The police salary of the officers of the Nigeria Police Force is coming into limelight at a time protesting youths in Nigeria are agitating for the end to Police brutalization and extra judicial killings of Nigerians. The protesters have been on the streets for seven days now, protesting the brutalities, humiliation, and extortion of Nigerians, especially the youths.
Demands of the #EndSARS protesters include but not limited to an end to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), a police unit under the Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department headed by the Deputy Inspector General of Police Anthony Ogbizi, using a hashtag: #EndSARS.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, on Sunday, October 11, 2020, disbanded SARS following a widespread protest from Nigerians worldwide.
Amid the ongoing #EndSARS protests, police salary structure has emerged, this is as the protesters are also agitating for a better salary structure for the police.
Below is the Nigeria Police Salary Structure
Constable- N46,000- N47000
Unconfirmed 1 bar-N78,000
Confirmed Inspector -2 bars – N123,000
One star-ASP- N132,000-N134,000
Confirmed ASP N139,000