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FG approves 25%-35% salary increase for civil servants in Nigeria 

NLC, TUC, Wages increase, President Bola Tinubu

President Bola Tinubu

The Federal Government has approved an increase in salaries across various salary structures in a move aimed at boosting the welfare of civil servants.  

The increase, ranging between 25% and 35%, will apply to personnel on the six remaining Consolidated Salary Structures. 

These salary structures include 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). 

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The salary increase  

The approval comes on the heels of prior increments granted to workers in the Tertiary Education and Health Sectors.  

The health sector also experienced enhancements with the implementation of the Consolidated Medical Salary Structure (CONMESS) and Consolidated Health Sector Salary Structure (CONHESS). 

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Furthermore, the Federal Government has extended its benevolence to pensioners by approving a hike in pensions by percentages ranging from 20% to 28%.  

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