Somewhere in the night while you are sleeping in your comfy bed the Nigeria Army are awake. They don’t care that they are tired. That their hardened bodies are sleep deprived. They are unbroken and vigilant in their tasks.
The Nigeria Army is one of the main factors that allow Nigeria to be a free and democratic country. The Army defends, protects, and honors Nigeria.
In this post, we will be discussing the Nigeria Army ranks, symbols and salary in 2020. Military rank in Nigeria is more than just who salutes whom. In Nigeria, Military rank is a badge of leadership. Responsibility for personnel, equipment, and mission grows with each advancement.
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Nigerian Army Salary Structure 2020
Let’s take a look at the salary structure of the Nigerian Army in 2020. Before we begin, it is important to note that a Nigerian soldier is being paid according to his or her rank and years of service.
Salary structure for non-commissioned officers in the Nigerian army after the increase in the minimum wage:
- Private Soldier earns about N48-49,000
- Lance Corporal earns about N54-55,000
- Corporal earns N58,000
- Sergeant earns N63,000
- Staff Sergeant earns N68,000
- Warrant Officer earns N80,000
- Master Warrant Officer earns 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