Nigeria Army Recruitment 2019/2020

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The Nigeria Army Recruitment 2019 is ongoing. To get the Nigeria Army Form 2019, visit the Nigeria Army Portal to apply for the Nigeria Army 79rri.

Are you passionate about joining the Nigerian Army through the Nigeria Army Recruitment 2019?

Here in this article, you will find a complete guide on how to apply for the Nigeria Army 79RRI.

With over 200,000 active personnel, the Nigerian Army is the largest component of the Nigerian Armed Forces. Its duty includes, enforcing law and order in the country.

The Nigerian Army currently pride itself with 9 active formations, which include:

  • 1 Division, headquartered in Kaduna
  • 2 Division (HQ in Ibadan)
  • 3 Armoured Division HQ in Jos
  • 6th Amphibious Division HQ Port Harcourt
  • 7th Infantry Division (OP-LD) HQ in Maiduguri
  • 8th Division HQ Sokoto
  • 81st Division (Amphibious) HQ in Lagos
  • 82nd Division (Airborne and Amphibious) HQ in Enugu
  • Training and Doctrine Command HQ Minna

That said, the Nigerian Army is constantly inviting applications from qualified, suitably, mentally, and physically fit individuals for recruitment into the Nigerian Army.

Nigeria Army Recruitment Screening Centers in Zones

ZONESSTATESSCREENING CENTERS
North Central
Zone 1
Benue
Nasarawa
Plateau
FCT, Abuja
Nigerian Army
School of Military
Engineering,
Makurdi
North Central
Zone 2
Kwara
Niger
Kogi
Headquarters,
31 Artillery Brigade,
Minna
North East
Zone 1
Adamawa
Taraba
Borno
Headquarters,
23 Brigade Nigerian Army,
Yola
North East
Zone 2
Bauchi
Yobe
Gombe
Headquarters,
33 Brigade Nigerian Army,
Bauchi
North West
Zone 1
Kano
Kebbi
Sokoto
Zamfara
Headquarters,
1 Brigade,
Sokoto
North West
Zone 2
Jigawa
Kaduna
Katsina
Headquarters,
1 Division,
Kaduna
South East 1Abia
Imo
Headquarters,
34 Brigade Nigerian Army,
Obinze Barracks,
Owerri
South East 2Anambra
Ebonyi
Enugu
Headquarters,
82 Division Garrison,
Enugu
South South 1Akwa Ibom
Cross River
Rivers
Headquarters,
2 Brigade,
Port Harcourt
South South 2Bayelsa
Delta
Edo
Headquarters,
4 Brigade Nigerian Army,
Benin
South West 1Lagos
Ogun
Ondo
Headquarters,
32 Artillery Brigade,
Akure
South West 2Ekiti
Osun
Oyo
Headquarters,
2 Division Adekunle Fajuyi,
Cantonment,
Ibadan

PS: There will be no Zonal Screening Exercise for this year, as screening of all potential recruits will be done at the candidates respective State of Origin.

Nigeria Army Recruitment Requirements

  • Applicant must be of Nigerian origin by birth, and must possess either of National ID or Voters Card;
  • Applicant must possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in either WASSCE/GCE/NECO or NABTEB. One of the credits must be English Language.
  • In addition to the qualification above, those applying as tradesmen women must also possess OND/Trade Tcst/City and Guild Certificate. Details are available on the https://naportal.com.ng/
  • Applicant must be between the ages of 18 – 22 years for non-tradesmen women while tradesmen women must be between the ages of 18 – 26 years by 1st June  2019.
  • Candidate must be free of any criminal conviction.
  • Candidate must be medically, physically and psychologically fit for the service
  • Male and Female candidate must not be less than 1.65 meters and 1.56 meters tall respectively.
  • You are required to print out your submitted form which you will present at the exam screening center.

How to Apply for the Nigeria Army Recruitment 2019/2020

  • Visit www.nigerianarmyms.ng to create an account
  • Use an “Active” email address during registration
  • Upon a successful registration you will receive an email notification containing your “Profile” login credentials
  • Click on “Login” to complete the application form
  • Make sure that all required documents listed below are uploaded:
    • Your passport photograph
    • Educational certificates
    • Evidence of membership of any professional body (if available)
    • Certificate of State of Origin
    • Birth certificate or age declaration

NB: Upon completion of the application, you must print out the online generated photo-slip.

The first page is to be signed by the Registrar of Court of Law while the second page is to be signed by the applicants’ Local Government Chairman/Secretary or any military officer of the rank of Lieutenant Colonel or equivalent and above who hails from his/her state.

Successful applicants would be required to present their printed photo-slips to the selection board during interview.

Successful candidates are required to bring the following to the screening center:

  • Writing materials
  • Birth certificate or age declaration
  • Certificate of State of Origin
  • Sports wears (blue short, white vest and canvas)
  • Completed and signed 75RRI form (Certificate of Guarantor with passport photograph)
  • Statement of Results for WAEC/NECO or equivalent (Original/Computer Printout)
  • Pre-Screening Examination Result Notice (Log in to download)
  • Primary School Testimonial (Original)
  • Primary School Certificate (Original)
  • Secondary School Testimonial (Original)
  • Trade Test Certificate (for tradesmen/tradeswomen only)

NB: Applicants are to submit ONLY one registration. This exercise closes 28th September, 2019.

FAQ

These are some of the most frequent asked questions as regarding the Nigeria Army Recruitment:

Is the Nigeria Army recruitment form for 2020 out?

The Nigeria Army recruitment form for 2020 isn’t out yet. But we will keep you posted as soon as the form is out.

What does the Nigeria Army “79RRI” means?

Firstly, “79” is a recruitment code of the Nigeria Army; and “RRI” stands for Regular Recruitment Intake. In other words, the Nigeria Army 79RRI is same as: The Nigeria Army 79 Regular Recruitment Intake.

What is the official Nigeria Army recruitment portal?

The official Nigeria Army recruitment portal is https://naportal.com.ng/

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