oa The Constitution - The 1999 constitution and the problems of federalism in Nigeria
|Article Title||The 1999 constitution and the problems of federalism in Nigeria|
|© Publisher:||Centre for Constitutionalism and Demilitarisation, Nigeria|
|Publication Date||Sep 2002|
|Pages||44 - 65|
|Keyword(s)||Constitutional development, Democracy and constitutionalism, Federal Constitution, Historical Survey, Industrial Relations, Minerals, National or ethnic groups, Principles and Regional authorities|
Right from its inception on May 29, 1999, the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999, has been traumatised with problems and controversies. In particular the federalist feature of the Constitution as it relates to certain sensitive national issues has been a subject of various debates and arguments. No wonder that the document is under review till August, 2002 when this article was being prepared.
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