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Crippled giant Nigeria since independence by Eghosa E. Osaghae

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Published by Hurst & Company in London .
Written in English


  • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1960-

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-334) and index.

StatementEghosa E. Osaghae.
LC ClassificationsDT515.8 .O75 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 342 p. :
Number of Pages342
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20094454M
ISBN 10185065350X, 1850653453

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