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Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1979

Jadesola O. Akande

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1979

with annotations

by Jadesola O. Akande

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Published by Sweet and Maxwell in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitutional law -- Nigeria.

  • Edition Notes

    Spine title: Introduction to the Nigerian Constitution.

    Other titlesIntroduction to the Nigerian Constitution.
    Statementby Jadesola O. Akande.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJQ3083.Z9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination315 p. in various pagings ;
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21529573M
    ISBN 100421289503

    The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria with annotations Lagos: MIJ Professional Publishers, Nwabueze, B. O. Ideas and Facts in Constitution-Making .   Constitution: How Nigeria missed the mark – Minority Report presentation of the Minority Report and Draft Constitution for the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

    25 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Amendment) Decree , 28 September 26 J. Isawa Elaigwu and Habu Galadima, “The Shadow of Sharia Over Nigerian Federalism,” Publius: The Journal of Federalism 33 (Summer ):   Due to the fact that pursuant to S.2 of the Nigerian Constitution (as amended), Nigeria is a federal republic, it therefore has a written constitution. The general convention is that a written constitution is supreme, the Nigerian constitution provides for its .

    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 May , inaugurating the Nigerian Fourth Republic. The constitution restored democratic rule to Nigeria, and remains in force today. Your Publisher, Books and More! No vex. We will be available soon. Thank you for your patience!Author: and Publisher.


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Akande. Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria This document is the Constitution of Nigeria from It includes chapters on general provisions, fundamental objectives and directive principles of State policy, citizenship, fundamental rights, the Legislative, the Executive, the Judiciary, Federal Capital Territory and general supplementary provisions.

THE CONSTITUTION. ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS. CHAPTER I: General Provisions. Part I: Federal Republic of Nigeria. Supremacy of Constitution. The Federal Republic of Nigeria. States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Part II: Powers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Legislative Powers. Executive powers. Judicial powers. to civil rule, for the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeriaafter necessary amendments and approval by the Provisional Ruling Council, to be promulgated into a new Constitution for the Federal Republic of Nigeria in order to give the same force of law with effect from 29th may Commence-ment.

(1) Nigeria is one indivisible and indissoluble sovereign state to be known by the name of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. (2) Nigeria shall be a Federation consisting of States and a Federal Capital Territory. (1) There shall be 36 states in Nigeria, that is to say, Abia, Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bauchi,File Size: KB.

Features of the Republican Constitution. The constitution introduced the position of an executive president, who would be the head of state and commander-in-chief of the armed forces.

The president would be directly elected in a general : Chizoba Ikenwa. 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 FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA THE CONSTITUTION OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA Author: Administrator Created Date: 1/22/ AM.

Some important features of the republican constitution includes: 1. The adoption of Presidential System of government as opposed to the parliamentary system being used before. The President of the country under the constitution had executive powers and is the Head of State and Head of Government.

The constitution established the council [ ]Author: Chizoba Ikenwa. Download The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, as amended, free PDF copy for Desktop and Mobile. As an electronic PDF soft-copy, it will be delivered to you by email. You will need to provide your email address, where you want the constitution to be sent to.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Akande, Jadesola O. Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria London: Sweet and Maxwell, The constitution, which was based on the Westminster system, continued in operation until a military coup in overthrew Nigeria's democratic institutions.

constitution (Second Republic) The constitution, which brought in the Second Republic, abandoned the Westminster system in favour of an American-style presidential system.

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Amendment) DecreeNo. - Volume 24 Issue 2 - James S. ReadAuthor: James S. Read. However, the fundamental human right in Nigeria was published and operated during periods of civilian rule years ( Constitution) and ( Constitution).

Inthe Parliament of the Third Republic began to develop a new basic law, which was supposed to come into force in but was canceled due to a military coup. On October 1,Shehu Shagari was sworn in as the first President and Commander-in-Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The military carefully planned the return to civil rule putting in place measures to ensure that political parties have broader support than witnessed during the first l: Lagos. 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. Nigeria is an internationally recognized sovereign nation made up of 36 states and a Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

Each of those 36 states is empowered by Nigeria’s Constitution to establish and maintain a legal system that would assure justice within the assigned territory so as to enable every citizen and other persons resident in it carry on their legitimate everyday pursuits.

Ina new constitution based on the executive presidential system was promulgated which became effective on 1st October It is worthy to note here that while the parliamentary system which was abandoned acknowledged the supremacy of the parliament, the presidential system is based on the supremacy of the constitution and the doctrine of full separation of power.

between the. NIGERIAN FOREIGN POLICY UNDER THE CONSTITUTION OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA () C. NWACHUKWU OKEKE* I. INTRODUCTION It is proposed to divide this paper into two main first part will be concerned with a review of the philosophies.A constitution is the set of fundamental laws, established to govern a country.

However, this set of laws often transform. What is the main difference between and constitution in Nigeria? What urgent needs have caused the changes in the act of ? How many revisions did the constitution of Nigeria overcome? Read on to find out! 45 The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (LagosFederal Ministry of Information).

See also Constituent Assembly: Decisions of the Constituent Assembly on the Draft Constitution and The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Explanatory Note and Comparative Table (Lagos,Federal Ministry of Information).Cited by: