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Constitutional vibrations in Nigeria

Abel A. Emiko

Constitutional vibrations in Nigeria

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Published by Mufti Books in [Benin City?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitutional law -- Nigeria.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 198-201) and index.

    Other titlesConstitutional vibrations :
    Statementby Abel A. Emiko.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKTA1750 .E495 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 212 p. ;
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19368503M
    ISBN 109782892182, 9782892181
    ISBN 109789782892188

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