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 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 215 and 216 of the 1999 Constitution: Inspector-General of Police and the Nigeria Police Council

The 1999 Constitution Section 215 (1) (a) There shall be – an Inspector-General of Police who, subject to section 216(2) of this Constitution shall be appointed by the President on the advice of the Nigeria Police Council from among serving members of the Nigeria Police Force; (A currently serving member of the Nigeria Police Force…

Section 172, 173, 174 and 175 of the 1999 Constitution: Public Service of the Federation, Powers of the Attorney General of the Federation and Power of the President to Grant Pardon

The 1999 Constitution Section 172 A person in the public service of the Federation shall observe and conform to the Code of Conduct. (Any person who is working in the public service of the Federation is supposed to or must follow the rules contained in the Code of Conduct.) Section 173 (1) Subject to the…

Section 169, 170 and 171 of the 1999 Constitution: Establishment of the Civil Service of the Federation

The 1999 Constitution Section 169 There shall be a civil service of the Federation. (This section establishes the Civil Service.) Section 170 Subject to the provisions of this Constitution, the Federal Civil Service Commission may, with the approvalof the President and subject to such conditions as it may deem fit, delegate any of the powers…

Section 153, 154 and 155 of the 1999 Constitution: Establishment and Membership of Government Bodies

The 1999 Constitution Section 153 (1)(a-n) There shall be established for the Federation the following bodies, namely:(a) Code of Conduct Bureau;(b) Council of State;(c) Federal Character Commission;(d) Federal Civil Service Commission;(e) Federal Judicial Service Commission;(f) Independent National Electoral Commission;(g) National Defence Council;(h) National Economic Council;(i) National Judicial Council;(j) National Population Commission;(k) National Security Council;(l) Nigeria…

Section 148, 149 and 150 of the 1999 Constitution: Meetings involving the President, Vice-President and Ministers and Creation of the Office of the Attorney General of the Federation

The 1999 Constitution Section 148 (1) The President may, in his discretion, assign to the Vice-President or any Minister of the Government of the Federation responsibility for any business of the Government of the Federation, including theadministration of any department of government. (The President has the power to assign administrative responsibility to the Vice-President of…

Section 146 and 147 of the 1999 Constitution: Vacancies in the Office of the President or Vice-President and Creation of Office of Ministers

The 1999 Constitution Section 146 (1) The Vice-President shall hold the office of President if the office of President becomes vacant by reasonof death or resignation, impeachment, permanent incapacity or the removal of the President from office for any other reason in accordance with section 143 of this Constitution. (the Vice-President becomes the President of…