Nigerian Navy 2019 recruitment: All the guidelines you need to know


The Nigerian Navy has said that it has commenced the recruitment of interested applicants for the year 2019.

Commodore Suleman Dahun, the Navy Director of Information, announced this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.

According to Dahun, interested members of the public are requested to apply online at

He stated that applicants must possess a minimum of five credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASCE/SSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB (English and Mathematics inclusive).

Applicants should be between the ages of 18 and 22 years, or 24 and 26 years for those with ND, NCE, Nursing and Motor Transport Department (MTD) respectively.

“Applicants with higher qualifications other than those specified in the guidelines should not apply.

“Furthermore, applicants must be single and of Nigerian origin by birth. The required height is 1.7m for males and 1.67m for females,” Dahun said.

He advised applicants not to give any form of gratification to any person or groups to assist them in the recruitment.

“Importantly, applicants 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.

“Any applicant who falsifies or forges his/her documents and is discovered at any time will be handed over to the police for prosecution,” the spokesman warned.


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