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Nigeria Police Recruitment 2016

The Nigerian Police Force is currently accepting applications, soon the application process will be over and the next stage is screening and aptitude test. Most applicants are always eager to get an idea of how the test questions are set, below are samples from past police recruitment test.

1) When was Nigeria Police Force(NPF) established?

ANSWER: 1930

2) What are the objective of Nigeria Police Force?

ANSWER: The Nigeria police force objective is to enhance the quality of life in our country by working in partnership with the community and in accordance with constitutional rights to enforce the laws, preserve the peace, reduce fear and provide for a safe environment .

3). What is the Nigeria police force motto?

ANSWER: the police are your friends

4) What is the name of Nigeria Police Force IGP?

ANSWER: IGP Solomon Arase

5) Who is the present Chief of Defence Staff?

ANSWER: Major Gen. Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin

6). What is the full meaning of NPF?

ASWER: Nigeria Police Force

7). What is the full Meaning of IGP?

ANSWER: Inspector General of Police

8). Who is the current Senate president of Nigeria?

ANSWER: Sen. Bukola Saraki

9). What year was Nigeria Police reorganized into 7 area command?

ANSWER: 1986

10). When did Nigeria got her independeence?

ASWER: 1 october 1960

11). Name the government agencies that supervise the affairs of Nigeria police force?


i). The Police service Commision(PSC)

ii). Ministry of police affairs

iii). The Nigeria police council(NPC)

12). When did Nigeria become a Republic?

ANSWER: 1 october 1963

13). What is the staff strength of Nigeria police force?

ANSWER: 371,800 officers

14). Name the 7 area Commands of Nigeria police force?

ANSWER: (Adamawa, Gombe, Jigawa, Kano, Katsina, Lagos, Ogun.)

15). what year did Nigeria civil way started and ended?

ANSWER: Started 1967 and ended 15th jan. 1970

16). who is the first Executive president of Nigeria?

ANSWER: Alh. Shehu Shagari

17) Which year was Nigeria flag designed and who designed it ?

ASWER: Nigeria flag was designed by Mr. Taiwo Akinkumi in 1959

18) Who is the current Speaker of Nigeria House of Representative?

ANSWER: Yakubu Dogara

19) what is the Current population of Nigeria?

ANSWER: 183 million

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    I will be glad if I am choose as an Nigeria Police Force.GREAT NPF

  • Bala s Abba

    May God see us through

  • Maji

    Nigeria police commission should not be bias at the forthcoming screening of the candidates

  • Rabiu saidu usman

    May Allah help me to pass exam,screening all together

    • Hello Rabiu,
      Thanks for your comment, with people like you who wants to serve, our country will be great. You will have your place in the force in due time.

  • Mr. Temitope Olajide

    Dear sir,
    My names are Mr. Temitope Olajide, Male, one of the applicant of 2016 Nigeria Police Force Recruitment.

    I am very glat to get the copy and infomation on N.P.F. Aptitude test here at this site.

    Together we shall work to combat crime and secure our Country for the betterment of every citizens.

    So help me God!

    • Hello Temitope,
      Thanks for your comment, with people like you who wants to serve, our country will be great. You will have your place in the force in due time.

  • aiyede gabriel

    please do anyone have idea of when the exam and screening taking place

    • Hello GABRIEL,
      Applications are still ongoing, the test date will be announced after applications. Kindly visit our site for updates as we always do.

  • Muhammad Auwal

    Optimistic effort Mr. President, your precision is legendary.
    We Nigerian are vary impress by the commitment of the recruitment into Nigerian police force.
    I will be glad to be Nigerian police.and I will be faithfull to serve Nigerian with all my heart


    may God help me, am ready 2 contribute my own guota 2 d enhancement of security, and for the fortcoming exam bias used avoided. may God help me amen


    Sir my names are Rasheed Abass Adekunle am one of the appllicant for the 2016 police recruitment. sir may God help me am ready to contribute my own quota to towards the enhancement of security in the country.

    • Hi Rasheed,
      Thanks for your comment, with people like you who wants to serve, our country will be great. You will have your place in the force in due time.

  • Njoku Chigozie Henry

    Sir, am Njoku Chigozie- boys` brigade officer. The test sample is good; but is the test only on current affairs, what are the other subject areas.. I join hands to reposition the image of NPF once given the opportunity.

