Constitutionalism and the national question in nigeria involved in the process of remaking the constitution in order to ensure that those issues development. An introduction to constitutional development in nigeria download an introduction to constitutional development in nigeria or read online books in pdf, epub, tuebl, and mobi format. Read constitutional development in nigeria by anthony anamgba by anthony anamgba by anthony anamgba for free with a 30 day free trial read ebook on the web, ipad, iphone and android. Of constitutional development in nigeria is a chequered one, culminating in a nation-state, where cohesion has almost remain elusive the elusiveness of cohesion is not because the.
Constitutional development in nigeria : historical and political analysis responsibility olu awofeso, phd, department of political sciences, obafemi awolowo university, ile-ife, osun state. The constitution of the federation of nigeria arrangement of sections chapter i the federation and its territories section 1 effect of this constitution. 1 nigeria introductory notes by enyinna nwauche, rivers state university of science and technology, nigeria i origins and historical development of the constitution.
The objectives of the richard's constitution were : 1 to promote the unity of nigeria 2 to provide within that desire for the diverse elements which make up the country 3 to secure greater participation by africans in the discussion of their own affairs provisions of the richard's constitution. On this page you can read or download constitutional development in nigeria pdf in pdf format. Chapter 1 representative democracy in nigeria - explain what a constitution is - trace the development of the right to vote (franchise) in nigeria. The nigeria's independence constitution of 1960 paved way for a new era of constitutional development in the country the constitution came to be as a result of the 1958 constitution conference held before independence. Constitutional and political development in nigeria (part i):the nigerian council (1914-1922) the nigerian council of 1914 was created by sir frederick lugard after the amalgamation of the southern and northern protectorates in 1914.
Nigerian constitutional law handout- outline uploaded by ibrahim barkindo this is an outlined notes on nigerian constitutional law for diploma students in nigeria. Constitutional development as follows: since the emergence of the geographical entity known as nigeria, it has had several constitutions introduced into its legal archives. The 1999 constitution of nigeria recognizes the doctrine of separation of powers and development and to prevent abuse of power14 a the rule of law in the. See history of nigeria constitutional development from 1900 to 1999 below after the annexation of lagos by the british in 1861, a legislative and executive council was constituted for it in 1862, lagos and other british territories in the gold coast, sierra leone and gambia were by a. If searching for a ebook by cyril a ndoh guide to constitutional development in nigeria in pdf form, in that case you come on to loyal site we furnish the utter edition of this ebook in doc, djvu, epub, txt.
Local government administration in nigeria: a review michael b development was more noticeable in the south than in the north of the 1999 constitution (as. Discuss the constitutional development in nigeria from 1922 to date. Nigeria is a creation of the constitution nigeria became internationally recognised independent nation, in 1960, after a period of colonialism under the british government which. Constitutional development in nigeria from 1914 till date the federal republic of nigeria which gained independence in 1960, after a long period of colonialism by the british government, has. Constitutional development in nigeria from 1914 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 1914 when lord frederick lugard succeeded in amalgamating the northern and southern protectorates.
Constitution of the federal republic of nigeria and to provide for a constitution for the purpose of promoting the good economic development (b) that the. Furthermore, it suggests, as elias (1967), aguda (1985) and others explained, that political and constitutional experience and developments in nigeria took a modern and new departure from 1951 for elias, the nigerian constitution of 1951 was an epoch-making constitution. 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. Topic: constitutional development in nigeria - post independence constitutions the independence constitution the 1957 conference that was held was to review the past constitution and make amends on the faults in the constitution.
Get this from a library the nigerian constitution: history and development [oluwole i odumosu nigeria.