Nigerian Army 78RRI Recruitment

This post is meant to guide interested candidates who wish to apply for the Nigerian Army 78RRI Recruitment 2019/2020 Application Form: Requirements & Guidelines. NA Recruitment 2018-2019 Application Form, requirements, qualifications and guidelines for free here.

The Nigerian Armed Forces are the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Its origins lie in the elements of the Royal West African Frontier Force that became Nigerian when independence was granted in 1960.

Applications are invited from eligible Nigerians for commission into the as Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Course 24 and Short Service Combatant (SSC) Commission Course 45. The DSSC and SSC recruitment is open to both civilians and serving military personnel.

Related: Nigerian Army (DSSC & SSC) Commision Course 45/2019

We are pleased to inform the general public that Nigerian Army is currently recruiting for suitably qualified candidates for the 78 Regular Recruits Intake (RRI) both tradesmen/women and Non-tradesmen/women to fill the vacant positions listed below:
Available Positions

  • Non Tradesmen/Women
  • Instrumentalist
  • Journalist
  • Photographer
  • Singer
  • Video Cameraman/Woman
  • Song Writer (Nigerian Army Band Corps)
  • Electrical Technician (Army Aviation)
  • Mechanical Technician (Army Aviation)
  • Chaplain (Roman Catholic)
  • Video Technician
  • Graphic Designer
  • Chaplain (Islamic)
  • Public Address Operator/Audiographer
  • Chaplain (Protestant)
  • Military Police
  • Finance Corp
  • Medical Supplier
  • Biomed Technician
  • Physiotherapist
  • Language Expert
  • Interpreter
  • Language Teacher
  • Computer Operator/Technician
  • Driver (Intelligence Corps)
  • Electrician (Intelligence Corps)
  • Plumber (Intelligence Corps)
  • Storeman/Woman
  • Educationist
  • Tailor
  • Printer
  • Sign Writer
  • Vulcanizer
  • Spray Painter
  • Book-keeper
  • Blacksmith
  • Welder
  • Dental Technician
  • Boat Technician
  • Library Scientist
  • X-Ray Technician
  • Electro-medical Technician
  • Carpenter/Woodworker
  • Automotive Electrician
  • Generator/Plant Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Environmental Technician
  • Upholsterer
  • Sportsmen/Women
  • Sports Instructor
  • Painter (Nigerian Army Engineers)
  • Drivers (Nigerian Army Medical Corps)
  • Iron Bender (Nigerian Army Engineers)
  • Aluminium Work Technician
  • Driver (Supply and Transport)
  • Technician (Nigerian Army Signal)
  • Caterer (Supply and Transport)
  • Boat Engineer (Supply and Transport)
  • Boat Operator (Supply and Transport)
  • Nurse
  • Instrument Technician
  • Vehicle Mechanic
  • Fabrication/Panel Beater
  • Mechanical/Electronic Engineer
  • Radio/Electronic Technician
  • Refrigeration & Air-Conditioner Technician
  • Mason/Bricklayer (Nigerian Army Engineers)
  • Electrician (Nigerian Army Engineers)
  • Plant Operator (Nigerian Army Engineers)
  • Carpenter (Nigerian Army Engineers)
  • Welder/Metal Work Technician
  • Tiller (Nigerian Army Engineers)
  • Refrigeration and Air Condition Technician (Nigerian Army Engineers). Required Documents:
  • Passport size photograph
  • First School Leaving Certificate
  • Waec/Nabteb/NECO/GCE Results
  • Optional – NCE/ND/Trade Test/ RN
  • HBirth Certificate / Declaration of age.

Related: Nigerian Army 78RRI Recruitment Screening Date & Examination Centres 2018/2019

NA Recruitment Basic Requirements

Candidates who wish to apply for the Nigerian Army 78 RRI Recruitment exercise must meet the following conditions:

  • A minimum of WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB certificate 
  • Age requirements: Candidates must be between 22-35 years old.
  • Must reside and be a Nigerian citizen
  • Must be medically, physically and psychologically fit
  • Must be free of any criminal conviction.
  • Not be less than 1.65M for male and 1.56M tall for female applicants.
  • Candidates should proceed to print out their submitted application form which must be presented at the exam screening center.

