NOSDRA Salary Structure In Nigeria (2023)

NOSDRA salary structure in Nigeria currently in this year 2023 is what we shall be discussing about in this article. Here, we shall take a detailed look at the monthly compensation structure of the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA), a federal government of Nigeria parastatal in order to know just how much they pay their members of staff in this agency per grade level. Without further ado, let us proceed.

NOSDRA Salary Structure In Nigeria


An Act of Parliament, Act No. 15 on October 18, 2006, formed NOSDRA. It is a Federal Ministry of Environment agency tasked with coordinating the implementation of Nigeria’s National Oil Spill Contingency Plan (NOSCP), which also includes the National Oil Spill Contingency System (NOSCS), in accordance with the International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response, and Cooperation (OPRC 1990), to which Nigeria is a signatory. The National Oil Spill Contingency System (NOSCS) is a synthesis of all essential regulations, organizations, individuals, procedures, facilities, equipment, and logistical support to respond to an oil spill, mitigate the negative impact, and handle all related concerns

The NOSCP is the National Institutional Framework that describes and formalizes the complete national spill preparedness and response system, which includes both public and private resources for responding to oil spill situations. It assures a safe, prompt, effective, and appropriate response to big or disastrous oil spills in Nigeria by cleaning up and remediating oil-impacted locations in accordance with international best practices. NOSDRA is in charge of all other oil spill response plans in the country, including those for ports and industries. The Agency is also in charge of enforcing all current environmental laws, rules, and regulations in the petroleum business of the country.

NOSDRA encourages regional cooperation and collaboration among member-states of West, Central, and Southern Africa, including the Gulf of Guinea, as part of its unique tasks. Oil Spill Response Ltd (OSRL), based in the United Kingdom (UK), the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association (IPIECA), and the Global Initiative for West, Central, and Southern Africa have all widened and deepened working relationships with the Agency (GI-WACAF).

Because of the critical role NOSDRA plays in national and sub-Saharan oil spill management. On the basis of the Abidjan Convention, NOSDRA is assigned the “Designated National Authority” of GI-WACAF on the basis of the Abidjan Convention. The Agency’s significant contributions in providing credible and actionable information on how to robustly and effectively combat oil industry crimes that are part of the causative factors in oil pollution, such as pipeline vandalism, crude oil theft, and illegal refining (also known as artisanal refining), earned the Agency a place among the International Police (INTERPOL) Global Pollution Crime Working Group’s 10 elected members.

Based on the UN Environment Programme’s (UNEP) Report, NOSDRA is currently playing a crucial role in the continuing clean-up and rehabilitation of oil-impacted areas in Ogoniland, Rivers State, at the request of the Nigerian government. The Agency has created a baseline Environmental Sensitivity Index Map (ESI) that covers Nigeria’s coastline from Badagry to Calabar, allowing for the identification of high-risk and priority locations for preservation and cleanup.

The Agency has also invested much in technology in order to enable more reliable and transparent reporting of oil and gas pollution issues (Oil Spill Monitor and Gas Flare Tracker).In As part of the Agency’s role in Environmental Compliance Monitoring, the Midstream and Downstream are also covered. The Agency has a National Control and Response Centre for the purpose of Tier 3 oil spill response monitoring.


The Consolidated Research and Allied Institutions Salary Structure (CONRAISS) is used by the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) in paying their workers. This salary structure was designed for research oriented organizations that also develop contingency plans for the implementation of government policies and goals.

On the average, an n entry-level employee at NOSDRA earns an average starting salary of ₦87,000 after taxes, which is projected to improve as he or she progresses through the agency. That said, the following is the current National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) harmonized compensation structure, according to grade levels, as received from the National Income, Wages, and Salary Commission:

  • CONRAISS 01 (Step 1 – 15): ₦25,320 – ₦34,560 per month
  • CONRAISS 02 (Step 1 – 15): ₦25,650 – ₦45,067 per month
  • CONRAISS 03 (Step 1 – 15): ₦26,854 – ₦46,553 per month
  • CONRAISS 04 (Step 1 – 15): ₦27,645 – ₦47,353 per month
  • CONRAISS 05 (Step 1 – 15): ₦29,746 – ₦49,036 per month
  • CONRAISS 06 (Step 1 – 15): ₦30,456 – ₦50,336 per month
  • CONRAISS 07 (Step 1 – 15): ₦51,076 – ₦62,097 per month
  • CONRAISS 08 (Step 1 – 15): ₦81,056 – ₦87,659 per month
  • CONRAISS 09 (Step 1 – 15): ₦125,087 – ₦179,050 per month
  • CONRAISS 10 (Step 1 – 15): ₦205,673 – ₦22,3450 per month
  • CONRAISS 11 (Step 1 – 15): ₦220,384 – ₦256,749 per month
  • CONRAISS 12 (Step 1 – 15): ₦236,578 – ₦268,906 per month
  • CONRAISS 13 (Step 1 – 15): ₦307,826 – ₦320,897 per month
  • CONRAISS 14 (Step 1 – 15): ₦353,238 – ₦378,008 per month
  • CONRAISS 15 (Step 1 – 15): ₦425,906 – ₦501,657 per month.

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Maduawuchi Obialo

Maduawuchi Obialo is the founder of Nigerian Guide and the Editor-in-Chief at Nigerian Infopedia. He is a professional Web Content Developer and a Biochemist.

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  1. Please does NOSDRA Abuja accept Corpers?

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