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Federal grants-in-aid to state governments a note on an aspect of the federal spending power in Nigeria by Rafiu Akindele

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Published by Nigerian Institute of International Affairs in Lagos .
Written in English

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Statementby Rafiu Akindele.
LC ClassificationsMLCM 83/4360 (D)
The Physical Object
Pagination16 leaves ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4441907M
LC Control Number79103416

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