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Nigerian NAVY Recruitment 2020/2021

The Nigeria Navy is a division of Nigerian Armed Forces. This force is part of the biggest forces in the African Continent which is made up of thousands of personnel plus those of the coast guard. The Nigerian Navy was formed from the Nigerian marine after the amalgamation of the southern and northern protectorate in 1914.

Then, their function was basically to be in charge of the ports and harbours, channel dredging, lighting and voyage. In 1959 July, the Nigerian Naval Force was changed and permitted to function as a naval force. As a result, Queen Elizabeth II allows the force to be called ” The Royal Nigerian Navy”. The name was finally changed to “The Nigerian Navy” which its called today after Nigeria becomes a republic state in 1963.

FUNCTIONS:

This aspect of the Armed forces is created to fill some vacuum in the Nation’s security and part of them include;

1. Defence Against Foreign Attacks:

It is quite obvious that the primary function of any nation’s Navy is to defend and ensure the safety of her country. In the same scenario, the main function of the Nigerian Navy is to protect the Nigerian country against any threat within its territory.

Nigeria is blessed with large bodies of water and this form her boundaries, of which pirates, militants can launch an attack through those water channels. The Nigeria Navy, therefore, protect the nation from such attacks. Based on this responsibility, the Navies generally are termed “the water Armies”.

2. Cost Guard Duties

Under the cost guard duties, the Nigerian Navy perform the following roles;

  • Enforcement of regulations and laws concerning customs.
  • Train other men what they need to know before joining the force.

3. Military Responsibility

They join forces with other military units form a larger force projection and ensure the balance of power.

Nigerian NAVY Recruitment Qualifications

1). Applicants should possess any of the following educational and /professional qualifications:

  • West African School Certificate/Senior Secondary School Certificate.
  • General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level.
  • WAEC City and Guilds or London City and Guilds.
  • Ordinary National Diploma (OND).
  • Any other educational qualification equivalent to those mentioned above.

2). All applicants must produce their primary school leaving certificate.

3). Applicants are to note that entry requirement into the following categories is SSCE or equivalent: B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, C1, D1, D2, D4, D5, D6, E1, E2, E3, E4, F1, G, H. Any other additional qualifications in these categories can only serve as an added advantage for selection into the branch and not for advancement.

4). Any applicant possessing higher educational/professional qualification, i.e. HND, BA/BSc, etc other than those stated in Paragraph 1 (a-g) should not apply. Candidates are therefore warned that it is an offence to declare false educational /professional qualification. This attracts outright withdrawal or dismissal and hand over to Civil Police for prosecution.

5). 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.

6). Applicants must be between the ages of 18 – 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 e.g. Nurses, NCE Holders, ICT Professionals, etc.

7). Applicants must not be married or have children before joining.

8). Applicant is required to print out Parent /Guardian Consent Form and Local Government Attestation Form.

9). Applicants must be of Nigerian origin by birth.

10). Applicants with any of the following problems are NOT to apply: short sight, ear problem, previous orthopaedic operation, flat foot, below the required height (Male 1.70, Female 1.67), fracture, stammering or any natural disability.

11). Applicants must be free from any previous conviction by court of law on criminal charges.

Entry Requirement

A1 – Marine Engineer Artificers:
OND in Marine or Mechanical Engineering (at least Lower Credit) and must also possess SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits inclusive of English Language, Maths, Physics and Chemistry.

A2 – Weapon Electrical Artificers:
OND in Electrical Electronic Engineering (at least Lower Credit) and must also possess SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits inclusive of English Language, Maths, Physics and Chemistry.

A3 – Aircraft Engineering Artificers (Airframe Engine) Qualification:
Diploma in Airframe & Engine recognized by ICAO and must also posses SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits inclusive of English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

A4 – Aircraft Engineering Artificers (Avionics & Aircraft Electrics, Electrical / Electronics):
Certificate/Diploma in Aircraft Electrics & Avionics recognized by ICAO and must possess SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits, inclusive of English Language, Maths, Physics and Chemistry.

A5 – Hull Engineer Artificers:
OND in Marine or Mechanical Engineering (at least Lower Credit) and must also possess SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits inclusive of English Language, Maths, Physics and Chemistry.

B1 – Marine Engineer Mechanics:
SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits inclusive of English Language, Maths, Physics and Chemistry. Also intermediate City & Guilds or Trade Test II could be considered. Technical biasness is an advantage.

