Citizenship 4

Civic education JSS 1 Second Term

Week 8

Citizenship 4

Performance Objectives

The student should be able to:

  1. Explain the meaning of dual citizenship
  2. State the reasons for loss of citizenship

Meaning of dual citizenship

Dual citizenship is when a person is legally a citizen of two countries at the same time. They will have legal rights and obligations in both countries. E.g. a child born to a Nigerian parent living in the United States becomes a United State citizen as well as a Nigerian citizen because the parents are Nigerians.

Meaning of dual citizenship

1. Through disloyalty: A naturalized citizen can lose his citizenship if his activities are prejudicial to the country’s corporate existence. 

2.Renouncement: An individual can lose his citizenship by renouncing it

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