Nigerian Army Ranks And Salary Structure

The Nigerian Army Ranks and Salary is a question that most people always ask.How much a Soldier is paid depends on the rank that particular soldier posess.A higher rank receives higher money while the lower rank receives lower money.The Nigerian Army is also in two categories which are the commissioned Officers and Non Commissioned officers.

THE NIGERIAN ARMY COMMISSIONED OFFICERS

The Nigerian Army commissioned officers are the officers who spent 5 years in the Nigerian Defence Academy and passed out as a commissioned officer with BSC Certificate in any of the courses they studied during their training in the Nigerian Defence Academy.

To read more about the Nigerian Army,Please visit the Nigerian Army Website www.army.mil.ng

The Nigerian Army also have other means of becoming a commissioned officer which are the DSSC,SSC And Executive Commission.

To join the Nigerian army DSSC or SSC,You have to be a graduate,To go for an Executive commission,you have to be a serving personnel.

READ  Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Postgraduate Courses

You can read about the diffrence btween DSSC and SSC HERE

You can also read on how to join the Nigerian Army as a graduate HERE

THE NIGERIAN ARMY NON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS

The Nigerian army non commissioned officers are those officers who spent six months during their military training to become Officers in the Nigerian army.

You can read on how to join the Nigerian Army recruitment HERE

Now lets go down to the Ranks and Salary.

NIGERIAN ARMY RANKS AND SALARY

NIGERIAN ARMY NON COMMISIONED OFFICERS RANKS AND SALARY

Private Soldier – #48,200
Lance Corporal – #53,200
Coporal – #58,200
Sergeant – #63,200
Staff Sergeant – #80,200
Warrant Officer – #90,200
Master Warrant Officer – #120,200
Army Warrant Officer – #150,200

NIGERIAN ARMY COMMISSIONED OFFICERS RANKS AND SALARY

Second Lieutenant – #160,200
Lieutenant – #180,200
Captain – #220,200
Major – #300,200
Lieutenant Colonel – #350,200
Colonel – #550,200
Brigadier General (1 Star General) – #750,200
Major General (2 Star General) – #950,200
Lieutenant General (3 Star General) – 1 Million 
General (4 Star General) – 1.5 Million.

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