Expectedly, the deputy President of the Senate, Barau Jibrin and the deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Benjamin Okezie Kalu (52), are to be appointed Chairmen of Committees for the amendment of the Constitution whose objectives among others, include creation of more states.
According to Wikipedia, ‘democracy’ is a Greek word that combines ‘demos’ (people) and ‘kratos’ (rule), meaning a form of government in which the people have the authority to deliberate and decide legislation (‘direct democracy’) or to choose governing officials to do so (‘representative democracy’).
The President not only reviewed the order of the Supreme Court but he actually overruled it, by setting a deadline of April 10, 2023 for the validity of the N200 old notes and declaring the N500 and N1000 notes as expired.
The jurisdiction of the Supreme Court under section 233 of the Constitution cannot be traded under the guise of 180 days. That jurisdiction, on its own, encapsulates, by constitutional imperative, the entirety of proceedings from the trial court...
22 Nov 2022
A simple majority vote of members in 24 States will be required for each amendment to be approved. This is usually in the form of a YES or NO vote.
21 Nov 2022
The Constitution established the Legislature as the First Arm of government, because law is needed to define all other aspects of human existence.
28 Oct 2022
And we all know that conducting primary elections is the constitutional prerogative of the National Executive Councils of political parties, not their State Executive Councils.
19 Oct 2022
Despite earmarking N1 billion, which was approved for the constitutional amendment process, the bid by the ninth Assembly to effect the fifth alteration to the 1999 Constitution has failed...
16 Aug 2022
We must avoid being ensnarled by the fetishism of design, particularly the fetishism of constitutional design, implied in the faith placed in, for example, True Federalism or Restructuring, as the solution, impliedly the final solution to the problem of democracy and federalism in our country.
14 Jun 2022
The respondent at the trial Court filed an application for the enforcement of fundamental human rights of a deceased person (Iorunde Ager) being his son pursuant to Sections
1 Apr 2022
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that there is nothing wrong with the Constitution, contrary to the agitation of many Nigerians.