African Journal of
Political Science and International Relations

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pol. Sci. Int. Relat.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0832
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPSIR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 403

Full Length Research Paper

Party system, its peculiarities and development of political practices in Nigeria

Taiwo Akanbi Olaiya
  • Taiwo Akanbi Olaiya
  • Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 25 November 2015
  •  Accepted: 15 September 2016
  •  Published: 31 October 2016


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