Shortlisted Candidates for 2016/2017 Nigerian Police Force Recruitment - Screening Test Examination date

Updated News on Shortlisted Candidates for 2016/2017 Nigerian Police Force Recruitment - Screening Test Examination date - So many applicants who applied online for the Nigerian Police Recruitment on earlier this year has been searching for links on the internet that will connect them to get selected. The Names Of Candidates Shortlisted For Nigeria Police Recruitment has been published. So many people in Nigeria has been asking this question; "when is the screening for 2016/2017 section for candidates who applied to join the Nigerian Police Force (NPF). We will recall that only the Police Service Commission ( is the only approved body to screen and select qualified candidates to be recruited. They also devised means to carry out the selection from the over nine hundred thousand applications received online.

List of Shortlisted Candidates for Police Recruitment - Nigeria Police Recruitment list - Goto to view the full list

Please be informed that the Nigeria Police Force, NPF and Police Service Commission (PSC) has finally released the names of 338,227 candidates shortlisted for the screening exercise and other very useful instructions. The Police Recruitment of 338,227 Nigerians are to vie for approved 10,000 slots as from 6th of June 2016. The Police Service Commission (PSC) has shortlisted 338,227 applicants out of the 911,438 candidates, who successfully applied for the 10,000 advertised positions for recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force. This is even as the list showed that the state with the highest number of applicants is Benue with a total of 29,565, closely followed by Kogi, with 19,802 candidates; while FCT has the least with 2,692, closely followed by Lagos, with 2,794 candidates. Read our previous post about the Police Service Commission 

How to Check you name in the Nigeria Police Recruitment List

Simply follow the instructions below to check whether you are qualified or not.
  1. Use your browser and go to the NPF Recruitment website Portal 
  2. The website is
  3. Now click on your state of origin to access the list and see your screening date.
  4. NB: This is the initial list for General Duty Applicants only.


Useful information:  The date of the screening starts from the June 6 2016. All shortlisted candidates are to dress in a plain white shirts & shorts and go ahead to the Police Command Headquarters of your various States of Origin on their designated interview dates. They are also to go to the interview venue with a printed copy of the letter sent to their emails without failure, as this admits you into the screening venue.

Furthermore, you are to present both the original copies and photocopies of the following:
  1. Your Duly Completed Guarantor’s Form;
  2. Your State of Origin Certificate;
  3. All your Educational Certificates;
  4. Your Birth Certificate/Declaration of Age;
  5. Only one white coloured Office Flat File Jacket;
  6. Two copies of a Recent Passport Photographs with your name written behind in capital letters.
You are to strictly adhere to the contents of this letter as no excuse will be entertained. You can only come to the venue only if you have seen your name from the Names of Candidates Shortlisted For Nigeria Police Recruitment. The Full List of Shortlisted Candidates names for Police Recruitment is found on the official police website only.

The Nigerian Police Recruitment through PSC Shortlists 338,227 As Screening Begins June, 6 Nigeria Police Force, NPF has released names of candidates shortlisted for the screening exercise and other instructions, it is time for some 419 people to decieve unsuspecting candidates whose names was not shortlisted.

Please not that there are so many deceivers, scam and fraudsters on the internet waiting to deceive you and collect you money in the name of helping you secure the Nigerian Police job. Do not respond to any mail, text message or phone call from anyone claiming to be a police agent, or army major. They are not approved by the police nor Nigerian Army, and if you do any business with them, you are doing so at your own risk.

So many fake online publishers has even went ahead to publish articles like Nigeria police force 2016/2017 screening examination short-listed list is out for checking, to check if your name is on the successful candidates list visit a named website" and possibly "NDA and 75RRI Recruitment un-shortlisted candidates, call a certain number"

The Police Service Commission, Nigeria Police Force, Nigerian Army will contact you directly through your email with their official email address and they will never ask you to call any phone number or even given any money to anyone. Getting selected in any application is 100% free of charge. Share this article for more information.
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