Practice and procedure of the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and High Courts of Nigeria
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Published by Sweet and Maxwell, Carswell in London, Agincourt, Ont .
Written in English


  • Nigeria. -- Federal Supreme Court.,
  • Nigeria. -- Federal Court of Appeal.,
  • Appellate procedure -- Nigeria.,
  • Appellate courts -- Nigeria.

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Edition Notes

Statementby T. Akinola Aguda.
SeriesNigerian practice library
LC ClassificationsKF 9058 ZK7 A28 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationlxxxix, 1139 p. ;
Number of Pages1139
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20845989M
ISBN 100421255706

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