Over 100 pupils are feared dead after a school building collapsed with them inside this morning in Ita Faji, Lagos Island in Lagos state.
The three storey building which has the school on the last floor is also a residential building with several apartments.
Rescue operations are currently ongoing with Parents at the scene weeping and calling out the names of their children.
A resident of the area, Prince Adams, who alerted our correspondent to the incident on the telephone, said no fewer than 10 pupils had been removed from the rubble so far. Some of them have been rushed to the General Hospital.
See photos from the scene below:
Photo credit: PUNCH