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Where does bail money go in Nigeria?

By Guardian Exclusive
25 March 2020   |   11:52 am
It is widely believed the Judicial process in Nigeria grinds slowly and it often appears that a defendant is free the moment they are granted bail but, the question no one has ever asked is; where does the bail money go to?

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