The National Assembly is Nigeria’s bicameral legislature and the highest elective law-making body of the country. It consists of the 109-member Senate and the 360-member House of Representatives. The term of the National Assembly is 4-years from the date of its first sitting after the general elections.
The current 7th National Assembly (2011-2015) was inaugurated on 6th June, 2011. Out of the 109 Senators of the Senate, 36 were re-elected while 73 were elected for the first time. Out of the 360 members of the House of Representatives, 100 were re-elected while 260 were elected for the first time. This site will give you an overview of members of both Chambers of the National Assembly, their Committees and the legislative activities of the Parliament.
Sen. David Mark[GCON]
(President of the Senate)
Hon. Aminu Tambuwal [CFR]
(Speaker, House of Repres)
At Wednesday’s (17th December, 2014) plenary, presided over by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, the Minister of the Finance and Coordinating Minister of Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, laid the 2015 Appropriation Bill on the floor of the House. ...READ MORE
The House resumed sitting on Tuesday, 16 December 2014 after suspending legislative activities to enable members participate in the just concluded political party primaries which held across the country.