The popular Balogun market is on fire, the market located on Lagos Island in Lagos state spreads across so many streets and is well known as the place for Fabrics and fashion accessories; shoes, bags, and other commodities.
The fire started in the early hours of Wednesday, 29 January.
Eyewitness reports say up to 7 buildings have been destroyed in the devasting fire and some traders can be seen struggling to save their goods from the fire.
The Lagos state fire service is said to be on the scene, working to contain the fire At the time of this report, no casualty has been reported.
Stay tuned for updates, Obinwannem reports.
Vladimir Chimaobi reporting, Obinwannem New