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Proceedings of the Conference on the 1995 Nigerian Draft Constitution

Conference on the 1995 Nigerian Draft Constitution (1995 University of Ibadan)

Proceedings of the Conference on the 1995 Nigerian Draft Constitution

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Published by Only Child Prints in Ibadan .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statement[edited by J.D. Ojo].
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsOjo, J. D.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKTA1744.51995 .A2 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination105 p. ;
      Number of Pages105
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL104896M
      LC Control Number99221678

        Report by the resumed Conference on the Nigerian Constitution held in Lagos in January and February by Conference on the Nigerian Constitution ( Lagos, Nigeria) First published in Constitution shall be of no effect. 2. All citizens, organs of state, political organizations, other associations as well as their officials have the duty to ensure observance of the Constitution and to obey it. 3. It is prohibited to assume state power in any manner other than that provided under the Constitution. Oil and Gas. The entire property in and control of all minerals, crude oil, and natural gas in Nigeria (onshore and offshore) is vested in the federal government and managed as prescribed by the National Assembly (Nigerian Constitution ).The primary legal and regulatory instruments for the Nigerian oil and gas industry are the Petroleum Act (CAP P10 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria


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Proceedings of the Conference on the 1995 Nigerian Draft Constitution by Conference on the 1995 Nigerian Draft Constitution (1995 University of Ibadan) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Details. "Proceedings of the IPPA Seminar on the Draft Constitution held in the University of Calabar on Decem "--Page after title page. editors, Okon E. Uya, Victor C. Uchendu. 10 top stories from Nigerian newspapers, Monday morning, Novem ; Home» Nigeria's draft constitution.

Tag - Nigeria’s draft constitution. Restructuring: What’s wrong. Instead, the team was put together to interact and advise civil society and government on some of the real and perceived inadequacies in the draft constitution and suggest a process based institutional mechanism for managing ethnic, religious, gender and other forms of polarisation among the constituent parts of the Nigerian political unit.

The work of the National Constitutional Conference culminated in a two-volume report, Volume 1 of which was report of the constitutional conference containing the draft constitution In December we held a very successful "All politicians summit" At Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos which I had the privilege to chair.

constitutional conference held in Lagos from 25 th to 26 th, The process of constitution making in Nigerian history has been far from popular. It is always tend to be Proceedings for. Umeadi conceded that the proceedings were not consistent with the African Charter or the fundamental rights provisions of the Nigerian Constitution, but explained that "special problems" cannot be.

The current constitution was enacted on 29 Mayinaugurating the Nigerian Fourth Republic. The constitution restored democratic rule to Nigeria, and remains in force today.

In Januarytwo amendments of the constitution were signed by President Goodluck Jonathan, the first modifications since the document came into use in "The reform is similar to the late General Sani Abacha's National Constitutional Conference of It is not based on systemic people-determined structure." The Chairman of the Conference of Nigerian Political Parties, Alhaji Balarable Musa, said "what Nigerians wanted was a Sovereign National Political Reform Conference.

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 Nigeria.

/ Constitutional Conference: The National Assembly shall determine the Revenue Allocation Formula which formula shall each time remain in force for a period of not less than five years. This book is a completely revised merger of both volumes 1 and 2 of the previous published Constitutional Law in Nigeria.

It deals with the various principles of constitutional law and fundamental human rights as contained in the constitution, though frequent references are made to previous Nigerian constitutions so as to highlight the.

Repealed by Decree No of 4. Constitutional Conference (Amendment) Decree. Amended Decree No. 3 of section 8A and Schedule 5.

Draft Constitution to be forwarded to Commander-In-Chief. Spent: 5. Constitution (Suspension. 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 Committee. Article number: 1. (1) This Constitution is supreme and its provisions shall have binding force on all authorities and persons throughout the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

(2) The Federal Republic of Nigeria shall not be governed, nor shall any person or group of persons take control of the Government of Nigeria or any part thereof, except in the accordance with the provisions of this.

The Nigerian constitution is the superior law of the territory and the acts of people and parliament should not contradict it.

Difference between the Constitution in and in Nigeria It is commonly known that one of the sources of the constitution is another organic law. The delegates to the Nigeria National conference were on Monday given copies of the conference report and a new draft constitution seeking to replace the existing one.

National Conference: Rules Guiding Proceedings Divide Delegates. A rule in the draft book of the National Conference holding in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, on how a decision will be taken on any. for advanced studies and research in law, the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies has, at this time, engaged in this book project – Drafting Legislation in Nigeria: Constitutional Imperatives.

