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Nigerian Army Recruitment and Step by Step on How to Apply

The Nigerian Army Recruitment for Regular/Tradesmen and Tradeswomen, and everything you need to know about the army before applying to join.

The Army is a branch of the Nigerian Armed Forces, according to Wikipedia; the Nigerian Army is among the largest on the African continent, consisting of several thousand personnel.

See the video of Nigerian Army Training below:

General Requirement for Joining the Nigerian Army:

  • Applicants shall be of Nigerian origin by birth and possess National Identity card.
  • Applicants must possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in the English language.
  • In addition, Tradesmen & Women Applicants must also possess OND/Trade Test/City and Guild certificate
  • Non-Tradesmen & Women Applicants must be aged between 18 – 22 years by March 1, 2018.
  • Tradesmen & Women Applicants must be aged between 18 – 26 years by March 1, 2018.
  • Applicants must be medical, physically, and psychologically fit and must not be less than 1.68 meters tall for male and 1.62 meters tall for the female.
  • Applicants must print their completed online forms, attest it and submit it to the examination recruitment centers during the screening exercise period.
  • Knowledge of additional Nigerian Languages other than mother tongue is an added advantage

Nigerian Army Recruitment Recruits Training Exercise

If you want to join the Nigeria Army, do the following:

  1. Click here or visit: to register online now
  2. Make sure you apply with a valid email address
  3. Make sure you complete the online registration
  4. Make sure you print and attest documents generated – Application and Guarantor forms
  5. Make sure you Visit designated examination and recruitment centers with the above documents
  6. We wish you all the best in the recruitment exercise.

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