Nigerian Army Rank And Their Salary Structure

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In this article, we are going to look into Nigerian Army Rank and their Salary Structure. We hope it is both informative and helpful to you.

Nigerian Army Rank And Their Salary Structure

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Nigerian Army Rank And Their Salary Structure

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The notorious agency known as the Nigerian Army is obviously the largest component of the Nigerian Armed Forces, is responsible for land warfare operations.

The Nigerian Army governed by the Nigerian Army Council. It bears the brunt of the nation’s security challenges like the Boko Haram insurgency and other insecurity issues in the country.

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The Soldiers, who are workers in the Nigerian Army Council, just like workers of other agencies and spheres of endeavor are paid monthly for their selfless sacrifices.

Are you wondering about the ranks obtainable in the Nigerian Army? Do you also want to know how much the officers in each rank are paid? Wonder no more. Just read this to the end.

The Salary Structure of the Nigerian Army are explained as follows:

Officers of the Nigerian Army are classified as Commissioned and Non-Commissioned. There are 11 ranks among the Commissioned officers cadre and 8 ranks in the Noncommissioned officers cadre.

Ranks in the Commissioned Officers cadre and their salary structure are as follows:

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Commissioned Officers

  1. The highest rank in the Nigerian Army is the Field Marshal and that rank has not been attained.
  2. A General in the Nigerian Army is paid N1,500,000 per month.
  3. A Lieutenant General in the Nigerian Army is paid N1,000,000 per month.
  4. A Major General in the Nigerian Army is paid N950,000 per month.
  5. A Brigadier General in the Nigerian Army is paid N750,000 per month.
  6. A Colonel in the Nigerian Army is paid N550,000 per month.
  7. A Lieutenant Colonel in the Nigerian Army is paid N350,000 per month.
  8. A Major in the Nigerian Army is paid N300,000 per month.
  9. A Captain in the Nigerian Army is paid N220,000 per month.
  10. A Lieutenant in the Nigerian Army is paid N180,000 per month.
  11. A Second Lieutenant in the Nigerian Army is paid N120,000 per month.

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Non-commissioned Officers

  1. A Warrant Officer Class 1 in the Nigerian Army is paid N90,000 per month.
  2. A Warrant Officer Class 2 in the Nigerian Army is paid N80,000 per month.
  3. A Staff Sergeant in the Nigerian Army is paid N68,000 per month.
  4. A Sergeant in the Nigerian Army is paid N63,000 per month.
  5. A Corporal in the Nigerian Army is paid N58,000 per month.
  6. A Lance – corporal in the Nigerian Army is paid N55,000 per month.
  7. A Private in the Nigerian Army is paid N49,000 per month.
  8. The rank of the recruit is not available.

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