House of Representatives (Nigeria)

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House of Representatives
4th National Assembly
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Leadership
Aminu Waziri TambuwalAPC
since 6 June 2011
Emeka Ihedioha, PDP
since 6 June 2011
Structure
Seats 360
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Political groups

Governing Party

Opposition Parties

Elections
First-past-the-post
Last election
9 April 2011
Meeting place
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Abuja
Website
http://www.nass.gov.ng
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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[edit]

Members (since 1980s)[edit]

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