One of the world's premier academic and research institutions, NILDS supports the sustenance of dynamic and effective Legislature in Nigeria (at Federal, State and Local level), and the ECOWAS sub-region
The National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) is an organ of the National Assembly established by an Act of Parliament. President Goodluck Jonathan signed into law the National Institute for Legislative Studies Act 2011 on March 2nd 2011 following the passage of the same by the Senate and the House of Representatives
In 2016, the Institute’s Governing Council approved the establishment of new department of Democratic Studies as well as a Department for Post Graduate Studies. On January 26th, 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari signed the National Institute for Legislative Studies (Amendment) Act, 2017. This expansion will enable the Institute to provide capacity development services to democratic Institutions and governance in Nigeria.
In view of the low level of women political participation in Nigeria, the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) ...Read More
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has challenged those who are critical of the National Assembly to a debate on the relevance of the Le...Read More
The Director General of the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), Professor Abubakar O. Sulaiman has advoca...Read More