Tags : 1999 Constitution.

Does The Sharia Law Contradict The Nigerian Constitution?

Following the National Assembly’s request for suggestions on the amendment of the 1999 constitution, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has proposed the complete removal of the recognition of Sharia law from the 1999 Constitution (as amended).⁣ The CAN is not the only body advocating the removal of the Sharia… You must be registered to […]Read More

Freedom Of Expression, The Infeasible Concept In Nigeria

On June 1, 2021, Nigeria’s 78-year-old president via Twitter referenced the Nigerian Civil War of 1967-1970 while threatening fire and brimstone on alleged clamourers of secession in Nigeria. In his words, ” We would treat them in the language they will understand”. A few hours later, the tweet was deleted… You must be registered to […]Read More

Senate To Begin Public Review Of The Constitution

The Nigerian Senate has announced its new plan to involve the general public in the review of the 1999 Constitution. The two-day public hearing which would commence on May 26 and end on May 27, would allow the nation’s citizens to air their opinions and ideas that would be implemented in the reviewed constitution, according […]Read More