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Towards a peoples" constitution in Nigeria

Olisa Agbakoba

Towards a peoples" constitution in Nigeria

a civic educational manual for the legal community

by Olisa Agbakoba

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Published by HURILAWS in Apapa Lagos, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Constitutional law -- Nigeria.,
    • Civil rights -- Nigeria.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Olisa Agbakoba & Willy Mamah ; for the Human Rights Law Service (HURILAWS) ; with the support of the Ford Foundation, New York.
      ContributionsMamah, Wilfred U. J., Human Rights Law Service (Nigeria)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKTA1750 .A35 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 426 p. ;
      Number of Pages426
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3345238M
      ISBN 109780564144
      LC Control Number2004352796

      The Federalist Movement of Nigeria (FMN) is a body of concerned Nigerians who strongly believe that something is obviously and fundamentally wrong with the structure of Nigeria’s federalism which is responsible for the country's consistent historical failures . Location and Geography. Nigeria is in West Africa, along the eastern coast of the Gulf of Guinea, and just north of the equator. It is bordered on the west by Benin, on the north by Niger and Chad, and on the east by Cameroon.


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