Navy resumes online recruitment exercise



The Nigerian Navy has announced the resumption of online registration for its 2020 recruitment exercise for two weeks beginning from Thursday 5th to Wednesday 18th November 2020.

Navy spokesman, Commodore Suleman Dahun, said in a statement that the registration is a continuation of the online registration, which commenced in March 2020 but was suspended in April due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to the statement, interested candidates are to apply once at, as multiple application/registration will be disqualified.

Dahun explained that applicants who have already registered before the suspension should not apply again to avoid disqualification.

On guidelines for the registration, the statement said, “On submission, applicants are to print out copies of the completed application forms together with Applicant’s Declaration and Certification by Parent/Guardian Form, Local Government Area Certification Form, Police Certification Form and Guarantor Form.

“Applicants are to come to the designated examination and recruitment centers with copies of their online completed forms. The online registration is free of charge. Applicants must possess a minimum of 5 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASCE/SSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB (English and Mathematics inclusive), must be between the ages 18-22 years or 18-26 years for those with ND, NCE, Nurses and Motor Transport Department (MTD).

“Applicants with qualifications higher than those specified in the Guidelines should not apply. Applicants must be single and of Nigerian by birth, must not be less than 1.69m tall for males and 1.65m for females.

“The recruitment exercise will commence with screening of applicant’s credentials followed by an aptitude test at designated centres nationwide on a date to be announced later.

“Applicants are further advised in their own interest not to give any form of gratification or inducement to any person or group of persons to assist them on the recruitment exercise. Any applicant who falsifies or forges his/her documents and is discovered at anytime will be handed over to the appropriate law enforcement agency for prosecution,” he said.