It was said that A lion on Saturday, escaped from its cage at the Kano Zoo.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s media aide, Salihu Tanko Yakasai, made this known via his Twitter page.
Yakassai warned Nigerians living around the zoo to be vigilant and careful.
He, however, added that the lion was still within the premises of the zoo as authorities were working to capture the wild cat. The post read:
It Is true that a Lion in Kano Zoo has escaped and the authorities are doing everything humanly possible to capture it. So far theres no cause for alarm as the lion is still within the premises of the Kano Zoo but those living within the area are advised to be vigilante.
228 inmates escape as flood overflows prison, 100 rearrested in Kogi
At least 228 inmates of the Koton Karfe custodial centre (formerly known as prison) in Kogi reportedly escaped after it collapsed following heavy flooding that resulted from a torrential rain.
We understand that the development was confirmed by the comptroller general of the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCS), Jafar Ahmed.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ahmed spoke with newsmen in Koton Kafe on Monday, October 28, saying that the flood happened at 3am.
According to him, the facility’s perimetre fence was submerged affecting the walls of two of the cells.
Ahmed, who noted that there were 228 inmates at the facility when the incident happened, added that the prison was not habitable after the flood.
Some of the inmates re-arrested are, therefore, being transferred to other prison facilities in the state.
On his part, a security adviser to Governor Yahaya Bello, retired Commodore Jerry Omadara, said at least 100 inmates had been re-arrested.
He, however, noted that some of the inmates returned on their own while some others reported themselves at police stations close to the centre.
Some of the escaping inmates were arrested by the combined team of policemen, army, navy and civil defence corps, he said.
Zlatan lists out the menial jobs he did like being a bricklayer before making it big in music
Controversial street pop act, Zlatan has revealed some of the menial jobs he did before he became a super star.
Sharing a photo of his first car which he won from a talent hunt at the age of 19, Zlatan wrote, ‘before I won this car, I do bricklayer, cut grass for people land to lay foundation, I work for cold-room for ikorodu isawo! 10k per month! I do too many many. But I thank God for my life today’.