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JSS3: CIVIC EDUCATION - 1ST TERM

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The features of the 1963 Republican Constitution include;

1. The Supreme Court became the highest Court of Appeal in Nigeria.

2. The Republican system of government was adopted.

3. The President replaced the Governor-General, who represented the Queen of England.

4. Fundamental human rights were included in the constitution.

5. Nigeria became a completely sovereign state.

6. The mid-Western region was created.

7. The constitution was bicameral.

1963 Republic constitution
A Map of Nigeria showing the four main regions as of 1963.
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