Nigeria Army Training Allowance 2023

The Nigeria Army Training Allowance has remained the same for some years now and recently in 2023, there is an update concerning the current rate of the training allowance for the Nigerian Army.

The Nigeria Army Training Allowance is the Allowance which is paid to the Nigerian Army Trainees who are still under training. This includes the Nigerian Army Recruits, the Nigerian Army Short Service Cadets and the Nigerian Army Regular Cadets. The Nigeria Army Training allowance 2023 is has been mentioned when we wrote about the Nigerian Army Salary 2023, Ranks and Allowances. But it was not explained in details. So in this post, we will breakdown the Nigerian Army Training Allowance in details.

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Nigeria Army Training Allowance

Before we list out the training allowance for the Nigerian Army, there are few things you need to understand about the Trainees.

Nigerian Army Recruits

The Nigeria Army Recruits are those trainees who were accepted to the Recruitment using SSCE certificate and their training is for the period of six months. The training allowance paid to them is the least among all the Nigerian Army Trainees.

Nigerian Army Short Service Cadets

This set of trainees were accepted into the Nigerian Army using HND or BSC or Equivalent. this simply means that they joined the Nigerian Army as a Graduate. The Short Service has two different categories, The DSSC and SSC. The DSSC takes a period of 6 months while the SSC takes a period of 9 months. You can read about the difference between DSSC and SSC in the Nigerian Army.

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Nigerian Army Regular Cadets

Lastly is the Nigerian Army Regular Cadets. This set of trainees were also accepted into training with SSCE but there training is different from the recruits as they spend 5 years in the Nigerian Defence Academy doing both Academic and Military Training. They collect the highest training allowance in the Nigerian Army. Below is the complete list of the Nigeria Army Training Allowance 2023.

Nigeria Army Training Allowance 2023

  • Recruits who are under training are paid about N10,000 – N12,500 monthly.
  • Nigerian Army Short Service Cadets both DSSC and SSC are Paid a monthly training allowance of about N15,000 – N25,000.
  • Nigerian Army Regular Cadets who are under training in the Nigerian Defence Academy are paid a monthly training allowance of about N25,000 – N30,000.
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The figure above is currently the Nigerian Army training allowance. Please note that there is a probability that there may be any changes at any time. Once there is any update, this post will be updated immediately.

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