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Nigerian House of Representatives

House of Representatives
7th National Assembly
Type
Type Lower house of the National Assembly of Nigeria
Leadership
Speaker of the House of Representatives Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, PDP
Since 6 June 2011
Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Emeka Ihedioha, PDP
Since 6 June 2011
Seats 360
Elections
Voting system First-past-the-post
Last election 9 April 2011
Meeting place
Abuja
Website
http://www.nass.gov.ng
Nigeria portal

The House of Representatives is the lower house of the country's bicameral National Assembly. The Senate of Nigeria is the upper house.

The current House of Representatives, formed following elections held in April 2011, has a total of 360 members who are elected in single-member constituencies using the simple majority (or first-past-the-post) system. Members serve four-year terms. The Speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives is the presiding officer of the house. The current Speaker is Aminu Waziri Tambuwal. He was elected on 6 June 2011.

Nigerian state delegations

Members (since 1980s)

  • List of members of the House of Representatives of Nigeria, 1983–1992
  • List of members of the House of Representatives of Nigeria, 1992–1998
  • List of members of the House of Representatives of Nigeria, 1998–1999
  • List of members of the House of Representatives of Nigeria, 1999–2003
  • List of members of the House of Representatives of Nigeria, 2003–2007
  • List of members of the House of Representatives of Nigeria, 2007–2011
  • List of members of the House of Representatives of Nigeria, 2011–present

See also

Coordinates: 9°04′05″N 7°30′40″E / 9.06806°N 7.51111°E / 9.06806; 7.51111

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