On Monday, as some members of the Yoruba Nation conducted a march, there were reports of unrest in Lagos’ Ojota neighborhood.
The Yoruba Nation organization reportedly intended to conduct a large rally at Ojota to demand self-determination.
According to social media posts and videos, a fight between the police and the gang took place in Ojota.
No one’s death in the altercation has been confirmed by news organizations.
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The Oduduwa Peoples Congress and Yoruba Nation agitators, according to a source who spoke to the Foundation for Investigative Journalism, engaged in a battle early on Monday that left one person dead.
According to the source, when police got on the site, they used tear gas to scatter the throng.
“Ojota is up in smoke, police are shooting teargas, and one person is dead. There was a clash between the OPC and Yoruba Nation.”
When reached by our correspondent, Benjamin Hundeyin, the public relations officer for the Lagos State Police, stated that order had been restored.
He added that at the time, he was unable to provide details.
“I don’t have the details, once I have the details, I will let you know,” the PPRO said.
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