According to eyewitnesses, the clash which started around 8am on Thursday, led to panic in Obalende as motorists, passengers and passersby scampered for safety.
In a video circulating the social media, gunshots could be heard being fired as residents and passersby run in different directions for safety.
Sirens could also be heard in the video, indicating that security personnel have been deployed to the scene. There have been no reports of casualties.
Watch some of the videos recorded at the scene below:
Wahala for Nigerian wey no sabi run 😢. Avoid Obalende area for now please 🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/YJyLN7Y0rv
— E-zrael Ani (@EzraelAni) February 11, 2021
— POLICE COMPLAINT (@PoliceNG_CRU) February 11, 2021
More video updates from the ongoing NURTW brawl at Obalende, Lagos island pic.twitter.com/kKX5utG9fT
— The Guild Nigeria (@TheGuildng) February 11, 2021
KanyiDaily had also reported how many people were feared dead and property destroyed during a violent clash between IPOB’s ESN members and a combined team of police and soldiers in Orlu, Imo state.