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Issues in the review of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

Issues in the review of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

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Published by Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research in Ibadan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Constitutional law -- Nigeria -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Olu Ajakaiye and Solomon Akhere Benjamin.
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsAjakaiye, David Olusanya Ishola., Benjamin, Solomon Akhere., Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKTA1734 .I86 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 121 p. ;
      Number of Pages121
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6826918M
      ISBN 109781812540
      LC Control Number00311453
      OCLC/WorldCa44045062

      Nigeria is a federal republic. Its governmental structure is based on a constitutional decree issued Mar. 17, , and on later modifications that abolished or altered most of the articles in the constitution, which was in effect until   Issues; WIMBIZ; Guardian Angels in view of the provisions of Section of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (as amended), the President should not .


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Issues in the review of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Ibadan: Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: David Olusanya Ishola Ajakaiye; Solomon Akhere Benjamin. The Nigerian military government that gave us the constitution currently in use via military decree No.

24 on 5th May, wrote on its page 19 that, “We the people of the Federal Republic. Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Arrangement of sections Chapter I General Provisions Part I Federal Republic of Nigeria 1.

Supremacy of constitution. 2 The Federal Republic of Nigeria. 3 States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Part II Powers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 4. Legislative powers.

The Constitution of Nigeria is the supreme law of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Nigeria has had a series of constitutions.

The current constitution was enacted on 29 Mayinaugurating the Nigerian Fourth Republic. Nigeria's first constitutions were enacted by order in council during the colonial era, when the country was administered.

Anifowose, Remi (), “Constitution and Constitutionalism” in Anifowose, Remi And Enemuo, Francis (Eds.), Elements of Politics.

Lagos, Malthouse Press Limited. Kuye, Omowale (), A Review of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Author: Ignatius Ibanga. Nigeria. The Federal Republic of Nigeria shall not be governed, nor shall person or group of persons take control of the government of Nigeria or any part thereof except in accordance with the provision of this constitution.

SECTION 4 Legislative Powers 1. The legislative powers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria shall be vested in a File Size: 34KB. being the text of the speech delivered by prof. steve azaiki, national co-ordinator of the national think tank, at the inauguration of the national think tank committee on the review of the constitution of the federal republic of nigeria, on thursday, march 6,at transcorp hilton hotel, abuja.

The review of the Constitution should have one overriding aim, namely: to sustain the Democracy Project in Nigeria. The citizenry must be engaged and this as critical participants. The Nigeria constitution is a legal document that was adopted by the then presidency in the year This was when the military handed over to democratic rule in the country.

In this article, you will get to see the features of the constitution in Nigeria and also have a better understanding of what a constitution is all about. Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, The National Think-Tank, which was inaugurated last year a public research institute, has selected 56 prominent Nigerians, to commence the review of the constitution of the Federal Republic.

“(1) The Federal Republic of Nigeria shall be a State based on the principles of democracy and social justice. (2) It is hereby, accordingly, declared that. In Septemberthe National Assembly retreated to harmonize its report and at the end presented for first reading The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria i (Amendment) Bill, The drama that was rehearsed sometime between in Nigeria; has been playing itself (almost in an autopilot) as a form of governance in Nigeria.

What we call the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, which is expected to be the expression of the will, commitment and passion of Nigerians across culture, occupation.

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria CHAPTER III. CITIZENSHIP. Subject to the provisions of section 28 of this Constitution, a person to whom the provisions of this section apply may be registered as a citizen of Nigeria, if the President is satisfied that - (a) he is a person of good charcater.

The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria could be traced back toduring the British colonial era. Within this colonial period of toa period of 56 years, Nigeria had six (6) Constitutions: the Constitution, the Constitution, the Constitution, the Constitution, the Constitution and the   Abstract.

The amendment of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has not been free of controversies. The latest controversy dogging the amendment relates to whether or not it is necessary for the President to assent to the Bill of the National Assembly amending the Constitution, even after the amendment has been ratified by at least two-thirds of the Houses of Assembly of Cited by: 1.