  • Waxybrain umanah

    I like what I see in this site. keep it up. salary scale for recruit is too poor. pls consolate and constable is it the same thing?

  • christopher

    dear sir,
    my name is christopher have fill the form online, also have signed my guarantor form pls wats the next stage to do thanks…

  • Kadima Demas

    And so help GOD amen

  • kadijat folorunsho

    My names are kadijat folorunsho pls sir I am not clear Guarantor form pls I want you to explain many sir

  • Igwe brendan

    May God help me and some of d applicants ijn

  • Mr. Temitope Olajide



    About question number fifteen (15) of the Nigeria Police Force Aptitude Test:- What year did Nigeria Civil Way started and ended?

    Please, is it Civil Way or Civil War?

    I think it should be Civil War.

    Thank you sir.

  • Omovigho dollor

    My names are omovigho dollor from delta state. I want to say a big thank you for provid those guestion and answer

  • Abdulgafar yau

    I promise to serve nigeria with all my heart if i admitted into police college! May Allah help us to pass our exams amen.

  • Benefit Bala

    May d lord at heaven help me 2 pass d exam n other screanings of d NPF so also my brothers n sisters who has applied.

  • Mela lucky

    Nice work mr ezekiel may god c us through amen

  • Auwal yakubu

    So.god.bles.igp.so.help.me.sir.when.we.can.go.to.screening.of.npf.my.name.is.auwal yakubu.kebbi state.

  • May Allah help us to pass all the aptittud test and screenig of nigerian police force ameen summa ameen

  • abdulrazak

    when the list of applicants been shortlisted

  • i have faith in God i will succed all the aptitude test and exam. And it will come to pass in Jesus migthy name amen.

  • aliyu

    good news may god help us to succeed amin.


    I pray allahu (s.w.a) give us this Jobs at distime…ameen

  • Ahmed Ibrahim

    wit God everytin is possible

  • David j. Emmanuel

    I like to join, and God is my strength. help will come from every where.

  • kelvin jeweh

    i want to join the nigeria police and serve my father land

  • Eric Ephraim Onwuka

    May God help our unbelieve.

  • Ahmad buhari muhammad

    Pls i need to comfirm if is screening date is out i ned information?07033553255

  • Theresa james

    sir am Egong Theresa James an applicants of the NPF 2016 I wish to know if the forms should be submitted before the exam/screening date. and really appreciate the PSC for their effort towards this recruitment, I personally have waited for this recruitment I believe God will help me through all it would take Amen

  • Esla Abaga

    In fact so grt see positive changing in npf by d wat president and IGP may God bls nigeria to see grt reform in d force.

  • am Felix ilomechine.I so much thank God for this opportunity.I pledge my loyalty and to serve my country with all my strength..pls when is the screening and how is it going to be.and where is the venue ?

  • Abdulmalik yusuf

    My name is abdulmalik yusuf i wish you all the best my dear brothers and sisters and also pray for our lord to choice better for us and i beg my brothers &sisters as soon as the screening [email protected] out pls allert me through this no 07035742947 my allah guid us ammeeen

  • Nathaniel silas

    Am Nathaniel and am one of the applicant pls i want to know the date of the exam pls and this is my number for any information


    dear sir,pls am need help 2d sake of God 2 elect me as a npf abeg,

  • musazekeriyau

    pls sir I am musa zekeriyau.is almost a long time that I want b a police I need to serve Nigeria with all my strength pls sir I dont have help am an uppern and my brother and my sister are kid pls I need ur help sir I take God begg u sir.pls if the times of exams screening cms pls this my contact sir.0872874640

  • dear sir please i Am need help two day sake of god two elect as a Nigerian police force Allah ya bamu sa,a

  • johnny

    Gods will is my will

  • Oluwatobiloba

    Everything is GOD time is the best

  • Pls i need to confirm if is screening date is out

  • Nur

    Who tell u they r selecting here dat u r begging dem? Dnt beg anybody here. Just keep praying.

    • AIG

      The Lord told me my child (AIG) this is my year&turn and i should arise and grab it in Jesus name Aaa…menoooooo……

  • Garba abdullahi

    I will succed in the name of jesus christ

    • MOSES

      AMEN i also pray 4 soucess

  • Simon Bala

    I Like This Quetions

  • Oghenekevwe Solomon,

    The lord is my helper as far as this police work is consern,

  • Maisara

    Vary good i like you question

  • Ochoche

    When is the exam date of this 2016 police recruitment?

