Section 7 of the 1999 Constitution: Local Government

The 1999 Constitution Section 7 (1) The system of local government by democratically elected local government councils is under this Constitution guaranteed; and accordingly, the Government of every State shall, subject to section 8 of this Constitution, ensure their existence under a Law which provides for the establishment, structure, composition, finance and functions of such…

Section 6 of the 1999 Constitution: The Judiciary

The 1999 Constitution Section 6 (1) The judicial powers of the Federation shall be vested in the courts to which this section relates, being courts established for the Federation. (The judicial powers of Nigeria (relating to the courts) shall be in the Courts that serve Nigeria e.g. the Federal High Courts, the National Industrial Courts,…

Section 5 of the 1999 Constitution: The Executive

The 1999 Constitution Section 5 (1) (a) Subject to the provisions of this Constitution, the executive powers of the Federation:  shall be vested in the President and may subject as aforesaid and to the provisions of any law made by the National Assembly, be exercised by him either directly or through the Vice-President and Ministers…

Section 4 of the 1999 Constitution: The Legislative

The 1999 Constitution Section 4 (1) The legislative powers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria shall be vested in a National Assembly forthe Federation, which shall consist of a Senate and a House of Representatives. (The National Assembly which is made up of the Senate and a House of Representatives have the power to legislate…

Data Protection Regulation in Nigeria and Prospect in Digital Age

Now that the world has gone digital, data is believed to be the new oil of the 21st century. Due to this increase in the value of data over the years, it became imperative that a law be created to regulate its use. Laws and Regulatory Agency The 1999 Constitution The National Information Technology Development…

Investigation and Arraignment by Security Agencies; An Overview of the Right to Personal Liberties of Nigerians

The Task of Crime Prevention/ Detention Crime prevention and/or policing in every society is agreed across all schools of thought to be a very difficult task. However,  a country like ours, it is more difficult considering the absence of necessary technology based apparatus of investigation like a collective database of all citizens and residents of…

What You Should Know Regarding PHCN/NEPA

God: Let there be light! (PHCN) Presidents forum:  America:              Present China:                  Present Australia:             Present  Nigeria left the group chat.  How many people have had their lights disconnected by NEPA?! Calm down, calm down. I know we…