By Augustine Ehikioya
Towards filling existing vacancies, the Nigerian Navy has announced that the online registration for its Batch 34 Recruitment Exercise will commence on Sunday 7 August, 2022 and close on Saturday 17
It urged all potential applicants to take opportunity of the online registration.
According to a statement by Commodore AO Ayo-Vaughan, on behalf of the Chief of the Naval Staff, and made available to Security Watch Africa (SWA), the online application is free of charge.
It reads “Applicants are to apply online at www.joinnigeriannavy.com Application is free of charge. Applicants are advised to apply once as multiple applications/registrations will be disqualified.
“On submission, applicants are to print out copies of the completed Application Forms together with the following Forms:
“Applicant’s Declaration and Certification by Parent and Guardian Form. Local Government Area Certification Form. Police Certification Form. Guarantor Form and For Official Use Only Form.”
The statement also said that applicants must possess a minimum of 5 credits at not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/SSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB (English and Mathematics inclusive), “except sportsmen/sportswomen category that require 4 credits at not more than 2 sittings (English inclusive).”
It also stated that “School Cert must not be older than 6 years from date of application.”
Applicants, it said, must be between the ages of 18 – 22 years by January 2023 for categories requiring School Certificate.
For categories requiring higher qualifications; NCE, OND, Diploma, Registered Nurse/Registered Midwife and Drivers/Mechanics and Sportsmen/Sportswomen categories, the statement said, applicants must be between the ages of 18 – 26 years by January 2023.
It also directed that applicants with qualifications higher than those specified in the guidelines should not apply.
Other conditions for registration is that applicants must be single and of Nigerian Origin by birth, applicants must not be less than 1.69m tall for males and 1.65m for females.
Applicants also must possess National Identification Number (NIN) and Bank Verification Number (BVN).
Highlighting how the screening will be done, it said “The recruitment exercise will commence with online screening of applicants’ qualifications followed by recruitment examinations at designated centres nationwide on a date to be announced later.
“Where Applicants will come with the endorsed printed out copies of their online completed Forms.
Applicants are advised to read the detailed instructions at www.joinnigeriannavy.com”