Section 39 and 40 of the 1999 Constitution: Freedom of Expression and Freedom of Assembly

The 1999 Constitution Section 39 (1) Every person shall be entitled to freedom of expression, including freedom to hold opinions and to receive and impart ideas and information without interference. (This guarantees your freedom of expression and the freedom to hold and express your opinions and information without interference from anyone) Section 39 (2) Without…

Section 37 & 38 of the 1999 Constitution: Right to Privacy, Freedom of Thought, Conscience & Religion

The 1999 Constitution Section 37 The privacy of citizens, their homes, correspondence, telephone conversations and telegraphic communications is hereby guaranteed and protected. (Every citizen of Nigeria is entitled to their privacy. Be it in their homes, communications with people by way of letters, telephone or telegraph is protected and guaranteed by the Constitution) Section 38…

Section 25 and 26 of the 1999 Constitution: Who is a Citizen?

The 1999 Constitution Section 25 (1) The following persons are citizens of Nigeria by birth-namely- (The people mentioned below are citizens of Nigeria by their birth) Section 25 (1) (a) every person born in Nigeria before the date of independence, either of whose parents or any of whose grandparents belongs or belonged to a community…