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Nigeria: Prison Attack Frees Nearly 840 Inmates

Nearly 400 escaped prisoners remain at large in Nigeria on Monday after unidentified gunmen stormed the Abolongo Prison in southwestern Nigeria’s Oyo state on Friday, killing two guards and releasing 837 inmates, Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported.

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Convicts Go Viral with Prison TikTok Posts

According to a recent report, prisoners in the United States are finding success posting to the popular Chinese social media app TikTok detailing their lives inside the U.S. prison system. Prisoners access the app using smartphones smuggled into jail.

An inmate uses a mirror to look outside his cell at the Los Angeles Men’s Central Jail in downtown Los Angeles on May 29, 2004. (Credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)