Nigerian Army Ranks And Their Salaries

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Nigerian Army Ranks And Their Salaries,  Nigerian Army as the largest component Nigerian Armed forces . Nigerian army ranks is categorized in commissioned and non commissioned soldiers.

Nigerian Army Ranks And Their Salaries

Nigerian Army
Ranks in the Nigerian Army

Emblem of the Nigerian Army

Nigerian Army Ranks And Their Salaries

Country Nigeria
Size200,000 (2016)[1]
Motto(s)“Victory is from God alone”
EngagementsCongo Crisis
Nigerian Civil War
First Liberian Civil War
Sierra Leone Civil War
Conflict in the Niger Delta
Boko Haram insurgency
Northern Mali War
Invasion of the Gambia
Commander-in-ChiefPresident Muhammadu Buhari
Chief of Army StaffLt General Tukur Yusuf Buratai
General Aguiyi IronsiGeneral Yakubu Gowon

General Theophilus Danjuma

General Ibrahim Babangida

General Sanni Abacha

General Olusegun Obasanjo

General Murtala Mohammed

Flag of the Nigerian Army Headquarters Ranks in the Nigerian Army

Nigerian Army Ranks And Their Salaries


Commissioner soldiers for Nigerian Army

  1. Field Marshal (5-Star General) — highest rank in the Nigerian Army
  2. General (4-Star General)
  3. Lieutenant General (3-Star General)
  4. Major General (2-Star General)
  5. Brigadier General (1-Star General)
  6. Colonel
  7. Lieutenant Colonel
  8. Major
  9. Captain
  10. Lieutenant
  11. Second Lieutenant — lowest rank

Non commissioned soldiers for Nigerian Army 

  1. Warrant Officer Class I
  2. Warrant Officer Class II
  3. Staff Sergeant
  4. Sergeant
  5. Corporal
  6. Lance-corporal
  7. Private
  8. Recruit

Some Question ask are 

President Muhammadu Buhariin in July 2015 appointed Tukur Yusuf Buratai as Nigerian Army Lieutenant General and Chief of Army Staff of Nigeria, 
Nigerian military is to defend the nation from external attack and deter or attack would-be enemies. 

A private in the Nigerian Army is paid about N49,000.
A Lance Corporal is paid about N55,000.
A Corporal is paid N58,000. 
A Sergeant, he starts earning N63,000 per month.

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