A three-storey building has collapsed in the Beirut road area of Kano metropolis.
Some persons are believed to be trapped underneath the rubble.
As of the time of this reporting, emergency workers had arrived at the scene on a rescue operation.
In a statement, Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, sympathised with the victims.
He also ordered an intensified rescue operations to get to those trapped in the rubble.
While lamenting the unfortunate incident, he assured that investigation is ongoing to unravel the cause of the collapsed structure which was under construction.
On Friday, a three-storey building had also collapsed in Kubwa Satellite town, Abuja, killing two persons.