A CITIZEN , RIGHTS , DUTIES AND TYPES OF CITIZENSHIP .

A citizen could be viewed as a legal member of a given country or state, this means that what it means for one to be a citizen is stipulated in the constitution , that is the reason why I used the word “legal” .
A citizen enjoys some certain rights , and he also owes some obligation to his country, as we all are Nigerians , we have the right to life
Right to education
Right to live
Right to own a property
Freedom of religion. that is why you can choose to be a Christian , Muslim or other religion without been sanction by the government.
Right to peaceful assembly and associations to mention but a few .These right when violated , the person who violates it could be sued , that is why it is good you all know your rights .defend them when its been violated.
Every citizen of a country is expected to be a good and well behaved to avoid intimidation by law enforcement agencies.
It’s also expected of a good citizen to be active in politics and and other social issues.

DUTIES THAT EVERY CITIZEN OWES HIS OR HER COUNTRY.
paying of tax. Tax is a mandatory and compulsory levy imposed by the government on its citizens , to ensure smooth running of the government in financial matters .
Its the duty of a good citizen to play active role in detecting of criminal activities and bringing the perpetrators to book.
It’s expected of a good citizen to obey law made by the judicial , because the law is a respecter of no man.every citizen must respect and honor its country’s national symbols, such as national flag , National Anthem as well as currency.

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN RIGHT AND DUTY

it pains me , when people misuse the two words .although , they are closely related but they have different meaning.
RIGHT ,may be seen as ones inheritance, privileges and benefits a citizen derives from his country, such as dividends of democracy.
While DUTY, on the other hand , means what is expected of a citizens To give back to their country such as paying of tax .
This rights that citizens enjoy helps in different ways such as
. it enhances maximum social control in the society.
It brings about discipline .
It enhances orderliness .
It promotes justice and equity.

We have different types of citizens.this are the different ways by which individual acquires citizenship.
by birth, this is when one is born in a particular country he automatically becomes its citizen, USA adopts such .
By naturalization. It has to do with fulfilling requirement that is in the countries constitution. It could be residing in the country for a period of 18 years .
One can also be a citizen of another country by registration , or honorary .
Lastly, is dual citizenship, it’s legally and legitimately possible for one to be a citizen of two countries .
For example, A child born to a Nigerian parent in Canada has become both a citizen of Canada and Nigeria. To this end , if one is not a citizen he becomes an alien and aliens doesn’t enjoy any political, social or economic right .
Its very important that you all , pays your dues, tax and be answerable to government to ensure the safety of all persons.
Have a nice day.
Next time God willing and time permitting I will delve deeply on the issue of Nationalism.A citizen could be viewed as a legal member of a given country or state, this means that what it means for one to be a citizen is stipulated in the constitution , that is the reason why I used the word “legal” .
A citizen enjoys some certain rights , and he also owes some obligation to his country, as we all are Nigerians , we have the right to life
Right to education
Right to live
Right to own a property
Freedom of religion. that is why you can choose to be a Christian , Muslim or other religion without been sanction by the government.
Right to peaceful assembly and associations to mention but a few .These right when violated , the person who violates it could be sued , that is why it is good you all know your rights .defend them when its been violated.
Every citizen of a country is expected to be a good and well behaved to avoid intimidation by law enforcement agencies.
It’s also expected of a good citizen to be active in politics and and other social issues.

DUTIES THAT EVERY CITIZEN OWES HIS OR HER COUNTRY.
paying of tax. Tax is a mandatory and compulsory levy imposed by the government on its citizens , to ensure smooth running of the government in financial matters .
Its the duty of a good citizen to play active role in detecting of criminal activities and bringing the perpetrators to book.
It’s expected of a good citizen to obey law made by the judicial , because the law is a respecter of no man.every citizen must respect and honor its country’s national symbols, such as national flag , National Anthem as well as currency.

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN RIGHT AND DUTY

it pains me , when people misuse the two words .although , they are closely related but they have different meaning.
RIGHT ,may be seen as ones inheritance, privileges and benefits a citizen derives from his country, such as dividends of democracy.
While DUTY, on the other hand , means what is expected of a citizens To give back to their country such as paying of tax .
This rights that citizens enjoy helps in different ways such as
. it enhances maximum social control in the society.
It brings about discipline .
It enhances orderliness .
It promotes justice and equity.

We have different types of citizens.this are the different ways by which individual acquires citizenship.
by birth, this is when one is born in a particular country he automatically becomes its citizen, USA adopts such .
By naturalization. It has to do with fulfilling requirement that is in the countries constitution. It could be residing in the country for a period of 18 years .
One can also be a citizen of another country by registration , or honorary .
Lastly, is dual citizenship, it’s legally and legitimately possible for one to be a citizen of two countries .
For example, A child born to a Nigerian parent in Canada has become both a citizen of Canada and Nigeria. To this end , if one is not a citizen he becomes an alien and aliens doesn’t enjoy any political, social or economic right .
Its very important that you all , pays your dues, tax and be answerable to government to ensure the safety of all persons.
Have a nice day.
Next time God willing and time permitting I will delve deeply on the issue of Nationalism.

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