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Are you interested in working with the Nigerian NAVY? Serving with the sea branch of the armed forces of Nigeria will be something that comes with much pride and respect.
Should incase you want to apply for the ongoing Nigerian Navy online recruitment then this article is the right place to get all relevant information as regards opening date of online registration as well as closing date, recruitment requirements, list of shortlisted candidate etc.
The Nigerian Navy has been regarded as having the largest sea fleet in the African continent, more also when it comes to number of serving personal (seamen and sea women) they seems the largest. Established in 1887 with central view of protecting the water highway and Interest of the colonial master known then as the Royal Nigerian Navy not untill 1963 it was renamed ‘Nigerian Navy’.
Yearly recruitment is needed to be carried out in the Nigerian Navy so as to replace retirees and also to fill vacant position.
The Nigerian Navy recruitment comes in two categories and they are :
- Direct Short Service Commissions (DSSC)
- Regular Recruitment
Those who are applying for the regular recruitment will apply with lower requirements like O level and OND certificate.
Those who are applying for Direct short service commission will apply with degree certificate or simply HND.
To successfully complete the Nigerian Navy (NN) online recruitment process there are required documents and criteria to meet and they are as follows :
- Nigeria Navy (NN) regular recruitment needs just O level or at most OND certificate. Anyone with higher qualifications need to apply for DSSC recruitment.
- Military duties are reserved for Nigerians alone hence applicant for Nigerian navy recruitment must be in a Nigeria.
- Nigerian Navy Requires only physically fit applicant.
- Required hight is just 1.68m for male and 1.65m for female.
- Any deformation or disability such as hearing, eyesight problems,flat fool, broken bones that results to bad Posture won’t be allowed.
- Only those who aren’t married can apply
- Those with criminal record can’t apply.
Note: O’Level certificates and other educational documents that are requested at the point of processing your application must be original. This should be scanned and uploaded online and must be presented on the day of Nigeria Navy physical screening
- Your O level results can be WAEC, NECO, GCE or NABTEB.
- If you have Ordinary National Diploma (OND) your application will run smoothly also just as in the case of O level results.
Age limit : NN which is the Nigerian Navy recruitment for O level applicant age is between 18 to 22 years of age. Those applying with higher certificate like NCE, ICT Professionals and their like should not be more than 24 years of age.
If you want to know more about the Nigerian Navy then click here https://www.navy.mil.ng/ but if you want to start your application here is the link https://www.joinnigeriannavy.com/
For academic purposes and information related to academics then click here
- NN recruitment portal link is @
- Click on the NN portal link above and click on the registration button. Ensure you read all instructions.
- Password and username needed to be created by you to access your profile at the portal anytime.
- When you access the Nigerian Navy recruitment form, fill all your personal information like your name, age, state of origin etc. At each stage save each step before you continue with other stage.
- Before you submit your form on the Nigerian Navy recruitment portal review all entries you have made like twice or more before click on the submit button.
- You need to download some documents like the Police Certification Form,Government Attestation Form, Parent/Guardian Consent and Guarantor Form.
Only those whose name are on the Nigerian Navy list of shortlisted candidate will be given the chance to go through the examination process and the interview that takes places at Navy Secondary School Ojo.
You might ask what is the Nigerian Navy screening all about? Well the NN (Nigerian Navy) recruitment Screening involves you presenting your documents like credentials/certificates for physical verification. When coming please come with these under listed items :
- Come with all Credentials in their original forms and also photocopies.
- Come with writing material.
- navy blue shorts and 2 white (unmarked) T-shirt these should come in pairs
- Come with pillowcases and Bedsheets
- canvas/trainer and stockings
- Come with your recently taken photographs.
Note : all Nigerian Navy applicant will under screening that will be on “one on one ” basis. Please try to meet all the eligibility criteria set by the Nigerian Navy recruitment team.
All declaration you make at any point in time should be correct because any slight error can disqualify any candidate.
Accuracy must be adhere to when it comes to medical record. Unfit personal should not apply or those who are suffering from any physical deformity should refrain from applying.
When you finally submit the Nigerian Navy (NN) application online, just keep your cool for the list of shortlisted candidate.
