Apart from public and private schools, there are also military schools in Nigeria that provide quality education to students and instil discipline in them. Command/Military secondary schools are educational institutions established by the Federal Government of Nigeria to inculcate discipline to every student/child who wishes to take a career in the armed forces of Nigeria.
If you are searching for best command secondary schools in Nigeria where you can enrol your child, you’ll have to look into this guide. This article contains a full and complete list of all the military secondary schools in Nigeria.
Military schools are not like the normal schools which are headed and run by a principal, teacher or proprietor.
In this case, they are operated by military officers and personnel. Since the command/military secondary schools are established for students who want to further their education and pursue a career in the Nigerian Armed Forces, it is not strange to find regular students there.
Students who do not wish to work in the Nigerian Armed Forces in the future can attend the command secondary school for the benefit of acquiring or completing their secondary school education.
Similar to the federal and state government colleges, the military/command schools also have good and quality teachers who will teach your child, instil discipline and impact the right knowledge into him or her.
The Nigerian military schools are associated with the Nigerian Armed Forces: Nigerian Navy, Nigerian Army and Nigerian Air Force.
Furthermore, almost all military secondary schools are located in military or armed forces barracks, so, the security of your child is guaranteed. Your child will be protected against external threats such as kidnappers.
Although the command secondary schools look similar to a military academy, the academic curriculum isn’t different from the normal school curriculum made by the Ministry of Education. The school curriculum of the command secondary schools is the same as other secondary schools in Nigeria.
A spectacular feature about command and military secondary schools is the cultured manners and discipline which they impose in children.
They also offer other forms of training and activities which may not be found in private and public secondary schools. Some of the command schools in Nigeria are day schools while others have boarding facilities.
List of Military/Command Secondary School Students In Nigeria
NaijaNGR has made a comprehensive table that shows you all the military schools in every state in Nigeria. Below is a guide of all command secondary schools in the 36 states of Nigeria and their locations.
|1.||ABIA STATE||Command Secondary School, Ohafia.|
|2.||AKWA IBOM STATE||Nigerian Navy Military School, Ikot Ntuen.
Air Force Comprehensive School, Uyo.
|3.||ADAMAWA STATE||Command School, 23 Brigade, Yola.
Air Force Secondary School, Yola.
|4.||ANAMBRA STATE||Igwebuike Grammar School, Awka.|
|5.||BAUCHI STATE||Government Day Secondary School, Shadawanka Barracks|
|6.||BENUE STATE||Army Children School, 72 SF Markurdi.
Air Force Secondary School, Makurdi.
|7.||BORNO STATE||Command Day Secondary School, 21 Brigade, Maiduguri.|
|8.||CROSS RIVER STATE||Command Children School, 13 Brigade Calabar.
Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Calabar.
|9.||DELTA STATE||Command Secondary School, Mbiri.
St Patrick College, Asaba.
|10.||EBONYI STATE||Command Children School, Abakaliki.|
|11.||EDO STATE||Army Children School NASST, Ugbowo, Benin City.|
|12.||EKITI STATE||Christ School, Ado Ekiti.|
|13.||ENUGU STATE||Command Day Secondary School, Enugu.
Air Force Comprehensive School, Enugu.
|14.||GOMBE STATE||Government Secondary School, 301 Artillery Regiment (GS), Gombe.|
|15.||IMO STATE||Command Children School, Obinze Barracks, Owerri.|
|16.||JIGAWA STATE||Jigawa State Polytechnic, Dutse.|
|17.||KANO STATE||Command Children School, 3 Brigade, Bukavu Barracks.
Air Force Secondary School, Kano.
|18.||KADUNA STATE||Command Children School, Kaduna.
Command Children School, Dantuku Road
Command Children School, Ribadu Cantonment
Air Force Secondary School, Kaduna.
|19.||KATSINA STATE||Natsinta Day Secondary School, 35 Battalion, Katsina.|
|20.||KEBBI STATE||Nagari College, Birnin Kebbi.|
|21.||KOGI STATE||Command Children School, Chari Maigumeri Barracks, Lokoja.
Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Okura.
|22.||KWARA STATE||Command Children School, Sobi Barracks, Ilorin.|
|23.||LAGOS STATE||Command Secondary School, Ipaja.
Command Day Secondary School, Ikeja.
Command Children School, Army Barracks, Yaba.
Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Navy Town, Ojo.
Nigerian Air Force Secondary School, Shasha.
|24.||NASARRAWA STATE||Government Secondary School, Lafia.|
|25.||NIGER STATE||Command Children School, 31 Brigade, Minna.|
|26.||OGUN STATE||Army Children School, Nyango Barracks, Abeokuta.
Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Abeokuta.
|27.||ONDO STATE||Army Children School, 32 Brigade Barracks, Akure.
Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Imeri.
|28.||OSUN STATE||Osogbo Grammar School, Osogbo.|
|29.||OYO STATE||Command Science Secondary School, Saki.
Command Children School, Mokola Barracks, Ibadan.
Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Ogbomoso.
Air Force Comprehensive School, Ibadan.
|30.||PLATEAU STATE||Command Children School, 3 Division, Jos.
Air Force Military School, Jos.
Air Force Girls’ Comprehensive School, Jos.
|31.||RIVERS STATE||Command Children School, 2 Brigade, Port-Harcourt.
Air Force Secondary School, Port-Harcourt.
Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Harold Wilson Driver, Borokiri, Port-Harcourt.
|32.||SOKOTO STATE||Command Children School, Sokoto.|
|33.||FCT (ABUJA)||Air Force Girls’ Comprehensive Secondary School, Abuja.
Command Day Secondary School, Lungi (Gado Nasko) Barracks.
As part of its responsibility to protect the sovereignty of the country, the military has training colleges and centres which serve as institutions for training army officers.
The Command Science Secondary School in Saki Local Government in Oyo State is one of the newest military schools in Nigeria. If there is a new command or military secondary school that isn’t here, you can specify them in the comments below.