Nigeria Police Force Salary

Nigerian Police Force Salary and Benefits updated

The article is aimed at stating the reported benefit and other important details about the Nigerian police force.

Custom Service Salary In Nigeria

Please note that the portal to register for the recruitment into the Nigerian police Force is for suitable and qualified candidates. As reported on their website The Nigerian Police Force Recruitment 2020 is currently closed and recruitment for 2021 has not commenced yet.

For interested candidates please continue checking the website for update

According to the Nigerian Police force the recruitment is only for Constables so that activities of the force would align with United Nation Standard of policing out of the present leadership need to reposition of the Nigerian Police Force through capacity building in order to align with International standard and best practices.

Facts about the Nigerian Police force before you join

The Nigeria Police Force is one of the major principal law enforcement agencies for Nigeria with stations and staff deployment across the 36 states of country and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The command and control of the Nigeria Police Force is guided under the Inspector General of Police.


According to Abimbola Opeyemi, the public relations officer of the Ogun State Police Command, that the job role of joining the force is for individuals with passion for the job and has a desire to make an impact.

Below is the salary for the Nigerian Police Force:

RankSalary (Naira)
Constable46,000 – 47000
Corporal52,000 – 53,000
Sergeant62,000 – 63,000,
Unconfirmed 1 bar78,000
Confirmed Inspector 2 bars 123,000
One star ASP132,000 -134,000
Confirmed ASP139,000
DSP142,000 -143,000.

Other Benefits include;

  • Free accommodation various barracks
  • Health Insurance under the National health Insurance Scheme (NHIS)
  • Security Allowance

Ranks in Nigerian Police Force;

  • Deputy Inspector-General of Police
  • Assistant Inspector-General of Police
  • Commissioner of Police
  • Deputy Commissioner of Police
  • Assistant Commissioner of Police
  • Chief Superintendent of Police
  • Superintendent of Police
  • Deputy Superintendent of Police
  • Assistant Superintendent of Police
  • Inspector of Police
  • Sergeant Major
  • Sergeant
  • Corporal
  • Lance Corporal
  • Constable

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