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[BREAKING] Police Recruitment 2024: PSC releases list of Successful Candidates

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The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved and released a list of 10,000 successful applicants for recruitment into the constable and specialist cadres of the Nigeria Police Force. This announcement was made by PSC spokesperson Ikechukwu Ani in a statement on Tuesday.

Ani revealed that the commission on Tuesday, June 4, 2024, received the report from the Police Recruitment Board. 9,000 applicants were approved for recruitment for General Duty, while 1,000 applicants were recruited for the Specialists cadre.

The PSC had previously inaugurated a Recruitment Board, which included representatives from the PSC, the Nigeria Police Force, the Ministry of Police Affairs, the Federal Character Commission, Police Colleges, and the Police Trust Fund.

his board was tasked with overseeing the recruitment process and reporting back to the PSC.

Interested Nigerian youths were invited to apply online for consideration for the subsequent stages of the recruitment exercise through paid advertisements in various national media. Applicants were given six weeks, from October 15, 2023, to November 26, 2023, to complete their online applications in line with Federal Character requirements.

The PSC received a total of 609,886 applications, and 416,323 applicants who met the advertised requirements were shortlisted for the second stage of the exercise, which involved physical and document screening. This stage was conducted in the 36 states of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory between Monday, January 8, 2024, and Monday, January 29, 2024.

The selection of specialists was conducted in conjunction with the Nigeria Police Force, based on the need assessment to ensure capability and geographical representation.

The Chairman of the Commission, Dr. Solomon Arase, retired Inspector General of Police, stated that the rigorous recruitment process was aimed at enhancing the capacity and effectiveness of the Nigeria Police Force and reinforcing its commitment to community-rooted and service-oriented policing.

How to check Nigeria Police Recruitment 2024 list

Candidates of the Nigeria Police Recruitment 2024 Exercise can check the status of their applications on

The list of successful candidates has been presented in a manner compliant with the Nigeria Data Protection Act of 2023.

This ensures the personal data of recruits entering a sensitive security organization remains secure, thereby protecting their personal and family safety.

The article was originally published on Politics Nigeria.

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