Nigerian House of Representatives Salary Structure: How Much Do Honourables Earn Monthly

We wrote in one of our previous post the salary structure of senators in Nigeria where we exposed how much a Nigerian senator earns monthly.


From that information, we noticed that these law makers earn a lot of money than even a United States senator. This time, we would provide you with accurate information on how much members of the Nigerian House of Representatives earn monthly.

For benefit of doubt, we gathered the source of these data on the salary structure of the Nigerian House of Representatives members from the National Institute of Legislative Studies report which showed how much a Nigerian law maker earns.

Below are details of the Salary Structure of the Nigerian House of Representatives

Honourables of the Nigerian House of Representatives salaries is being divided into two, basic salary and allowances.

It is public knowledge that the allowances of these law makers of the lower legislative chambers exceeds their basic salary which has sparked public outcry for such ambigious allowances to be scrapped.

  • Basic Salary of a member of House of Rep in Nigeria is N1,985,212.
  • Nigerian House of Representatives members annual allowance is N23,822,000.

Some of the allowances which the members of the Nigerian House of Representatives receive includes:

  • Vehicle fueling/maintenance
  • Constituency
  • Domestic Staff
  • Personal Assistant
  • Entertainment
  • Recess
  • Utilities
  • Newspaper/Periodicals
  • Houses Maintenance
  • Wardrobe
  • Estacode and Duty Tour

All these with another special amount in every four-year period on Accommodation, vehicle loan, furniture, and severance allowance.

One just wonders whether the Nigerian House of Representatives deserve such salary scale as with other public office holders.

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Jide Adeyoye Franklin

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