  • Please when the date is feest u guy. should jos let me no.

  • Anwuru i.J

    Why did npf courage education of their staff officers without upgrading their certificate or degree when obtine after completion.

  • Anyor, T N

    When Is NPF Sreening And Exam Date?

  • AIG

    It is my turn to shine so i won’t hasitate to grab it in Jesus name Amen.

  • James jerry

    I love this. I pray for success in Jesus name!

  • Ocha Moses

    God will help me ….amen. I will be recruited in NPF dis year, by his grace. Amen.

  • opara dennis

    Please when is npf 2016 recruitment screening coming up

  • williams mary

    God help me to be recruited in npf in Jesus name amen.

  • Amadi Doris

    I love the Nigerian police force, God help me to be among the once that will be recruited. Amen

  • Musa Joseph Abednego

    With GOD i wil b amount d pple dat wil b recuirt dis year, das my prayers unto GOD. AND I WIL SAV WITH ALL MY STRENT



  • Tugai lau

    please God as my father died trying to fight for his country in the Nigerian police force so I pray that God will favor me and be enrolled in to the police as to continue from where he stopped help me God.



  • Ekpiri Joseph

    Let there be transparency in the exercise. I know with God i can scale through. Npf, iam there

  • God Is My Helper, In Dis Recruit. May God My Father Have Favor On Us

  • Tsenenger Olivrt

    The Lord is my shepherd i shall not want. I believed in God who i serves he doesnt disapoint his children. My name is already first on the list in Jesus name Amen.

  • Wombo Sandra

    My only trust is in God. I believe I will be among the 10,000. I have always wanted to be a Police Officer.



  • Ogunyemi Michael Olawale

    GOD bless Nigeria

  • W. Y. Ampandi

    If God say Yes, nobody can say No.

  • G g

    God let your will be don amen.

  • As for me I have hope in God He will not let me down I have passion to serve my country with LAST drop of my blood with HUMILITY so help me GOD amen.


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  • Ibrahim Iliyasu

    Man Propose Allah (GOD)Disporsed, Ihop Iwl B Among 10000 Police Officers In Jesus Name,

  • Isah muhammed

    I have God in min let me be socceful by ur name i pray amen.

  • Obeten Sampson Stephen

    I Thank U Lord Fo Another Opportity I Not U Who Fail Me Because I Put Trust In u,

  • Obeten Sampson Stephen

    I Trust My Almighty God For Another Great Opportity I Not U We Not Fail Me Because In Name Is Already De.

  • ojoko joan onyemaechi

    where and how will I check the shortlisted names?

  • ojoko joan onyemaechi

    someone posted a phone number for us to call that he/she will help to shortlist our names.is’nt that a fraud?

  • Prime

    Thank you for the info.
    I would like have more likely questions

  • vitus ogbonna

    so delighted on the few questions i have seen.

  • oyewole oluwatobi

    All is well with and the npf bcuz I knw my God liveths and he never fails

  • Adamu jedidiah

    How can i know that the short list is out,pls you have to send it through our email.

  • ifije

    Jehovah God over everything

  • Nanle Emmanuel Daniel

    thank you so much for that vital information, It is my second time of application as an SSCE candidate and i have a lot of hope this time

  • Johnson Sunday

    I tank God 4 make me apply dis job,my God will help me,wen be d exam?

  • Angi

    Am fully sure that my God we give me this police Job

  • Abdulrahman

    When did Exam going to start sir

  • Onuoha chibueze

    I apply to be to be a police is because it is always my dream,i thank God who made it able that today,i was able to buy the form and wait for the exams,i pray that God will happen me make my dream comd true,and i promise to work harder to make my dream come true,GOD WILL BLESS EVERY YOU AS U OFFER MY REQUEST AND I PROMISE TO ABIDE BY THE RULES AND REGULATION

  • Adamu

    with god all things are possible

  • Mr.Oghenekaro ogaga elvis

    With almighty God things we be okooo

  • Nweke Gideo .O

    Its Only Take A Great Minded Person To Become An Icon.

