Terrorists suspected to be members of Boko Haram on Tuesday night attacked the Kuje Medium Custodial Centre in Abuja.
HausaToday reports that over 600 inmates escaped from the facility after the attacks but high-profile inmates reportedly remained behind.
The Ministry of Defence confirmed that all members of Boko Haram terrorists group kept at the centre escaped.
HausaToday earlier reported that the heavily armed gunmen invaded the federal facility around 10.30pm and successfully operated for about one hour unhindered.
See photos [credit The Cable] of the Kuje Medium Correctional Centre after the deadly attack: