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)
Ahead of the election of a new president for the African Development Bank (AFDB) slated to be conducted on Thursday 28, May 2015, the House of Representatives has urged both the Nigerian President and President-elect to do everything within its powers to support the candidacy of the Minister for Agriculture, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina.