At least 20 students feared dead as two-story building collapsed in Kano University Science & Technology, the Vanguard reports.
The building that collapsed was donated to the university by Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND).
The incident that happened midday was said to have trapped a number of labourers at the site.
One of the witnesses reported that there are increased fear that the figures may be known following the deployment of men of fire service.
The university is located in Wudil, a local government in Kano state. The university which was known as Kano University of Technology, Wudil has been renamed as Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil in the year 2005 in conformity to the Gazette laws of the University. It is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities.