Breaking: Nigerian Army Releases List of Successful Candidates for Mass Recruitment

Breaking: Nigerian Army Releases List of Successful Candidates for Mass Recruitment

  • A list of applicants who will join the Nigerian Army as the newest recruits was released on Wednesday, July 6
  • The information was made public on Facebook by the NA's spokesman, Brig-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu
  • Nwachukwu urged citizens to watch out for ill-minded persons who might try to defraud persons with fake news

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The Nigerian Army (NA) has released a list of applicants who passed its test for 81 Regular Recruit Intake (81RR).

The announcement was made on Wednesday, July 7, by the NA's spokesman, Brigadier-General Oyema Nwachukwu, on Facebook.

COAS Farouk Yayaha speaking in Abuja
The NA said Nigerians should beware of fraudsters (Photo: HQ Nigerian Army)
Source: UGC

Nwachukwu called on the general public to beware of fraudsters who might try to take undue advantage of the information to swindle citizens.

The brief statement said:

"This is to inform the general public that the list of shortlisted candidates for 81 Regular Recruit Intake screening exercise is out. Visit for more information.

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"Beware of fraudsters!"

Nigerian Air Force opens application portal for recruitment exercise

Meanwhile, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) had announced the opening of its application portal for its recruitment exercise.

According to the Airforce, the portal would open from March 2. This was disclosed in a statement on its website. It added that the application will close on March 30 while the interview exercise will hold from May 17 to July 12.

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NAF consequently called on interested and qualified applicants to visit its website on the stipulated date and enroll for the exercise.

It added that the application process would be done free of charge while advising applicants to apply once.

Ogun state begins recruitment of Amotekun corps

In another development, the Ogun state government had commenced a recruitment drive for its security network otherwise known as the Amotekun Corps.

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The state government made this known in a notice on Thursday, February 11, posted on its official website. The positions being advertised include Field Operatives, Inspector of Corps, Assistant Superintendent of Corps, Superintendent of Corps, and Assistant Commander of Corps.


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