Lower house of the National Assembly of Nigeria
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Yakubu Dogara , APC Since 6 June 2015
Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives
Yusuf Sulaiman Lasun, APC Since 6 June 2015
Governing Party All Progressives Congress (225) Opposition Parties People's Democratic Party (125) Other parties (10)
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.