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Published by Centre for Democratic Development, Research and Training in Zaria, Nigeria .
Written in English



  • Nigeria,
  • Nigeria.


  • Muslims -- Nigeria -- Economic conditions.,
  • Muslims -- Nigeria -- Social conditions.,
  • Islam and politics -- Nigeria.,
  • Islamic law -- Nigeria.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 45-46).

Statementby Abubakar Siddique Mohammed, Sa"idu Hassan Adamu, Alkasum Abba.
SeriesCEDDERT occasional publication ;, 2-2000
ContributionsAdamu, Sa"idu Hassan., Abba, Alkasum., Centre for Democratic Development, Research and Training.
LC ClassificationsDT515.45.M87 M64 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination50 p. ;
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3998548M
ISBN 109782557560
LC Control Number2001345574

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