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.
Below is a tabulated list of best military or command schools we have in Nigeria that are accredited.
|1||ABIA||COMMAND SECONDARY SCHOOL, OHAFIA|
|2||ADAMAWA||Command School, 23 Brigade, Yola|
|4||ANAMBRA||Igwebuike Grammar School, Awka|
|5||BAUCHI||Government Day Secondary School, Shadawanka Barracks|
|7||BENUE||Army Children School, 72 SF Makurdi|
|8||BORNO||Command Day Secondary School, 21 Brigade, Maiduguri|
|9||CROSS RIVER||Command Children School, 13 Brigade Calabar|
|11||DELTA||COMMAND SECONDARY SCHOOL, MBIRI. St Patrick College, Asaba|
|12||EBONYI||Command Children School Abakaliki|
|13||EDO||Army Children School NASST, Ugbowo, Benin City|
|14||EKITI||Christ School, Ado Ekiti|
|15||ENUGU||Command Day Secondary School Enugu|
|16||FCT||Command Day Secondary School, Lungi (Gado Nasko) Barracks|
|17||FCT||Command Day Secondary School, Lungi (Gado Nasko) Barracks|
|18||GOMBE||Government Second School, 301 Artellery Regiment (GS) Gombe|
|19||IMO||Command Children School Obinze Barracks, Owerri|
|20||JIGAWA||Jigawa State Polytechnic, Dutse|
|21||KADUNA||Command Secondary School Kaduna|
|22||KADUNA||Command Children School Dantuku Road|
|23||KADUNA||Command Children School Ribadu Cantonment|
|24||KADUNA||Command Children School Ribadu Cantonment|
|25||KANO||Command Children School, 3 Brigade, Bukavu Barracks|
|26||KATSINA||Natsinta Day Secondary School, 35 Battalion, Katsina|
|27||KEBBI||Nagari College, Birnin Kebbi|
|28||KOGI||Command Children School, Chari Maigumeri Barracks, Lokoja|
|29||KWARA||Command Children School Sobi Barracks, Ilorin|
|30||LAGOS||Command Secondary School Ipaja-Lagos|
|31||LAGOS||Command Day Secondary School Ikeja|
|32||LAGOS||Command Children School An Barracks, Yaba|
|33||LAGOS||Command Day Secondary School Ikeja|
|34||LAGOS||Command Children School An Barracks, Yaba|
|35||LAGOS||Command Children School An Barracks, Yaba|
|36||LAGOS||Command Day Secondary School Ikeja|
|37||LAGOS||Command Children School An Barracks, Yaba|
|38||LAGOS||Command Day Secondary School Ikeja|
|39||LAGOS||Command Children School An Barracks, Yaba|
|40||LAGOS||Command Day Secondary School Ikeja|
|41||LAGOS||Command Day Secondary School Ikeja|
|42||NASARAWA||Government Secondary School, Lafia|
|43||NIGER||Command Children School, 31 Brigade Minna|
|44||NIGER||Command Children School, 31 Brigade Minna|
|45||OGUN||Army Children School, Nyango Barracks, Abeokuta|
|46||OGUN||Army Children School, Nyango Barracks, Abeokuta|
|47||ONDO||Army Children School 32 Brigade Barracks, Akure|
|48||OSUN||Osogbo Grammar School, Osogbo|
|49||OYO||Command Children School, Mokola Barracks, Ibadan|
|50||OYO||Command Children School, Mokola Barracks, Ibadan|
|51||OYO||Command Children School, Mokola Barracks, Ibadan|
|52||PLATEAU||Command Children School, 3 Division, Jos|
|53||PLATEAU||Command Children School, 3 Division, Jos|
|54||RIVERS||Command Children School, 2 Brigade, Port-Harcourt|
|55||SOKOTO||Command 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.
- Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji
- Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna
- Nigerian Military School, Zaria
- Air Force Institute of Technology Kaduna
- Nigerian Army School of Public Relations and Information
- Directorate of Naval Education
- Nigerian Army College of Logistics
- Nigerian Army Univesity, Biu
- Nigerian Army School of Military Engineers
- Nigerian Army Institute of Technology and Environmental Studies
- 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.
- Command Secondary School, Ohafia
- Command School, 23 Brigade, Yola
- Igwebuike Grammar School, Awka
- Army Children School, 72 SF Makurdi
- Command Day Secondary School, 21 Brigade, Maiduguri
Cross River State
- Command Children School, 13 Brigade Calabar
- Command Secondary School, Mbiri. St Patrick College, Asaba
- Command Children School Abakaliki
- Army Children School NASST, Ugbowo, Benin City
- Christ School, Ado Ekiti
- Command Day Secondary School Enugu
- Government Second School, 301 Artellery Regiment (GS) Gombe
- Command Children School Obinze Barracks, Owerri
- Command Secondary School Kaduna
- Command Children School Dantuku Road
- Command Children School Ribadu Cantonment
- Command Children School, 3 Brigade, Bukavu Barracks
- Natsinta Day Secondary School, 35 Battalion, Katsina
- Nagari College, Birnin Kebbi
- Command Children School, Chari Maigumeri Barracks, Lokoja
- Command Children School Sobi Barracks, Ilorin
- Command Secondary School Ipaja-Lagos
- Command Day Secondary School Ikeja
- Command Children School an Barracks, Yaba
- Command Day Secondary School Ikeja
- Government Secondary School, Lafia
- Command Children School, 31 Brigade Minna
- Army Children School, Nyango Barracks, Abeokuta
- Army Children School 32 Brigade Barracks, Akure
- Osogbo Grammar School, Osogbo
- Command Children School, Mokola Barracks, Ibadan
- Command Children School, 3 Division, Jos
- Command Children School, 2 Brigade, Port-Harcourt
- Command Children School Sokoto
- Command Day Secondary School, Lungi (Gado Nasko) Barracks