Akande. () Introduction to the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, MIJ Publ Lagos p 9. The Guardian, Tuesday April 1. Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Nigeria. OCLC Number: Notes: Supplement to official gazette extraordinary no. 29, vol. 76, 3rd May, The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria [Federal Republic of Nigeria] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The Constitution strengthens the already choking powers of the Federal Government and whoever is in the office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Absence of governance the inconsistency, be void (constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, ). It is also ostensible to note that constitution is a means to an end, it could not be static, and it has to be.

Africa:: Nigeria Print. Flag Description. three equal vertical bands of green (hoist side), white, and green; the color green represents the forests and abundant natural wealth of the country, white stands for peace and unity.

The World Factbook Country/Location Locator Map Modal. Africa:: Nigeria Print. No Photos Available.

Area - comparative. Section of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria: Section (1) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Constitution and in addition to such other jurisdiction as may be conferred upon it by an Act of the National Assembly, the Federal High Court shall have and exercise jurisdiction to the exclusion of any other court in civil causes and matters.

We the people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, having firmly and solemnly resolved, to live in unity and harmony as one indivisible and indissoluble sovereign nation under God, dedicated to the promotion of inter-African solidarity, world peace, international co-operation and understanding and to provide for a Constitution for the purpose of promoting the good government and welfare of all.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA THE CONSTITUTION OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA Author: Administrator Created Date: 1/22/ AM. So far there have been THREE (3) sets of amendments to the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The first Alteration Bill was passed by the National Assembly on 3rd of June and among other things it sought to provide for the. Features of Nigerian Constitution. The Nigerian Constitution () has eight different chapters; each of the chapter has sub sections and parts.

The prelude to the chapters states: We the people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 30, (Deletion of the Public Complaints Commission Act from the Constitution) – The Bill seeks to alter the.

Resource allocation and management as well as fiscal federalism/decentralization have remained contentious issues in a federal state such as Nigeria.

This is because the essence of government at all Cited by: 5. Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 32, (Deletion of the Land Use Act from the Constitution) – The Bill seeks to alter the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, to delete the Land Use Act from the Constitution so that it.

The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria ushered in a Presidential System of government relatively patterned after the system in the United States of America. Whereas the American system is based on a pure federalism where the federating units enjoy a wide autonomy from the Central Government in D.C.

Washington, the Nigerian. This Decree may be cited as the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Certain Consequential Repeals) Decree and shall come into force on 29th May Schedule. Decrees Ceasing to have effect on the coming into.

Force of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria The Forum therefore organized a workshop on Contentious issues in the review of the Constitution where consensus was reached on many of the issues. Moreover, the Forum conducted a National Scientific Survey to determine the views of Nigerians and gather quantifiable data on the trends and responses of Nigerians to the Constitution.

Thanks for the A2a I used to be more adept in things Nigeria than I am now but I’ll give this a shot Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria highlights the content of the constitution - which is the operational constitution today, wit. (NGAC) Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (NGAC) Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Amending text(s): (NGAL) Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Fourth Alteration, No.

4) Act, section 6(6) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Section 6(6) The judicial powers vested in accordance with the foregoing provisions of this section- (a) shall extend, notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Constitution, to all inherent powers and sanctions of a court of law.

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria CHAPTER IV. FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS. 33 - (1) Every person has a right to life, and no one shall be deprived intentionally of his life, save in execution of the sentence of a court in respect of a criminal offence of which he has been found guilty in Nigeria.

(12) Subject as otherwise. The Constitution Of The Federal Republic Of Nigeria: by canachy(m): am On It is imperative that every citizen of Nigeria knows at least his/her basic rights. Many people do not have access to the Nigerian constitution and so, do not have any idea what their rights are.

CfRN - Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Looking for abbreviations of CfRN. 'Whether upon a proper interpretation of the provision of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (as amended) and particularly, Sections 36(1), The review was in.

This is the purport of section 13 & of constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria. in the same vein the president of Nigeria will not exercise its presidential functions except he had duly observed the provision of section of constitution of federal Republic of Nigeria.constitutional law- purport of the provisions of s.

(7) of the constitution of the federal republic of nigeria. 3. judgment- reasons for decisions of courts must be provided on time. 4. jurisdiction -essence of. 5. jurisdiction- when it can be raised. 6. practice and procedure- when courts can raise issues suo motu. 7. .The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria referred the following Constitution alterations bills to the Committee for further legislative action after the debate on their general principles and.