The Nigerian police is the principal officer of law enforcement in the country being established in 1930 is made up of intelligent personnel across the nation with the work force capacity of over 371,800 officers.The force is further divided into 36 area commands across the 36 states and those state commands are control by the commissioner of police and his deputy,while the 36 commands are entirely overseen by the inspector general of police which is the highest rank in the force hierarchy and is currently headed by Mohammed Adamu( IGP) with his deputies

Still in the effort of boasting the force work force and human capacity, recruitment exercises have been put in place since it establishment and year 2020 is not left out.the Nigerian police force began the recruitment exercise for constables rank on the 17th of July which lasted for about 6 weeks and currently the recruitment portal has closed for application.So far the agency have concluded the two phases of the recruitment exercise which are;online registration and physical screenning of credentials.If you have scaled through the two phases then this post is for you.pleas take note of these 4 things,number 2 is very important and the IG himself had earlier warned on that.

1.Do not be mislead by untrusted bloggers or news portals has the 2020 recruitment list is for successful applicant is not yet out.the force is currently short listing list and neither the aptitude test date is fixed .to get valid information concerning police recruitment this year visit the force recruitment portal .

2.Beware of fraud.the current recruitment exercise is free and the force does not in any way request for money from any applicant.Do not give your money out to any person not even the police themselves as this is against the norms of the agency.The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni 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. He advises the applicants to be wary of online impostors, scammers and other criminal elements who might want to take advantage of the recruitment process to dupe innocent applicants. The IGP however warns that anyone found wanting will be arrested and prosecuted.

3.Be on alert and ever ready for the aptitude test as date can be announced any moment from now.Do not be caught unprepared.

4.Finally please do not travel out of your state of origin because the aptitude test will be written in various states of applicants which means you cannot write the test outside your state of origin.Since the force is currently shorting list for the aptitude test I would advise you stay close or better not travel out of your state.Hope this information was useful? Please stay safe and observe all the preventive measures of covic19.