Nigerian Army Salary Structure – full monthly and annual earnings
Nigerian Army Salary Structure – full monthly and annual earnings details below; Nigerian Army Salary Structure… The Nigerian Army has played a major role in the country in terms of security and perhaps they deserve bountiful and enviable rewards as salary. Contrary to the belief of some people that Nigerian Soldiers earn heavy monthly salary, we ascertain the Nigerian army salary earned every month end by Soldiers according to their ranks.
Nigerian Army Salary Structure
A Nigerian soldier is being paid according to his or her rank and years of service. The Nigerian Army’s basic function is to safeguard the nation against any sort of external aggression, support the interest of its citizens and country and it is known to be the largest in West Africa, however according to a report on globalsecurity.org most of the soldiers can perform a little more than the basic defensive operations.
Nigerian Army Salary Structure for Non-Commissioned Officers
Private Soldier – N48-49,000
Lance Corporal – N54-55,000
Corporal – N58,000
Sergeant – N63,000
Staff Sergeant – N68,000
Warrant Officer – N80,000
Master Warrant Officer – N90,000
Nigerian Army Salary Structure for Commissioned Officers
Second Lieutenant – N120,000
Lieutenant – N180,000
Captain – N220,000
Major – N300,000
Lt. Colonel – N350,000
Colonel – N550,000
Brigadier General – N750,000
Major General – N950,000
Lt. General – N1 million
General – N1.5 million.
Crocodile Smile and Operation Python Dance Salary Scale.
You might be wondering how much is the salary of soldiers fighting Boko Haram? (Crocodile Smile and Operation Python Dance) According to an authoritative report, it states that Nigerian soldiers fighting Boko Haram earn N60K as salary but another report debunked it and put the correct figure as N49,000 equivalent to $249 monthly or £157 monthly while daily feeding allowance is N500.
You should be aware that the Nigerian army is the largest of the Nigerian Armed forces but not the highest paid. It is their sole duty to be responsible for land warfare operations, just like the Navy is responsible for protecting the water boundaries of the nation. On the other hand, the Airforce is responsible for securing Nigeria’s air space against external threats.
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The Nigerian Army is among the most equipped military in Africa and its affairs are dully managed by the Nigerian Army Council. The Chief of Army staff is also the head commander of the army and his salary the highest. Since its inception, they have been involved in various peace keeping missions and series of combats, both on the local and international scene. Latest of these wars is the war against the Boko Haram insurgents.