Nigerian Army 71 Regular Recruits Nigerians [2014 / 2015]

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29 Apr, 2014

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The Nigerian Army invites applications from qualified candidates for the 71 Regular Recruits Intake for Tradesmen / Women and Non-Tradesmen / Women for 2014/2015 enlistment / recruitment exercise.



  • Applicants shall be of Nigerian origin by birth.
  • All Applicants must attend zonal screening exercise at the designated zonal centres for their respective states.
  • Non-Tradesmen & Women Applicants must be aged between 18 – 22 years by July 2014.
  • Tradesmen & Women Applicants must be aged between 18 – 26 years by July 2014.
  • Applicants must be medically, physically, and psychologically fit and must not be less than 1.65 meters tall for male and 1.56 meters for female.
  • Applicants must be free of any Criminal conviction.

Educational Requirements for entry as Non-Tradesmen/women into the Nigerian Army.

Reference Category Qualification
A1 Non Tradesmen/Women Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English.


Tradesmen Required
Educational Qualification
Trades Qualification
1. Nigerian Army Engineers
  1. Masons /Bricklayers.
  2. Carpenters.
  3. Plumbers.
  4. Electricians.
  5. Plant Operators.
  6. Refrigeration and Air Condition technicians.
  7. Tillers.
  8. Welders /Metal Works.
  9. Painters.
  10. Iron Benders.
  11. Aluminium Work.
Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English.
  1. Government Trade Test 1.
  2. Apprenticeship Certificate.
  3. OND or certificate from approved Institutions.
2. Nigerian Army Signals
  1. Electronic installations and maintenance.
  2. Radio TV and electronic works.
  3. Computer Operation and maintenance.
  4. Workshop practices.
  5. ICT competence in various fields.
  6. Data communication and network technician.
  7. Competence in VSAT installations, networking and infrastructural design.
  8. Knowledge in Urban Communication System (UCS) deployment, employment and networking.
  9. Surveillance technology.
  10. Fibre Optics Technology.
  11. Electrical technician.
  12. Computer technician.
  13. Proficiencies in French Language.
  14. Skills in CCTV installations and networking.
Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English. OND Physics, technical field or French, Pre ND, NCE technical or french, Certificates of Remedial studies (Physics, electrical electronics).

Vocational trade proficiency certificate for artisan.

3. Nigerian Army Corps of Supply and Transport
  1. Caterers.
  2. Drivers.
  3. Boat Operators.
  4. Boat Engineers.
Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English.
  1. Basic catering course.
  2. Valid drivers licence with 3 years experience.
  3. Basic Boat Operators /Engineering.
  4. OND or certificate from approved Institutions.
4. Nigerian Army Medical Corps
  1. Nursing.
  2. Lab technician.
  3. X-Ray technicians.
  4. Dental technician.
  5. Pharmacy technician.
  6. Environmental technician.
  7. Biomed technician.
  8. Medical supply.
  9. Pysiotherapy.
Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE /GCE /NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English. OND /RN /RM or certificate from approved Institutions.
5. Nigerian Army Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
  1. Fabrication /panel beater.
  2. Vehicle mechanic.
  3. Radio /Electronic technician.
  4. Instrument Technician.
  5. Mechanical /Electronic Engineering.
  6. Refrigeration & Air-Conditioner technician.
  7. Upholsterers.
  8. Spray painting.
  9. Vulcanizing.
  10. Electro-medical technician.
  11. Boat technician.
  12. Carpentry /Woodwork.
  13. Sign Writers.
  14. Blacksmiths.
  15. Generator /Plant technicians.
  16. Automotive Electricians.
  17. Welders.
  18. Automotive Electricians.
Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE /GCE /NECO /NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English.
  1. NABTEB tech Certificate.
  2. Trade Test Certificate.
  3. City & Guilds.
  4. Graduate of technical College.
  5. OND or certificate from approved Institutions.

