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Trends in constitution making in Nigeria

Ademola Yakubu

Trends in constitution making in Nigeria

by Ademola Yakubu

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Published by Demyaxs Law Books in Ibadan .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John Ademola Yakubu.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKTA1750 .Y35 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 83 p. ;
      Number of Pages83
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3345133M
      ISBN 109783622560
      LC Control Number2004352334
      OCLC/WorldCa54928089

      (c) he has taken the Oath of Allegiance presicribed in the Seventh Schedule to this Constitution. (2) the provisions of this section shall apply to- (a) any woman who is or has been married to a citizen of Nigeria; or (b) every person of full age and capacity born outside Nigeria any of . Constitution of the Year XII (First French Republic) A constitution is an aggregate of fundamental principles or established precedents that constitute the legal basis of a polity, organisation or other type of entity, and commonly determine how that entity is to be governed. When these principles are written down into a single document or set of legal documents, those documents may be said.

        The present constitution was adopted in It was the fourth in a row since Nigerian independence. However, the fundamental human right in Nigeria was published and operated during periods of civilian rule years ( Constitution) and ( Constitution). In , the Parliament of the Third Republic began to develop a new basic [ ]. CONSTITUTION AND NATIONAL INTEGRATION: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF CONSTITUTION AND CONSTITUTIONALSIM IN NIGERIA (). Michael Abiodun Oni Oluranti Ayomola (Mrs Department of Political Science & Public Administration Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo ABSTRACT Constitution is a legal instrument that to captured the essence of any political.

      Statutory Interpretation: General Principles and Recent Trends Larry M. Eig Section 1 of the Constitution vests all federal legislative power in Congress, while report is not intended as an examination of all schools of judicial decision making, or as an. TOWARDS A POPULAR CONSTITUTION: The problem facing most African countries is lack of process led approach in constitution making, as well as neglecting the views of the common man, whose life is affected by the constitution, constitutionalism becomes an elite affair where technocrats, lawyers, politicians, retired military officers, business.


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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 ().

Constitution Making, Constitutionalism and Insurgencies in Nigeria belief systems; their culture. For the constitution to fulfil its role of guiding the behaviour of both the leaders and the led, it must be simple, short, concise, and should not contain too much of legal jargons, it must be easy to read and to understand by theFile Size: KB.

This Constitution shall have the force of law throughout Nigeria and, subject to the provisions of section 4 of this Constitution, if any other law (including the constitution of a Region) is inconsistent with this Constitution, this Constitution shall prevail and the other law File Size: KB.

This study Trends in constitution making in Nigeria book history and analysis of constitution making in Nigeria. It demonstrates that the history can be divided into periods of non-participation, and then gradual participation of Nigerians in the making of their constitution. It analyses the procedure for the making of.

Nigeria's first constitution as a sovereign state was enacted by a British order in council so as to come into force immediately upon independence, on 1 October Under this constitution Nigeria retained Queen Elizabeth II as titular head of state.

constitution (First Republic). Region: West Africa Issue Areas: +political/rights+ Summary Contents: This posting contains a report from an expert group meeting on constitution-making in Nigeria, convened by the Centre for Democracy and Development in London.

The report is preceded by. principles determine the place of the legislative bodies in the law-making process and the character of the law-making process. Laws as the main source of the national legal systems.

In present time laws (acts of legislative bodies, statutes) are considered as the main source of almost all national legal systems. preserve of men. The aforementioned women confirm the emerging trends in women’s participation in politics in Africa.

The recent trends in women’s political participation have led to an increase in women’s influence in political issues from diverse angles. Women have made much influence in the constitution making processes.

In Religion and the Making of Nigeria, Olufemi Vaughan examines how Christian, Muslim, and indigenous religious structures have provided the essential social and ideological frameworks for the construction of contemporary a wealth of archival sources and extensive Africanist scholarship, Vaughan traces Nigeria's social, religious, and political history from the early nineteenth.

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. We the people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Having firmly and solemnly resolve, 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.

Nigeria’s official title from a commonwealth domain whose head of state was the Queen of England, to the present title Federal Republic of Nigeria, civilians have never been in charge of Nigeria’s constitution making exercises.

Constitution making have been dominated by. Nigeria (nījĬr´ēə), officially Federal Republic of Nigeria, republic ( est. pop. ,),sq mi (, sq km), W borders on the Gulf of Guinea (an arm of the Atlantic Ocean) in the south, on Benin in the west, on Niger in the northwest and north, on.

Members of the House of Representatives Constitution Review Committee recently went on a working retreat. Damilola Oyedele reports The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has been widely criticised as a document hurriedly put toge.

Constitutional Development In Nigeria From Till Date. Nigeria is unarguably one of the most influential countries in Africa. To better understand its broad constitutional development, one has to first review the concept of “One Nigeria’’ dating as far back as when Lord Frederick Lugard succeeded in amalgamating the Northern and Southern Protectorates.

Nigeria has an important economic influence on the entire region, including the franc zone where it has increasingly been making investments (particularly in the banking sector).

The stock exchange in Lagos is the only large-scale financial trading centre in the region. Nigeria is also the largest cereal and meat producer in West Africa. 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 [ ].

CONSTITUTION-MAKING PROCESS Independent Nigeria has so far experimented with five constitutions, the,and constitutions. (The Constitution was not promulgated).

The Constitution has given birth to the Fourth Republic, though with problems for which it faces demands for a revision or amendment. Nigeria’s population is projected to grow from more than million people in to million inbecoming the world’s fourth most populous country.

Nigeria’s sustained high population growth rate will continue for the foreseeable future because of population momentum and its high birth rate. constitution lacks legitimacy in Nigeria. It equally takes a look at the history of constitution making. The work highlights some of the contentious issues in the constitution having chronicled the background to its making.

The work concludes by suggesting the major ingredients needed for democratizing and legitimising constitution making. Democracy and Governance in Africa Africa's continuing reliance on foreign aid has increased the opportunities for bilateral and multilateral aid agencies to influence policy making in the region.

The major donors have been meeting frequently in order to discuss development and debt problems and to devise aid strategies for African governments. Get print book. No eBook available A Constitutional History of Nigeria Constitution advice Amendment order S.I.

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likes 2 talking about this. NIGERIAN CONSTITUTION: Texts Of Nigerian Constitution, Nigerian Constitution eBook, Nigerian Constitution Book (Textbook).The Tobi Committee found, rather, that Nigerians “were near unanimous that the Constitution had been tried and tested and, therefore, provides a better point of departure in the quest for constitutionalism in Nigeria.” 14 Making only minor adjustments to the document, 15 the Tobi Committee recommended adopting the adjusted.