Section 144 and 145 of the 1999 Constitution: Situations Where the President and Vice President Shall no Longer Hold Office

The 1999 Constitution Section 144 (1)(a) The President or Vice President shall cease to hold office, if –by a resolution passed by two-thirds majority of all the members of the executive council of the Federation it is declared that the President or Vice-President is incapable of discharging the functions of his office; and (The President…

Section 89 of the 1999 Constitution: Power of the National Assembly Concerning Evidence During Investigation

The 1999 Constitution Section 89 (1) For the purposes of any investigation under section 88 of this Constitution and subject to the provisions thereof, the Senate or the House of Representatives or a committee appointed in accordance with section 62 of this Constitution shall have power to- (In order to exercise their power to conduct…

Section 86, 87 and 88 of the 1999 Constitution: Appointment and Removal of the Auditor General of the Federation and Circumstances where the National Assembly can Direct Investigation

The 1999 Constitution Section 86 (1) The Auditor-General for the Federation shall be appointed by the President on the recommendation of the Federal Civil Service Commission subject to confirmation by the Senate. (The Federal Civil Service Commission is responsible for recommending to the President who the Auditor General of the Federation will be but this…

Section 77, 78 and 79 of the 1999 Constitution: Elections, Registration of Voters and Election Tribunals Concerning the National Assembly

The 1999 Constitution Section 77 (1) Subject to the provisions of this Constitution, every Senatorial district or Federal constituency established in accordance with the provisions of this Part of this Chapter shall return a member who shall be directly elected to the Senate or the House of Representatives in such manner as may be prescribed…

Section 73 and 74 of the 1999 Constitution: Alteration of Boundaries of Senatorial Districts and Federal Constituencies

The 1999 Constitution Section 73 (1) The Independent National Electoral Commission shall review the division of States and of the Federation into Senatorial districts and Federal constituencies at intervals of not less than ten years, and may alter the districts or constituencies in accordance with the provisions of this section to such extent as it…