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 230, 231 and 232 of the 1999 Constitution: Creation, Appointment of Chief Justice, Justices and Original Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Nigeria

The 1999 Constitution Section 230 (1) There shall be a Supreme Court of Nigeria. (There will be a Supreme Court in Nigeria.) Section 230 (2)(a) The Supreme Court of Nigeria shall consist of – the Chief Justice of Nigeria; and (The Supreme Court of Nigeria will be made up of the Chief Justice of Nigeria;…

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 224, 225 and 226 of the 1999 Constitution: Publication of Assets and Liabilities of Political Parties and Submission of Report of Account of Political Parties to the National Assembly

The 1999 Constitution Section 224 The programme as well as the aims and objects of a political party shall conform with the provisions ofChapter II of this Constitution. (The aims & objectives of the political party must be in compliance with Chapter II of this constitution.) Section 225 (1) Every political party shall, at such…

Section 219 and 220 of the 1999 Constitution: Acts of the National Assembly Regarding the Armed Forces of the Federation

The 1999 Constitution Section 219 The National Assembly shall (The National Assembly can do the following; ) Section 219 (a) in giving effect to the functions specified in section 217 of this Constitution; and (The National Assembly can enact/ create/ pass a law that gives power to the functions which have been provided in Section…

Section 217 and 218 of the 1999 Constitution: Creation of the Armed Forces, its Functions and Appointment of Officers

The 1999 Constitution Section 217 (1) There shall be an armed forces for the Federation which shall consist of an army, a navy, an Air Forceand such other branches of the armed forces of the Federation as may be established by an Act of the National Assembly. (This section creates an Armed Forces in Nigeria….

Section 213 and 214 of the 1999 Constitution: Census Report and Creation of the Nigerian Police Force

The 1999 Constitution Section 213 (1) Any report of the National Population Commission containing the population census after every censusshall be delivered to the President by the Chairman of the commission. (The Chairman of the National Population Commission is meant to deliver to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria any report after a…