CONSTITUTIONAL EVOLUTION OF NIGERIA

                                                               1899

The name of National African Company has been changed to Royal Nigeria Company Chartered and Limited.

  • Her Majesty to appoint High Commissioner to exercise all powers on the jurisdiction as her majesty thinks expedient.
  • High Commissioner to keep a public seal.
  • High Commissioner can grant a pardon to any offender convicted of a crime
  • In case of death or incapacity, absence or removal of a High Commissioner, powers and authorities of the office shall be vested in the person or persons so appointed by the Queen or the Senior Officer of West African Frontier Force of Northern Nigeria

Order – in – Council of 1889 shall cease to be in force.

Posted by Hussaini Ali February 27, 2017

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