The seat of traditional power of the Lagos people, Iga Idunganran, the palace of the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, on Lagos Island, was on fire on Tuesday as there was a mild conflagration on part of the monarch’s royal resident.
The fire outbreak was put out around 3.30pm.
Bellowing smoke from the burning palace on Tuesday in Lagos.
The Oba was said to be around at the time the fire was gutting the palace.
Persons close to the palace said furniture, clothes and some other household items in the apartment were destroyed.