Nigerian Military Ranks- Army, Air Force And Navy

Nigerian Military

Below are the ranks and symbols of the Nigerian military which is made up of the Army, Air Force and Navy.

Military Ranks of the Nigerian Army (Commissioned Officers)
[10 Ranks]
* Field Marshal- Highest rank of a commissioned officer

* General

* Lieutenant General

* Major General

* Brigadier General

* Colonel

* Lieutenant Colonel

* Major Captain

* Lieutenant (1st)

* Second Lieutenant- Lowest rank of a commissioned officer

Military Ranks of the Nigerian Army (Non-commissioned officers)
These are officers of the Nigerian Army who have not earned their commissions. They usually obtain their position of authority by promotion through the enlisted ranks.
[8 Ranks]

* Warrant Officer Class I

* Warrant Officer Class II

* Staff Sergeant

* Sergeant

* Corporal

* Lance-corporal

* Private

* Recruit

Logo or Symbol of the Nigerian Army

Symbol or Logo of the Nigerian Army


Military Ranks of the Nigerian Air Force
[11 Ranks]

* Marshal of the Nigerian Air Force- Highest rank

* Air Chief Marshal

* Air Marshal

* Air Vice-Marshal

* Air Commodore

* Group Captain

* Wing Commander

* Squadron Leader

* Flight Lieutenant

* Flying Officer

* Pilot Officer- Lowest rank

Symbo or Logo of the Nigerian Air Force

Symbol or Logo of the Nigerian Air Force


Military Ranks of the Nigerian Navy (Commissioned Officer)
[12 Ranks]

* Admiral of the Fleet- Highest rank in the Nigerian Navy (also called grand admiral)

* Admiral

* Vice-Admiral

* Rear Admiral

* Commodore

* Captain

* Commander

* Lieutenant Commander

* Lieutenant

* Sub-Lieutenant

* Acting Sub-Lieutenant

* Mid-Shipman

Military Ranks of the Nigerian Navy (Non-Commissioned Officers)
[7 Ranks]

* Warrant Chief Petty Officer

* Chief Petty Officer

* Petty Officer

* Leading Rating

* Able Rating

* Ordinary Rating

* Trainee

Symbol or Logo of the Nigerian Navy

Symbol or Logo of the Nigerian Navy

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