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Nigerian Constitution

Features Of Clifford Constitution Of 1922

Sir Hugh Clifford was appointed Governor of Nigeria after Lord Fredrick Lugard. In 1922, Sir Clifford introduced the first formal constitution for the country. The main features of the constitution were: Introduction of the first elective principle in Nigeria and in West Africa. Similar elective principle was introduced in Gold Coast (Ghana) in 1925 and [...]

1989 Presidential Constitution and the 1999 Constitution

JSS 2 Civic Education Topic: 1989 Presidential Constitution and the 1999 Constitution The 1989 constitution was carried out by three bodies set up by Babangida’s administration. The constitution review committee was to review all past constitution and make recommendations The constituent assembly for almost a whole year deliberated on the draft constitution and made recommendations to [...]

Merits And Demerits Of Clifford Constitution Of 1922

Merits Of 1922 Clifford Constitution Introduction of First elective principle The introduction of a single legislative council for the colony Lagos and the protectorate of Southern Nigeria. Laying the foundation for the introduction of the first political party in Nigeria 1923 Demerits of 1922 Clifford Constitution One glaring or major defects of the 1922 Clifford's [...]