One person has been reportedly killed after a building collapsed at Fanibi area of Akure, the Ondo State capital on Tuesday morning.
According to eyewitnesses, the occupants of the building were thrown into panic when part of the building caved in at about 3am while most of them were fast asleep.
But seven other persons, who also live in the house, were rescued by neighbours who raced to the scene of the incident.
An eyewitness told reporters that the deceased was a woman whose identity had not been revealed.
While police authorities in Ondo have yet to make an official statement regarding the incident, the body of the woman killed was moved to the morgue by policemen at the scene.