Nigeria Police Force Salary & Their Rank, Department & Structure.

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Nigeria Police Force Salary & Their Rank, Department & Structure- The Nigeria police force duty is to enforce the law in Nigeria and are being paid with taxpayers money. As at present, the force has a total number of  650,000. men and able bodied officers scattered among the various departments of the Nigerian Police.

Nigeria Police Force Salary

Brief History Of Nigeria Police

The Nigeria police was established in 1930 and have 36 commands spread across different 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 head of the Police in Nigeria is the Inspector General of Police whose salary is also the highest in the force.

Nigeria Police Salary Information

On Nigeria Police Force Salary, the Nigeria police force (NPF) is organized in a command (authority) structure that helps it maintain order and control. It is further divided into grades and steps.

This serves as a distinction among officers in the same level. Among other things, all of these structure and grades finally serves as the basis of the salaries received by each officer in the force.

Department & Structure Of  Nigeria Police Force

The commissioned officers are;

  1. The Inspector-General of Police
  2. The Deputy Inspector-General of Police
  3. The Assistant Inspector-General of Police
  4. The Commissioner of Police (In-charge of contingents in a state)
  5. The Deputy Commissioner of Police
  6. The Assistant Commissioner of Police
  7. The Chief Superintendent of Police
  8. The Superintendent of Police
  9. The Deputy Superintendent of Police
  10. The Assistant Superintendent of Police
  11. The Inspector of Police
Others Police Officers
  1. Sergeant Major
  2. Sergeant
  3. Corporal
  4. Constable
  5. Recruit

Table Showing Salary Of The Nigeria Police Force

NO. Level Monthly Salary Annual Salary
1 Police Recruit N9,019.42 N108,233
2 Police Constable Grade Level 03 N43, 293.80 N519,525.6
3 Police Constable Grade Level 10 N51,113.59 N613,363.08
4 Police Corporal On Grade 04 (1) N44,715.53 N536,586.36
5 Police Corporal On Grade Level 04 (10) N51,113.59 N613,365.08
6

Police Sergeant On Grade 05 (step1)

N48,540.88 N582,490.56

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.

Nigeria Police Force Salary & Their Rank

Rank 1.   Police Recruit Salary
  • Police Recruit

A Police recruit is a person who is undergoing training to become a member of the police force. Technically, it is not a rank in the police force, as an individual here is just a trainee.

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

Rank 2.  Constable Salary

A Police Constable is a newly employed police man. It is said to be the lowest rank in Nigeria Police. it also has two grades;

  • Police Constable Grade Level 10

Salary per month:       N51,113.60

Salary per year:          N613,363.10

  • Police Constable Grade level 03

Salary per month:      N43. 293.80

Salary per year:          N519.525.6

Rank 3. Corporal Salary

This is a lower rank in the police force, it comes after constable. It is abbreviated as Cpl.

  • 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

Rank 4. Sergeant Salary

Sergeant is the middle rank of a non commissioned officer. A Police Sergeant is below the rank of a sergeant major.

  • 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

Rank 5.  Sergeant Major Salary

Sergeant Major (SM) is the twelfth rank and the first of the rank and file junior officers in the Nigeria police force (NPF). It is the highest rank of  non commissioned officer. A Sergeant Major assist administrative officer of a particular regiment.

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

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

  • 5b. Sergeant Major On Grade 06 (step 10)

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

Rank 6. Inspector of Police Salary

A cadet Inspector is the lowest rank held by  a police officer after undergoing a training of service as a commissioned officer. It is commonly known as Inspector of Police (IP).

  • 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

Rank 7. Assistant Superintendent of Police Salary

It is the second lowest senior officer rank. It is above inspector and below superintendent.

  • 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

Rank 8. Deputy Superintendent of Police Salary
  • 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

Rank 9. Superintendent of Police Salary

The rank of a Nigeria Superintendent is between Chief Superintendent and Deputy superintendent of Police

  • 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

Rank 10. Chief Superintendent of Police Salary

Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) is the seventh rank in the police and the first of the intermediate officers. This is a senior rank in police force and it is higher than the Superintendent.

  • 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

Rank 11. Assistant Commissioner of Police Salary

Assistant Commissioner of Police is the sixth highest rank in the Nigeria police senior officers rank. It is above Chief Superintendent and below Deputy Commissioner.

  • 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

Rank 12. Deputy Commissioner of Police Salary

This rank is between the Assistant Commissioner and the Commissioner. The Deputy Commissioner takes over the command in the absent of the state commissioner. He supervises  the Assistance Commissioner of police in their day to day running.

  • 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

Rank 13. Commissioner of Police Salary

Commissioner of Police (CP) is the fourth rank; a CP is the one in charge of contingents in a state. He is the number one police man in the state.

  • 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

Rank 14. Assistant Inspector-General of Police

Assistant Inspector-General (AIG) of Police is next to the DIG and the third highest rank in the Nigeria police force (NPF).

  • 15. An Assistant Inspector General Of Police

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

Rank 15. Deputy Inspector-General of Police Salary

Deputy Inspector-General (DIG) of Police is next in rank to the IGP; there may be more than one Deputy Inspector-General at a time.

  • 16. Deputy Inspector General Of Police

Salary per month – N546,572.73

Annual Salary – N6,558,872.76

Rank 16. Inspector General of Police Salary
  • 16. Inspector General Of Police, (IGP)

The highest rank in the Nigeria Police Force is the Inspector General of Police. He is appointed by the president.

He is the high-ranking police officer that would inspect, monitor and report any situation to the department.

 He is also the head of the police force in Nigeria. Being the highest rank; there is only one serving Inspector-General at a time in the nation.

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


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