About us


Our Collections

The Library has current collections in both print and electronic format particularly in the fields of Arts and Social Sciences such as, Political Science, Economics, Public Administration, Law and Legislature. The Library also keeps in its collection, special publications such as:

  • A Century of Law making in Nigeria 1914-2014
  • Report of the First Africa Legislative Summit
  • PARP/NILS Reports/Publications 2006-to date
  • Reviews of Appropriation Bills of the Federal Government of Nigeria 1999-to date
  • Legislative Councils Debate from 1914-1959
  • Parliamentary Debates from 1960-2014
  • Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria etc

Meet Our Team

Dr. Maimuna Izah

Institute Librarian

Dr. Mrs. Catherine Enatta Ikokoh

Chief Librarian

Abubakar Aliyu

Library Officer
B.Sc Computer Science, M.Sc Computer Science

Chinako Asogwa

Library Officer
B.Sc Library and Information Science

Our Services

  • 100% Client satisfaction

    Selective Dissemination of Information, (SDI) to various units,

    Current Awareness Services (CAS) particularly on political issues, legislation, and parliamentary affairs,

    Indexing and Abstract Services

    Bibliographic services

    Electronic Reference Services etc.

NILS Library


The Library and documentation Services Unit strives to be a reservoir of information and knowledge and provide intense inquiry by providing a dynamic learning environment that will support the sustenance of effective legislation and good governance.


To meet the information needs of our clients by providing quality and value in all our services through multiple communication networks, constantly utilizing updated infrastructure and needed resources.


  • Develop and maintain an understanding of the library’s current and potential customers and their needs, and to respond to them appropriately
  • Develop information resources and provide easy access to them
  • Develop human resources of the library to ensure delivery of quality services and to maintain high levels of professionalism
  • Develop and implement a systematic approach to market the Library and its services
  • Exploit the potential of technology in all areas to deliver a wide spectrum of excellent information services.
  • Collaborate, affiliate and cooperate with similar organizations worldwide to share resources and enhance productivity
  • Implement effective system of library management
  • Inculcate quality practices.