WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram have gone down in Nigeria and some part of the world as a result of technical difficulties.
WuzupNigeria reports that millions of users have been unable to access the social media apps by Facebook for over an hour.
The shutdown began around 4:38pm local time, as observed by WuzupNigeria.
WhatsApp has however posted a message acknowledging the lack of access to its platform via its official Twitter handle.
"We’re aware that some people are experiencing issues with WhatsApp at the moment.
"We’re working to get things back to normal and will send an update here as soon as possible. Thanks for your patience." the statement read.
Facebook's verified Twitter handle also corroborated the statement adding that "we apologize for any inconvenience."
Another statement by Instagram's Public Relations team, InstagramComms team on Twitter read:
"Instagram and friends are having a little bit of a hard time right now, and you may be having issues using them. Bear with us, we’re on it!"