Reports reaching us say there has been an attempted jail break at the Ikoyi correctiinal facility.
Sourced Say some inmates were shot as a combined team of correctional officers and soldiers are currently trying to foil a revolt and attempted jailbreak at Ikoyi Prison in Lagos.
An inmate inside the prison, who sent videos and messages describing the attempts by some prisoners to escape from the prison.
This comes just three days after hundreds of prisoners escaped from the Benin prison.
According to the source inside the prison, several prisoners have been shot as some prisoners tried to escape through the gate of the prison.
He said troops of the Nigerian Army were called in to assist correctional officers who are trying to suppress the attempted jailbreak.
The spokes person of the correctional facilities Austin Njoku could not be reached for confirmation as he was said to be in a meeting as at the time he was called.