Steel development and Nigeria"s power status lecture delivered by Paul Unongo at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Victoria Island, Lagos on Thursday, 24th July, 1980. by Paul Unongo

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Published by The Institute in Lagos .

Written in English

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  • Nigeria.


  • Steel industry and trade -- Nigeria.,
  • Iron industry and trade -- Nigeria.

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SeriesLecture series,, 35, Lecture series (Nigerian Institute of International Affairs) ;, no. 35.
ContributionsNigerian Institute of International Affairs.
LC ClassificationsHD9527.N52 U56 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p. ;
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2943818M
ISBN 109782276030
LC Control Number84183154

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