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Published by Published for Afenifere, Pan-Yoruba Socio-Political and Economic Organization by Frontline Books in Ibadan, Nigeria .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Nigeria, Western,
  • Nigeria

Subjects:

  • Fajuyi, Francis Adekunle, 1926-1966.,
  • Nigeria. Nigerian Army -- Officers -- Biography.,
  • Military governors -- Nigeria, Western -- Biography.,
  • Nigeria, Western -- History.,
  • Nigeria -- History -- Coup d"état, 1966 (January 15),
  • Nigeria -- History -- Coup d"état, 1966 (July 29),
  • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1960-1975.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited with introduction by Akinyemi Onigbinde.
GenreBiography.
ContributionsOnigbinde, Akinyemi., Afenifere (Organization)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT515.9.W45 R63 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 167 p. :
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3732608M
ISBN 109783537628
LC Control Number2003391367
OCLC/WorldCa51166678

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