The Nigerian Navy has asked us to inform the general public that the 2017 Nigerian Navy recruitment has commenced, interested persons can now apply via the Nigerian Navy online portal.

It is good to note that the recruitment started on the 1st of July 2017.2017 Nigerian Navy recruitment

2017 Nigerian Navy recruitment-Requirements

1. West African School Certificate/Senior Secondary School Certificate.

2. General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level.

3. WAEC City and Guilds or London City and Guilds.

4. Ordinary National Diploma (OND).

5. Any other educational qualification equivalent to those mentioned above.

All applicants for the 2017 Nigerian Navy recruitment will be asked to produce their primary school leaving certificate and Applicants with HND, higher educational and professional qualifications are not qualified according to the Nigerian Navy.

  • The Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 22 years at the time of entry into the training school for school certificate holders, while 24 years of age is the acceptable limit for those with higher qualifications like Nurses, NCE holders, ICT professionals.
  • “Candidates are therefore warned that it is an offense to declare false educational /professional qualification. This attracts outright withdrawal or dismissal and hands over to Nigerian police for prosecution.
  • “Any certificate or qualification not declared or tendered and accepted during the recruitment exercise is not acceptable after recruitment and cannot be tendered for the purpose of change of branch or advancement while in the naval service.
  • Only qualifications obtained through proper service provisions are tenable after joining.
  • People who are married and have children are not allowed to apply as they will not be accepted.

Applicants with the following conditions will not be accepted with short-sightedness, ear problem, previous orthopedic operation, flat foot, below the required height of 1.70 for males and 1.67 for females, fracture, stammering or any natural disability.  Nigerian Navy will not accept applicants that have any previous conviction by a court of law on criminal charges.



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