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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

PSC approves promotion of over 6,000 police officers

According to Mr Ikechukwu Ani, the Head, Press and Public Relations at PSC, the promotions “were one of the highpoints of the 8th Plenary Meeting of the Commission which spanned a period of three weeks and ended on Wednesday, July 1st, 2020. It was presided over by the PSC Chairman, Musiliu Smith, a retired Inspector General of Police.”

Police commission warns job seekers to beware of fraudsters

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has cautioned Nigerian job seekers against falling prey to conmen out to extort them by promising to assist in job placements.

Police commission approves promotion of 623 officers to next rank

The Police Service Commission (PSC), has announced the promotion of 623 officers comprising 40 Commissioners of Police, 98, Deputy Commissioners of Police, 150, Assistant Commissioners of Police and 335, Chief Superintendents of Police. PSC of...

PSC to deploy 45 officials for Bayelsa, Kogi polls

The Police Service Commission has concluded arrangements to deploy 45 officials to monitor the governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States on November 16, 2019.

Mike Okiro leads eight former IGPs to resolve IGP, Police commission’s feud

Former Inspector-General of Police (IGP) and immediate past chairman of Police Service Commission (PSC), Sir Mike Okiro, on Thursday led eight former IGPs who held peace talk with IGP Mohammed Adamu and PSC chairman, former IGP Musiliu Smith.

President Buhari dissolves Okoi Obono-Obla’s presidential panel

President Muhammadu Buhari may have begun moves to reposition his administration with the dissolution of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP) on Tuesday.g
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday charged members of the Police Service Commission (PSC) to redouble their efforts in ensuring that the Nigeria Police Force delivers on its responsibilities. 7

President Buhari backs PSC in tussle with IGP over employment

President Muhammadu Buhari has pitched his tent with the Police Service Commission (PSC) in the tussle between the commission and the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) over appointments and promotions.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari, IGP, police commission hold meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari and the Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Mr Musiliu Smith, are meeting now at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Police recruitment: Screening of 210,150 shortlisted applicants to begin July 1

The Police Service Commission has disclosed that it will on July 1st, commence the screening of 210,150 shortlisted applicants for recruitment into the Constable Cadre of the Nigeria Police Force.

Police dismiss nine senior officers, demote six for misconduct

The Police Service Commission has approved with immediate effect the dismissal of nine senior Police officers for gross misconduct.

Mass demotion looms in Police over alleged lopsided promotions

The Police Service Commission (PSC) is set to wield the axe that will see the pruning of the rank of the Nigeria Police Force.

Ex-EFCC chief Ibrahim Lamorde, 17 others promoted to AIGs

The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of the former acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Lamorde and 17 other Commissioners of Police, CPs, to the next rank of Assistant Inspector-General of Police, AIG.

Police commission appoints new AIGs, CPs

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the promotion of 18 Commissioners of Police (CPs) to the rank of Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs).

Musiliu Smith: Police professionalism a prerequisite for free, fair election

A former Inspector General of Police and Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Alhaji Musiliu Smith, has said that if the forthcoming general election must be adjudged free, fair, credible and widely accepted then personnel of the Nigeria Police Force who are in the forefront of providing security must display a high level of professionalism.

Recruitment: Police commission receives 315,032 applications

The Police Service Commission (PSC) said it received 315,032 applications in the ongoing recruitment of 10,000 constables into the Nigeria Police Force at the close of the portal on Jan. 11.
Mr Fatai Owoseni, former Commissioner of Police in Lagos state and nine other senior police officers, were pilled out from the Force on Saturday after 35 years in service.

Former Lagos CP Fatai Owoseni, nine others pull out from police

Mr Fatai Owoseni, former Commissioner of Police in Lagos state and nine other senior police officers, were pilled out from the Force on Saturday after 35 years in service.

Police kick against bill on Senate confirmation, removal of IGP

The police on Wednesday kicked against a move to subject the confirmation of appointment and removal of the Inspector General Police (IGP) to the upper chamber of the National Assembly.

Police promote two CPs, 10 ACPs, 7981 inspectors, others

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the promotion of two hundred and thirty nine senior police officers.

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Robbers steal N1.6 million from fishermen in Lagos

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