Nigerian Army 86RRI Shortlist 2024/2025 (PDF)

The Nigerian Army 86rri which has been going on for registration has come to an end and many people who applied for this recruitment are eager to know if they are shortlisted for this recruitment. In this post we will be showing you how to check if you are the Nigerian Army 86rri shortlist.

Before you go to check your name if it’s among the 86rri shortlist, there are few things you need to understand about this recruitment. Please note that the Nigerian Army 86rri is a recruitment that is meant for SSCE certificate holders and not for graduates. If you are a graduate and you want to join the Nigerian Army, you are advised to read our previous Article on how to join the Nigerian Army as a graduate.

After reading our post on how to join the Nigerian Army as a graduate, you will understand the difference and the benefits of joining the Nigerian with SSCE and BSC.

Please also note that the Nigerian Army 86rri shortlist was released based on merit, so your name is not among the shortlisted candidates, You are advised to try the next recruitment coming up which will be the Nigerian Army 87rri or you apply for the Nigerian Navy recruitment or the Nigerian Air Force recruitment.

Now let’s look at how to check your name if it’s among the Nigerian Army 86rri Shortlist.

Nigerian Army 86rri shortlist

How To Check If You Are Among The Nigerian Army 86RRI Shortlist

To check if you are among the 86rri shortlisted candidates,

  • Visit the Nigerian Army recruitment portal
  • Download the Nigerian Army 86rri shortlist in PDF format
  • Open the list and scroll down to your state of origin
  • Check your name if it’s among the shortlisted candidates.

Now the question is what if you are not shortlisted? As we explained earlier, once your name is not on the shortlist, it’s advisable you apply for the next recruitment.

Why Is My Name Not Among The Shortlisted Candidates?

There are many reasons why your name is not among the Nigerian Army 86rri Shortlist. Let’s discuss about them one by one.

  • Age

The age you make use of may be the reason why you are not shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment because the Nigerian Army always makes it clear for those applying for the recruitment the age requirements.

  • Academic qualifications

Your academic qualifications may be the reason you are not selected for the next batch of the recruitment because the Nigerian Army always makes sure you meet up with the recruitment academic requirements.

Because of these little errors we always advise the applicants to always go through the Nigerian Army recruitment requirements before applying for the recruitment.

Below is the complete Army recruitment requirements.

Nigerian Army Educational Recruitment Requirements

  • Basic Qualification: Every applicant should have, at the very least, 4 credits or passes. This must include English and Maths and should be achieved within two sittings. Acceptable exams are WASCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB.
  • Tradesmen/Women: If you’re applying for a tradesman or tradeswoman position, you must also have a Trade Test/City Guild Certificate.
  • Medical Personnel: Registered Nurses and Midwives under 30 years of age can apply.

General Recruitment Requirements

  • Nationality: You must be a Nigerian by birth.
  • Marital Status: All applicants should be single.
  • Health Standards: The Nigerian Army has strict medical, physical, and psychological criteria that you must meet.
  • Legal Record: A clean slate is essential. No criminal convictions are allowed.
  • Identity Verification: All candidates should possess a National Identity Card or NIN slip. If you don’t have a NIN yet, you can apply on their website.
  • Height Considerations: Male applicants should be at least 1.68 meters tall, while female candidates must measure a minimum of 1.65 meters in height.
  • Age Limitations: For non-trades positions, you should be between 18 and 22 years of age. Trades candidates must be under 26 years by 18 Dec 23. For medical staff like Registered Nurses and Midwives, the age cap is 30 years

General Instructions For The Nigerian Army 86RRI Shortlisted Candidates

  • Candidates are to note that there will be no Pre-Selection Computer Based Test.
  • No special center for recruitment.
  • There will be no Zonal Screening Exercise.
  • All screening of potential recruits will be conducted at the candidates’ respective state of origin.
  • Candidates are not to bring electronic or recording devices to the venue of the State Recruitment Exercise.
  • Candidates are also expected to adhere to COVID-19 protocols which include regular washing of hands, use of face mask, and observing physical distance.
  • Any candidate who falsifies or forges his/her results and is discovered even during training at Depot NA would be withdrawn from training.
  • Candidates are advised to come with their BVN printout.
  • Candidates are advised in their own interest not to give any form of gratification or inducement to any person or group of persons to assist them in the recruitment exercise.
  • Candidates are advised to carefully read the instruction on the website or call the following support lines if in doubt: 070812711985 and 07041467033.
  • Names of shortlisted candidates for screening would be published on the NA website for the awareness of all candidates.
  • The Nigerian Army 86Rri Shortlisted candidates are to report to their respective states of origin for the screening exercise.

Nigerian Army 86Rri Screening Centers

1.AbiaGoodluck Jonathan barracks Ohafia
2.AdamawaGibson Jallo Barracks Yola
3.Akwa Ibom6 Bn Barracks Abak Akwa Ibom State
4.Anambra302 (GS) Barracks Onitsha
5.BauchiShadawanka Barracks Bauchi
6.BayelsaCamp Tukur Buratai
7.BenueNASME Barracks Makurdi
8.BornoMaimalari Barracks Maiduguri
9.Cross RiverEburutu Barracks Calabar
10.DeltaCENOTAPH Cabinet Road, Govt House Asaba
11.EbonyiAbakaliki Barracks, Abakaliki
12.EdoEkenhuan Barracks Benin
13.EkitiEkiti State Pavillon
14.EnuguAbakpa Barracks Enugu
15.FCT176 Gds Bn Gwagwalada
16.GombeGombe Barracks Gombe
17.ImoObinze Barracks
18.JigawaFOB Dutse Jigawa
19.KadunaRibadu Cantonment Kaduna
20.KanoBukavu Barracks Kano
21.KatsinaNatsinta Kebbi Barracks Katsina
22.KebbiBirin kebbi, Kebbi
23.KogiMaigumeri Barracks Lokoja
24.KwaraSobi Barracks llorin
25.LagosIkeja Military Cantonment Lagos
26.NasarawaShittu Alao Barracks Keffi
27.NigerTRADOC Minna
28.OgunAlamala Barracks Abeokuta
29.OndoOwena Cantonment Akure
30.OsunNA Barracks Ede
31.OyoOdogbo Barracks Ibadan
32.PlateauMaxwell Khobe Cantonment Rukuba Jos
33.RiversBori Camp Porth Hacourt
34.SokotoGiginya Barracks Sokoto
35.TarabaNA Barracks Serti- Baruwa
36.YobeNguru Barracks Yobe
37.ZamfaraNigerian Army Cantonment Gusau

Please note that you are to report to the State which you selected as your state of origin as that is the place where your name will be recorded and called. If you by any chance make mistake of going going to different states which is not your state of origin, You are likely not to be among the ones going for the final training as they may not even attend to you during all the selection period.

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