Here are some more information about the Nigerian Navy Shortlisted candidate :
There will be a an online test and a physical screening for the Nigeria Navy Recruitment.
You are to report at the center given to you before 8am or an hour before the exam.
Candidates can only write their exams in centers assigned to them.
Requirements for the NN test :
Those taking the screening will come all documents printed when they are registering.
Come with HB Pencil and Eraser.
The Nigerian Navy is structured for effective command in the following way:
National headquarters: this is located in the seat of power Abuja. All other command receives instruction from the Navy headquarters in Abuja.
Three operational command : there is three operational command located West known as the Western command, Eastern command, this has it headquarters in Calabar,we also have the central command with its operational headquarters in Bayelsa
Training command : there are training command for training or recruitment purposes scattered across the country although its headquarters is located in Lagos.
There is a forward base.
There is also five operational bases.
There are also Two dockyards in Port Harcourt and Lagos.
There is Two fleets one is located in Lagos and the second in Calabar.
The Nigerian Navy serves several functions to the Nigerian people although we always generalise its function to costal guard. As an prospective seaman and woman it’s advisable to know or be able to list several functions of the Nigerian Navy and they are as follows:
Costal duty rule : customs laws made by government is not easy to enforce and has never been left in the hand of one Government agency. The Nigerian Navy a primary responsibility of enforcement of customs law
Naval Defence of Nigeria: there is what is known as the Navy Act of 1964, this act empowers the Nigerian Navy to protect the country and waterways from both internally and externally aggression and threat. They also collaborate with neighbouring countries to guard against pirates and Militias that operate in the vast Atlantic ocean.
Help keep Nigerians from threat that occurs via water channels.
They perform large and extensive policing within the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).
They are called upon where necessary to perform defence function in collaboration with the Nigerian army.
Nigerian Navy Exam Centers:
These are the centers used by the Nigerian Navy for physical screening and other related exercises. You are to report in the following center although when the time comes.
|1||Abia State||Nigerian Navy Finance and Logistics School, Owerinta|
|3||Abuja||Yakubu Gowon Barrack (Mambilla Barrack)|
|4||Adamawa||23Bde NA Gibson Jalo Cantonment Yola|
|5||Akwa Ibom||NNS JUBILEE, Ikot Abasi|
|6||Anambra||302 Field Arty Regt NA, Onitsha|
|7||Bauchi||NA Armoured Corp and Centre|
|8||Benue||72 Paratrooper Bn NA, Makurdi|
|9||Borno||21 Bde NA Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri|
|10||Cross River||NNS VICTORY, Calabar|
|11||Delta State||NNS DELTA, Warri|
|12||Edo||Ekenwa Barrack Benin|
|13||Enugu||HQ 82 Div NA, Abakpa Barrack, Enugu|
|14||Imo||34 Arty Bde NA, Obinze Barrack|
|15||Kaduna||NDA Old Site|
|16||Kaduna||NAF Base Kaduna|
|17||Kaduna||HQ 1 DIV NA, Kawo Kaduna|
|18||Kaduna||312 Artillery Regt NA, Kalapanzin Barrack, Kakuri|
|19||Kano||NAF Base Kano|
|20||Katsina||35 Inf Bn NA, Katsina|
|21||Kogi||HQ CAR NA, Maigumeri Barrack|
|23||Lagos||Nigerian Navy Primary School Mobil Road Apapa|
|24||Lagos||NNS QUORRA, Apapa, Lagos|
|25||Nasarawa||117 Bn NA, Keffi|
|26||Ondo State||323 Arty Regt Akure|
|27||Oyo State||HQ 2 Mech Div NA, Ibadan|
|28||Rivers State||Nigerian Navy Basic and Training School, Onne|
|29||Sokoto State||26 Motorized Bn Giginya Barracks Sokoto|
NN recruitment process and recruitment guideline has been concluded. The recruitment form is available on the Nigerian Navy recruitment website for accessibility. We are updating this page with relevant information to help you get enlisted into the Navy.
The Nigerian Navy recruitment closing date will be updated here but have it in mind that the recruitment period will last for just 6 weeks.
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