The Nigerian Army Public Announcement on the Shortlisted Candidates for Nigerian Army Short Service Combatant Course 47/2021

Posted on: Sat 27-03-2021

This is to inform the general public that candidates who were successful at the SSC 47/2021 Selection Board held at the Nigerian Army Training Area Falgore, Kano State from 16 January – 4 February 2021 have been shortlisted and published on the Nigerian Army Recruitment Portal. The portal can be accessed on 10.00am on Friday 26 March 2021. Candidates who participated in the Selection Board are strongly advised to confirm their names and other details from the portal to ensure they are shortlisted before reporting for Cadet Training at the Nigeria Defence Academy, Kaduna. Details of items to be carried and other instructions for candidates are contained on the portal. 

Successful candidates are to report to the Nigerian Defence Academy (Old Site), Kaduna for commencement of cadet training on Tuesday 6th April 2021. Candidates who fail to report by 6:00pm on Wednesday 7th April 2021 will automatically forfeit their position and be replaced by another candidate on the Reserve List. 

Candidates  are to beware of internet fraudsters that may operate other websites to public names and defraud unsuspecting candidates. 

Accordingly, candidates are to make sure they only confirm their names from the authentic Nigerian Army Recruitment Portal using


Major General GAT Ochigbano

Military Secretary (Army) 

For Chief of Army Staff