CPA Academy

Federal Parliament of Nigeria

Rt Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of Representatives
CPA Nigeria Federal Branch President
National Assembly of Nigeria
Mr Ojo Amos Olatunde, Clerk of the National Assembly
CPA Nigeria Federal Branch Secretary
National Assembly of Nigeria

Presiding Officer(s): Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, MP, Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives of Nigeria and Senator Hon. Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan, President of the Federal Senate of Nigeria.

Joined the Commonwealth: 1 October 1960

CPA Branch formed: 1 January 1961

Unicameral/Bicameral: Bicameral

Parliament website:

Number of Departmental/Ministry Oversight Committees:

Senate: 43
House of Representatives: 64

Number of Joint Committees (if bicameral): 4

Names of House Management (such as Privileges or Procedure) Committees: Ethics and Privilege, House Service, Rules & Business, Senate Committee on Ethics

Articles in The Parliamentarian (2013 to present):

Recent CPA activities:

  • In November 2021, the 51st CPA Africa Regional Conference took place in Abuja, Nigeria.

Key Facts

Date of Independence
01 Oct 1960
CPA Branch Formed
01 Jan 1961
Voting Age
First Parliament
01 Oct 1960
Seat of Parliament