Nigeria Police Recruitment 2019: Complete List Of Shortlisted Candidates

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has finally released a list of successful candidates shortlisted for its 2019 recruitment. Africa News24 (AN24) reports Police Service Commission (PSC)  disclosed in a statement published on the official website on Sunday, June 23. The statement said: “The screening of shortlisted applicants for recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force as Constables […]

Mohammed Adamu Confirmed As IGP

Mohammed Adamu has been confirmed as the Inspector General of Police (IGP). Africa News24 (AN24) reports that the Police Council chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari confirmed Adamu as the substantive Inspector General of Police (IGP) on Thursday, May 23rd. The chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Musiliu Smith and governors of the 36 states […]

Police Most Corrupt Institution In Nigeria – SERAP

A new public survey released today by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) reports high levels of corruption in public institutions in Nigeria for the past 5 years. Of the five major public institutions surveyed, the police emerge as the most corrupt, with the power sector identified as the second most corrupt in the country today.

Police Recruitment: PSC Speaks On Screening Of Applicants

The Police Service Commission (PSC), has denied the rumour that it has commenced the screening of applicants who applied for recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force (NPF). AN24 reports that a total of 315,032 Nigerians applied for jobs in the force following the opening of the police recruitment portal last year. This online news platform […]

Acting IGP Adamu Decentralises FSARS, Disbands Others

The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has decentralised the operations of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, earlier centralised by his predecessor, Ibrahim Idris. Adamu also disbanded the Special Investigation Panel (SIP) and Special Tactical Squad (STS) with immediate effect. AN24 reports that the disbandment was announced on Monday at Adamu’s inaugural conference with Commissioners […]

El-Rufai Commends Lai, Seeks Tougher Action Against Fake News

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has called for the enactment of a legal framework to ensure the expeditious prosecution of purveyors of fake news and hate speech, while commending the Minister of Information and Culture for being in the vanguard of the fight against the twin evils.

Opposition Disappointed Buhari Refused To Die – Presidency

The Presidency says the opposition is disappointed that President Muhammadu Buhari refused to die after his illness. Nigeria’s minister of information, Lai Mohammed made this comment on Thursday in Kaduna when he visited Nasir el-Rufai, governor of the state. The minister said critics of the All Progressives Congress (APC) government have resorted to fake news because they do […]