Nigerian Army Salary Structure And Rank

Nigerian Army Salary Structure And Rank

See Complete List Of Nigerian Army Salary Structure And Rank, You Will Be Shocked By How Much Nigerian Generals Receive

Nigerian Army Salary Structure And Rank. The Nigerian Army unlike the police is saddled with the responsibility of protecting the nation’s land territory against aggressive external invasion by foreign bodies. The Nigerian Army is the largest component of the Nigerian Armed Forces, and responsible for land warfare operations. It is governed by the Nigerian Army Council, it was formed in the year 1960 with its headquarters in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

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Nigerian Army Salary Structure And Rank. Just like the Nigerian police, navy and air force, the Nigerian army has its own salary structure too, it is way better than the Salaries of the Nigerian police, its not surprising as the Nigerian army has a greater responsibility when compared to the other arms of the Nigerian Armed Forces.

Nigerian Army Salary Structure And Rank

It would be worthy to note that these salaries are excluding allowances and bonuses.

The Nigerian Army: Monthly Salary Scale For All Ranks

1. Private

Monthly Salary – N49,000

Annual Salary –  N588,000

2. Lance Corporal

Monthly Salary – N55,000

Annual Salary –  N660, 000

3. Corporal

Monthly Salary – N58,000

Annual Salary – N696,000

4. Sergeant

Monthly Salary – N63,000

Annual Salary – N756,000

5. Staff Sergeant

Monthly Salary – N68,000

Annual Salary – N816,000

6. Warrant Officer

Monthly Salary – N80,000

Annual Salary – N960,000

7. Master Warrant Officer

Monthly Salary – N90,000

Annual Salary – N1,080,000

Nigerian Army Salary Structure for Commissioned Officers

8. Second Lieutenant

Monthly Salary – N120,000

Annual Salary – N1,440,000

9. Lieutenant

Monthly Salary -N180,000

Annual Salary – N2,160,000

10. Army Captain

Monthly Salary -N220,000

Annual Salary – N2,640,000

11. Major

Monthly Salary -N300,000

Annual Salary – N3,600,000

12. Lt. Colonel

Monthly Salary -N350,000

Annual Salary – N4,200,000

13. Colonel

Monthly Salary – N550,000

Annual Salary – N6,600,000

14. Brigadier General

Monthly Salary – N750,000

Annual Salary – N9,000,000

15. Major General

Monthly Salary – N950,000

Annual Salary – N11,400,000

16. Lt. General

Monthly Salary – N1 million

Annual Salary – N12,000,000

17. General

Monthly Salary – N1.5 million

Annual Salary – N18,000,000

Nigerian Army Salary Structure And Rank

NB: The commissioned officers in this case refers to the core officers that passed through the Nigerian Defense Academy and graduated successfully to become officers. For more information about the Nigerian army, be it recruitment, information on their short service or questions related to the force, visit their official website on

Nigerian Army Salary Structure And Rank

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