Nigerian Army 87 Recruitment Exercise 2024

This is to inform the general public that the Nigerian Army has announce their 87 Regular Recruits intake for Trade and Non Tradesmen and Women. Therefore, interested and qualified candidates are invited to take part during the online Recruitment registration exercise.  Read below for the method of application for Nigerian Army 87 Recruitment Exercise.

Nigerian Army 87 Recruitment


  • It is a Job/Career opportunity.
  • It also enhanced pay / allowances.
  • The Nigerian Army gives opportunity to the Soldiers to further their education.
  • It encourages social integration with the different tribes / religions.
  • It further enhance Welfare / Insurance Services
  • Nigerian army gives opportunities to officers to own houses at any choice location across Nigeria.
  • Lastly, there is Pension and Gratuity.


Read the following to know if you are qualified to apply:

  • Interested applicants must be a Nigerian citizen by birth, must be single, and lastly must owned NIN (National Identification Number) slip.
  • Prospective applicant must be psychologically, medically, and lastly physically fit in line with the Nigerian Army Standard.
  • Applicant must not have been convicted of any criminal charges by the court of law.
  • Interested applicant must have their birth certificate or age declaration issued by any one of the following; The National Population, Hospitals and Local Government.
  • Applicant must also have a valid Certificate of State of Origin.
  • Male applicants must have the minimum height of 1.68 while the female is 1.65.
  • The minimum age is 18 years or more than 22 years for the non-trades men/women while trades-men / women must not be more 26 years of age as at 30 of June, 2024.
  • A minimum of four (4) credit passes in O-Level Certificate (WAEC, GCE, NECO, or NABTEB) is needed at not maximum of two sittings.
  • In addition to the qualifications above, applicants for tradesmen / women must have a Trade Test/ City Guild Certificate. Click here to check details.
  • Online application to begin from 3 May, 2024.


Interested applicant should use the following steps for a successful registration.

  • Visit the Recruitment Portal through
  • Create a USERNAME and PASSWORD
  • Preview for errors
  • Click SUBMIT to finish your registration.
  • Print the REGISTRATION SLIP. Then print out all the GUARANTOR FORM for appropriate signings. Make sure the guarantor forms are properly signed.
  • Come with the appropriately signed GUARANTOR FORM and REGISTRATION SLIP to the designated state recruitment centres.
  • Applicant are to note that there will be no Pre-selection Computer Based Test.
  • There shall be no special centre for recruitments.
  • There shall be no Zonal Screening Exercise.
  • All screening prospective candidates shall take place at the candidate’s State of Origin.
  • Candidates are to note that they are no permitted to bring any electronic or recording devices to the screening venue.
  • Candidates must not have body tattoos or body inscriptions.
  • They must also present the original copies of their certificates (primary – secondary)
  • Applicants must not belong to any secret cult/society/fraternity.
  • Forging of results will lead to automatic withdrawing from Depot when discovered.
  • The recruit exercise is free, therefore do not give money to anyone to aid the process.
  • Candidates must go with their NIN slip.
  • Names of successful applicants will be shortlisted on the Nigerian Army website for screening.
  • Those shortlisted should endeavor to report their respective state of origin for their screening from June 20 – July 3 2024.
  • Ability to swim will be an added advantage to all applicants.


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