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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 three legislation passed into law include the Harmonized National Tobacco Control Bill 2015 (S.B. 477 & S.B. 213), sponsored by Sen. Chris Ngige, the Harmonized Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria Bill, 2015 (S.B. 284), sponsored by Sen. Bassey Otu and the Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) Act S9 LFN 2004 (Amendment) Bill 2015 (H.B.153), sponsored by Sen. Nenadi E. Usman. Also the 2015 FCT Appropriation Bill N174, 068, 999, 970 (One Hundred and Seven Four Billion, Sixty Eight Million, Nine Hundred and Ninety Nine Thousand, Nine Hundred and Seven Naira only) was passed for second reading.

 
22/05/2015
 
 
       
 

The session sponsored by 106 Senators was in honour of Late Sen. Uche Chukwumerije and Sen. Ahmed Khalifa Zanna.

 
21/05/2015
 
 
       
 

The Senate on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at plenary announced the passing away of Sen Ahmed Khalifa Zanna over the weekend.

 
19/05/2015
 
 
       
 
       
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