Bandits struck Ondo again days after an attack on church that left 48 dead so far.
The latest attack by gunmen on motorcycles took place at the Sabo area of Ondo on Wednesday night.
No fewer than 6 people were shot dead.
The gunmen also robbed some residents of the area before they left the scene.
The Police Public Relations Officer of the state, Mrs Funmilayo Odunlami, confirmed the incident.
According to her, it was a robbery case, adding that men of the command were already on the trail of the perpetrators.