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Portal is Now Opened: Nigerian Army 87 Regular Recruitment Exercise 2024

The Nigerian Army has announced the commencement of the 87 Regular Recruitment Exercise for 2024. Below are the detailed requirements, qualifications, method of application, and the benefits of serving in the Nigerian Army.

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  • Citizenship Requirement: Applicants must be single and Nigerian citizens by birth. They must possess a National Identity Card/NIN slip.
  • Physical and Mental Fitness: Applicants must be medically, physically, and psychologically fit according to Nigerian Army Standards.
  • Clean Criminal Record:Applicants must be free of any criminal convictions by the court of law.
  • Documentation: Valid birth certificate/age declaration endorsed by the National Population Commission, Hospital, or Local Government Council is required.Applicants must possess a valid certificate of state of origin.
  • Height Requirement: Male candidates must not be less than 1.68 meters tall, while female candidates must not be less than 1.65 meters tall.
  • Age Limit: Non-trades men/women must be between 18 to 22 years old.Tradesmen/women must not be more than 26 years old as of 30 June 24.
  • Educational Qualification: Applicants must possess a minimum of 4 passes in not more than two sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB.Tradesmen/women must also possess a Trade Test/City Guild Certificate.
  • Online Registration: Interested candidates are advised to log on to the NA recruitment website here to complete online registration from 3 May – 7 June 24.


  • Apply online via the recruitment portal here
  • Log on to the above-mentioned link using the username and password provided during registration.
  • Complete the free online application form, submit it online, and print a copy.Print and complete the Guarantor Form as appropriate.
  • Ensure you bring duly signed copies of the application forms and guarantor forms to the designated state recruitment centers.


Nigerian Army
  1. Career Opportunity:
    • The Nigerian Army offers job and career opportunities for individuals seeking to serve their country.
  2. Enhanced Pay/Allowances:
    • Soldiers enjoy enhanced pay and allowances compared to many other professions.
  3. Educational Opportunities:
    • There are opportunities for further education and professional development within the Nigerian Army.
  4. Social Integration: Serving in the Nigerian Army provides an opportunity for social integration with people from various tribes and religions.
  5. Welfare/Insurance Services:
    • Soldiers benefit from enhanced welfare and insurance services provided by the Nigerian Army.
  6. Housing Opportunities:
    • All soldiers have the opportunity to own houses in choice locations across Nigeria.
  7. Pension and Gratuity:
    • Upon retirement, soldiers are entitled to pension and gratuity benefits, ensuring financial security in their later years.


  • No Pre-Selection Test
  • No Special Centers
  • No Zonal Screening
  • State of Origin Screening
  • No Electronic Devices
  • No Bodily Inscriptions/Tattoos
  • Original Educational Certificates
  • No Cult/Society Membership
  • No Forgery/Falsification
  • No Gratification
  • Bring NIN Slip
  • Study Instructions
  • Publication of Shortlisted Candidates
  • Screening Dates: 20 June – 3 July 24
  • Swimming Ability Advantage
  • Recruitment is FREE


  • Minimum Age (Non-Trades): 18
  • Maximum Age (Non-Trades): 22
  • Minimum Age (Trades): 18
  • Maximum Age (Trades): 26
  • Minimum Height (Male): 1.68m
  • Minimum Height (Female): 1.65m
  • Minimum Educational Qualification: WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. Tradesmen/women require Trade Test/City Guild Certificate.

Application Period: 3 May 24 – 7 Jun 24

Prospective candidates are urged to adhere strictly to these guidelines and take advantage of this opportunity to serve their country in the Nigerian Army.


The Nigerian Army’s 87 Regular Recruitment Exercise for 2024 is an opportunity for eligible individuals to contribute to national defense and security. With clear instructions, stringent qualifications, and a range of benefits awaiting successful recruits, this recruitment drive aims to attract dedicated and capable individuals to join the ranks of the Nigerian Army.

As the recruitment process progresses, candidates are advised to stay informed, follow instructions diligently, and prepare thoroughly for the screening exercise. Let us unite in serving our nation with honor, courage, and commitment through the Nigerian Army.

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