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: 382


Corruption and fiscal federalism in Nigeria: Analysis of the federal budgetary process, 1999 – 2016

Anthony Egobueze
  • Anthony Egobueze
  • Rivers State House of Assembly, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
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Callistus U. Ojirika
  • Callistus U. Ojirika
  • Rivers State House of Assembly, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 21 August 2018
  •  Accepted: 12 November 2018
  •  Published: 31 December 2018


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