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

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Osinuga, Omoba Oladele Opeolu, The Impeachment Process, Ouster Clauses, Non-Justiciable Provisions and the Interpretation of Nigeria’s Constitution (August 14, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1658921 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1658921

Omoba Oladele Opeolu Osinuga (Contact Author)

Supreme Court of Nigeria ( email )

Three-Arms Zone
Abuja
Nigeria

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