  • I really thanks to God who give me the opportunity to apply for this job,,,,,,, but please when was Nigerian police force will start attitude test in all the 36 state…. When, where, time, date, month……………….




    For peace and security, I am joining the Nigeria Police Force. So help me God.

  • Lawrence Etim

    My Ambition Is To Fight Crime And Evil,that is Why I Apply In To the Nigeria Police Force,so Help Me God.

  • Nkemakolam gideon

    It has always been my wish to serve my contry nigeria,i hope this is better opportunity.i pray it work 4 poor pple like me..

  • Haruna Bishir

    God blessed the nigerian police

  • Elom matthew akama prosper

    which day the exam will commence .
    Can any body answer

  • Atuma Stephen Ifeanyi

    Obviously, people suffer in other to better the lots of our great country Nigeria. Why should I not contribute?

  • Nimde fadip

    Life is dynamic, i believed that with God i will be a nigeria police in order to self my country from couruption

  • Richard Zakariya

    I wish to fine my police and fight for my best country nigeria . By God grace.

  • Olutayo olusegun

    When are we going to write the exam?



  • Ali baba

    I love police job

  • sam

    Age limit is every good, but limit should b within 28 & 34, bcos nigeria need more able men & women dat is married n responsible 2 occupy d position in NPF. Exam should b d best medium 2 reduce d population f applicants.

  • Abraham sullem

    I love the nigeria police force with the whole of my heart, i want god to bless them to carry out thier good job in other to promote peace and unity in our country nigeria. GOD help me to be part of this journey

  • Adetunji

    I pray that God should count me among the lucky ones

  • Babatunde Tobi Gabriel

    My Able God said to me : ‘ you are a lucky winner and a successful candidate’ and I said to him ‘thank you Daddy’.

  • Jossyd

    There Are People Who Will Join This Police Force That Their Age Will Be More Than 38yrs Old. This Is Nigerian We Should Stop Disceiving People.

  • nasir

    Age limit should be reconsidered, exam should be used to disqualify applicants, not their age.

  • Jabir Isyaku Aliyu

    Sir Up to know we have not seen the short list, my prayer to Almighty God to Select me amaug the winner in this recruitment

  • Ahamefule tochukwu c

    I wish my name shall be included among the successful candidate,by the grace of God I shall be honest and fearful to my God, not to do as the multitude does, one thing I will not let go is this, I will not allow the here’s past to be in vain,and also to focus on the objective to make sure that it must be achieved. Thanks

  • nwaobia chinenyenwa gift

    with God almighty, I no I shall be a winner because nothing is impossible fr God to do bt my belive is these? if it is the well of my almighty God fr me to join the NPF let his well be done, and I promised to be loyal, honest,diligent, to obey the Nigeria flag, nd the peace and unity.My God let your will be done upon me.good luck to all the applicants.

  • Atiireshe Tersoo

    I may like to say a big thanks to the lord for have mercy on everybody that apply for NPF God should protect us Amen

  • Lord may ur will be done. We put all our hope and trust in u. Best of luck to all applicants.

  • Douglas

    I pray dat God should gv me d enablement,d Grace, d ability to pass d police exam in d name of Jesus Amen.







  • unto thee i trust for this 2016 police recruitement practice, i must succed in Jesus name, Amen.

  • Musa Nuhu

    I pray to god to grand us favour to succeed in this NPF recruitment.

  • Ilueme,Emeka

    God in you I put my trust,remember me o lord,bless me with this job..Amen.


    To All Applicants…May God Do For You In This Forthcoming Nigeria Police Recruitment Screening Examination What You Cannot Do For Yourself. I Prophesy To One Million Of You!!! YOU MUST SUCCEED. You Are The Reason For This Season Of NPF. YOU ARE FAVOURED. If You Believe It Type” I HEAR YOU SIR AMEN”

    • Ruth





  • Godwin

    Pls give past question of nigeria army..send it directly to my email if u have it..the exercise is tommorow pls

  • Olowofoyekun Oluwafemi

    God pls. Help me

  • i love the npf because of there braveness and wisdom in there general duties. By the grace and will of God. i will be working with them this year in Jesus name amen

  • Okoro ogbonna James

    Please always notify me on the latest in my email
    iam also an applicant

  • Muhammad Abdullah

    Please when does the exams/screening will began?

