Nigeria Police salary structure

Nigeria Police salary structure

We invite you to join us as we breakdown the Nigeria Police salary structure into simple but full details. Get the latest information on the incomes of Nigerian Police Force officers. Read more below!

The Nigeria police force salary structure

Nigeria Police officers are called to protect Nigerian legislation. This is the main law enforcement agency in the country. At the moment, this structure consists of more than 371,800 employees. The federal government plans to expand the organization's staff to 650,000 policemen. So another 280,000 people will be hired. Despite the fact that the organization is already large, its further growth is inevitable. Perhaps one of the vacant places waits for you. It is necessary to know the NP salary structure to understand which post will suit you.

There are 36 police commands working in various regions of Nigeria. There is a branch in each state. 36 teams are grouped into 12 zones which are under the control of 7 administrative bodies. At the moment, the head of the police is IGP Ibrahim Idris.

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Nigeria Police salary structure

Nigerian Police began to operate in 1930. Previously, it was divided into southern and northern departments. The first police officers monitoring the internal security were residents of Imo State. At the moment, there are about 2,000 stations. The police have exclusive jurisdiction throughout the country.

Over time, several arms of the Nigerian police appeared:

  • 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,
  • Homiсide,
  • Anti-Human Trafficking Unit,
  • Force Intelligence Bureau,
  • DCI Kaduna Annex and Counter Terrorism Unit.

Separately, we should mention the Police Mobile force. These policemen eliminate the unrest under the supervision of the Inspector General of Police. 12 MOPOL teams work in Nigeria. Each of them has about 52 employees.

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  • Nigerian Police monitor the proper work of customs and immigration authorities, prisons.
  • You can visit the NP headquarters at Louis Edet House, Abuja.
  • Official website: www.npf.gov.ng.
Nigeria Police salary

Nigeria Police salary structure

Now let’s take a closer look at Nigerian Police ranks and their salaries. Posts are listed from the lowest to the highest.

Police Recruit

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

Police Constable Grade Level 03

  • Salary per month – N43, 293.80
  • Annual Salary – N519,525.6

Police Constable Grade Level 10

  • Salary per month – N51,113.59
  • Annual Salary- N613,363.08

Police Corporal On Grade 04 (1)

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

Police Corporal On Grade Level 04 (10)

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

Police Sergeant On Grade 05 (step1)

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

Police Sergent On Grade 05 (step 10)

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

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A Sergeant Major On Grade 06 (step 1)

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

Sergent Major On Grade 06 (step 10)

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

Cadet Inspector On Grade Level 07 (step1)

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

Cadet Inspector On Grade 07 (step10)

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

Assistant Superintendent Of Police On Grade 08 (step1)

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

Assistant Superintendent Of Police On Grade 08 (step10)

  • Salary per month – N144,152.07
  • Annual Salary – N1,729,824.84

Assistant Superintendent Of Police On Grade 09 (step1)

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

Assistant Superintendent Of Police On Grade 09 (step10)

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

Deputy Superintendent Of Police On Grade 10 (step1)

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

Deputy Superintendent Of Police on Grade 10 (step10)

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  • Salary per month -N170,399.69
  • Annual Salary -N2,044,796.28

Superintendent Of Police On Grade 11 (step1)

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

Superintendent Of Police On Grade 11 (step 10)

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

Chief Of Superintendent Of Police on Grade 12 (step1)

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

Chief Of Superintendent Of Police On Grade 12 (step8)

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

Assistant Commissioner Of Police Grade 13 (step1)

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

Assistant Commissioner Of Police Grade 13 (step10)

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

Deputy Commissioner Of Police On Grade 14 (step1)

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

Deputy Commissioner Of Police On Grade 14 (step7)

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

Commissioner Of Police on Grade 15 (step1)

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

Commissioner Of Police on Grade 15 (step6)

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

An Assistant Inspector General Of Police

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

Deputy Inspector General Of Police

  • Salary per month – N546,572.73
  • Annual Salary – N6,558,872.76

Inspector General Of Police, (IGP)

We must pay special attention to the highest post in the Nigerian Police which has a four-year term. The President appoints and dismisses the IGP. Cases of premature dismissal may happen. The President appoints new person after the leaving of his predecessor or tenure expiration.

Not surprisingly, the IGP earns more than other policemen.

  • Salary per month - N711,498
  • Annual Salary – N8,537,976
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Now you know the Nigeria Police force salary structure. We hope that this information was useful. Do you think the police officers receive sufficient compensation for their responsible and challenging jobs? Share your opinion in the comments.

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