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.
The Committee on the Review of NILDS Scheme of Service and Administrative Manual on Wednesday 25 March submitted its report to the Direct...Read More
DG, NILDS, Tasks State Houses of Assembly Members to Take Advantage of NILDS Workshop to Acquire Skills Necessary to Mitigate the Socio-Economic Impact of Covid-19 on the Implementation of 2020 Budget
The Director General, National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies, NILDS, Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman has charged participants ...Read More
The Director General of National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies, Professor Abubakar O. Sulaiman on March 9 attended t...Read More