Nigerian Army Salary Structure: See How Much Salary Nigerian Soldiers Earn Every Month

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.

Nigeria army are paid according to their ranks and years of service, below is the amount of salary earns by Nigerian soldier every month end respectively.

Nigerian Army Monthly Salary Structure By Ranks

See Also: Nigerian Army Ranks: See Complete List Of Nigerian Army Ranks.

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

In my own view, Salary is not the glamour of Nigerian Army, I think the FG is been sloppy about the payment of Army Salary.

Let’s Hear What You Have To Say About This.

Note: We we make any mistake with the salary structure, please do well in contributing using the comment box below.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    it’s something one has to risk his life. there should be an increase in salary’s.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Federal govt pls for lord sake , increase their monthly salary to 100k *

  3. christian nwutobo says:

    my name is Christian nwutobo from ebonyi I want to join army force next year I need help my number is 08125951213 am 19 year old with tradtest of motor d
    riving.

  4. christian nwutobo says:

    Comment Text*fed.government should increase that salary 48 is not good.

  5. Odudu Nnana says:

    My name is Odudu Nnana am from Akwa Ibom state, pls with my deep sense of humility, I here by beseech the Federal Government to look into the Nigerian Army salary n do something about it because the way am seeing, Is not really encouraging, they are working 24/7 n their life is at stake, inclusion of inflation in the price level of goods n services there by making our money to depreciate value, is not worth it. Thank you!

  6. Odudu Nnana says:

    My name is Odudu Nnana am from Akwa Ibom state, pls with my deep sense of humility, I here by beseech the Federal Government to look into the Nigerian Army salary n do something about it because the way am seeing, Is not really encouraging, they are working 24/7 n their life is at stake, inclusion of inflation in the price level of goods n services there by making our money to deprecate value, is not worth it. Thank you!

  7. AMBASSADOR JERRY GANA says:

    MAY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT LOOK INTO THE NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES WELFARE AND THERE BENEFICS AND ALLOWANCES BECOURSE THEIR SALARY IS TOO POOR AND COULD YOU IMMERGING NIGERIAN TODAY EVERYTHING IN MARKET IS VERY HIGH IN NIGER DELTA NOW A BAG OF RICE IS ABOUT #20,000.00 AND A SALARY OF A PRITATE SOLDIER”S IN ARMY IS EARNING #48,000.00 TELL ME IF #20,000.00 GOES FOR ONE BAG OF RICE HOW MUCH LEFT FOR OTHER SHOPPING AND SHELTER,HEALTH,CLOTHING AND MEDICAL HOWFAR AND HOW MUCH COULD THIS #48,000.00 SOLVE THIS PROBLEM NO FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHOULD PUT INTEREST ON ARMED FORCES SALARIES AND ALLOWANCES AND HAPPY SALLAH TO YOU ALL.

  8. Apaki Gabriel says:

    Truly Nigerian Army Deserve Higher Payment Than Other Arm Forces

  9. Anonymous says:

    Comment Text*Nigeria Pls pay soldier good salary to boost their morale let their life style change better they’re working hard let them enjoy stop paying them peanut in the name of salary

  10. smart joe says:

    Comment TextPlease government should take good care of soldiers in the battle filed, and their salary structure is poor because with out them, there will be no government.

  11. Anonymous says:

    I wnt to commend the Nigeria Army for ur commitment towards the welfare of soldiers and officers. I lost my brother this January 16 in Dikkwa attacks, bt what make me commend the army is the way nd manner they handle the issue of NOK with respect nd dignity. pls.continued in that manner sky with be ur limit.

  12. Anonymous says:

    I’m okon kufre, i attended secondary skul ETOI, in uyo L.G.A of akwa ibom state. ah jxt wich i culd become 1 of u. pls if d is any help, kindly dnt hasitate to informe me. cos i believe dat 1 day, i most c my as a ARMY MAN. here is ma number. 08172926801. thanks very much.

  13. Haruna magaji says:

    Pls let government should increase their salary

  14. My name adebayo rufus says:

    Let the government look to the soldier salary, his too poor, they are farthing for life and death.

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