CHRONOLOGY OF NIGERIAN DECREES - 1994

 

Decree No.

Short Title

Commencement

Promulgation

Effect

Comments

1

Constitutional Conference Commission (Establishment,Etc.)Decree

8-01-94

15-01-94

Established Constitutional Conference Commission Etc.

Repealed by Decree No.14 of 1995

2

Constitutional Conference Election Committee Decree

27-04-94

25-04-94

Established Constitutional Conference Election Committee.

Spent

3

Constitutional Conference Decree

30-04-94

30-04-94

Established Constitutional Conference Election Committee

Repealed by Decree No.14 of 1995

4

Constitutional Conference (Amendment) Decree

24-06-94

25-06-94

Amended Decree No. 3 of 1994 section 8A and Schedule 5. Draft Constitution to be forwarded to Commander-In-Chief

 Spent

5

Constitution (Suspension and Modification) (Amendment) Decree

31-05-94

30-05-94

Included Treason and Treasonable offences on Exclusive Legislative List in 1979 Constitution.

 

6

The Concord Newspapers and African Concord Weekly Magazine (Proscription and Prohibition from Circulation) Decree

10-06-94

10-06-94

Proscribed and sealed up the Concord group of Newspapers owned by M.K.O Abiola.

Spent

7

The Punch Newspapers (Proscription and Prohibition from Circulation) Decree

10-06-94

10-06-94

Proscribed and sealed up the Punch group of Newspapers.

Spent

8

The Guardian Newspapers and African Guardian Weekly Magazine (Proscription and Prohibition from Circulation) Decree

14-08-94

14-08-94

Proscribed and sealed up the Guardian group of Newspapers.

Repealed by Decree No.20 of 1995

9

Nigeria Labour Congress (Dissolution of National Executive Council) Decree

18-08-94

18-08-94

Dissolved National Executive Council and Central Working Committee of Nigeria Labour Congress

Repealed by Decree No.14 of 1998

10

NUPENG And PENGASSAN (Dissolution Of Executive Councils) Decree

18-08-94

18-08-94

Dissolved Diverse Councils of both unions

Repealed by Decree No.13 of 1998

11

State Security (Detention of Persons) (Amendment) Decree

18-08-94

18-08-94

Empowered Inspector General of Police or The Chief of General Staff to increase period of detention from 6 weeks to 3 months

Repealed by Decree No.16 of 1999

12

Federal Military Government (Supremacy and Enforcement of Powers) Decree

18-11-93

24-08-94

Re-emphasized Supremacy of Federal Military Government Excluded Abrupt Political change from civil proceedings

Repealed by Decree No.63 of 1999

13

Constitution (Suspension and Modification) (Amendment) (No. 2) Decree

27-09-94

27-09-94

Reconstituted The Provisional Ruling Council

Spent
Repealed by Decree No 63 of 1999

14

State Security (Detention of Persons) (Amendment) (No. 2) Decree

01-10-94

01-10-94

Prohibited Habeas Corpus etc. under Decrees No. 2 1984 and No. 11 of 1994 .

Repealed by Decree No.18 of 1996

15

State Security Detention of Persons (Amendment) (No.3) Decree

01-11-94

01-11-94

Amended Decree No. 11 of 1994

Repealed by Decree 63 of 1999

16

Federal Military Government (Supremacy and Enforcement of Powers) (No.2) Decree

18-11-93

09-11-94

Amended Decree No. 12 of 1994

Repealed by Decree No. 63 of 1999

17

National Economic Intelligence Committee(Establishment,Etc.) Decree

15-02-94

09-11-94

Established National Economic Intelligence Committee

Repealed by Decree No. 63 of 1999

18

Failed Banks (Recovery of Debts) and Financial Malpractices in Banks Decree

09-11-94

09-11-94

Established Failed Banks Tribunal

Amended by Decree No.11 of 1999

19

Population Activities Fund Decree

09-11-94

09-11-94

Established Population Activities Fund for providing grants for population related projects

 

20

Special Tribunal (Miscellaneous Offence) (Amendment) Decree

09-11-94

09-11-94

Amended Decrees No. 20 of 1984 and No.9 of 1991 to allow Special Tribunal (Miscellaneous offence) new members

 

21

Legal Practitioner’s (Amendment) Decree

31-07-92

09-11-94

Allows Body of Benchers to accept Gifts.

Repealed by Decree No.43 of 1998

22

Legal Aid (Amendment) Decree

09-11-94

09-11-94

Amended Cap 205 Laws of Federation of Nigeria to allow Legal Aid scheme cover more offences

 

23

Interim National Government (Validation, Etc.) Decree

17-11-94

17-11-94

Affirms validity of Decree No. 61 of 1993

 

24

Armed Forces (Amendment)Decree

06-07-94

09-12-94

Extends commencement of Decree No. 105 of 1993 to 06-07-94

 

25

Petroleum (Special) Trust Fund Decree

04-10-94

09-12-94

Establishes Petroleum (Special) Trust Fund

 
26 Appropriation Decree 01-12-94 01-12-94 Appropriated funds from consolidated revenue fund for 1994 Spent
27 Constitution (Suspension and modification )(Amendnent)(No. 3) Decree 05-12-94 05-12-94 Provided IGP with membership of National Council of State Repealed by Decree No. 63 of 1999

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