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Police Recruitment: See Website To Register, Requirements, Date

Police Recruitment: See Website To Register, Requirements, D


The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) have commenced the process of recruiting qualified Nigerians for the constable key group.

A statement on Saturday by the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba, which was obtained by AllNews indicated that every interested applicant must possess National Identity Number among other requirements.

Police Recruitment website

According to Mba, the application would be done via www.policerecruitment.gov.ng while the names of the successful candidates would be released on 14th of September, 2020.

Police Recruitment requirements

Other requirements that must be satisfied as contained in the statement are that; applicants must be Nigerians by birth; possess a minimum of five credits at O’Level in not more than two sittings, including Mathematics and English; be between ages of 17 and 25 years; be medically, physically and psychologically fit; and not be less than 1.67 metres tall for male and 1.64 metres tall for female.

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Police Recruitment duration/date for registration

The Police announced that the online application will be opened for a period of 6 weeks, from the 14th of July to the 23rd of August, 2020.

In 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari approved the recruitment of 10,000 police personnel on an annual basis as part of moves to motivate and enhance the manpower of the Nigeria Police Force.

About Nigeria Police Force

The Nigeria Police Force is the principal law enforcement and the lead security agency in Nigeria with a staff strength of about 371,800.

There are currently plans to increase the force to 650,000, adding 280,000 new recruits to the existing 370,000.

The NPF is a very large organization consisting of 36 State commands grouped into 12 zones and 7 administrative organs.

The agency is currently headed by IGP Adamu Muhammed.

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