Citizenship By Registration In Nigeria

By registration: 26. (1) Subject to the provisions of section 28 of this Constitution, a person to whom the provisions of this section apply may be registered as a citizen of Nigeria, if the President is satisfied that –

  • (a) He is a person of good character; two people to testify to that which one should a Religious minister…
  • (b) He has shown a clear intention of his desire to be domiciled in Nigeria; and
  • (c) He has taken the Oath of Allegiance prescribed in the Seventh Schedule to this Constitution.

(2) The provisions of this section shall apply to-

(a) Any woman who is or has been married to a citizen of Nigeria or every person of full age and capacity born outside Nigeria any of whose grandparents is a citizen of Nigeria.

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