In Kaduna state, at least one person has been confirmed dead when fire razed over 500 shops at the Station Market in Kaduna South Local Government Area of the state.
The devastating fire at the market made up of make-shift shops is said to have destroyed food items and property running into millions of naira.
Reports say the fire which started at about 1am was put out around 5am.
Shop owners and their families were seen in distress, some wailing uncontrollably due to the magnitude of their losses.
IBRAHIM MUSA, Chairman of the market traders association, said more than N200 million worth of goods were lost to the inferno.
He said that the association had started compiling list of those affected by the fire.