APPLY: Nigerian Army Announces Fresh Recruitment for 2024, Details, How to Register Surface

APPLY: Nigerian Army Announces Fresh Recruitment for 2024, Details, How to Register Surface

  • One of the largest uniformed combat services in Africa, the Nigerian Army, has announced a fresh recruitment for 2024
  • In a statement seen by on Friday, May 3, the Army shared the method of application and the basic entry requirements
  • The Army reeled out the benefits of serving in the Nigerian Army, which is one of the most powerful military on the continent journalist Ridwan Adeola Yusuf has over 9 years of experience covering public journalism and security matters.

Garki, Abuja - The Nigerian Army (NA) on Friday, May 3, told interested Nigerians that the online application for 87 regular recruits intake for non-tradesmen and women has started.

The regular recruit intake applications are for secondary school certification holders.

Nigerian Army recruitment 2024 ongoing
Nigerian Army makes public announcement for 87RRI recruitment. Photo credit: @HQNigerianArmy
Source: Twitter gathered that the application started on Friday, May 3, and would end on Friday, June 7, 2024.

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The portal to apply is and recruitment into the Nigerian Army is free.

It is understood that shortlisted candidates will participate in the state recruitment screening exercise scheduled from June 20 to July 3, 2024.

Nigerian Army's regular recruit intake: Instructions

Check out the directives as shared on the Nigerian Army's website.

  1. Candidates are to note that there will be no pre-selection computer-based test (CBT).
  2. No special centre for recruitment.
  3. There will be no zonal screening exercise.
  4. All screening of potential recruits will be conducted at the candidates’ respective state of origin.
  5. Candidates are not to bring electronic or recording devices to the venue of the State Recruitment Exercise.
  6. Candidates are also expected to adhere to COVID-19 protocols which include regular washing of hands, use of face mask, and observing physical distance.
  7. Any candidate who falsifies or forges his/her results and is discovered even during training at Depot NA will be withdrawn from training.
  8. Candidates are advised to come with their NIN Slip.
  9. Candidates are advised in their own interest not to give any form of gratification or inducement to any person or group of persons to assist them in the recruitment exercise.
  10. Candidates are advised to carefully read the instructions on the website or call the following support lines if in doubt: 070812711985 and 07041467033.
  11. Names of shortlisted candidates for screening would be published on the NA website for the awareness of all candidates.
  12. Shortlisted candidates are to report to their respective states of origin for the screening exercise from 4 - 17 December 2023.

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The Army made this public on Wednesday, May 1.


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Ridwan Adeola (Current Affairs Editor) Ridwan Adeola Yusuf is a Current Affairs Editor at and a certified journalist with over 9 years of experience. He edited Politics Nigeria's articles, was the Acting Editor of AllNews Nigeria and Fact-Checking Researcher (Africa Check). He received his HND in Mass Communication from The Polytechnic Ibadan. He received a Certificate of Achievement (Journalism Clinic’s Fix The Leak masterclass, 2021) and also completed Google News Initiative's Advance digital reporting curriculum. Contact him at

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