Where does bail money go in Nigeria?
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?
Chelsea Manning hospitalized following attempted suicide in jail
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ICC jails Congo warlord Bosco 'Terminator' Ntaganda for 30 years
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Senegal gives suspended term to man who urged women be killed
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Former Lebanese prisoners and families demand justice for jail time in Syria
Former Lebanese prisoners and families demand justice for jail time in Syria.