The 1979 Constitution: Main Features Of The Constitution

The 1979 Constitution General Murtala Mohammed on coming to power in 1975, made a firm promise to return the country to a civil rule after many years of military interregnum that started on January 15, 1966. General Mohammed did not live to fulfill the promise due to his assassination on 13th February 1976. It was … Read more

The 1989 Constitution: Main Features Of The Constitution

The 1989 Constitution

Decree No 12 1999 brought the constitution into existence before the promulgation of the decree, three institutions played prominent roles. They include: the Constitution Review Committee (CRC) set up in accordance with the Transition to Civil Rule (Political Programme) Decree 1987, to review the 1979 constitution of the Federal republic of Nigeria. Also, the Constituent … Read more