Nigeria Police Ranks and Salary Structure

Nigeria Police ranks and salary structure. On this page, you may find more information about the Nigeria Police rating and monthly income. See here for the Nigeria Police wage and benefits schedule.

Nigeria Police and Salary Structure  

Since its founding in 1930, the Nigerian police force has grown tremendously in terms of personnel, resources, and ethical standards. Therefore, it has been established that adding a considerable number of Mopol officers will dramatically reduce crime.

The Nigerian police force is like the Nigerian army. However, is based on land and is primarily responsible for maintaining law and order, battling crime, and promoting peace and harmony for Nigeria’s good citizens.

However, the Nigeria Police Force draws many people because of its competitive salary. In addition to the pride and dignity that comes with becoming a police officer.

What are the Ranks of Police in Nigeria?

See what the monthly wage of the Nigerian Police is. Also, the Nigeria Police pay scale is based on rank. A Nigerian police officer’s pay is based on their rank and number of years of service.

The Nigeria Police Force’s current pay scale and grades are listed below in ascending order.

S/NO Ranks Monthly Salary Annual Salary
1 Police Recruit ₦9,019.42 ₦108,233.04
2a Police Constable Grade Level 03 ₦43,293.83 ₦519,525.60
b Police Constable Grade Level 10 ₦49,113.59 ₦613,363.08
3a Police Corporal on Grade Level 04 (1) ₦44,715.53 ₦536,586.36
b Police Corporal on Grade Level 04 (10) ₦51,113.59 ₦613,363.08
4a Police Sergeant on Grade Level 05 (1) ₦48,540.88 ₦582,490.56
b Police Sergeant on Grade Level 05 (10) ₦55,973.84 ₦671,686.08
5a Sergeant Major on Grade Level 06 (1) ₦55,144.81 ₦661,737.72
b Sergeant Major on Grade Level 06 (10) ₦62,204.88 ₦746,458.56
6a Cadet Inspector on Grade Level 07 (1) ₦73,231.51 ₦878,778.12
b Cadet Inspector on Grade Level 07 (10) ₦87,135.70 ₦1,045,628.40
7a Assistant Superintendent of Police on Grade Level 08 (1) ₦127,604.68 ₦1,531,256.16
b Assistant Superintendent of Police on Grade Level 08 (10) ₦144,152.07 ₦1,729,824.84
8a Assistant Superintendent of Police on Grade Level 09 (1) ₦136,616.06 ₦1,639,392.72
b Assistant Superintendent of Police on Grade Level 09 (10) ₦156,318.39 ₦1,875,820.68
9a Deputy Superintendent of Police on Grade Level 10 (1) ₦148,733.29 ₦1,784,799.48
b Deputy Superintendent of Police on Grade Level 10 (10) ₦170,399.69 ₦2,044,796.28
10a Superintendent of Police on Level 11 (1) ₦161,478.29 ₦1,937,739.49
b Superintendent of Police on Grade Level 11 (10) ₦187,616 ₦2,251,400.28
11a Chief Superintendent of Police on Grade Level 12 (1) ₦172,089.06 ₦2,065,068.72
b Chief Superintendent of Police on Grade Level 12 (08) ₦199,723.96 ₦2,396,687.52
12a Assistant Commissioner of Police on Grade Level 13 (1) ₦183,185.73 ₦2,198,228.76
b Assistant Commissioner of Police on Grade Level 13 (10) ₦212,938.96 ₦2,555,257.92
13a Deputy Commissioner of Police on Grade Level 14 (1) ₦242,715.65 ₦2,912,587.80
b Deputy Commissioner of Police on Grade Level 14 (07) ₦278,852.79 ₦3,346,233.48
14a Commissioner of Police on Grade Level 15 (1) ₦266,777.79 ₦3,201,333.48
b Commissioner for Police on Grade Level 15 (06) ₦302,970.47 ₦3,635,645.64
15 Assistant Inspector General of Police ₦499,751.87 ₦5,997,022.44
16 Deputy Inspector General of Police ₦546,572.73 ₦6,558,872.76
17 Inspector General of Police ₦711,498 ₦8,537,976

 What is the Rank of an HND Holder in the Police?

While the degree holders start with the level of Assistant Superintendent II. However, HND holders start with the rank of Senior Inspector.

However, the beginning of the 2017 promotion process for all services with effect from July 17, 2017, was also agreed upon at the meeting.

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