One person has been reportedly killed, while five others were rescued when a building collapsed on Lagos Island in the early hours of Saturday.
The two-storey building with a penthouse reportedly caved in around 3am, while the occupants were asleep.
The number of people that are still trapped in the rubbles of the building could not be ascertained at this time.
Rescue operation by the officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA ); National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA); Nigeria Police Force, Lagos State Ambulance Service and others has commenced.
The South West spokesperson for NEMA, Ibrahim Farinloye confirmed the incident. He said rescue operation is currently ongoing.