Corpus ID: 159199067

Abuse of exercise of emergency powers under civil rule in Nigeria: an overview

@inproceedings{Agbo2019AbuseOE,
  title={Abuse of exercise of emergency powers under civil rule in Nigeria: an overview},
  author={Chijioke Uzoma Agbo},
  year={2019}
}
  • Chijioke Uzoma Agbo
  • Published 2019
  • Political Science
  • The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended) makes provision for exercise of emergency powers to deal with threats to the security of the Nigerian State. In the midst of rising agitations and outright insurgency in Nigeria, will the government of the day invoke emergency powers to deal with the challenges? And if so, have the factual situations for such action arisen? The paper posits that the 1979 and 1999 Constitutions on this score are a radical departure from the… CONTINUE READING

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