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WELCOME TO THE NIGERIAN SENATE


This site will give you an overview of members of the Senate of the 7th National Assembly, the committees of the Senate, the work being executed by the Senate in terms of Legislation and much more. The 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

POWERS OF THE LEGISLATURE

The National Assembly is the highest elective law making body of Nigeria. The Constitution has vested in it the power to make laws for the peace, order and good governance of the Federation

Senator David Mark

President of the Senate

   

Sen. Ike Ekweremadu

Deputy President of the Senate

   
     
 

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS

 
SEN. VICTOR NDOMA EGBA
Majority Leader Senate(SAN)
 
SEN. BELLO HAYATU GWARZO
Chief Whip Senate,
CON
 
SEN. AHMED ABDUL NINGI
Deputy Majority Leader Senate
 
SEN. AYOOLA HOSEA AGBOOLA
Deputy Chief Whip Senate
 
SEN. GEORGE AKUME
Minority Leader
 
SEN. GANIYU OLANREWAJU SOLOMON
Minority Whip Senate
 
SEN. AHMAD RUFAI SANI
Deputy Minority Leader Senate
 
SEN. ABU IBRAHIM
Deputy Minority Whip Senate
 
 
     

SENATE NEWS

     
   
 

The Senate has passed two more bills into law. The bills are the Prisons Act CAP P29 LFN 2011 (Repeal and Re-enactment) Bill 2014 (SB. 42), sponsored by Sen. Abubakar Atiku Bagudu and the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Centre Bill 2014 (SB.292 and Sb. 358), sponsored by Sen. Victor Lar.

 
18/07/2014
 
 
       
 

The Senate has considered, approved and confirmed the request of President Jonathan for the confirmation of Mr. Osita Benjamin Chidoka and Dr. Abubakar Olanrewaju Sulaiman for appointment as Ministers of the Government of Federal Republic of Nigeria in accordance with Section 147 (2) of the 1999 Constitution.

 
17/07/2014
 
 
       
 

The Senate on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 passed into law four Money Bills. The Bills passed into law are the Federal Capital Territory 2014 Appropriation Bill, the Niger Delta Development Commission 2014 Appropriation Bill, the Nigerian Communication Commission 2014 Appropriation Bill and the Universal Service Provision Fund 2014 Appropriation Bill.

 
16/07/2014
 
 
       
 
       
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