A three-storey building under construction has collapsed in Kubwa Satellite town area of Abuja.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said the incident happened at about midnight on Friday.
According to reports, a number of persons have been trapped in the building.
The number of injured persons could not be ascertained, but a resident noted that some injured persons have been rescued and taken to the hospital.
Security agencies and National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) officials were said to be on ground to rescue the situation.