A 21-storey building located at 20, Gerrard Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, collapsed around 3 p.m. on Monday, with scores of victims reportedly trapped.
Ibrahim Farinloye, the acting coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), confirmed the incident. Mr Farinloye said emergency responders were heading to the scene.
The Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Femi Oke- Osanyintolu, also said the agency had activated its emergency response plan.
It is unclear the number of casualties from the building collapse or how many people are trapped.
More details will be provided in subsequent reports