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The Sitting of the National Assembly has been adjourned to meet again on Monday, the 12th December, 2022 at 5.00 p.m. |In pursuance of the powers conferred by proviso to rule 4 of the Parliament (Joint Sittings) Rules, 1973, the Honourable Speaker has been pleased to call a joint sitting on Tuesday, the 20th December, 2022 at 4.00 p.m. instead of Friday, the 18th November, 2022 at 4.00 p.m.
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FUNCTIONS

The most hectic session coincides with the passage of the Federal Budget in May/June, every year. The National Assembly enjoys exclusive powers to consider Money Bills including the annual budget. The National Assembly also provides a minimum of three-fourth of the Cabinet strength and form the Government. The Prime Minister is, therefore, a member of the National Assembly who enjoys the support of the majority of the members in the House. The cabinet is also collectively responsible to the Assembly.

ORDER OF THE DAY

Details of the proceedings of the House on each day are set forth in the order in which they are to be taken up. The programme is called orders of the day. The Orders of the Day is laid on the Table of the House and circulated among the Honourable Members at their residents.