Related: Defence Space Administration Recruitment 2018

How to Apply for Nigerian Army 78RRI Recruitment 2019

Interested candidates should visit the Nigerian Army Job Portal on ( to apply. Please note that the Nigerian Army 78Rri recruitment exercise has not yet started. The Application form is FREE of charge and must be submitted once.

N/B: Candidates are to come along to the designated screening centres with the online printed forms. On submission of application online, applicants are to print out the completed application form which must include the following parts;

  • Guarantors Form.
  • Police Certification Form.
  • Local Government Area Certification Form.
  • Declaration and Certification by Parents/Guardian Form.

Nigerian Army 78rri Recruitment Screening Centres

The following are the pre-screening examination centres for Tradesmen/Women and Non Tradesmen/Women.

SerialStateExam CentreLocation
AbiaIbeku High SchoolUmuahia
AdamawaCommand Secondary SchoolGibson Jallo Cantonment, 23 Bde, Yola
Akwa IbomChrist the King CollegeUyo
AnambraIgwebuike Grammar SchoolAwka
BauchiGovernment Day Secondary SchoolShadawanka Barracks, Bauchi
BayelsaBishop Dimi Grammar SchoolYenegoa
Benue 1Command Day Secondary SchoolNASME, Makurdi
Benue 272 SF BNNASME, Makurdi
BornoCommand Day Secondary SchoolMaimalari Cantonment, 21 Bde, Maiduguri
Cross River 1Command Children School 13 Bde, Calabar
  Cross River 2 Godwin Alli Cantonment 13 Bde, Ogoja
  Delta West End Mixed Secondary School 4 Bde, Asaba
  Ebonyi Command Children School Abakaliki
  Edo 1 Army Children School Isior Barracks NASST, Benin City
  Edo 2 NASEME Nichoho Barracks NASME, Auchi
  Ekiti Christ School Ado Ekiti
  Enugu Command Day Secondary School Abakpa Barracks, Enugu
  FCT 1 Command Day Secondary School Lungi Barracks, Abuja
  FCT 2 
GombeGovernment Secondary School Gombe 301 (GS) Arty Regt
  Imo Command Children School Obinze Barracks, Owerri
  Jigawa Jigawa State Polytechnic Dutse
  Kaduna 1 Command Children School Ribadu Cantonment, Kaduna
  Kaduna 2 Command Children School Dantunku, Waff Road, Kaduna
  Kaduna 3 Nigerian Army Sch of Military Police Basawa Barrack, Zaria
  Kano Command Children School Bukavu Barracks, 3 Bde, Kano
  Katsina Natsinta Day Secondary School 35 Bn, Katsina
  Kebbi Nagari College Birnin Kebbi
  Kogi 1 Command Children School Maigumeri Barracks, HQ CAR, Lokoja
Kogi 2Kogi State UniversityAyangba
KwaraCommand Children SchoolSobi Barracks, Ilorin
Lagos 1Command Day Secondary SchoolIkeja Cantonment, Lagos
Lagos 2Ojo CantonmentOjo, Lagos
NassarawaGovernment Secondary SchoolLafia
NigerCommand Children School31 FAB, Minna
OgunArmy Children SchoolAlamala Barracks, Abeokuta
OndoArmy Children SchoolOwena Barracks, Akure
OsunOsogbo Grammar SchoolOsogbo
OyoCommand Day Secondary SchoolIbadan
PlateauCommand Children SchoolMaxwell Khobe Cantonment, Jos
RiversCommand Children SchoolIsaac Boro Barracks, 2 Bde, Port Harcourt
SokotoCommand Children SchoolGiginya Barracks, 1 Bde, Sokoto
TarabaGovernment Teachers CollegeJalingo
YobeGovernment Day Secondary SchoolDamaturu
ZamfaraGusau Secondary School Gusau1 BAD, Gusau

Online Application Closing Date:
Will be announced.

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