If you applied for the Nigerian Army’s Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Course 28/2024 then we have news for you.

This information is coming on a day of celebration in Nigeria. Workers are marking the Workers’ Day and you are about to become one. 


2024 Direct Short Service: Nigerian Army Publishes Names Of Successful Candidates – (How To Check)

It is on this special day that the Nigerian Army is announcing to the general public that it has released the list of successful candidates for the Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Course 28/2024.

If you are one of the applicants, the Nigerian Army says you should hurry to its official website. First, you need to get the general instruction. 

There, you will find the full list of successful candidates for the course.


The Nigerian Army made an official publication via its X handle.

The Next Phase

According to the publication, Officer Cadet training will commence on May 10, 2024, at the NDA, Afaka, Kaduna.

Below is the General Instruction for the next phase of the exercise as announced by the Nigerian Army.

1 – Candidates are to report to NDA, Afaka, Kaduna with the following:

  • Original credentials, including online printout showing his/her passport photograph(s).
  • Four copies of 5 x 7 coloured photographs in suit and full standing position without cap/hat.
  • Two pairs each of unmarked white round-neck vests and navy blue shorts (without stripes).
  • Two pairs of pure white canvas/trainers (rubber type NOT acceptable).
  • Two pairs each of unmarked maroon round-neck vests and navy blue tracksuits (without stripes).
  • Two white shirts, one blue shirt, a black tie and a black belt.
  • Four pairs of white socks and 2 pairs of black socks.
  • Two pairs of national dress or suit and casual wear.
  • One wristwatch.
  • A pair of black-laced shoes.
  • Swimming trunk.
  • Two white bed sheets and pillowcases.
  • One blanket (grey or army green colour).
  • Two sets of cutlery.
  • 1 pressing iron.
  • Toiletries.

2 – Female candidates should come along with the following items in addition:

  • One pair of black low-heel cover shoes.
  • Two black lounge suits.
  • A pair of trouser suit.
  • Two black shorts (tights).

3 – Serving military personnel: Are to come along with release letters and passes from their commanders/commanding officers from their commanders/commanding officers.


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4 – Successful candidates who fail to report on the aforementioned date will forfeit their vacancies to candidates on reserve.

5 – Reserve candidates are not to report to NDA but will be contacted in the event vacancies arise.

6 – There will be no vacancy for Reserve candidates after 31 May 2024.


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