Niger

National Assembly

Political system
Presidential-Parliamentary
Structure of parliament
Unicameral
IPU membership
Yes

About parliament

Basic information such as the official name of parliament and details of its structure and leadership. Also includes the current breakdown of MPs by sex and age, and provisions for quotas and reserved seats.

Parliament name
Assemblée nationale (National Assembly)
Chamber name
Assemblée nationale (National Assembly)
Structure & status of parliament
Lower chamber
Parliamentary term (years)
5

Notes:

The National Assembly was dissolved in July 2023 and the establishment of a transitional parliament has been announced.

L'Assemblée nationale a été dissoute en juillet 2023 et la mise en place d'un parlement de transition a été annoncée.

IPU membership

Affiliation periods
from 1966 to 1973
from 1990 to 1990
from 1993 to 1995
from 1997 to 1998
from 2000 to 2008
from 2011
IPU Geopolitical Group/s
African Group

Speaker

Official title
No information available
The post of Speaker is currently vacant
Yes

Speaker terms

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Secretary general

Official title
Secretary General
Secretary General
Boubakar Tiémogo (Male)
Term
12 Apr 2015
Notes

Appointed on 12 April 2015.

Members

Statutory number of members
171
Principal mode of designation of members
Directly elected
Current number of members
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Men
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Women
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Percentage of women
30.7%
Population (in thousands)
25,253
Inhabitants per parliamentarian
147,678

Age

Data on the age of parliamentarians is collected at the start of the legislature, following the most recent elections. This data is not updated during the legislature, except when parliament notifies the IPU of a change in the youngest or oldest member.

Average age of all members
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Youngest member
Kaila Rabi Maman (Female)
Youngest member (years)
24
Oldest member
Illa Kane (Male)
Oldest member (years)
72
Number of members, by age
Breakdown of members by age and gender
18 - 20 21 - 30 31 - 40 41 - 45 46 - 50 51 - 60 61 - 70 71 - 80 81 - 90 91 and over Totals per gender
Male No information available
Female
Total <= 45: - Total >= 46: -
Percentage of members, by age
Age at the last election or renewal Overall Male Female
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger
- - -
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger
- - -
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger
- - -

Reserved seats and quotas

There are reserved seats in parliament for certain groups
Yes
Minorities
7
Electoral quota for women
Yes

Notes: Law 2000-008 of 7 June 2000, establishing the quota system.

Sources: Law 92-059 of 9 December 1992 establishing special constituencies for the election of Deputies.

Youth quota
No

Links to additional information

Parliamentary website
List of members
No information available
Rules of procedure/Standing Orders
No information available
Constitution

Historical data for IPU membership

Historical data for IPU membership
Year IPU membership
2020-09
List of values for 2020-09
No
2019-04
List of values for 2019-04
No
2018-06
List of values for 2018-06
No