B2 – Weapon Electrical Mechanics:
SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits inclusive of English Language, Maths, Physics and Chemistry. Also intermediate City & Guilds or Trade Test II could be considered, technical bias is an advantage.

B3 – Hull Mechanical/Fitters:
As in B1 and B2 with additional trade in plumbing, welding, machining or woodwork.

B4 – Automobile Mechanics:
As it is in B1.

B5 – Dockyard Mechanics:
As it is in B1.

C1 – Communications
SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits inclusive of English Language, Maths and Physics.

C2 – Computer
OND in Computer Studies/Computer Science (at least Lower Credit), Desktop Publishing, Office Suite and must also possess 5 Credits inclusive of English Language and Maths.

C3 – ICT

OND in Computer Studies/Computer Science (at least Lower Credit), Computer literacy is compulsory and must possess 5 Credits inclusive of English Language, Maths and Physics. Proficiency or industry certification in any of the following areas shall be an added advantage:
1. Database.
2. Computer-Aided Design.
3. Personal Computer Maintenance.
4. Networking Fundamentals.
5. Website Development and Management.
6. Programming.

D1 – Seaman
SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits inclusive of English Language and Maths.

D2 – Survey Recorders
OND in Land Survey, Cartography, Geographic Information System (at least Lower Credit) and must also possess SSCE/equivalent with 5 credits inclusive of English Language, Maths, Physics or Geography or Technical Drawing.

D3 – Physical Training Instructors:
SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits Inclusive of English Language. Interest and proven talents in sports as well as evidence of participation in sports at Secondary School/State/YSFON level is required.

D4 – Chaplain Assistants
SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits inclusive of English Language and Christian Religious Knowledge. Two years experience as clergy/church worker as well as letter of recommendation by 2 Clerics/churches recognized by the NN is required.

D5 – Mosque Assistants
SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits inclusive of Arabic, Islamic Religious Knowledge and English Language. Two years experience as Imam/Mosque attendant as well as letter of recommendation by 2 Islamic clerics/organizations recognized by the NN is required.

D6 – Firemen
SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits inclusive of English Language.

E1 – Writers
SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits inclusive of English Language, Maths, Accounts/Economics. Computer skill is compulsory. Also OND/NCE in Accounts or Secretariat Administration would be added advantage.

E2 – Store Assistants
SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits inclusive of English Language, Maths and Economics. Computer skill is an added advantage.

E3 – Caterers
SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits inclusive of English Language and Home Management/Food Nutrition. Certificate or Navy proven experience as a Waiter or Steward is an advantage.

E4 – Ordinance
Five credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other 2 subjects.

E5 – Project Technicians.

OND in relevant discipline such as Architecture, Quantity Survey, Civil/ Structure/ Building technology, Electrical/ Mechanical installation, Urban and Rural Planning, Estate Management, Land Economy and must also possess SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits inclusive of English Language, Maths and Physics.

F1 – Medical Assistants
SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits in English Language, Maths, Chemistry, Biology/ Health Science and Physics.

F2 – Medical Records/Health Administration
OND/professional qualification in Medical Records or Health Administration (at least Lower Credit) and must also possess SSCE/equivalent with 5 credits inclusive of English Language, Maths and Biology/Health Science.

F3 – Physiotherapist, Public Health, Occupational Therapist, Dental Therapist and Dental Lab Assistants
OND/professional Qualification in relevant fields and must also possess SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits In English Language, Chemistry, Biology/Health Science and Maths.

G – Bandsmen
SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits inclusive of English Language. Certificate in music and proficiency in any musical instrument will be an added advantage.

H – Drivers/Mechanics
SSCE or Equivalent with 5 credits inclusive of English Language. Current Mechanic apprenticeship certificate and evidence of driving experience as well as a letter of recommendation (as a mechanic) from past or present employer is required.

J – Journalists
OND in Mass Communication, Journalism, Photography, Printing Technology, Information Library, Public Relations, Graphic Arts, Film Making and Cinematography and must also possess SSCE/equivalent with 5 credits inclusive of English Language and Maths.

