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Nigeria Police Salary Structure, Scale and Ranks (Complete Salary Structure and Ranks)

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Nigeria Police Salary Structure, Scale and Ranks (Complete Salary Structure and Ranks)

Nigeria Police Salary Structure…This article focuses on the amount that is paid to workers of the Nigeria Police from the least to the highest paid. After reading this article, you will be thoroughly informed on the salary scale, structure and ranks of the Nigerian Police.

Nigeria Police Salary Structure, Scale and Ranks (Complete Salary Structure and Ranks)

This article will answer the most vital questions on your mind concerning Nigeria Police Salary Structure and Ranks. Most of those questions include but not limited to.

  • What is the salary scale of the Nigeria Police?
  • How much are Nigerian Police Recruits paid?
  • How to Join the Nigeria Police?
  • How much does the highest paid police officer receive?
  • What is the Nigeria Police Salary Structure, Scale and Ranks?

About the Nigerian Police

The Nigeria Police has the duty of enforcing the law, and there are currently being paid with Tax Payers money. Currently, the Nigeria Police have got over 350, 000 men and able-bodied officers across the various department of the commission. The government is at moment making plans to increase the force to 650, 000.

The command was set up in 1930 and currently has 36 commands which are spread across the 36 states of the nation. The 36 commands are further grouped into 12 different zones which are controlled by 7 different administrative organs with over 2,000 police stations spread all over Nigeria for easy reach. The Person in charge of the Nigeria Police is the Inspector General Of Police who also happens to be the Highest paid in the force.

Arms of the Nigeria Police

  • Administrative arm
  • Anti-Fraud Section
  • The Central Criminal Registry
  • Special Anti-Robbery Squad
  • X-Squad, General Investigation
  • Special Fraud Unit
  • Legal Section
  • Forensic Science Laboratory
  • Interpol Liaison
  • Homicide
  • Police Mobile Force
  • Anti-Human Trafficking Unit
  • Force Intelligence Bureau
  • DCI Kaduna Annex and Counter Terrorism Unit.

New Nigeria Police Salary Structure 2019

Police Recruit

Salary per month – N9,019.42
Annual Salary – N108,233

2a. Police Constable Grade Level 03

Salary per month – N43, 293.80

Annual Salary – N519,525.6

2b. Police Constable Grade Level 10

Salary per month – N51,113.59

Annual Salary- N613,363.08

3a. Police Corporal On Grade 04 (1)

Salary per month – N44,715.53
Annual Salary – N536,586.36

3b. Police Corporal On Grade Level 04 (10)

Salary per month- N51,113.59
Annual Salary – N613,365.08

4a. Police Sergeant On Grade 05 (step1)

Salary per month – N48,540.88
Annual Salary – N582,490.56

4b. Police Sergent On Grade 05 (step 10)

Salary per month – N55,973.84
Annual Salary – N671,686.08

5a. A Sergeant Major On Grade 06 (step 1)

Salary per month – N55,144.81
Annual Salary – N661,737.72

5b. Sergent Major On Grade 06 (step 10)

Salary per month – N62,204.88
Annual Salary – N746,458.56

6a. Cadet Inspector On Grade Level 07 (step1)

Salary per month – N73,231.51
Annual Salary – N878,778.12

6b. Cadet Inspector On Grade 07 (step10)

Salary per month – N87,135.70
Annual Salary – N1,045,628.4

7a. Assistant Superintendent Of Police On Grade 08 (step1)

Salary per month – N127,604.68
Annual Salary – N1,531,256.16

7b. Assistant Superintendent Of Police On Grade 08 (step10)

Salary per month – N144,152.07

Annual Salary – N1,729,824.84

7c. Assistant Superintendent Of Police On Grade 09 (step1)

Salary per month- N136, 616.06
Annual Salary- N1,639,392.72

7d. Assistant Superintendent Of Police On Grade 09 (step10)

Salary per month -N156,318.39
Annual Salary – N1,875,820.68

9a. Deputy Superintendent Of Police On Grade 10 (step1)

Salary per month -N148,733.29
Annual Salary -N1,784,799.48

9b.Deputy Superintendent Of Police on Grade 10 (step10)

