legal implications of the creation of more states in Nigeria
Read Online

legal implications of the creation of more states in Nigeria (being a paper presented at the National Conference on Creation of States in Nigeria) by T. Akinola Aguda

  • 630 Want to read
  • ·
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by ILE-IFE in [Lagos, Nigeria] .
Written in English



  • Nigeria


  • Newly independent states,
  • Nigeria -- Administrative and political divisions

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby T. Akinola Aguda.
ContributionsNational Conference on Creation of States in Nigeria (1981 : University of Ife)
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. ;
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3075032M
LC Control Number82174325

Download legal implications of the creation of more states in Nigeria


Creation of States in Nigeria: A Review of Rationale, Demands and Problems Up to Ọmọlade Adejnyigbe, Leo O. Dare, Aderanti Adepoju Federal Government Printer, - Nigeria - pages. Federal Republic of Nigeria, Yet the clamour for creation of more LGAs has not abated. Indeed, as of date, a total of over new LGAs are in the process of being created by various state governments. At the same time, the number of state has tripled from twelve to thirty-six since January without addition to. There are still agitations for the creation of new states in Nigeria. An example is seen in the recommendations of the CONFAB in , that 18 new states should be created in Nigeria to bring it to a total of 54 states. Many of the agitations for state creation have undertones of division, politics, ethnicity or religion. The tussle for State creation has been an ongoing battle because some sects in the country believe that they have been sidelined and are not getting enough by way of allocation. In the 19 th Century, the British at different times conquered parts of Nigeria and established control and authority in these regions.

  [To list/update your book listing or for inquiries and orders (depending on availability), email [email protected] and [email protected]] NIGERIAN LEGAL SYSTEM PUBLICATION AND BOOKS Asein, J. O. Introduction to the Nigerian Legal System. . The overall impact of the state creation at that time was to lead to more fundamental considerations of the wider implications of independent nationhood in the aftermath of war, especially as the. The Constitution states the procedure that must be followed for the creation of a new State or for the boundary adjustment of an existing State (and Local Governments as well) The Constitution provides that before any international Treaty can be effective in Nigeria, it must be . Owing to the creation of these two states, Nigeria was, therefore, made up of twenty-one states in the year On Aug , the number of Nigeria states would increase to thirty as Gen.

Nigerian Legal Research Search Engine Contact Empirical Legal Research Questionnaire On Free Access to All Categories Of Nigerian Law (Including Legislation And Court Judgments). spillover effects in neighboring states has led to the decision of President Olusegun Obasanjo to demote the governor and proclaim the state of emergency on 18 May (see paper by Abubakar Sokoto Mohammed). Nigeria's return to democracy has also unleashed a fierce scramble for positions, if necessary through violence.   The requests for states’ creation became so rampant to such an extent that Mr Wole Oke, the former Chairman, House of Representatives’ Committee on . Get this from a library! History and the law of the constitution of Nigeria. [Egbert Udo Udoma, Sir] -- Discusses the , , and constitutions of Nigeria, and includes Appendix: States (creation and transitional provisions) Decree [Decree no 12].