Nigerian Army Shortlisted Candidates 2023|Check Your Name

Are you eagerly awaiting the Nigerian Army 86RRI Shortlisted Candidates list? Look no further, as we bring you the latest updates, release dates, and step-by-step guidelines to check if your name made the cut. In this blog post, we’ll cover everything you need to know about the Nigerian Army recruitment phases, how to check the shortlist, and essential details for the upcoming screening and training exercises.

Phases of Nigerian Army Recruitment:

  1. Application Phase: The initial step involves submitting your application for the recruitment exercise. If you’ve successfully completed this phase, you’re on your way to the next steps.
  2. Screening Phase: After the application deadline, a shortlisted candidates list is published, indicating those eligible for the screening exercise. This is a crucial step in the selection process.
  3. Training Phase: Often confused with screening, the training phase immediately follows. It’s essential to distinguish between the two to adequately prepare for each stage of the recruitment process.

Checking the Shortlist:

Wondering if the Nigerian Army 86RRI Shortlisted Candidates list is out? Yes, it is! The list is now available on the official recruitment portal. To check if your name is on the shortlist, follow these steps:

  • Visit the recruitment portal:
  • Look for your name on the published list.

Release Date:

The Nigerian Army has kept its promise, releasing the shortlisted candidates’ names between October and December 4, 2023, aligning with the commencement of the screening exercise.

Requirements for Screening & Training:

If you find your name on the shortlist, make sure to gather the necessary documents and items for the screening exercise:

  • Printed Bank Verification Number Certificate
  • Academic certificates and transcripts
  • Valid means of identification
  • Certificate of state of origin
  • 2 pairs of plain white T-shirts and blue shorts
  • White canvas and white socks
  • Trade Test / City Guild Certificate

Note: Any alterations in documents may lead to disqualification, and compliance with instructions is crucial for a successful screening process.

Screening Details:

For those shortlisted, the screening will take place from December 4 to December 17, 2023. Here are the key details:

  • Screening Date: December 4 to December 17, 2023
  • Screening Venue: Selected centers across the 36 states of Nigeria
  • Important: Mobile phones are prohibited during the screening exercise, and candidates are expected to exhibit the best behavior throughout the process.


Stay informed and prepared for the next steps in your Nigerian Army 86RRI recruitment journey. Best of luck to all candidates as they embark on this exciting and important adventure.

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