Nigeria Citizenship Legislation (as of 1973)

Published: 1/Jan/1973
  1. 1963 Constitution provisions on citizenship
  2. 1960 Nigerian Citizenship Act
  3. 1961 Nigerian Citizenship Act
  4. 1961 Nigerian Citizenship (Naturalization) Regulations
  5. 1968 Nigerian Citizenship (Validation) Decree

Annotated texts annexed to: Arthur V.J. Nylander, The Nationality and Citizenship Laws of Nigeria, Lagos: University of Lagos, 1973.

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Themes: Acquisition of nationality, Loss and Deprivation of Nationality
Regions: West Africa, Nigeria
Year: 1973