Section 94, 95 and 96 of the 1999 Constitution: Declaration of Assets, Presiding and Quorum of the State House of Assembly

The 1999 Constitution Section 94 (1) Every person elected to a House of Assembly shall before taking his seat in that House, declare his assets and liabilities in the manner prescribed in this Constitution and subsequently take and subscribe before the Speaker of the House, the Oath of Allegiance and oath of membership prescribed in…

Section 71 and 72 of the 1999 Constitution: Senatorial Districts and Federal Constituencies

The 1999 Constitution Section 71 Subject to the provisions of section 72 of this Constitution, the Independent National Electoral Commission shall – (The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) shall do the following in line with Section 72 of the Constitution; ) Section 71 (a) divide each State of the Federation into three Senatorial districts for…

Section 67 and 68 of the 1999 Constitution: Circumstances Where a Member of the National Assembly Shall Vacate His Seat

The 1999 Constitution Section 67 (1) The President may attend any joint meeting of the National Assembly or any meeting of either House of the National Assembly, either to deliver an address on national affairs including fiscal measures, or to make such statement on the policy of government as he considers to be of national…

Section 52 and 53 of the 1999 Constitution: Procedure for Summoning and Dissolution of National Assembly

The 1999 Constitution Section 52 (1) Every member of the Senate or the House of Representatives (i.e. National Assembly) shall, before taking his seat, declare his assets and liabilities as prescribed in this Constitution and subsequently take and subscribe the Oath of Allegiance and the oath of membership as prescribed in the Seventh Schedule to…

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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…