Whether you’re interested in joining the Nigerian Army or not, it’s important to know the various ranks in the Nigerian Army. If that’s your goal, then you’re just on the right page.
The lists below show how the Nigerian Army ranks its commissioned and non-commissioned officers.
Nigerian Army Ranks for commissioned officers
There are 11 ranks in the Nigerian Army for commissioned officers. They are listed below:
- Field Marshal (5-Star General) — highest rank in the Nigerian Army
- General (4-Star General)
- Lieutenant General (3-Star General)
- Major General (2-Star General)
- Brigadier General (1-Star General)
- Lieutenant Colonel
- Second Lieutenant — lowest rank
Nigerian Army Ranks for non-commissioned officers
There are 8 ranks in the Nigerian Army for non-commissioned officers. They are listed below
- Warrant Officer Class I
- Warrant Officer Class II
- Staff Sergeant
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Incredible what a great ectasy to be under commission
I am serving at one of the military cantonment. So knowledgeable of their ranks will me respect them according to their status
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Victory is from God alone. I want to be disciplined like the Nigerian Soldiers, that’s more reasons i keep on to apply for recruitment into the Nigerian Dssc and Ssc, because i believe that one day i will be shortlisted. I holds (B.A) in Religious Studies, with second Class Upper Division
How will I be able to join Nigerian Army?pls put me true
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Then why telling us just ask God directly if truly mean so
So interesting knowing the ranks…i so much love Nigerian Army since am small and thank God am in my final year HND11, cant wait to see myself on the uniform serving my father land
May God help us
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I wanna be among the Nigerian army.
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BSc is the same with HND
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None of you guys never think of the DEMERIT in joining the army
Moreover you think to have a profession like this is an easy task You people have to believe that WE ARE SACRIFICING OUR OWN TODAY FOR THEIRS FUTURE #belive
“WE ARE THE FUTURE”
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My aim in life is to be a part of dose who cn die 4 dier Nation, Country, People and be a part of one who can protect dier people……… Am eager to be a Nigeria Army nd workin towards it,hints on aw to be admited.
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I want to join N D A I needs help please, I have NCE in Automobile Mechanic Technology
I really by the special grace of God wants to be a part of protection to my country Nigerian (nigerianarmy)
Plz Nigerian People, Do U Want 2 Enter Army With Civilian Heart Or Military Hearth Stop Asking Abt Ranks/level Dont U Knw Army Man Die 4 It Nation 2 Bring Freedom All Of U Tat Is Asking Abt Ranks U Dont Worth Been An Army As Army Die 4 Our Brother,sister,dad,mom,nd Frnd I Also Want 2 Be An Army U Go 4 It 2 Protect Ur Country Nd Ur People Wat Did U Say My People BE PROUD U DIE 4 TIS GREAT COUNTRY NIGERIAN NT Rankz Or Level
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i wish all nigerians army a blessing
Please I am interested in Nigeria Army. I am a trained Chaplain as a Brigadier presently. God bless you please.
What’s ur qualifications
The same rank
I want to join Nigeria defence Academy. Pls I need a help.
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MY NAME IS OJO EMMANUEL AM FROM EKITI STATE I WANT TO ATTEND NIGIRIA DEFENCE ACADEMY PLEAS HELP
am just thinking how I can become a army but am thinking about the black sport I have on my leg
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Please what is the position of NCE holder?
Please what is the position of NCE holder in Nigerian Army?
I just wish my name be an airforce or a navy officer.
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WHAT IS THE DIFFERENT BETWEEN SOMEONE THAT GO TO NIGERIA DEFENCE ACADEMY AND SOMEONE THAT HAVE DEGREE
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pls is NESO pass to bill by the federal government will like to join
Pls What Rank Will One Be If I Join With My ND Result
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To become any of this is very simple work hard and seek help to the proper channel. This advise come from Captain David
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may God bless the Nigerian army
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I want to be a soldier by all means.
I will be great full if my request is put into consideration.
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MY NAME WAS NT SHORTLISTED FOR 75RRI PLS HOW WIL I BE SHORTLISTED WEN D 76RRI COMES..PLS I LOVE TO BE A SOLDIER
plc need ur prayer NDA or Nigerian airforce by d grace of god
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I WANT TO BE A MILITARY OFFICER, I NEED ASSISTANCE
Why army are not paying correck salary only 49 thousand for pravate soldiers
A degree holder will start with (captain rank)
pls i want join nda with my hnd how can i do
with ND what rank in army
Pls sir am samuel I have muy wace result am in science deparment and I hav only d7 in my maths but I pass all so hav colleted the Nigeria army form hav sign all the form but it remain the litnant colonel to sign and.I don’t no how to find the person pls sir I need a help from u
My name is shuaibu Usman I apply for shoot service of Nigeria army I need help
Pls the date of pre-screening has it been confirmed? And wat are we to wear to the venue pls hlp
With my degree which rank
with bsc or hnd. u are a Leutenant
Please with my degree holder which rank?
Pls what about a person with jst an ssce holder?wht rank will dat b???
Please what about the person with just an ssce holder what rank please?
How can NCE cert be on private while HND is on sec lev. I d police force is better dan army in tens of admin
NCE is not equivalent to HND.
To be commission as an officer, you must have an hnd or Bsc with valid NYSC Certificate. If you fall below that, you cannot be an army officer
Stop all this my brothers and sister just take a step today and God will see u though
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Hello to you all sir my name is Bello Abdulrasheed I am in zamfara state, Gusau I am 21 year old and I on process to join NDA 2016 that is my examination no for NDA (68013128) please sir I want you to help me I don’t have any person that can stand for me I score 194 in my JAMB I have 2B & 7C in my SSCE
stop looking for helper in inter net go to any barrack and meet any army tell he or she that you need a guarantor
what do you need
what killed father will kill child
What that that kill the father
I went to cyber-cafe cause the online navy recruit is free!!! with a great surprise they say I should bring #1500 so I want ask if this happen in all the centre in Nigeria or is it ib rivers state only
I am interested in army force.pls how can i start?
Start by sleeping in your father house
I too am intreated in armed force bt I wtn to use my NCE rusilt whch level and rank is that
Imaging you have not go to the market to buy food stuff but asking how is test stop fulling your self
Ple wh no d area of concentration in navy aptitudes test
Please my name is Badmus Taofeek Adedayo I want to enroll for NDA 68th regular courses I need help
Meet God for help
Wit n.c.e certificate what rank is dat person wort?
With HND certificate what rank will that get you sir???
Any certificate asides a degree or hnd will get you nothing better than a private if not recruit. So prepare to join the fight at the frontline!
Please what about the person with just an ssce holder what rank please?
if one should join Nigerian army wit ND cert,wat rank will he start wit.
I like to joint nigeria army
i want the Nigeria’n army base to allowed children under 20yrs to be in Nigeria’n defence it will be better.
I want to be a member of the Nigrerian army, navy, airforce. Pls Friends need ur prayar
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I think someone can served his/her father’s land with integrity and humanity. So i urge nigeria to allow this and stay away for high service. Thanks.
any difference between a graduate of NDA and those of university interms of rank?
Where does commandant lies? As in, the rank of commandant is in which categories and who is he higher than and lower than as well?
warran officer class 1
Warrant officer 1 is the higher one.
Which of the warrant officer is higher one
Warrant officer 1 is the high one.
wo1 the highest
If a person with HND is 2nd lieutenant then what of degree holders?
BSc is the same with HND