CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

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CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW I Scope and definition of the Constitution Classification of constitution Systems of government Constitutional historical development of Nigeria Constitutional supremacy Parliamentary supremacy Separation of power Rule of law Constitution amendment Electoral process in Nigeria Consequences of change of government by extra-legal or extra- institutional means (Coup de tat) CONSTITUTIONAL LAW II The military

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FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION

The right to assembly freely, to associate with other people and to form political parties or trade unions no doubt exists. But the freedom to exercise that right is entirely different thing. That freedom exists within and not outside all existing and relevant laws.

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Privacy

RIGHT TO PRIVACY Section 37 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended provides, “The privacy of citizens, their homes, correspondence, telephone conversations and telegraphic communications is hereby guaranteed and protected.” Privacy is a legal concept that has remained ill-defined and delineated. [See Nwauche E. S. 2007. The Right to Privacy

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Separation of Power

SEPARATION OF POWER Separation of power was presented by Baron de Montesquieu in the following words, “political liberty is to be found only when there is no abuse of power. Experience shows that every man invested with power will abuse it by carrying it as far as it will go…to prevent this abuse, it is

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Rule of Law

RULE OF LAW MEANING: Rule of law may simply be defined as a situation where law is the supreme regulator of public and private life in a society. More technically, A.V Dicey has conceived it as; In this conceptualization of law, there are three important understanding of it; SUPREMACY OF LAW:  This appears to be

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Application of Immunity

APPLICATION OF IMMUNITY CLAUSE UNDER THE 1999 CONSTITUTION LAWLANE 2020. Immunity has been defined in the Black’s law dictionary in the following words, “Exemption, as from serving in an office, or performing duties which the law generally requires other citizens to perform e.g. exemption from paying taxes, freedom or exemption from penalty, burden or duty.

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BELLO & ANOR V DAMISA & ORS

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA ON FRIDAY, 9TH DECEMBER, 2016. APPEAL NO: SC.168/2016 CITATION: SC (2016) 12 LLIR 3 Before Their Lordships OLABODE RHODES-VIVOUR, J.S.C. MUSA DATTIJO MUHAMMAD, J.S.C. CLARA BATA OGUNBIYI, J.S.C. CHIMA CENTUS NWEZE, J.S.C. AMIRU SANUSI, J.S.C. BETWEEN 1 RT. HON. ABDULLAHI BELLO 2. ALL PROGRESSIVE CONGRESS (APC) (APPELLANTS) AND 1.

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