A three-storey building on Wednesday collapsed at the Itafaji area of Lagos Island killing many and leaving other trapped in the rubble.
Many children are reported to be among the dead while others are trapped as at the time of this report.
Our correspondent at the scene said , a primary school is said to be located on the top floor of the building with pupils feared killed and others trapped.
The structure is reported to be a residential building with several apartments.
Emergency and rescue workers are currently at the scene of the incident.