The Impeachment Process, Ouster Clauses, Non-Justiciable Provisions and the Interpretation of Nigeria’s Constitution
13 Pages Posted: 14 Aug 2010 Last revised: 19 Aug 2010
Date Written: August 14, 2010
In the present Nigeria's Fourth Republic there has been a significant rise of the impeachment of executive office holders from the Second and Third Republics. This paper provides an historical analysis of the impeachment process and the role of the courts in arbitrating on the process.
Keywords: Constitution, Judicial Review, Legislature, Non-Justiciable and Ouster Clauses
JEL Classification: K4, K41, K42, N4, N47
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