Ibadan - Six people were killed when hoodlums clashed in Oja’ba area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, reports Punch.
Trouble started on Tuesday evening when a group named Idowu Boys, with support from Zaccheus Boys, threatened to attack an unnamed group.
Both groups had engaged in deadly street fights in the past.
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The Idowu boys attacked the other group in retaliation for the death of one of their members.
Dangerous weapons were freely used by the two groups.
Some residents of area said the fight forced many residents to remain in door for hours.
The Public Relations Officer of the Oyo State Police Command, Adekunle Ajisebutu, said police had restored calm in the area.
- News 24