Senate (Nigeria)

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Senate
8th National Assembly
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Type
Type
Leadership
Bukola SarakiAPC
Since June 9, 2015
Ike EkweremaduPDP
Since June 9, 2015
Structure
Seats 109
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Political groups

Opposition Parties

Governing Parties

Elections
Multi-member plurality system
Last election
29 March 2015
Meeting place
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Abuja
Website
http://www.nass.gov.ng/

The Senate is the upper house of the National Assembly of Nigeria. It consists of 109 senators: the 36 states are each divided in 3 senatorial districts each electing one senator; the Federal Capital Territory elects only one senator.

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The President of the Senate is the presiding officer of the Senate, whose chief function is to guide and regulate the proceedings in the Senate. The current Senate President is Sen. Bukola Saraki of the All Progressives Congress.

The lower house is the House of Representatives.

Nigerian State Delegations[edit]

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