Meaning of Delegated legislation

NOTE: Before you read this, have you understood what the “Constitution” is all about? Definition of delegated legislation     Delegated legislation is defined as the act of transferring powers and functions through the Acts of parliament to other organizations such as ministers, local governments, public Corporations (NEPA, Water Board), etc.      Parliament finds … Read more

Definition of party system (Two-party system)

    A two-party system may be defined as the existence of only two major political parties in a political system. These two parties are constitutionally recognized to contest elections.     Britain is a good example of a two-party state. There are two major political parties labor and conservative parties. The liberal party isa minor party. U.S.A, … Read more

Definition of a unitary System of government and Reasons for the adoption of the unitary system government

Definition of a unitary system of government, reasons for a adoption of the unitary system of government, features of a unitary system of government, merits of a unitary system of government, and demerits of a unitary system of government. Definition of a unitary system of government/Unitary State      A unitary system of government can be … Read more

Constitutional amendment process

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROCESS There are two different methods of amendinga constitution and these are:(i) Rigid Constitution (ii) Flexible constitution.         Constitutions should have the ability to change with time and circumstances. Classification of constitutions, therefore, is dependent on the method of amendment.         RIGID CONSTITUTION       A rigid constitution is defined as one that is … Read more

Nigeria independence Constitution of 1960 and the first republican constitution of 1963

The Nigeria Independence constitution of 1960 and the first republican constitution of 1963. FEATURES OF NIGERIA INDEPENDENCE CONSTITUTION OF 1960 1. Parliamentary system: The Nigeria independence constitution provided for a democratic parliamentary system of government. 2. Federal system: A federal system of the government was retained. 3. Head of state: The Governor-General was the ceremonial … Read more