Nigeria’s Ratification of International Human Rights Instruments and the Question of the Non-Justiciability of Chapter II of Its 1999 Constitution

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Abstract 

This  paper  examined  the  implication  of  Nigeria’s  ratification  of international  human  rights  instruments  in  relation  to  enforcement  of socio-economic  rights  in  the  country  and  debunked  the  age-long postulation  that  Chapter  II  of  the  Nigerian  Constitution  is  nonjusticiable.  The  paper  proceeded  to  show  that  even  if  Chapter  II  of  the said  Constitution  was  to  be  held  to  be  non-justiciable  as  generally believed,  which  the  study  argued  against,  it  will  not  in  any  way  affect the  enforceability  of  socio-economic  rights  contained  in  international instruments  binding  on  Nigeria.  This  is  more  so  against  the  backdrop that  the  Nigerian  Constitution  places  no  limitation  on  the  enforceability of socio-economic  rights. 

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APA

Carnelian Journal of Law and Politics, C (2021). Nigeria’s Ratification of International Human Rights Instruments and the Question of the Non-Justiciability of Chapter II of Its 1999 Constitution. Afribary.com: Retrieved January 22, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/1-oleghe-nigerias-ratification-of-international-human-rights-instruments

MLA 8th

CJLP, Carnelian Journal of Law and Politics. "Nigeria’s Ratification of International Human Rights Instruments and the Question of the Non-Justiciability of Chapter II of Its 1999 Constitution" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 05 Jan. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/1-oleghe-nigerias-ratification-of-international-human-rights-instruments . Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

MLA7

CJLP, Carnelian Journal of Law and Politics. "Nigeria’s Ratification of International Human Rights Instruments and the Question of the Non-Justiciability of Chapter II of Its 1999 Constitution". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 05 Jan. 2021. Web. 22 Jan. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/1-oleghe-nigerias-ratification-of-international-human-rights-instruments >.

Chicago

CJLP, Carnelian Journal of Law and Politics. "Nigeria’s Ratification of International Human Rights Instruments and the Question of the Non-Justiciability of Chapter II of Its 1999 Constitution" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed January 22, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/1-oleghe-nigerias-ratification-of-international-human-rights-instruments