People, politics, and politicians of Nigeria (1940-1979) by Bola Ige

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Published by Heinemann Educational Books (Nigeria) in Ibadan .

Written in English

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  • Nigeria


  • Nigeria -- Politics and government.

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Includes index.

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StatementBola Ige.
LC ClassificationsDT515.75 .I38 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 422 p. :
Number of Pages422
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL721760M
ISBN 109781294965
LC Control Number97108892

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