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Nigerian legislature

Timothy I. Ojo

Nigerian legislature

a historical survey

by Timothy I. Ojo

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Published by Administrative Staff College of Nigeria in Topo, Lagos .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria,
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Constitutional history -- Nigeria.,
    • Legislative bodies -- Nigeria -- History.,
    • Nigeria -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statement[by Timothy I. Ojo].
      SeriesASCON legislative studies series
      ContributionsAdministrative Staff College of Nigeria.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKTA1760 .O38 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 v. ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6826746M
      ISBN 109782078700, 9782078743, 9782078794, 9782078808
      LC Control Number00311133
      OCLC/WorldCa41043893

      The Nigerian legal system book and eBook (e-Book) by Dr. Leesi Ebenezer Mitee is being written to provide a new, modern approach to the concept of legal system, as it applies specifically to Nigeria. It is the second edition of his book, Nigerian Legal System: A Fundamental approach, that he wrote in   THE LEGISLATURE The legislature is the representative of the people. This is because it is elected by the people from all areas of the country. The primary functions of the legislature is to make laws. These bills are usually private or public bills, but most of the bills usually originate from the executive. The house [ ].

        Now, we are saying the basic salary of a public worker is N18,, you have done the calculation and stated that the Nigerian legislators’ basic . Oversight function is a major component of the activities of modern legislatures irrespective of the form of government in practice. This study examines the extent to which the Nigerian legislature, characterised by infrequent appearances on the political scene and operating in an environment largely dominated by the executive arm, has performed its oversight role.

      This book adds to legal and political discourse on the need to strengthen the legislature and goes further to argue that the institution can be made effective through conscious efforts. It also critically analyzes legislative politics in Nigeria from where its case study is drawn just as it digs into the history of democracy and legislative. Nigeria's old parliamentary system was in place until , where reform came to put in place a Presidential System with a bicameral legislature. This is known as the National Assembly, where the Nigerian Government has the House of Representatives and The Senate. This is to equally represent the whole country, in terms of Regions.


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THE NIGERIAN LEGISLATURE: Cases and Concepts [Oscar Edoror Ubhenin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book is a hands-on manual for practitioners and new entrants; providing Nigerian legislature book comprehensive and state-of-the-art review of legislative.

Focusing on the Nigerian Fourth Republics National Assembly (present), this book discusses in detail the ways in which the national assembly has handled each of its major functions, the nature of the relationship between the assembly and the legislature, and the institutional mechanism through which its internal business is facilitated and executed.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ojo, Timothy I. (Timothy Ibikunle). Nigerian legislature. Topo, Lagos: Administrative Staff College of Nigeria, This book is a collection of essays which interrogates issues relating to the legislative process in Nigeria especially since the return to democracy in The research topics are deliberately broadly framed by the editors to cover legal, political, economical and procedural ingredients in the Nigerian Legislature.

TopicsFile Size: KB. in book: executive-legislature relations in nigeria: a case study of muhammadu buhari’s administration,pp Cite this publication Akinrinade Samuel Adewuyi. For Nigerian legislature to be instrument of national development, the work suggests among others the need for moral politicians.

KEYWORDS: Legislature, Corruption, Morality, Development, INTRODUCTION Democracy is all about ensuring popular participation and control of. The Nigerian parliament remains a misunderstood institution because many Nigerians, especially the youth, have little knowledge about it, a former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said.

The National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is a bicameral legislature established under section 4 of the Nigerian Constitution. It consists of a Senate with members and a member House of body, modeled after the federal Congress of the United States, is supposed to guarantee equal representation with 3 Senators to each 36 states irrespective of size in.

books and learned journals both locally and abroad. He is the author of Fundamentals of Nigerian Business History () and the editor of Leadership Challenge: Gani Adams and the Oodua People’s Congress () and Egypt and Her Neighbours: A Reader ().

He has also authored two. Nigerian Legislature: Historical survey of colonial administration in Nigeria before independence ASCON legislative studies series Volume 1 of Nigerian Legislature: A Historical Survey, Administrative Staff College of Nigeria, ISBNAuthor: Timothy Ibikunle Ojo: Contributor: Administrative Staff College of Nigeria.

Functions Of Legislature In Nigeria FUNCTIONS OF LEGISLATURE IN NIGERIA. The following are the functions of the legislature in Nigeria as contained in the constitution. The legislation is the power of making laws. Legislators are known as lawmakers and they are empowered by the Nigerian constitution to do so.

Nigerian Supreme Court is the most respectable judicial body which functions in the country. Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria heads this body. In addition to this, there are also 13 associated judges appointed by the President of Nigeria according to. In book: Perspectives on the Legislature and the Prospects of Accountability in Nigeria and South Africa, pp Cite this publication Dhikru Adewale Yagboyaju.

Add to BookShelf. Genre: General Interest, Political Science, Political Sciences. Nigerian legislature: a historical survey by Ojo, Timothy I. (Timothy Ibikunle). The legislature within the Nigerian context has always suffered from poor public perception. One cannot but agree with the views of many who have attributed this idea to the fact that the average Nigerian is not acquainted with the legislative process due to frequent military coups that normally disbanded the legislature.

era. Impliedly, legislative evolution in Nigeria was gradual - from "minimal to marginal and finally to the acti1.e legislature. By and large, the evolution of legislative function in Nigeria is intricately interwoven with the advent and consolidation of British colonial administration.

Indeed. Nigeria: The Legislative Contractors. Carrington is currently an Associate of Harvard's DuBois Institute while working on his memoir and a book on Nigeria under military rule.

He is a member. The Supreme Court in Adeleke & OrAs v Oyo State House of Assembly, taking Nigerian practice of constitutionalism to a new height by declaring the exercise of the impeachment powers in breach of the Constitution null and void, consequently resulting in the restoration to office of Governors who were purportedly impeached by the legislature, may.

The federal government of Nigeria is composed of three distinct branches: legislative, executive, and judicial, whose powers are vested by the Constitution of Nigeria in the National Assembly, the President, and the federal courts, including the Supreme Court, respectively.

Nigeria is a federal republic, with executive power exercised by the president. Critical appraisal of the legislature an important organ of government in democratic process in Nigeria is vital for the upliftment of political and socio-economic development of Nigeria.

Beside the role of law-making which is traditionally associated with the legislature from antiquity, it is also an instrument for representative government.Welcome to a new Legislative Day in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria!

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan PhD, CON led the Principal Officers into the chambers; took the official p. University of Nigeria Nsukka 32nd communication lecture Nsukka.

Ap express publisher, Ltd. Nwabueze, B. 0. (). Nigeria 93’; the Political Crisis and Solutions. Ibadan, Spectrum Books .