ROLES OF LEGISLATURE IN IMPEACHMENT PROCEDINGS UNDER THE 1999 CONSTITUTION

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ABSTRACT
The aim of this study is to explore the roles of Legislature in impeachment proceeding under the 1999 constitution.
The principal function of the Legislative arm of government is to legislate and make law for good governance in accordance with the provisions of the constitution. The Legislative power is vested in the National Assembly which consists of the Senate and the House of Representatives while the Legislative power of a state is vested in the State House of Assembly.

The Legislature has the power under the 1999 Constitution to impeach the Electoral Officers of both the executive and legislative arms of Government, such as the President and Vice President, Governor or Deputy Governor, Senate President, Speaker of House of Representatives and other elective Officers of the National and State Houses of Assembly.

The research considers the Constitutional provision which spell out the roles of the Legislative arm in impeachment of the President and Vice President, Governors and Deputy Governor, Senate President, Speaker of House of Representatives, and the State House of Assembly.


TABLE OF CONTENTS:
COVER PAGE
CERTIFICATION PAGE
ABSTRACT
DEDICATION
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
TABLE OF CASES
TABLE OF STATUTES
LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS
TABLE OF CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
GENERAL INTRODUCTION
1.0.0: INTRODUCTION
1.1.0: BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY
1.2.0: OBJECTIVES OF STUDY
1.3.0: FOCUS OF STUDY
1.4.0: SCOPE OF STUDY
1.5.0: METHODOLOGY
1.6.0: LITERATURE REVIEW
1.7.0: DEFINITION OF TERMS
1.8.0: CONCLUSION

CHAPTER 2
BACKGROUND OF IMPEACHMENT PROCEEDINGS IN NIGERIA
2.0.0: INTRODUCTION
2.1.0: DEFINITION OF IMPEACHMENT
2.2.0 HISTORICALBACKGROUNDOFIMPEACHMENT
2.3.0: IMPEACHMENT UNDER PRE-1999 ONSTITUTION
2.3.1: THE 1963 CONSTITUTION
2.3.2: THE IMPEACHMMENT UNDER 1979 CONSTITUTION: AN OVERVIEW OF THE IMPEACHMENT OF ALHAJI BALARABE MUSA
2.3.3: IMPEACHMENT UNDER THE 1999 CONSTITUTION
2.4.0: CONCLUSION

CHAPTER 3
LEGISLATURE AND IMPEACHMENT
3.0.0: INTRODUCTION
3.1.0: COMPOSTION OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
3.2.0: LEGISLATIVE POWERS IN THE 1999 CONSTITUTION
3.3.0: ROLES OF THE LEGISLATIVE IN A DEMOCRACTIC SOCIETY
3.4.0: IMPEACHMENT PROCEEDINGS IN THE LEGISLATIVE HOUSES
3.4.1IMPEACHMENT PROCEEDING FOR THE REMOVALOF THE PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT
3.4.2: IMPEACHMENT OF THE GOVERNORS AND DEPUTY GOVERNORS
3.5.0: CONCLUSION

CHAPTER 4
PRATICAL EXPERIENCE OF IMPEACHMENT IN NIGERIA
4.0.0: INTRODUCTION
4.1.0: IMPEACHMENT PROCEEDINGSUNDER THE 1999 CONSTITTION
4.1.1: THE AN OVERVIEW OF THE IMPEACHMENT OF GOVERNOR DSP ALAMIEYESIGHA
4.1.2 AN OVERVIEW OF THEIMPEACHMENTOF GOVERNOR LADOJA
4.2.0.IMPEACHMENT OF DEPUTYGOVERNOR
4.2.1 AN OVERVIEW OF THE IMPEACHMENT OF ABIODUN ALUKO
4.2.2 AN OVERVIEW OF  THE IMPEACHMENT OF SEN. BUCKNOR AKERELE
4.3.0 AN APPRAAISAL OF THE IMPEACHMENT OF OBONG CHRIS EKPENYOUG
4.5.0: CONCLUSION

CHAPTER 5
GENERAL CONCLUSION
5.0.0: CONCLUSION
5.1.0: RECOMMENDATION
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Anonymous, U (2018). ROLES OF LEGISLATURE IN IMPEACHMENT PROCEDINGS UNDER THE 1999 CONSTITUTION. Afribary.com: Retrieved February 27, 2020, from https://afribary.com/works/roles-of-legislature-in-impeachment-procedings-under-the-1999-constitution

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User, Anonymous. "ROLES OF LEGISLATURE IN IMPEACHMENT PROCEDINGS UNDER THE 1999 CONSTITUTION" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 03 Feb. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/roles-of-legislature-in-impeachment-procedings-under-the-1999-constitution . Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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Chicago

User, Anonymous. "ROLES OF LEGISLATURE IN IMPEACHMENT PROCEDINGS UNDER THE 1999 CONSTITUTION" Afribary.com (2018). Accessed February 27, 2020. https://afribary.com/works/roles-of-legislature-in-impeachment-procedings-under-the-1999-constitution