Register to enroll with the Nigerian Army in five (5) easy steps
Step 1: Buy Voucher Online or from any branch of the designated banks
Step 2: Validate your Voucher Serial Number / Reference Code and PIN
Step 3: Register on the portal with your User Name (E-mail) and Password
Step 4: Fill in the required information, Save and Print a copy
Step 5: Visit Nigerian Army portal for the list of successful candidates
Note: You can log in to the portal at any time with your User Name and Password

Click here to visit Nigerian Army Recruitment Portal

Purchase e-Vouchers online using Mastercard, Visa & Verve cards issued by the following banks:
Purchase paper vouchers from the following banks:

The Printed forms shall be accompanied with the following documents:

  1. Photocopies of Birth Certificate/Age Declaration.
  2. Photocopies of academic and professional Certificates.
  3. A letter of Identification signed by the identifying officer in Section F of the duly completed form (printed from this on-line portal).
  4. Applicants shall be required to produce the originals of all certificates/Credentials and Electronic Voucher or Scratch Card used to apply on this on-line portal.
  5. Any applicant suspected to have impersonated, manipulated or submitted false documents shall be disqualified during or after training. Such an applicant shall also be handed over to the Police for Prosecution.
  6. Candidates whose pictures are not submitted electronically will not be considered for shortlisting.
  7. The Nigerian Army shall not entertain any enquires in respect of applicants whose applications are rejected or failed to meet the selection criteria.

Click here to visit Nigerian Army Recruitment Portal



  • Pre-screening exam will take place on June 2014 nationwide.
  • All candidates should attend the exam with HB pencil and eraser.
  • The list of short-listed candidates for the zonal screening exercise will be published on the portal after the exam.


Exam Centre
1 Abia Ibeku High School Umuahia
2 Adamawa Command Secondary School Gibson Jallo Cantonment, 23 Bde, Yola
3 Akwa Ibom Christ the King College Uyo
4 Anambra Igwebuike Grammar School Awka
5 Bauchi Government Day Secondary School Shadawanka Barracks, Bauchi
6 Bayelsa Bishop Dimi Grammar School Yenegoa
7 Benue Command Day Secondary School NASME, Makurdi
8 Borno Command Day Secondary School Maimalari Cantonment, 21 Bde, Maiduguri
9 Cross River Command Children School 13 Bde, Calabar
10 Delta St Patrick College Asaba
11 Ebonyi Command Children School Abakaliki
12 Edo Army Children School Isior Barracks, NASST, Benin City
13 Ekiti Christ School Ado Ekiti
14 Enugu Command Day Secondary School Abakpa Barracks, Enugu
15 FCT Command Day Secondary School Lungi Barracks, Abuja
16 Gombe Government Secondary School Gombe 301 (GS) Arty Regt
17 Imo Command Children School Obinze Barracks, Owerri
18 Jigawa Jigawa State Polytechnic Dutse
19 Kaduna 1 Command Children School Ribadu Cantonment, Kaduna
20 Kaduna 2 Command Children School Dantunku, Waff Road, Kaduna
21 Kano Command Children School Bukavu Barracks, 3 Bde, Kano
22 Katsina Natsinta Day Secondary School 35 Bn, Katsina
23 Kebbi Nagari College Birnin Kebbi
24 Kogi Command Children School Maigumeri Barracks, HQ CAR, Lokoja
25 Kwara Command Children School Sobi Barracks, Ilorin
26 Lagos Command Day Secondary School Ikeja Cantonment, Lagos
27 Nassarawa Government Secondary School Lafia
28 Niger Command Children School 31 FAB, Minna
29 Ogun Army Children School Alamala Barracks, Abeokuta
30 Ondo Army Children School Owena Barracks, Akure
31 Osun Osogbo Grammar School Osogbo
32 Oyo Command Children School Letmauck Cantonment, Ibadan
33 Plateau Command Children School Maxwell Khobe Cantonment, Jos
34 Rivers Command Children School Isaac Boro Barracks, 2 Bde, Port Harcourt
35 Sokoto Command Children School Giginya Barracks, 1 Bde, Sokoto
36 Taraba Government Teachers College Jalingo
37 Yobe Government Day Secondary School Damaturu
38 Zamfara Gusau Secondary School Gusau 1 BAD, Gusau

Note: The Nigerian Army reserves the right to prosecute any individual or group found to have fraudulently gained access to this site or information contained in it. Applicants are therefore advised to obtain their e-Vouchers directly through this portal or buy paper vouchers from the designated banks.

Click here to visit Nigerian Army Recruitment Portal

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