House of Representatives (Nigeria)

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House of Representatives
8th National Assembly
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Type
Type
Leadership
Yakubu Dogara , APC
Since 6 June 2015
Yusuf Sulaiman Lasun, APC
Since 6 June 2015
Structure
Seats 360
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Political groups

Governing Party

Opposition Parties

Elections
First-past-the-post
Last election
April 2015
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 2015, 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.

Nigerian state delegations[edit]

Members (since 1979)[edit]

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