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Amendment of the constitution of the Unity Party of Nigeria.

Unity Party of Nigeria.

Amendment of the constitution of the Unity Party of Nigeria.

by Unity Party of Nigeria.

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Published by UPN in [Lagos, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Unity Party of Nigeria.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnity Party of Nigeria.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJQ3099.A586 U54 1979
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. ;
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2911425M
    LC Control Number84142394

    The review of the constitutional amendment procedure and presidential assent in Nigeria Ilias B. Lawal Faculty of Law, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Received 13 May ; Accepted 13July, Constitutional amendments are changes or alterations made to a given constitution Author: Ilias B. Lawal. CONSTITUTION AMENDMENT IN NIGERIA: CONCEPTS AND MISCONCEPTIONS BY Sen. (Prof.) Oserheimen A. Osunbor, KSC. A Presentation to Students of the Faculty of Law, Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, 31 January INTRODUCTION My association with Ajayi Crowther University dates back to when I was.

    The Nigerian Constitution concentrates too much powers at the centre, at the expense of state authorities that are more closer to the citizens. Senators approved an amendment that will see state legislators superintend over their own budget, rather than the existing practice that gives governors powers to appropriate expenses of lawmakers.   1. The Inception of the Constitution. Once again, Nigeria is poised for the amendment of its current Constitution which came into force on the 29th of May The Constitution itself does not use the word “amendment” but instead provides in section 9(2) that.

    The Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures has called for a revisit of the devolution power earlier rejected by the National Assembly during the voting on Constitution amendment. Under that Constitution, Nigeria became a Federation of three regions: Northern, Western and Eastern regions, removing the elements of unitarism contained in the Constitution. In preparation for independence, the London Constitutional conferences of and were held, leading to the Independence Constitution.


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Amendment of the constitution of the Unity Party of Nigeria by Unity Party of Nigeria. Download PDF EPUB FB2

CONSTITUTION of the Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) PREAMBLE. CONSTITUTION of the Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) PREAMBLE We, the citizens of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Who share the principles and ideals of Unity Party of Nigeria, conscious of the need promote the sustenance of democracy, freedom, equality and justice hereby resolve to resuscitates the Unity Party of Nigeria.

This version of the Nigerian constitution is interactive, meaning, that it is fully a hyperlinked PDF soft-copy, thereby easy to navigate to the various sections of the constitution without time-consuming long scrolling.

As a matter of fact, it was the frustration of having to endure long scrolling to the various sections of the constitution that gave birth to this interactive edition of the. 2. Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No.

2, (Authorisation of Expenditure) – seeks to alter sections 82 and of the Constitution to reduce the period within which the President or Governor of a state may authorise the withdrawal of monies from the consolidated revenue fund in the absence of an appropriation act from 6 months to 3 months.

Therefore, one can say that the experience of constitution making in Nigeria particularly during the colonial and military rule do not tally with the theoretical notions of a constitution as a political consensus, covenant or contract.

On return to civil rule ina decree was promulgated as the Constitution. Supremacy of Constitution. The Federal Republic of Nigeria. States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Part II: Powers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Amendment of the constitution of the Unity Party of Nigeria.

book Powers. Executive powers. Judicial powers. Local Government system. New States and boundary adjustment, etc. Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. We the people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Having firmly and solemnly resolve, to live in unity and harmony as one indivisible and indissoluble sovereign nation under God, dedicated to the promotion of inter-African solidarity, world peace, international co-operation and understandingFile Size: KB.

Elections. The Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) was a Nigerian political party that was dominant in western Nigeria during the second republic ().

The party revolved around the political leadership of Obafemi Awolowo, a sometimes polemical politician but effective administrator.

However, the party's main difference with its competitors was not the leader but the ideals of a social democracy it was Ideology: Social democracy, Democratic socialism, Awoism. Nigeria’s Permanent Constitutional Transition: Military Rule, Civilian Instability and ‘True Federalism’ in a Deeply Divided Society.

constitutional arrangements of the First Republic lacked effective mechanisms to strengthen or insulate such potential institutions of restraint. Instead, the File Size: 3MB. NATIONAL UNITY PARTY NUP Constitution. NUP Manifesto. RE-BUILD NIGERIA PARTY RBNP Constitution. RBNP Manifesto. RESTORATION PARTY OF NIGERIA RP Constitution.

was established by the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to among other things organize elections into various political offices in the country.

The functions of. Abstract. The amendment of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has not been free of controversies. The latest controversy dogging the amendment relates to whether or not it is necessary for the President to assent to the Bill of the National Assembly amending the Constitution, even after the amendment has been ratified by at least two-thirds of the Houses of Cited by: 1.

History Formation. The party's beginning could be traced to private and sometimes secret meetings among key Northern Nigerian leaders after the proscription of political parties in by the military regimes of Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi and General Yakubu Gowon.A few members of the proscribed parties based in the Northern section of Nigeria began to organize to form a northern party to prepare.

Proposed amendments related to the electoral process. Currently, individuals may only run for elected office if they are members of a registered political party. One of the proposed amendment provides for the introduction of independent candidacy in local, state and federal level elections.

Ans: Our problems are beyond constitutional amendment by the National Assembly. Our problem is that the framework of our constitution as designed by the military cannot move the country forward in unity and cannot also engender economic and political growth of any country.

17 Rules And Regulations To This Constitution 64 18 Amendments To The Constitution 64 19 Revocation Of The Constitution 65 *Bold section represents new amendments. Italic section represents old amendments. The Court also held that once a political party is able to meet the requirements set out in Sections and respectively of the Constitution of Nigeria, it automatically qualifies to be.

‘Nigerian constitution does not provide for amendment’ and the Twin Pillars of Unity: Freedom and Justice ().Ahamba is a member of several professional organisations such as the.

Current Amendments and Alterations To The Constitution Of The Federal Republic Of Nigerian, As Signed Into Law By The President. “In order to create more space for democratic participation, it is recommended that Section 49 of the Constitution be amended to ensure that 30 per cent of party lists under the proposed.

The constitution was able to restore democratic rule to Nigeria and the constitution is currently in use. However, there have been two amendments of this constitution which took place in January These amendments were sanctioned by the President at that time, Dr Goodluck Jonathan.

Nigeria, (as amended) and any other Laws for the time being in force in the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the provisions of this Constitution shall be supreme PROVIDED that where any Rule, Regulation or any other enactment of the Party is inconsistent with the provisions of the.

The Constitution And The Nigerian Press By. Charles Akolo Katsibi. [email protected] Ordinarily, constitutions are meant to stipulate the powers of government, duties of citizens, state penalties, for erring parties, and above all, provide protection for all citizens.equality and justice, and for the purpose of consolidating the unity of our people DO HEREBY make, enact and give to ourselves the following Constitution: Chapter I: General Provisions Part I: Federal Republic of Nigeria 1.

1. This Constitution is Supreme and its provisions shall have binding force on.(1) The motto of the Federal Republic of Nigeria shall be Unity and Faith, Peace and Progress. (2) Accordingly, national integration shall be actively encouraged, whilst discrimination on the grounds of place of origin, sex, religion, status, ethnic or linguistic association or ties shall be prohibited.

(Sec. 15).