An early morning fire gutted the popular Balogun market on Monday Jan.12, and consumed properties worth millions of Naira.
Many shops were razed in the inferno which started at 4:36am. According to the National Emergency Management Agency's spokesman, Ibrahim Fariloye, the fire stated at about 4am. At 04:36 hours, there was a serious fire outbreak at Balogun market Lagos Island."
However, the cause of the fire outbreak and reports on casualties are yet to be known as at the time of filing this report