The 1999 Nigerian constitution

Government S.S.S 2 Third Term


The 1999 Nigerian constitution

Performance objectives

Student should be able to:

1. Identify the part of the 1999 constitution requiring review

2. Describe the process of law-making by state and National


Part of the 1999 Constitution requiring review

A constitution of any nation is the single most important document of the land. It is a hallowed creed, a sacred canon that contains not only provisions defining the organisation of governmental powers; it also harbours some fundamental objectives and directive principles which the state holds dear. A considerable size of stakeholders in the Nigerian project has agreed that our extant canon, the 1999 Constitution, is replete with a lot of defects even though it has its brilliant spots. If Nigeria must work, a lot still needs to be done to our constitution by way of amendment. Accordingly, consideration must be appropriately made,.... View More

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