Are you a Nigerian seeking to pursue a career in the Nigerian military? I am thrilled to share that the Nigerian Army is currently accepting applications from candidates who aspire to join, and we invite all interested individuals to apply.

Established in 1956, the Nigerian Army serves as the nation’s land force with the motto “Victory is From God Alone.” Tasked with ensuring external security, the army also plays a crucial role in maintaining internal security within the country.

“The recruitment process for the Regular Recruit Intake (RRI) involves a more extended period, and the eligibility criteria for RRI are set accordingly.”

The application is done through the online portal. Before releasing the next application form to the general public, it is essential to follow the outlined steps to ensure a successful application. Take note of these instructions for a smooth application process.

Please be aware that the recruitment process is free of charge, and applications will be conducted through the online portal

Requirements Needed To Be Eligible For The Nigerian Army RRI Recruitment

To be eligible for the Nigerian Army recruitment, applicants must adhere to the following criteria:

  1. Nigerian citizenship with a valid means of identification.
  2. Mental and physical fitness is a requirement.
  3. No criminal convictions should be present.
  4. A valid birth certificate or age declaration endorsed by the National Population Commission is mandatory.
  5. Male applicants must have a minimum height of 1.68m, while female applicants must be at least 1.65m tall.
  6. The age range for applicants is between 18 to 22 years.
  7. Possession of a Trade Test/City Guild Certificate is important for eligibility.

Prospective candidates are urged to ensure they meet these criteria before applying for the recruitment process.

How to Apply For The Nigerian Army RRI Recruitment Exercise

To apply for the Nigerian Army recruitment exercise, follow the steps outlined below through the online portal

  1. Review the instructions provided on the portal carefully.
  2. Create a new account on the portal.
  3. Log in to the newly created account.
  4. Complete the application form by filling in the necessary details.
  5. Upload all required documents as specified in the instructions.
  6. Ensure that all information provided is accurate and complete.
  7. Cross-check your application thoroughly before the final submission.

Following these procedures, you can successfully submit your application for the Nigerian Army recruitment exercise.

Significant things To Note About The Nigerian Army Recruitment

Important points to note regarding the Nigerian Army recruitment:

  1. There will be no pre-selection computer-based Test.
  2. No zonal screening exercise will be conducted during the recruitment process.
  3. There is no designated special recruitment center.
  4. Candidates are advised to bring their BVN (Bank Verification Number) printout.

The Nigerian Army Recruitment shortlist will be made available online following the closure of the recruitment exercise deadline.

This list will include the names of individuals deemed eligible to participate in the screening exercise. The final shortlist, encompassing the conclusive results of the last screening exercise, will be released thereafter.

Applicants are encouraged to stay updated on the official portal for timely access to these shortlists.

Applicants should be aware of these key points to ensure a smooth and informed participation in the Nigerian Army recruitment process.

Has The Nigerian Army Recruitment Application Form Been Released?

The Nigerian Army (87RRI) Recruitment application form is not yet available. Do check back to get the latest information when it is available.

However, successful candidates of 86RRI recruitment are to report to their respective states of origin on 2 January 2024.


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