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Breakdown Of Nigerian Police Force New Salary


Below is the amount each police officer is expected to get in line with the approved increment of the Nigerian Police salary by President Muhammadu Buhari.

  1. Commissioner of Police under the new arrangement will get up to N1.5 million, while Deputy & Assistant Commissioners of Police get N531,000 & N483,000 respectively.
  2. A Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) gets N419, 000 while a Superintendent of Police (SP) gets N342, 000.
  3. A Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) gets N321, 000 while an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) 1 & II under the new arrangement will get N296, 000 & N271, 000 respectively.
  4. Inspector of Police 1 & II get N254, 000 & N167, 000 while a Sergeant major, Sergeant & Corporal get N119,000, N96, 000 & N88, 000 respectively.
  5. A Police Constable I and II get N86, 000 & N84, 000 respectively

The new salary & rent structure approved took effect from 1st Nov & would be funded from the treasury.

Facts Harbour recalls that in January 2008, late President Umaru Yar`Adua approved an increment in the minimum wage of policemen from N6, 000 to N26, 000.

God bless the Nigerian Police.


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