the Redeemed Christian Church of God in the Jigawa area on the outskirts of Potiskum and detonated his explosives. The terror group, based in northern Nigeria, had just carried out attacks on northeastern Nigerian villages that claimed the lives of over 150 people – mostly Muslims.
Regional forces have been battling Boko Haram in north-eastern Nigeria, and have recaptured all major cities and towns from the group.
Adesina said Buhari reaffirmed his administration’s total commitment to doing everything possible to eradicate Boko Haram, terrorism and extremism from Nigeria in the shortest possible time.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari had condemned last week’s attacks as “inhuman and barbaric”.
The city has in the past seen clashes between Muslim and Christian communities and some have suggested that Boko Haram is looking to exploit these fault-lines.
“The restaurant was destroyed and we saw many people covered in blood”.
Nevertheless the attacks do not bode well for Mr. Buhari who was voted into power by citizens who believed that he would do a better job at dealing with Boko Haram than his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan.