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Full List of Military/Command Schools in Nigeria

Military schools in Nigeria just like accredited federal and state secondary schools also offer quality education to their students. If you are looking for the best command secondary schools in Nigeria to take your children to, this write-up will provide you with a comprehensive list to make your choice.

Most of these Nigerian military schools are top-notch and are affiliated with the Nigerian Army, Navy or Airforce. Their academic curriculum do not differ from the normal standard curriculum set by the Ministry of Education. One thing special about army schools in Nigeria is the discipline they inculcate in their students plus other kinds of training, most of which you might not find in private or public institutions of learning.

One more thing about these Nigerian military/command schools is that most of them are located within the Army barracks, so you have nothing to fear when it comes to the security of your children. For now, we have not heard whether these command schools in Nigeria have boarding facilities to enroll children.

Command Schools

Below is a tabulated list of best military or command schools we have in Nigeria that are accredited.

S/NSTATE Location.
1ABIACOMMAND SECONDARY SCHOOL, OHAFIA
2ADAMAWACommand School, 23 Brigade, Yola
3AKWA IBOM
4ANAMBRAIgwebuike Grammar School, Awka
5BAUCHIGovernment Day Secondary School, Shadawanka Barracks
6BAYELSA
7BENUEArmy Children School, 72 SF Makurdi
8BORNOCommand Day Secondary School, 21 Brigade, Maiduguri
9CROSS RIVERCommand Children School, 13 Brigade Calabar
10DELTA
11DELTACOMMAND SECONDARY SCHOOL, MBIRI. St Patrick College, Asaba
12EBONYICommand Children School Abakaliki
13EDOArmy Children School NASST, Ugbowo, Benin City
14EKITIChrist School, Ado Ekiti
15ENUGUCommand Day Secondary School Enugu
16FCTCommand Day Secondary School, Lungi (Gado Nasko) Barracks
17FCTCommand Day Secondary School, Lungi (Gado Nasko) Barracks
18GOMBEGovernment Second School, 301 Artellery Regiment (GS) Gombe
19IMOCommand Children School Obinze Barracks, Owerri
20JIGAWAJigawa State Polytechnic, Dutse
21KADUNACommand Secondary School Kaduna
22KADUNACommand Children School Dantuku Road
23KADUNACommand Children School Ribadu Cantonment
24KADUNACommand Children School Ribadu Cantonment
25KANOCommand Children School, 3 Brigade, Bukavu Barracks
26KATSINANatsinta Day Secondary School, 35 Battalion, Katsina
27KEBBINagari College, Birnin Kebbi
28KOGICommand Children School, Chari Maigumeri Barracks, Lokoja
29KWARACommand Children School Sobi Barracks, Ilorin
30LAGOSCommand Secondary School Ipaja-Lagos
31LAGOSCommand Day Secondary School Ikeja
32LAGOSCommand Children School An Barracks, Yaba
33LAGOSCommand Day Secondary School Ikeja
34LAGOSCommand Children School An Barracks, Yaba
35LAGOSCommand Children School An Barracks, Yaba
36LAGOSCommand Day Secondary School Ikeja
37LAGOSCommand Children School An Barracks, Yaba
38LAGOSCommand Day Secondary School Ikeja
39LAGOSCommand Children School An Barracks, Yaba
40LAGOSCommand Day Secondary School Ikeja
41LAGOSCommand Day Secondary School Ikeja
42NASARAWAGovernment Secondary School, Lafia
43NIGERCommand Children School, 31 Brigade Minna
44NIGERCommand Children School, 31 Brigade Minna
45OGUNArmy Children School, Nyango Barracks, Abeokuta
46OGUNArmy Children School, Nyango Barracks, Abeokuta
47ONDOArmy Children School 32 Brigade Barracks, Akure
48OSUNOsogbo Grammar School, Osogbo
49OYOCommand Children School, Mokola Barracks, Ibadan
50OYOCommand Children School, Mokola Barracks, Ibadan
51OYOCommand Children School, Mokola Barracks, Ibadan
52PLATEAUCommand Children School, 3 Division, Jos
53PLATEAUCommand Children School, 3 Division, Jos
54RIVERSCommand Children School, 2 Brigade, Port-Harcourt
55SOKOTOCommand Children School Sokoto

Nigerian Military Schools And Their Locations

The Nigerian military in a bid to provide education and military training for its officers and trainees as well as education for children of the military personnel established schools around the country. These schools are known as Military schools, they are educational institutions which prepares its for service in the military.

These schools are affiliated to either the Nigerian army, air force or navy.

Some of these schools are training centers, colleges and universities for military personnel and cadets, others are command secondary schools located usually in barracks.

This article will list out the full list of military secondary schools in Nigeria together with their locations.

Nigerian Military Training Centres, Colleges & Universities

The Nigerian military have training centres, colleges and universities where it trains its personnel. These are the centres where military personnel or officers in trainer are equip with the required skills, education and mindset necessary for the smooth running of the armed forces.

While some of them train the army, air force and navy such as the Nigerian Defence Academy, others are specialized, not only choosing a military arm to focus on but a particle unit. For example, Nigerian Army College of Logistics in Lagos focuses on training the army logistics officers.

Below are the list of training centres, colleges and military universities.

Kaduna State

  1. Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji
  2. Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna
  3. Nigerian Military School, Zaria
  4. Air Force Institute of Technology Kaduna

Lagos State

  1. Nigerian Army School of Public Relations and Information
  2. Directorate of Naval Education
  3. Nigerian Army College of Logistics

Borno State

  • Nigerian Army Univesity, Biu

Benue State

  1. Nigerian Army School of Military Engineers
  2. Nigerian Army Institute of Technology and Environmental Studies

Plateau State

  • Air Force Military School

Military Secondary Schools in Nigeria

The Nigerian military school with many of them being command schools are secondary schools established by the Nigerian military and affiliated to either the Nigerian navy, air force or army.

These schools just like other privately owned or government owned use the accredited curriculum in teaching the students.

One thing special about army schools in Nigeria is the discipline they inculcate in their students plus other kinds of training, most of which you might not find in private or public institutions of learning.

Students that attend military schools are usually known with discipline as it is a major part of the education there. Children in these schools are also secured as the schools are usually located in the barracks or very close. This means unlike other schools, security is not a major challenge for command secondary as it is available by default.

Some of these military secondary schools have boarding facilities, others do not.

Below is a list of command schools in various states of Nigeria and their locations.

Abia State

  • Command Secondary School, Ohafia

Adamawa State

  • Command School, 23 Brigade, Yola

Anambra State

  • Igwebuike Grammar School, Awka

Benue State

  • Army Children School, 72 SF Makurdi

Borno State

  • Command Day Secondary School, 21 Brigade, Maiduguri

Cross River State

  • Command Children School, 13 Brigade Calabar

Delta State

  • Command Secondary School, Mbiri. St Patrick College, Asaba

Ebonyi State

  • Command Children School Abakaliki

Edo State

  • Army Children School NASST, Ugbowo, Benin City

Ekiti State

  • Christ School, Ado Ekiti

Enugu State

  • Command Day Secondary School Enugu

Gombe State

  • Government Second School, 301 Artellery Regiment (GS) Gombe

Imo State

  • Command Children School Obinze Barracks, Owerri

Kaduna State

  • Command Secondary School Kaduna
  • Command Children School Dantuku Road
  • Command Children School Ribadu Cantonment
  • Command Children School, 3 Brigade, Bukavu Barracks

Katsina State

  • Natsinta Day Secondary School, 35 Battalion, Katsina

Kebbi State

  • Nagari College, Birnin Kebbi

Kogi State

  • Command Children School, Chari Maigumeri Barracks, Lokoja

Kwara State

  • Command Children School Sobi Barracks, Ilorin

Lagos State

  • Command Secondary School Ipaja-Lagos
  • Command Day Secondary School Ikeja
  • Command Children School an Barracks, Yaba
  • Command Day Secondary School Ikeja

Nasarawa State

  • Government Secondary School, Lafia

Niger State

  • Command Children School, 31 Brigade Minna

Ogun State

  • Army Children School, Nyango Barracks, Abeokuta

Ondo State

  • Army Children School 32 Brigade Barracks, Akure

Osun State

  • Osogbo Grammar School, Osogbo

Oyo State

  • Command Children School, Mokola Barracks, Ibadan

Plateau State

  • Command Children School, 3 Division, Jos

Rivers State

  • Command Children School, 2 Brigade, Port-Harcourt

Sokoto State

  • Command Children School Sokoto

FCT

  • Command Day Secondary School, Lungi (Gado Nasko) Barracks
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