Tinubu Government Approves Salary Increase For Police And Military Personnel, Civil Servants, Others

President Bola Tinubu’s administration has approved an increase of between 25% and 35% in salary increase for civil servants on the remaining six consolidated salary structures.

The six salary structures are the Consolidated Public Service Salary Structure (CONPSS), Consolidated Research and Allied Institutions Salary Structure (CONRAISS), Consolidated Police Salary Structure (CONPOSS), Consolidated Para-military Salary Structure (CONPASS), Consolidated Intelligence Community Salary Structure (CONICCS) and Consolidated Armed Forces Salary Structure (CONAFSS).

Workers in the tertiary education and health sectors had already received salary increments. The salary structures are the Consolidated University Academic Salary Structure (CONUASS) and Consolidated Tertiary Institutions Salary Structure (CONTISS) for universities.


For polytechnics and colleges of education, it involved the Consolidated Polytechnics and Colleges of Education Academic Staff Salary Structure (CONPCASS) and Consolidated Tertiary Educational Institutions Salary Structure (CONTEDISS).


The health sector also benefitted through the Consolidated Medical Salary Structure (CONMESS) and Consolidated Health Sector Salary Structure (CONHESS).


A statement signed by the Head of Press, National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission (NSIWC), Emmanuel Njoku said the increments would take effect from January 1, 2024.


The government also approved increments in pension of between 20% and 28% for pensioners on the Defined Benefits Scheme for the six consolidated salary structures that benefited from the approval, with effect from January 1, 2024.

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