What was the Constitution of Nigeria in 1999?
Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 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
What are the powers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria?
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. 5 Executive powers. 6 Judicial powers 7.
What are the fundamental rights in the Nigerian Constitution?
Chapter IV Fundamental Rights 33. Right to life. 34 Right to dignity of human persons. 35 Right to personal liberty. 36. Right to fair hearing. 37 Right to private and family life. 38 Right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion 39.
What are the qualifications for being president of Nigeria?
130 Establishment of the office of President 131 Qualification for election as President 132 Election of the President: general 133 Election: single presidential candidate 134 Election: two or more presidential candidates 135 Tenure of office of President 136 Death, etc. of president-elect before oath of office. 137 Disqualifications.
What are the general provisions of the Federal Republic of Nigeria?
CHAPTER 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS Part I Federal Republic of Nigeria 1. (1) This Constitution is supreme and its provisions shall have binding force on the authorities and persons throughout the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Who are the citizens of the Federal Republic of Nigeria?
(Sec. 32) Notwithstanding the provisions of Chapter III 3 of this Constitution but subject to section 28 thereof, any person who became a citizen of Nigeria by birth, registration or naturalisation under the provisions of any other Constitution shall continue to be a citizen of Nigeria under this Constitution. (Sec. 309)
What does sec 17 of the Constitution of Nigeria say?
(Sec. 17) (b) be accorded either expressly by, or in the practical application of, any law in force in Nigeria or any such executive or administrative action, any privilege or advantage that is not accorded to citizens of Nigeria of other communities, ethnic groups, places of origin, sex, religions or political opinions.