One person was feared dead as
at least 18 people were trapped beneath the rubble of a four-storey building which collapsed around 1.30pm in the Jabi area of Abuja.
Punch reports that the building which was under construction when it collapsed had over 25 people inside.
Rescue officials were said to have rescued about six persons while a corpse has been evacuated.
However, the heavy rain also hampered rescue operations.