Fire has gut Oba Market in Benin City, the Edo State capital.
The fire which began in the early hours of today is currently facing efforts to put it out.
The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.
The Federal Fire Service tweeted: “At about 1:00hrs this morning Men of Federal Fire Service Zone K Edo command turned out to combat a raging inferno at Oba market ring road Benin city Edo State. In attendance are Nigerian Army, Nigerian Air force, NPDC, and UNIBEN fire service.”