K – Nurses
Single qualification RN and double qualification in any relevant qualification such as RM, A&E, ENT, Psychiatric, Paediatric, Orthopaedic/Trauma, Ophthalmic, Anesthetic, Public Health, Occupational Health, Nephrology/Dialysis all Theatre Nursing and must also possess SSCE/equivalent with 5 credits including English Language, Maths, Biology/Health Science, Physics and Chemistry.

N – Education
NCE in Arts/Science/Technical subjects in addition to SSCE/equivalent with 5 Credits inclusive of English Language and Maths for Science/Technical subjects or 5 credits Including English Language and at least a pass in Maths for Arts subjects.

How to Apply For the Nigerian Navy Recruitment online

Interested members of the public are requested to note the following information on method of application. Applications are free of charge. Applicants are to apply only once. Multiple online applications will be disqualified.

  • Log onto www.joinnigeriannavy.com when the portal opens up, click on register.
  • The Nigerian Navy will like you to read all information carefully.
  • Create an account using a valid email address. You should verify this email address.
  • Login back to access the Nigerian Navy recruitment form.
  • Fill up your bio data correctly and also upload all scanned copies of your documents.
  • Submit your application form and print the following documents :Parent/Guardian Consent Form, Local Government Attestation Form, Police Certification Form, and Guarantor Form.

NOTE: Any attempt to inundate the Naval Headquarters with letters from any quarters by any applicant will be viewed as a ploy to undermine the enlistment process and will lead to disqualification of such applicants. In addition, applicants are to note that the entire enlistment process is free and they should refrain from giving money to any individual under any guise.

WHEN WILL THE SCREENING/APTITUDE TEST START FOR 2020 NNR?

Currently, the application form for 2020/2021 recruitment into the Nigerian navy is online.

The form will be online from March 11th, 2020 till April 21st, 2020.

Shortlisted Candidates for the Nigerian Navy 2020/2021 Recruitment Interview

All applicants who were able to find their names on the Nigerian Navy list of successful candidates should note that an aptitude test and an interview will be held sooner and all candidates must participate in this NN interview at the Nigerian Navy Secondary School Ojo (Navy Town), LAGOS. We are going to update you guys on the possible date.

Nature of Interview Screening:

All candidate will undergo a compulsory screening in which their credentials or certificates and all documents will be screened carefully.

After undergoing the screening, you will still be subjected to a medical test and also an exam. All this types of screening we just mentioned comes in stages and you must exercise extreme patience.

What applicant should come with on the screening day are:

  • Originals and photocopies of their credentials.
  • Originals and photocopies of valid Drivers’ License (Category H only).
  • Writing materials.
  • Two pairs of navy blue shorts and 2 white (unmarked) T-Shirts.
  • A pair of canvas/trainer and stockings.
  • Bedsheets and pillowcases.
  • Set of cutlery.
  • Four (4) recent 30X30 passport sized photographs on white background.

Note:

  1. the Nigerian Navy are going interview all candidate on individual basis, so you guys need to prepare for this and also make sure you fulfill the eligibility criteria so as not to get disqualified at any stage.
  2. the Nigerian Navy will carefully cross-check all information you have given so far at this stage and if found to be fake/false/wrong might lead to disqualification.
  3. you should try to give accurate medical information, if you give false information this might also lead to disqualification
  4. note that this screening is compulsory for all and failure to attend or participate will result to disqualification.

Screening Date and Exam Centres:

It’s no news that the Nigerian Navy will set up exams for you guys which is simply called an Aptitude Test. If you are able to scale through this aptitude test you will proceed to Nigerian Navy Secondary
School Ojo (Navy Town), Lagos.

Exam Centers:

Below is all the compiled Nigerian Navy screening centres nationwide. Make sure you familiarize yourself with any of the provided screening centres.

