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Improving Nigeria"s draft constitution

M. J. Dent

Improving Nigeria"s draft constitution

a constructive and detailed study with suggestions for amendment and improvement in the Constituent Assembly

by M. J. Dent

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Published by Dark Horse Publications in Keele .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby M. J. Dent.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[2], vi, 75 p. ;
      Number of Pages75
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4284515M
      ISBN 100906128005
      LC Control Number78311054

      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. A Constitution to worth the name, must be made by the people in a political or constitutional convention or conference and must thereafter ratify, adopt or even reject the draft where necessary. A constitution charter remains a draft until ratified by the people for whom it was designed vide a referendum or some other positive popular act.

        HISTORY OF NIGERIAN CONSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT INTRODUCTION: The importance of a constitution in any given society cannot be overemphasized. The constitution, in Nigeria’s situation, is the supreme law of the land which all acts of individuals and of parliament must not contravene. It is the fundamental and organic law of a nation or state that establishes [ ]. The history of Nigeria can be traced to prehistoric settlers (Nigerians) living in the area as early as BC. Numerous ancient African civilizations settled in the region that is today Nigeria, such as the Kingdom of Nri, the Benin Empire, and the Oyo Empire. Islam reached Nigeria through the Borno Empire between ( BC) and Hausa States around ( AD) during the 11th century, while.

      If President Goodluck Jonathan is to be believed, Nigerians are about to write yet another constitution. It will be their ninth in the 24 years that they have had democracy out of the 53 years of independence from Britain. But, as Peter Jazzy Ezeh reports, the idea of the ninth constitution is raising dust in Africa’s most populous country.   AS steps are taken for the review of the Constitution, it is appropriate for a perspective on this initiative to be provided. The review of the .


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[M J Dent]. Brown Ideye to write book on corruption in Nigerian football before retirement ‘Current Super Eagles players ought to work under world-class coach’ Dele Alli says he’s ‘okay’ after being. Constitution. (3) If any other law is inconsistent with the provisions of this Constitution, this Constitution shall prevail, and that other law shall, to the extent of the inconsistency, be void.

(1) Nigeria is one indivisible and indissoluble sovereign state to be known by the name of the Federal Republic of Size: KB. Improving the Drafting of the Nigerian Constitution - Part One. FIND MORE LEGAL ARTICLES.

Search. A constitution may be examined as to its provisions regarding the rights and obligations of the citizens and the structures, procedures, powers and functions of government in the country.

That the drafting of a constitution is crucial 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. Just like every other country, Nigeria Improving Nigerias draft constitution book it own law that is a constitution which is the highest law in every country.

The Nigeria constitution is the highest law in Nigeria, any law that is not consistent with the constitution is Improving Nigerias draft constitution book and void. The current () Constitution of Nigeria contains many errors in its drafting. These should be avoided in the proposed amended Constitution.

Following the pattern in the first part of this Article, the author examines and suggests improvements to more provisions of the Constitution. Alteration of this Constitution 4.

- (1) Parliament may alter any of the provisions of this Constitution or (in so far as it forms part of the law of Nigeria) any of the provisions of the Nigeria Independence Act, Provided that, in so far as it alters any of the provisions of thisFile Size: KB.

Since the constitution is the supreme law of Nigeria, it should empower Abubakar, the Provisional Ruling Council and all decrees and not the other way around. By accepting the proposed constitution, Nigerians will be marching self-crippled into the 21st century and will be unable to.

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Report of the Constitution Drafting Committee containing the draft Constitution, Vol. 1Author: Nigeria. Alteration of the Constitution (a) Proposals for amendments to this constitution or dissolution (see Clause 11) must be delivered to the secretary in writing.

The secretary in conjunction with all other officers shall then decide on the date of a forum meeting to discuss such proposals, giving at least four weeks (28 days) clear Size: KB.

Read the full-text online edition of Constitutional Developments in Nigeria: An Analytical Study of Nigeria's Constitution-Making Developments and the Historical and Political Factors That Affected Constitutional Change (). 📚 Constitutional Development In Nigeria - essay example for free Newyorkessays - database with more than college essays for studying 】 () and the Constitution ().4 There was another draft Constitution in prepared during the regime of former President Ibrahim Babangida.

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Nevertheless, other than the first, second and third alterations to the constitution enacted during the Sixth Assembly (), significant amendments have not been made.

The Seventh Assembly () undertook a constitution review process, but it ran into a logjam despite the huge amount of state resources deployed into the process. A constitution amendment of the existing constitution resulted to the constitution, also known as The Richard Constitution, in recognition of then British Governor-General of Nigeria, Sir Arthur y, this constitution gave rise to the first division of Nigeria into Geo-political regions, the three main regions namely: the Northern region, the Western region and the.

Constitution. If any other law is inconsistent with the provisions of this Constitution, this Constitution shall prevail, and that other law shall, to the extent of the inconsistency, be void. • Constitutionality of legislation 2. Nigeria is one indivisible and indissoluble sovereign state to be known by the name of the Federal Republic.

Subject to this Act, the Constitution shall come into operation on the date of assent by the President. The Constitution may be printed and published by the Government Printer separately from this Act, and the production of a copy of the Constitution as printed is prima facie evidence in all courts and for all purposes of the Constitution and.

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Constitution and other dues or subscriptions as may be determined by the Annual General Meeting or the Executive Committee. j) To prepare from time to time the list of members defaulting in the payment of their annual dues. k) To circulate such lists to the Annual General Meeting and the Executive Size: KB.

Chief Rotimi Williams presents the Head of State, Lt. General Olusegun Obasanjo with a draft constitution; inaugurating the process of the nation's transition from military to civilian rule.

The. With the constitution, foreign influence on the Nigerian state was dealt its final blows. It took its basis from the constitution, but a number of changes were made.INTRODUCTION The Constitution is the most important document in the governance of any country.

It contains the rules and regulations both legal and non-legal, which ordain, order, regulate and sustain the government of a given country. It is the supreme law in any country and any law inconsistent with its provisions is null and void.