Nigerian Navy is one of the 3 branches of the Nigerian Armed Forces. The Nigerian Navy is responsible for the maritime defence of Nigeria and its interests. The Nigerian Navy is always recruiting for interested and qualified candidates to join the Nigerian Navy. In this article, we will be discussing the Nigerian Navy recruitment, requirements, and how to join the Nigerian Navy 2023.
What is the Nigerian Navy
The Nigerian Navy is of the branch of the Nigerian Armed Forces. It is responsible for the protection of Nigeria’s territorial waters, rivers, and creeks as well as its offshore assets. The Navy also participates in national and international peacekeeping missions. The Nigerian Navy is one of the largest navies in Africa, with around 50,000 sailors and officers.
Requirements for the Nigerian Navy Recruitment 2023
To join the Nigerian Navy, you must meet certain eligibility requirements. These requirements may vary depending on your rank or the type of recruitment you are applying for. You can apply for the Nigerian recruitment as a Graduate, we have already written an article on how to join the Nigerian Navy as a Graduate or join through the Nigerian Navy Recruitment which is meant for only SSCE, NCE and ND holders. There requirements is different from graduates requirements, but in general you must be a Nigerian citizen, at least 18 years old, and have a secondary school education or its equivalent. You must also be in good physical condition and have no criminal record.
Nigerian Navy Recruitment requirements
- All the Applicants must be a Nigerian Citizen.
- Being a Computer literate will be an added advantage.
- You must possess an your NYSC certificate or a letter of exemption.
- Applicants must be between the ages of 18 to 22 years for SSCE holders and 18 to 26 years for those with higher qualifications like Nurses, NCE, OND, drivers, etc
- All applicants must not be married.
- All candidates must present O’level certificate be it WAEC, NECO, GCE or NABTEB. You must have Credit in English and Mathematics.
- All applicants must be medically, mentally and physically fit.
- Medical Consultants, Chaplains/Imams should be between 30 and 40 years of age. Please note that this is for those joining the Nigerian Navy as a Graduate.
- Not be less than 1.65 meters for females candidates and 1.69 meters for the male respectively.
- Applicants must possess a minimum of Second Class Upper Division for holders of First degree and Upper Credit for HND holders if you are applying as a Graduate.
- Must not have been involved in any criminal activities in the past.
Nigerian Navy Recruitment 2023 Application Process.
The process of applying to join the Nigerian Navy is very easy. The first step is to fill the application form, which you can find on the Nigerian Navy website www.joinnigeriannavy.com. After filling the form, you will need to print it out and take it along with all the required documents to your recruitment center if you are shortlisted. You will be interviewed and screened at this point, and if you are successful, you will be recruited into the navy.
Now, let me answer some frequently asked questions about the Nigerian Navy Recruitment.
What are the requirements for joining the Nigerian Navy?
The basic requirements include being a Nigerian citizen by birth, between the ages of 17 and 22 years, having a minimum of five credits in WAEC or its equivalent, and being physically and mentally fit. For those who are joining the Nigerian Navy as a Graduate, you must be between the ages of 22 and 35.
How can I apply for the Nigerian Navy?
To apply for the Nigerian Navy Recruitment, you have to visit the Nigerian Navy Recruitment portal www.joinnigeriannavy.com
What is the process of recruitment into the Nigerian Navy?
The recruitment process is as follows: You first submit an online application, when you are shortlisted, then you take a written examination, if you are successful in the written exam, You will go through a physical fitness test and medical examination, and finally attend an interview which is always held in Lagos. Once you are shortlisted for the final shortlist, you will report to the Nigerian Navy training center.