VIDEO: Fire razes down parts of Christ Embassy building in Lagos

Worshippers told TheCable that morning service was immediately moved to Corner Stone — an annex of the church — due to the inferno

Parts of  the Christ Embassy building in the Oregun area of Lagos has been razed down by fire.

The incident occurred on Sunday morning.

Thick black smoke was still billowing from the white edifice when TheCable visited the scene.

Personnel of the Lagos state fire and rescue service were on the scene to put out the fire.


Police have cordoned the area to prevent a breakdown of law and order.


Vehicular and pedestrian movement on the street where the church is located have been halted for the moment.

Worshippers told The Cable that morning service was immediately moved to Corner Stone — an annex of the church — due to the inferno.


A couple of worshippers said an electrical spark may have been responsible for the fire.

Led by Chris Oyakhilome, Christ Embassy is one of Nigeria’s biggest churches.


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