Section 295 and 296 of the 1999 Constitution: Questions Regarding the Interpretation or Application of the Constitution and Definition of Office

The 1999 Constitution Section 295 (1) Where any question as to the interpretation or application of this Constitution arises in any proceedingsin any court of law in any part of Nigeria (other than in the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal, the Federal High Court or a High Court) and the court is of the…

Section 246, 247 and 248 of the 1999 Constitution: Appeals that Can Come Before the Court of Appeal, Constitution and Rules of the Court of Appeal

The 1999 Constitution Section 246 (1) An appeal to the Court of Appeal shall lie as of right from – (The following appeals can come before the Court of Appeal without leave of Court; ) Section 246 (1)(a) decisions of the Code of Conduct Tribunal established in the Fifth Schedule to this Constitution; (Whatever decision…

Section 227, 228 and 229 of the 1999 Constitution: Law Against Use of Force by Political Parties and Laws Created by the National Assembly to Regulate Political Party Activities

The 1999 Constitution Section 227 No association shall retain, organise, train or equip any person or group of persons for the purpose ofenabling them to be employed for the use or display of physical force or coercion in promoting any political objective or interest or in such manner as to arouse reasonable apprehension that they…

Section 221, 222 and 223 of the 1999 Constitution: Qualifications and Functions of a Political Party

The 1999 Constitution Section 221 No association, other than a political party, shall canvass for votes for any candidate at any election orcontribute to the funds of any political party or to the election expenses of any candidate at an election. (Only political parties can campaign for votes for any candidate. Only political parties can…

Section 191 and 192 of the 1999 Constitution: Vacancies in the Office of the Governor and Deputy Governor and Commissioners of a State

The 1999 Constitution Section 191 (1) The Deputy Governor of a State shall hold the office of Governor of the State if the office of Governorbecomes vacant by reason of death, resignation, impeachment, permanent incapacity or removal of the governor from office for any other reason in accordance with section 188 or 189 of this…