A building has collapsed in Fana village in Dandi local government area of Kebbi state, killing a woman and three of her children.
Reports say the building came down on Thursday after a heavy downpour.
Husband to the deceased and father of the three children (2 girls and a boy), Malam Munkaila Fana, said the building collapsed while the victims were sleeping.
Malam Fana also appealed for assistance from the state and local governments, as well as wealthy individuals, saying their help was needed to rebuild their destroyed home.
On Thursday, heavy rainfall fell across Kebbi State, lasting more than eight hours.
Reporting by Abdullahi Tukur; Editing by Muzha Kucha and Tony Okerafor