The project is driven by the desire to showcase the unique influence of our Constitution on. Constitution of Nigeria. Status: Republic with executive president Elections organisation: Independent National Electoral Commission Legislature: National Assembly The May constitution, like those of andand the draft constitution ofprovided for a federal republic with an executive president on theUSmodel.

THE CONSTITUTION OF THE ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN AUTHORS WE the founders and members of the Association of Nigerian Authors having firmly and solemnly resolved to PROVIDE for ourselves a constitution to all intents and purposes for the well-being of our organization and to work in conjunction with all other well-meaning.

The National Conference secretariat distributed a draft new national constitution to delegates yesterday, in what came as a surprise to many of them who said the idea of producing such document. Speakers of 36 state Houses of Assembly in Nigeria said they have received draft copies of the amendment to the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Vol. 35, Nos. 1 and 2 Nigeria's Constitution for The Third Republic to the effect that any such take-over of government otherwise than under the- constitution "shall remain a punishable crime at all times under Nigerian law".

Attention will therefore rightly focus upon the question: what then is new. Could it be both a National Conference and a Conference to Amend the Constitution, certainly NOT A CONSTITUTIONAL CONFERENCE just as it is NOT A SOVEREIGN NATIONAL CONFERENCE. It is sounding like a jargon right, like the spin-doctors telling Americans last week that "sorry, very very sorry is not an apology" in English but only so in Chinese.

The independence Constitution introduced quite a number of major improvements over the previous exercise in the Nigerian constitutional development. Apart from the fact that its making was left entirely in the hands of Nigerians, it went further.

If conference proceedings are published: regularly (in a journal) - treat like a journal article; as a book - treat like a book or book chapter. Conference paper online - in regularly published proceedings or retrieved from a library database.

Reference list entry: Herculano-Houzel, S., Collins, C. E., Wong, P., Kaas, J. & Lent, R. At the Constitutional Conference and in the Draft Constitution, Nigeria was divided into six geo-political zones of the North West, the North East, the North Central, the South East, the.

BY SAM ELEANYA - Nigeria, 99th member of the United Nations, 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 specific subnational territory so as to enable every citizen and other persons.

In Philadelphia, delegates to the Constitutional Convention begin debating the first complete draft of the proposed Constitution of the United States. The Articles of. presidential constitution (Fourth Republic) The constitution restored democratic rule to Nigeria, and remains in force today.

In Januarytwo amendments of the constitution were signed by President Olusegun Obasanjo, the first modifications. As the Nigerian government begins moves to implement the conference's resolutions, many Nigerians are asking if the exercise was worthwhile. Experts. The Nigerian 20th century prayer book, like the new books in both the U.S.A.

and the West Indies, was given the unfortunate title The Book of Common Prayer () and it is very much a western type mixture of services and doctrines, together with a few distinctive Nigerian additions. Conference papers and proceedings Congresses: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Seminar on Foreign Policy Provisions of the Draft Constitution ( Lagos, Nigeria) Foreign policy and the constitution.

Lagos: Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book. 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 draft constitution presents the same conclusions in constitutional format. the basis of the hansard that contains the proceedings of the conference and of the votes and proceedings of the.

The May constitution, like those of andand the draft constitution ofprovided for a federal republic with an executive President on. A general reform and constitutional conference set up by the Federal Government in produced a Draft Constitution suggesting amendments.

The National Assembly sent a copy of the Draft to each of the 36 State Houses of Assembly for their input in accordance with section 9 (2) of the Constitution. He is admitted to practice in the State of Ohio, the U.S.

District Court of Northern Ohio, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Judge Futey has been actively involved with Democratization and Rule of Law programs since organized by the Judicial Conference of the United States, the Department of State, and USAID in Ukraine.

Another angle from which a constitution may be viewed is as to its drafting as a legal document. That the drafting of a constitution is crucial for its successful operation is hardly worth mentioning. The current () Constitution of Nigeria contains many errors in its drafting.

These should be avoided in the proposed amended Constitution. The regime instead convened a constitutional conference which prepared a draft constitution, but did not set a definitive date for the termination of military rule. In his October 1 Independence Day address, Abacha announced a transition timetable leading to inauguration of a civilian president on October 1.

Both sides referred us to the observations made by the learned authors of the White Book, the Rules of the Supreme Court. In vol. 1 of the Edition at page under Order 53//30m the learned authors have this to say.The new Constitution of had states used a model draft prepared by ().

" Ethnic Federalism in Ethiopia: New Frontiers". Paper presented at a National Conference on Federalism.Nigerians living abroad could bring human rights charges against abusive dictators. Abacha received a strong opposition from Nigerian-Europeans and Nigerian-Americans and retaliated by eliminating dual citizenship in the draft constitution.

Augusto Pinochet was arrested because his accusers were Chilean-Europeans.