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Nigerian legislative houses, which way?

Nigerian legislative houses, which way?

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Published by University of Ibadan Consultancy Unit in Ibadan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Legislative bodies -- Nigeria.,
    • Legislative power -- Nigeria.,
    • Federal government -- Nigeria.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Oyeleye Oyediran.
      ContributionsOyediran, Oyeleye.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ3093 .N57 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 117 p. ;
      Number of Pages117
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2997350M
      LC Control Number84254560

      House of Representatives ( seats; members directly elected in single-seat constituencies by simple majority vote to serve 4-year terms) elections: Senate - last held on 23 February (next to be held on 23 February ); note: election was scheduled for 16 Missing: book. 10 Problems of Legislature in Nigeria and Possible Solutions Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn StumbleUpon Tumblr Pinterest Reddit VKontakte Odnoklassniki Pocket There are three arms of government which include, legislative arm (that makes the law), judiciary arm (interprets the law) and the executive arm (they execute the law).

      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 g: book. e Oyediran is a noted Nigerian political scientist.A former Fulbright scholar, and a native of Ogbomosho in Oyo State, he has edited books like, Nigerian Government and Politics Under Military Rule, and Survey of Nigerian Affairs, and He has remained a faculty at the Center for International Studies, at the East Carolina University.

      The No.1 Nigerian real estate and property website with property in Nigeria for sale rent and lease. We offer Nigerian property seekers an easy way to find details of property in Nigeria including homes, houses, lands, shops, office spaces and other commercial properties to buy or rent. Thousands of property listings g: book. The current Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has an Exclusive Legislative List of 68 items in its Second Schedule. These 68 items are items on which only the Federal Government can.


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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. What Is Legislature In Nigeria And The Type We Operate. The National Assembly. In Nigeria, we run a bifocal legislative system consisting of two Chambers.

The upper and the lower chamber. The upper chamber in Nigeria is the Sent and is made up of members. It is the superior legislative arm. The lower chamber is the House of g: book. 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 membersand a memberHouse of Representatives The 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 Houses: Senate, House of Representatives.

The Nigerian Senate/House of representatives Mace: A Weapon Of Power IN the last 16 years since Nigeria returned to civil rule, the legislative arm of government at the state and federal levels has always remained in the news for different reasons.

Way out of expensive legislative houses. The formulators of the Nigerian Constitution since are too ignorant to take cognizance of the federal character of Nigeria. Part 1 of the Nigerian Constitution. Exclusive Legislative List. Continue Reading Second Schedule. Part 1 of the Nigerian Constitution.

of any court of law outside Nigeria or any court of law in Nigeria other than a court of law established by the House of Assembly of that State. Stamp duties. Taxation of incomes, profits and. The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended) in empowering the legislature to make laws provide under Section 4 subsection (1) thus: The legislative powers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria shall be vested in a National Assembly for the Federation, which shall consist of a Senate and a House of Representatives.

(6) The legislative powers of a State of the Federation shall be vested in the House of Assembly of the State. (7) The House of Assembly of a State shall have power to make laws for the peace, order and good government of the State or any part thereof with respect to the following matters, that is to say:.

reposed in it by the Nigerian people and determined to chart a new course of legislative business for the benefit of our people. In this regard, a National Legislative Agenda for the Seventh House of Representatives seeks to reform the processes of the House, identify legislative priorities and outline a.

Section 4 (1) under Part II of the Constitution states. inter alia: “The Legislative powers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria shall be vested in the National Assembly for the federation which shall consist of a Senate and a House of Representatives”.

The legislative process in Nigeria involves both houses of the National Assembly and the President. Typically, once a bill (executive, private, or member’s bill) is introduced in the National Assembly, it goes through a rigorous process before it is enacted into law, which includes three readings of the bill, scrutiny by the relevant committee where amendments may be made, and presidential assent.

Legislative process is the process whereby laws are made. Section 58 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeriaprovides for legislative process in the National Assembly. The power of the National Assembly to make laws shall be exercised by Bills passed by both the senate and the House of Representatives and assented to by the President except where the President Missing: book.

THE LEGISLATURE AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT: THE NIGERIAN EXPERIENCE bills into laws which depending on certain circumstances contribute in one way or the other to national development.

Typical examples of this are the United States of America and Nigeria. In England, the House of Lords and the House of Commons are the designations for the. Opinion - The history of modern legislature in Nigeria could be said to have started with the Legislative Council established in for the Colony of Lagos by the British Colonial powers.

The. 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.

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. Since Maywhen Nigeria returned to civil rule and the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, became operative, the two Chambers of the. A closer look at the topic under reference immediately reveals some key concepts or issues that require introductory definitions.

They include the Legislature, its Roles, the Misconceptions and. Constitution for Nigeria: the Item Exclusive Legislative List These are the areas the powers reserved exclusively for the central government are defined. This means that only the central or federal government can legislate on the subjects in the exclusive list.

“When the Senate passed the electoral bill majority of Senators were convinced that they were serving the best interests of Nigeria” Newswatch Magazine, Octo ) and Decem There was so much opposition to the Electoral Act by the Governors of the States and the Conference of Speakers of Nigerian Legislative Houses.

The Nigerian Constitution is designed in such a way that the legislature checks and balances the executive, and vice versa. This helps to protect liberty and avoid authoritarianism and dictatorship.“legislative process”.

Pursuant to the Nigerian Constitution, the Senate and the House of Representatives shall each stand dissolved at the expiration at the expiration of four years commencing from the date of the first sitting of the House.

4 Both Houses of National Assembly organize, elect officers and adopt rules for the period of four g: book.First Schedule to this Constitution and six area councils as shown in Part II of that Schedule. Part II. Powers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

4. (1) The legislative powers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria shall be vested in a National Assembly for the Federation, which shall consist of a Senate and a House of g: book.