Nigerian Air Force (DSSC) Shortlisted Candidates 2024/2025 – Download PDF

Did you apply for the Nigerian Air Force recruitment? If you did, we are pleased to announce that the shortlist is out. Candidates are advised to check their names on the list and get ready for the selection board interview.

Structure of the Nigerian Air Force

The Air Force has a service headquarters, six primary staff branches, four direct reporting units, and four operational commands.

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) is the top adviser to the President, the Minister of Defense, and the Chief of Defense Staff on air matters. The Nigerian Air Force office makes plans for both short and long-term goals to keep peace and stability. They also work closely with the Nigerian Army and Nigerian Navy on plans and policies.

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The Nigerian Air Force office has a Chief of the Air Staff and eight sections: Policy and Plans, Operations, Air Engineering, Logistics, Administration, Accounts and Budget, Inspections, and Air Secretary. An Air Vice Marshal leads each section.

Is the Nigeria Air Force Recruitment Shortlist Out?

Yes, the Nigerian Air Force shortlisted candidates list is out! Successful candidates who applied for this recruitment and made it to the shortlist are hereby notified to prepare for the Selection Board Interview at the Nigerian Air Force Base, Kaduna, which will take place from April 15, 2024, to April 28, 2024.

Deadline is April 28, 2024.

How Do I Check The Nigeria Air Force 2024 Shortlisted Candidates List?

To check your name on the Nigerian Airforce shortlist, follow the simple steps provided below:

  1. Visit the official application portal at
  2. At the top of the website, you should see a button that says download list.
  3. Click on the download list button to view the shortlist.

Alternatively, if you would not like to go through the above procedures, you can download the list by clicking the button below.

Requirements Needed for the Nigerian Airforce Selection Board Interview

Candidates are required to report with the following items:

  • Originals and Photocopies of their Credentials.
  • 2 White Vests.
  • 2 Blue PT Shorts.
  • One Pair of Canvas Shoes.
  • 4 Passport Photographs.
  • Scratch Card (as applicable) for WAEC, NECO, and NABTEB online confirmation of results.
  • National Identification Number Slip (NIN).
  • 2 Office Flat Files.

Reporting Batches and Dates

Candidates are to report in batches as indicated below:

Batch A – Monday, 15 February – 21 April 2024

  • Abia
  • Anambra
  • Bauchi
  • Benue
  • Borno
  • Cross-river
  • Ebonyi
  • Ekiti
  • Enugu
  • Gombe
  • Jigawa
  • Katsina
  • Kogi
  • Nassarawa
  • Ogun
  • Oyo
  • Rivers
  • Sokoto
  • Zamfara

Batch B – Monday, 22 – Sunday 28 April 2024:

  • Adamawa
  • Akwa Ibom
  • Bayelsa
  • Delta
  • Kebbi
  • Lagos
  • Ondo
  • Osun
  • Taraba
  • FCT
  • Kaduna
  • Kano
  • Kwara
  • Plateau
  • Yobe
  • Niger
  • Imo
  • Edo

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Candidates who fail to report on designated dates for each batch will not be allowed to attend the interview.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Nigerian Air Force recruitment portal?

The Nigerian Air Force portal for recruitment is

Who is the Chief of Defence Staff?

The chief of defence staff in Nigeria is General Christopher Musa.

Who is the Chief of Air Staff?

The chief of air staff in Nigeria is Air Marshal Hassan Abubakar.

When was NAF founded?

The Nigerian Air Force was founded on April 18, 1964.

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