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National Anthem of Nigeria

National Anthem of Nigeria The National Anthem of Nigeria was adopted in 1978 and replaced the previous national anthem, “Nigeria, We Hail Thee”. The lyrics are a combination of words and phrases taken from five of the best entries in

Powers of The National Industrial Court of Nigeria

Powers of The National Industrial Court of Nigeria 254D (1) For the purpose of exercising any jurisdiction conferred upon it by this Constitution or as may be conferred by an Act of the National Assembly, the National Industrial Court shall

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria

“CC- The National Industrial Court of Nigeria 254A- (I) There shall be a National Industrial Court of Nigeria. (2) The National Industrial Court shall consist of: (a) President of the National Industrial Court; and (b) such number of Judges of

Constitution of the The National Industrial Court of Nigeria

Constitution of the Court 254 E (1) For the purpose or exercising any jurisdiction conferred upon it by this Constitution or any other law, the National Industrial Court shall be duly constituted if it consists of a single Judge or

Jurisdiction of “CC- The National Industrial Court of Nigeria 

Jurisdiction 254 C- (I) Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 251, 257, 272 and anything contained in this Constitution and in addition to such other jurisdiction as may be conferred upon it by an Act of the National Assembly, the National

Alteration of Section 6, 240, 243 of the Principal Act

Alteration of Section 6 of the Principal Act 2. Section 6 of the Principal Act is altered in subsection (5) by inserting immediately after the existing paragraph (c) a new paragraph “(ee)”- “(cc) the National Industrial Court” Alteration of Section

CONSTITUTION OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA (THIRD ALTERATION) ACT, 2010

CONSTITUTION OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA (THIRD ALTERATION) ACT, 2010 ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS Section Object Section Object 1 Alteration of Cap. C23 LFN, 2004 2 Alteration of section 6 of the Principal Act 3 Alteration of section 84 of

A—NATIONAL AND STATE HOUSES OF ASSEMBLY ELECTION TRIBUNAL

A—NATIONAL AND STATE HOUSES OF ASSEMBLY ELECTION TRIBUNAL 1. (1) A National and State Houses of Assembly Election Tribunal shall consist of a Chairman and two other members. (2) The Chairman who shall be a Judge of a High Court

SCHEDULE TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA (SECOND ALTERATION) BILL 2010

SCHEDULE TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA (SECOND ALTERATION) BILL 2010 Short Title of the Bill Long title of the Bill Summary of the content of bill Date passed by the Senate Date passed by the House

Appeal from Code of Conduct Tribunal and other Courts and Tribunals

Appeal from Code of Conduct Tribunal and other Courts and Tribunals 8. Section 26 of the First Alterations Act and section 246 of the Constitution are substituted for the following new section— “(1) An appeal to the Court of Appeal

Establishment of Election Tribunals and Time for Determination of Election Petitions (Substitution for Section 285 of the Constitution and section 29 of the First Alteration Act)

Establishment of Election Tribunals and Time for Determination of Election Petitions (Substitution for Section 285 of the Constitution and section 29 of the First Alteration Act) 9. Section 29 of the First Alteration Act and section 285 of the Constitution

Appellate Jurisdiction (Substitution for Section 233 of the Constitution and Section 24 of the First Alteration Act)

Appellate Jurisdiction (Substitution for Section 233 of the Constitution and Section 24 of the First Alteration Act) 6. Section 233 of the Constitution and section 24 of the First Alteration Act are substituted for the following new section – “(1)

ORIGINAL JURISDICTION (Substitution for section 25 of the Alteration Act and section 239 of the Constitution)

ORIGINAL JURISDICTION (Substitution for section 25 of the Alteration Act and section 239 of the Constitution) 7. Section 25 of the First Alteration Act and Section 239 of the Constitution are substituted fopr the following new sections— “(1) Subject to

Time of Election to the National Assembly (Alteration of Section 5 of the First Alteration Act)

Time of Election to the National Assembly (Alteration of Section 5 of the First Alteration Act) 2. Section 5 of the First Alteration act is altered in paragraph (b) by substituting for the words “one hundred and fifty days and

Time of Election to House of Assembly (Alteration of Section 10 of the First Alteration act

Time of Election to House of Assembly (Alteration of Section 10 of the First Alteration act 3. Section 10 of the First Alteration act is altered in paragraph (b) by substituting for the words “one hundred and fifty days and

Election of the President: General (Alteration of Section 11 of the First Alteration Act)

Election of the President: General (Alteration of Section 11 of the First Alteration Act) 4. Section 11 of the First Alteration Act is altered in paragraph (b) by substituting the words “one hundred and fifty days and not later than

Election of Governor

Election of Governor 5. Section 17 of the First Alteration Act is altered in paragraph (b) by substituting the words “one hundred and fifty days and not later than one hundred and twenty days before” in lines 2 and 3,

CONSTITUTION OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA (SECOND ALTERATION) ACT, 2010

ACT NO.2 ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS Section Object Section Object 1 Alteration of the 1999 Constitution and the Constitution (First Alteration) Act No. 5, 2010 1 Alteration of Section 5 of the First Alteration Act 3 Alteration of Section 10 of

EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM

EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM This Act alters the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 among other things, to provide for the Financial Independence of the National Assembly and Independent National Electoral Commission. Short Title of the Bill Long title of

S I X T H S C H E D U L E

S I X T H S C H E D U L E The Sixth Schedule to the Constitution is altered— (a) by deleting, the word “Assembly” and inserting immediately after the word “National” the words “and State Houses of