Physical Recruitment Into Nigeria Police Force (Constables) Commences From 24th August


The physical and credential screening of Constables into the Nigeria Police Force will commence from 24th August 2020 to 6th September 2020.

This information was contained in a statement released by the force in its Twitter handle.

The statement reads, “In continuation of the ongoing recruitment of constables into the Nigeria Police Force, all candidates who successfully completed the online recruitment registration exercise are to proceed for physical and credential screening scheduled to hold between 24th August 2020 and 6th September 2020, across the federation”.


“The applicants are to appear at the various screening venues in their clean white T-shirts and shorts with the following mandatory basic requirements:

  1. National Identity Number (NIN);
  2. Original and duplicate copies of credentials – O’ Level Result(s), Certificate of Origin and Birth Certificate/Declaration of Age – neatly arranged in two white flat files with recent passport photographs attached;
  3. Printout of application submission confirmation page
  4. Duly completed Guarantor’s form
  5. Any candidate who fails to present (i –iv) above, will not be considered for the screening.
  6. The screening exercise will take place at designated locations within each State/FCT.

The statement also stated that detailed and specific guidelines for each State will be announced by the Police Public Relations Officers in the thirty-six states of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

According to the guidelines, the screening and other activities touching on the recruitment exercise will be carried out in strict compliance with the COVID-19 prevention protocols.

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM,  reiterates that the recruitment exercise is absolutely free of charge and without any pecuniary obligation.

The IGP assures that the process will be conducted in the best tradition of transparency and accountability.

Adamu advises the applicants to be wary of online imposters, scammers and other criminal elements who might want to take advantage of the recruitment process to dupe innocent applicants.

He, however, warns that anyone found wanting will be arrested and prosecuted.