3 edition of Critical constitutional issues in Nigeria found in the catalog.
Critical constitutional issues in Nigeria
Osy Ezechukwunyere Nwebo
Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-157) and index.
|Statement||Osy E. Nwebo.|
|LC Classifications||KTA1734 .N89 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 157 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||157|
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