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Senate of Nigeria
Coat of arms or logo.
Type
Type bicameral
Leadership
President of the Senate David Mark, PDP
since June 6, 2007
Deputy President of the Senate Ike Ekweremadu, PDP
since June 6, 2007
Structure
Members 109
Meeting place
Nigeriahouseofreps.jpg
Abuja
Website

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

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. David Mark of the People's Democratic Party.

The lower house is the House of Representatives.

Nigerian State Delegations

  1. Abia
  2. Adamawa
  3. Akwa Ibom
  4. Anambra
  5. Bauchi
  6. Bayelsa
  7. Benue
  8. Borno
  9. Cross River
  10. Delta
  11. Ebonyi
  12. Edo
  13. Ekiti
  14. Enugu
  15. Gombe
  16. Imo
  17. Jigawa
  18. Kaduna
  19. Kano
  1. Katsina
  2. Kebbi
  3. Kogi
  4. Kwara
  5. Lagos
  6. Nasarawa
  7. Niger
  8. Ogun
  9. Ondo
  10. Osun
  11. Oyo
  12. Plateau
  13. Rivers
  14. Sokoto
  15. Taraba
  16. Yobe
  17. Zamfara
  18. Abuja FCT

Senators

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e • d  Summary of the 29 April 2007 Nigerian National Assembly election results
Parties House of Representatives Senate
Votes % Seats Votes % Seats
People's Democratic Party 54.5 223 53.7 76
All Nigeria Peoples Party 27.4 96 27.9 27
Alliance for Democracy 8.8 34 9.7 6
United Nigeria People's Party 2.8 2 2.7 -
National Democratic Party 1.9 1 1.6 -
All Progressives Grand Alliance 1.6 2 1.5 -
People's Redemption Party 0.8 1 0.7 -
vacant 1
Total (turnout 50.0/49.2 %)   360   109
Source: IPU Parline

The Nigerian Senate emblem has been used in 419 scam emails in order to trick email recipients into sending money to a non-existent recipient.

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