PRESIDENT OF NIGERIA CANNOT LEAD NIGERIA FROM OUTSIDE NIGERIA WHILE ON VACATION OR ANY PERSONAL TRIP.
DAILY LAW TIPS (Tip 321) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LLM. ACIArb(UK)

The office of the President of Nigeria and the conducts of its occupant are strictly guided by the constitution of Nigeria among other laws. It is illegal for a President of Nigeria to lead and play presidential roles while on vacation or non-official duties outside Nigeria. It is so because once a President is about to leave Nigeria for vacation, rest, personal, private, family reasons or non-official engagements, such President MUST send a WRITTEN declaration to the Senate President and the Speaker of the House of Representatives communicating same. At that point, the Vice-President MUST take over and perform the functions of the President as an Acting President.
This is what the law expects of a law abiding President, but where a President fails to do so within 21 days, then the National Assembly MUST by a simple majority mandate the Vice President to perform presidential duties as Acting President.

My authorities are sections 145 and 319 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999.

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DAILY LAW TIPS
by Onyekachi Umah,Esq.
(Tip 265)
CAN A POLITICAL PARTY HAVE ASSETS OUTSIDE NIGERIA OR RECEIVE FUNDS FROM OUTSIDE NIGERIA.

No political party in Nigeria is allowed to have funds or any assets outside Nigeria. Also, political parties cannot retain funds or assets remitted/transferred to them from outside Nigeria. Where for any reason, any funds or assets is sent from outside Nigeria to a political party, such political party must transfer such to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) within 21 days of receiving such funds.

My authorities are sections 225 (3) (4) and 319 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999.

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