Crisis broke out in the early hours of Thursday at the Obalende area of Lagos Island following violent clash between rival groups of the Lagos chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW).
VANTAGE NEWS reports that people were seen running for safety as the NURTW rival groups clashed.
Scores of people sustained injuries while several properties were said to have been destroyed.
The cause of the clash is yet unknown as at press time.
Residents and motorists are advised to avoid the area for safety reasons.