The Nigerian Police is a security outfit of the Nigerian State established to combat crime and ensure security of lives and properties of the citizenry.

This article centers on the salary structure of the Nigeria Police Force based on the grade level and command structure.

Basically, the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) is mandated to enforce the laws and statutes of Nigeria, and to reduce civil disorder. The police is usually described as a law enforcement authority, but specifically their functions exceed the aspect of law enforcement.

On police salary, the Nigeria police force (NPF) is organized in a command (authority) structure that helps it maintain order and control. It is further divided into grades and steps. This serves as a distinction among officers in the same level. Among other things, all of these structure and grades finally serves as the basis of the salaries received by each officer in the force.

This article focuses on the lowest rank.

Duties of a Police Constable

• Protect the life and property of citizens;
• Provide emergency service;
• Respond to calls for service;
• Enforce Federal, Provincial and Municipal laws;
• Provide traffic control and enforcement while performing other duties as assigned.

Salary Structure of the Police Constable

  • Police Constable Grade Level 10

Salary per month:       N51,113.60

Salary per year:          N613,363.10

  • Police Constable Grade level 03

Salary per month:      N43. 293.80

Salary per year:          N519.525.

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