The travails of democracy and the rule of law
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Published by Evans Brothers (Nigeria) in Ibadan, London .
Written in English


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StatementObafemi Awolowo.
SeriesAdventures in power -- 2
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14970458M
ISBN 100237510332
OCLC/WorldCa605972462

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