Salary per month -N170,399.69

Annual Salary -N2,044,796.28

10a. Superintendent Of Police On Grade 11 (step1)

Salary per month – N161,478.29
Annual Salary -N1,937,739.48

10b. Superintendent Of Police On Grade 11 (step 10)

Salary per month – N187,616.69
Annual Salary-N2,251400.28

11a. Chief Of Superintendent Of Police on Grade 12 (step1)

Salary per month – N172,089.06
Annual Salary -N2,065,068.72

11b.Chief Of Superintendent Of Police On Grade 12 (step8)

Salary per month-N199,723.96
Annual Salary -N2,396,687.52

12a. Assistant Commissioner Of Police Grade 13 (step1)

Salary per month – N183,185.73
Annual Salary -N2,198,228.76

12b. Assistant Commissioner Of Police Grade 13 (step10)

Salary per month – N212,938.16
Annual Salary – N2,555,257.92

13a. Deputy Commissioner Of Police On Grade 14 (step1)

Salary per month – N242,715.65
Annual Salary – N2,912,587.8

13b. Deputy Commissioner Of Police On Grade 14 (step7)

Salary per month – N278,852.79
Annual Salary -N3,346,233.48

14a. Commissioner Of Police on Grade 15 (step1)

Salary per month – N266,777.79
Annual Salary -N3,201,333.48

14b. Commissioner Of Police on Grade 15 (step6)

Salary per month- N302,970.47
Annual Salary-N3,635,645.64

15. An Assistant Inspector General Of Police

Salary per month – N499,751.87
Annual Salary – N5,997,022.44

16. Deputy Inspector General Of Police

Salary per month – N546,572.73

Annual Salary – N6,558,872.76

16. Inspector General Of Police, (IGP)

The highest rank in Nigeria Police Force is the Inspector General of Police. He is appointed by the president and can be sacked by him also. The IGP is usually appointed on a four year term. He must leave office and the president will appoint another person to replace him when his tenure expires or if he is sacked. His monthly salary is more than what the other police officers earn; see it below:

IGP Salary per month -N711,498
IGP Annual Salary – N8,537,976

Those are Nigerian police salary structure as listed above. What is your take on the new salaries of the Nigerian police take home pay

We also take a cursory look at the hierarchy at the Nigeria Police Force starting from the highest position which is currently held by the Inspector General of Police down to the least rank which is the Police recruit.

  • The Inspector-General of Police
  • The Deputy Inspector-General of Police
  • The Assistant Inspector-General of Police
  • The Commissioner of Police (In-charge of contingents in a state)
  • The Deputy Commissioner of Police
  • The Asst. Commissioner of Police
  • The Chief Superintendent of Police
  • The Superintendent of Police
  • The Deputy Superintendent of Police
  • The Asst. Superintendent of Police
  • The Inspector of Police
  • Sergeant Major
  • Sergeant
  • Corporal
  • Constable
  • Police recruit

Now that we know the hierarchy in the force, lets know how the new Nigerian police salary scale per month and their yearly take home pay looks like, so you can judge for yourselves whether the Nigerian police is being paid well or not. Refer below

New Police Salary Structure 2019 (Monthly)

Here is the New Increased Nigeria Police Salary As Approved by President Buhari in November 2018.

  1. Police Constable (PC) II – N84,000
  2. Police Constable (PC) I – N86,000
  3. Sergeant Copral (SC) – N96,000
  4. Sergeant Major (SM) – N119,000
  5. Inspector Of Police (IP) II – N167,000
  6. Inspector of police (IP) I – N254,000
  7. Assistant Superintendent of police (ASP) II – N271,000
  8. Assistant Superintendent of police(ASP) I – N296,000
  9. Deputy Superintendent of police (DSP) – N321,000
  10. Superintendent of Police (SP) – N342,000
  11. Chief Superintendent of police (CSP) – N419,000
  12. Assistant Commissioner of police (ACP) – N483,000
  13. Deputy commissioner of police (DCP) – N531,000
  14. Commissioner of police (CP) – N1.5million.

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