  • oma

    by his grace, I wish to be enlisted as cadet of INSP under my specialization as a profession.

  • Immarayi Esegboriah

    please i need the Npf past questions also.. thanks

  • Oje

    Thanks. This is lovely,pls endavou to notify me on d screening schedule on my email. Thanks

  • Raheem Hammed Mogaji

    Now its our turn by its GRACE. NPF together We Standards. I believe i will be Among the successful applicant. The objective of NPF says.

  • Ohiemi

    Pls notify me d latest about (n p f) am an applicant.

  • Mfonma Aniekan Sandy

    I wnt all the npf officers to notify me cos i am a force ie brigadier general.

  • Mfonma Aniekan Sandy

    I wnt all the npf officers to notify me cos i am a force man ie brigadier general.

  • igbong martina

    pls what of those that have
    not receive text about th
    e screening what will d do pls

  • igbong martina

    pls what of those that have
    not receive text about the screening what will d do pls

  • Njoku Chinda

    I wish to have a comprehensive past questions and answers of the Nigerian Police Force. Can anyone please help!

  • ozuzu chiamaka delight

    i have not receive alart

  • ozuzu chiamaka delight

    i have not receive any alart

  • Otasanya Adeyemi

    I love this, kudos to you guys… But how can npf write a date in this form 6/10/2016, I know it can be write in dis way, but we are not use to writing date in this form in Nigeria, so I think dey did it to confuse many people. I and mind friend have already think it’s October 6, 2016. Not until will received another text msg from ngcareers.

  • please what about the peoples that have not receives their message what should they do?

  • Istifanus zam dadokson

    Pls hav any one seeing a text?

    • Abalaka Isaiah

      I received
      they message on my hand set.

  • wale Aminu

    Please I would like to know how to check my name on the list. It appears the present shortlist on the web is for general duty applicants. I applied for a specialist position and I have not received any message via email nor text. Any advice?

    • uzomah christian chukwuka

      Brother, even me, I apply for the specialist position, and I didn’t hear anything about the shortlisted candidates for specialist what is going on, any way I am still waiting, I pray for God’s Mercies and Favour,

  • esebamen frank lmoukhuede

    Please I lack to know how to check the short lise name

    • nura bello labaran

      sifawa marna area

  • esebamen frank lmoukhuede

    Please l like to know how to check the published names

  • Reward ugwumadu

    i am part of the exciese what about specialist are day not amoung

  • Adeoye Oladeji Francis

    I am onto it but I did not see a text or call what should the be next of the action.

  • oniro David Eromi

    When would the specialists be shorttlisted?

  • chibuzo friday iwara

    I am among the aplicant and i register from another state i want to know if my name will apear in the state i register or my state of origin

  • Abdul Stephen

    I apply as a specialist but I didn’t received any message.

  • Philibus Christopher

    No anes know tommoro only god.

  • Abel osemwengie

    Nigeria Police Force (N.P.F) 2017/18 late registration exercise phase-2 (NIGERIA POLICE FORCE RECRUITMENT EXERCISE FOR 2017/18 registration is still ongoing call A.S.P OSIFO a senior officer direct from ABUJA HEAD OFFICE CONTROL ROOM TO GET REGISTERED VIA 08130921972) also for candidates that were not successful in the phase-1 released batch for screening and examination can also call him for help in getting their names uploaded online within 12 hours hurry now before it gets too late – did you miss out in the just concluded Nigeria police 2017 online recruitment registration due to financial constrains or other reasons,,? And would like to get registered for the 2017 online recruitment registration,,? then all hope is not lost as you can get registered directly from the head office control room Abuja with the help of A.S.P ajayi benson a senior Police officer..hurry now and call him for this help before the registration portal will be finally closed via telephone on 08130921972..Also this goes out to all prospective candidates that were not successful in the phase-1 selection,,and would want to get there names uploaded online inorder for them to be eligible for the 2017 Nigeria police screening exersise/examination..this can be possible with the help of A.S.P Benson as he can get your name uploaded online within 12 hours as he works in the head office control room ABUJA..Hurry now and call him for these assistance on 08130921972 as it is better to measure and cut once than not to measure and cut twice..make your dream a reality of been an officer of the Nigeria police force today call A.S.P BENSON FOR HELP VIA 08130921972..