Serial States Centers
1 Abia State Nigerian Navy Finance and Logistics School, Owerinta
2 Abuja Mogadishu Cantonment
3 Abuja Yakubu Gowon Barrack (Mambilla Barrack)
4 Adamawa 23Bde NA Gibson Jalo Cantonment Yola
5 Akwa Ibom NNS JUBILEE, Ikot Abasi
6 Anambra 302 Field Arty Regt NA, Onitsha
7 Bauchi NA Armoured Corp and Centre
8 Benue 72 Paratrooper Bn NA, Makurdi
9 Borno 21 Bde NA Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri
10 Cross River NNS VICTORY, Calabar
11 Delta State NNS DELTA, Warri
12 Edo Ekenwa Barrack Benin
13 Enugu HQ 82 Div NA, Abakpa Barrack, Enugu
14 Imo 34 Arty Bde NA, Obinze Barrack
15 Kaduna NDA Old Site
16 Kaduna NAF Base Kaduna
17 Kaduna HQ 1 DIV NA, Kawo Kaduna
18 Kaduna 312 Artillery Regt NA, Kalapanzin Barrack, Kakuri
19 Kano NAF Base Kano
20 Katsina 35 Inf Bn NA, Katsina
21 Kogi HQ CAR NA, Maigumeri Barrack
22 Kwara NNSHS Offa
23 Lagos Nigerian Navy Primary School Mobil Road Apapa
24 Lagos NNS QUORRA, Apapa, Lagos
25 Nasarawa 117 Bn NA, Keffi
26 Ondo State 323 Arty Regt Akure
27 Oyo State HQ 2 Mech Div NA, Ibadan
28 Rivers State Nigerian Navy Basic and Training School, Onne
29 Sokoto State 26 Motorized Bn Giginya Barracks Sokoto

THE STRUCTURE OF THE NIGERIAN NAVY

The Nigerian Navy has An Headquarter and Divisional commands.

1. The Nigerian Navy Headquarter

The Nigerian Navy headquarters is the organ saddled with the responsibility of making policies and carrying out of the administrative function of the Naval force. The head of the headquarters is the Chief of the Naval Staff.

The chief of naval staff has seven other branches attached to the headquarter and they are: Policy and Planning, Administration, Operation and training, logistics, Standard and Safety, Naval Engineering, Account and Budget.

2. Divisional Commands

The Western Naval Command: This is the command that oversees the coastal and sea region from Nigerian/ Benin border. It a well covers Nigerian coastal areas to EEZ nation’s boundary. The headquarter of this Command is located at Apapa, Lagos State.

The Eastern Naval Command:This is the second divisional command of the Nigerian Navy. The Eastern divisional headquarter is situated at Cross River State capital; Calabar. This division covers from Delta to Nigeria/Cameroon border. Also from the coastline of Nigeria to the nation’s EEZ limit.

The Central Naval Command: The Central Naval Command is the third divisional command of the Nigerian Navy. This divisional command monitors Benin River entrance, Bayelsa, Edo and Delta coastal area. It also covers the Nigerian landward state. This division has its headquarter at Bayelsa state precisely Yanagoa

THE SALARY STRUCTURE OF THE NIGERIAN NAVY

It is important to understand that the salary of government parastatals are paid based on their levels and rank while the Nigerian Navy is not an exemption. Below are their ranks and their payment structure;

Nigerian Navy Ranks for commissioned officers

  1. Admiral of the Fleet
  2. Admiral
  3. Vice-Admiral
  4. Rear Admiral
  5. Commodore
  6. Captain
  7. Commander
  8. Lieutenant Commander
  9. Lieutenant
  10. Sub-Lieutenant
  11. Acting Sub-Lieutenant
  12. Mid-Shipman

Nigerian Navy Ranks for non-commissioned officers

  1. Warrant Chief Petty Officer
  2. Chief Petty Officer
  3. Petty Officer
  4. Leading Rating
  5. Able Rating
  6. Ordinary Rating
  7. Trainee

Most Frequently Asked Questions About Navy Recruitments

Is Nigeria Navy form out for 2020?

The Nigerian Navy recruitment form is already underway and is been concluded. Our aim and objective here is to quickly inform you when the portal will be open for applicant to send in their forms.

What are the duties of the Nigerian Navy?

The Nigerian Navy helps to keep all our water ways safe. They help to fight against oil theft, pirates, illegal fishing and immigration.

What is the highest rank in Nigerian Navy?

The highest rank in the Navy is Admiral which is followed by Vice-admiral. An Admiral should be earning around ₦16,303,140 annually.

Nigerian Navy Ranks and Salary Structure

Nigerian Navy Rank Salary (per annum) Salary (per month)
Admiral ₦16,303,140 ₦1,358,595
Vice-Admiral ₦13,363,229 ₦1,113,602
Rear Admiral ₦12,038,945 ₦1,003,245
Commodore ₦7,385,856 ₦615,488
Captain ₦3,715,859 ₦309,655
Commander ₦3,380,086 ₦281,674

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