NCICC Facts

 

Nigeria signed on 1 June 2000, and ratified on 27 September 2001, becoming the 39th State Party. 
Agreement on Privileges and Immunities Nigeria has not signed the APIC.
Bilateral Immunity Agreement BIA signed at Abuja on June 30, 2003. Entered into force October 6, 2003. On 1 July 2003, President Bush issued an ASPA waiver until January 1, 2004. Subsequently, on November 1, 2003, the waiver was extended indefinitely as Nigeria had entered into a BI
Implementing Legislation The Rome Statute (Ratification and Jurisdiction) Bill 2006 was passed by both houses of the National Assembly, but was not harmonized for assent by the President before the end of the last civilian administration in May 2007. Currently, the ‘Crimes Against Humanity, Genocide and Related Offences Bill’ has passed the second reading at the National Assembly and has been committed to the Committee for Public Reading.

NCICC is currently working with the Private Member Sponsor of the Bill to see to the speedy passage of the Bill. 

Membership Friends of the ICC, African Union, Commonwealth, ECOWAS