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Published by Federal Dept. of Information, Domestic Publicity Division in Ikoyi, Lagos .

Written in English

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  • Nigeria

Subjects:

  • Presidents -- Nigeria -- Biography.,
  • Cabinet officers -- Nigeria -- Biography.

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Book details

ContributionsNigeria. Domestic Publicity Division.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJQ3091 .P725 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination88 p. :
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3229124M
LC Control Number83141038

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