The Salary Structure of Nigerian Senators

Nigerian senators are said to be the highest paid Senators in the whole world.
Today, we shall be looking at the remuneration of Nigerian Senators.

Note: The figures are given by Prof. Sagay and it was calculated to be: Three Billion, two hundred and sixty four million, three hundred and twenty nine thousand AND two hundred and sixty four Naira and ten kobo (N3,264,329,264.10) per annum (every year).

Each Senator receive N29million per month and below is the comprehensive breakdown of the N29million:


  • Basic Salary: N2,484,245.50;
  • Hardship allowance: N1,242,122.70;
  • Constituency allowance: N4,968,509.00;

  • Furniture allowance: N7, 452,736.50;
  • Newspaper allowance: N1,242,122.70;
  • Wardrobe allowance: N621,061.37;
  • Recess allowance: N248,424.55;
  • Accommodation: N4,968,509.00;
  • Utilities: N828,081.83;
  • Domestic staff: N1,863,184.12;
  • Entertainment: N828,081.83;
  • Personal Assistant: N621,061.37;
  • Vehicle Maintenance Allowance: N1,863,184.12;
  • Leave Allowance: N248,424.55;
  • Severance Gratuity: N7, 425,736.50;
  • Motor Vehicle Allowance: N9,936,982.00.

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