Reports filtering in indicate that an explosion has occurred in Alausa, Ikeja, the capital of Lagos city and seat of the the Lagos State Government.
The explosion reportedly occurred very close to the Alausa Central mosque, next to GTBank’s Alausa branch.
A fireball was visible several stories up and viewable from the Ikeja City Mall.
Some witnesses are reporting that it is a fire at the GTBank building which is several yards away from the central mosque.
Ibrahim Farinloye, a National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA) worker says the Lagos fire service is tackling the blaze and that there are no casualties reported.