the school is situated at the top of the three-storey building, and many children are feared to have been trapped in the rubble, reports Reuters. According to the data, a hundred children have been in school.
Several school children have been hospitalized, reports the BBC. It is unclear how many people were in the building. The first two floors consist of apartments.
TV footage shows that thousands of people have gathered at the scene of the accident. Many people follow the rescue from the roofs of adjacent houses, according to the BBC's envoy at the site.
in Nigeria, it is common. Poor building materials and a weak regulatory framework of building codes is usually given as an explanation.
in 2016, more than 100 people when a church collapsed in south-eastern Nigeria, reports Reuters. In Lagos, was killed in the same year more than 30 people when a five-storey building collapsed.