Police Service Commission
13 Feb 2019
The Police Service Commission (PSC) will send 400 monitors to the 36 states and Abuja to evaluate the conduct of policemen on electoral duties during the general elections, which begins on February 16 with federal elections. The commission’s spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani, noted that the evaluators were expected to leave Abuja today (Wednesday). “The commission’s monitors…
7 Feb 2019
The deployment of police commissioners in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) may have elicited anger as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Conference of National Political Parties (CNPP) have picked holes in the choice of Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu’s former Chief Security Officer (CSO), Kayode Egbetokun, as the new chief…
6 Feb 2019
The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the appointment and deployment of 37 Command Commissioners of Police for the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, The commissioners are: Buba Sanusi, Katsina State; Mohammed Wakili, Kano State; Rabiu Ladodo, Jigawa; Ahmed Iliyasu, Ogun; Mu’azu Zubairu, Lagos State; Ibrahim Sabo, Niger;…
22 Jan 2019
Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate decentralisation of operations of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) unit.
12 Dec 2018
The Police Service Commission (PSC) yesterday said it had received 104,289 applications for employment into the Nigeria Police Force as Constables.
25 Sep 2018
Human right activists have asked a Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja, to stop the Police Service Commission from planned demotion of some Police officers who were recently promoted.
24 Sep 2018
A businessman, Mr. Peter Alex Nwoseh, has petitioned the chairman of Police Service Commission (PSC), Alhaji Musiliu Smith, Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris and the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to rescue him from the hands of the Zone 2 Police Command, Onikan, Lagos, over alleged intimidation and extortion. Nwoseh, in a petition against the…
17 Sep 2018
The Police Service Commission (PSC) has said that henceforth, police officers will no longer be promoted to the next rank without the pre-requisite training programmes and examinations.
3 Sep 2018
Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Musiliu Smith, has inaugurated the commission’s standing committees. Smith, a retired Inspector General of Police (IGP), also inaugurated its Management Retreat Planning Committee. Its spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani said: “The committees are expected to process, advice and guide the commission in taking decisions during its plenary meetings.
8 Aug 2018
About 2,226 policemen yesterday protested against their botched promotions.The policemen, made up of inspectors and other ranks, accused the Police Service Commission (PSC), and the police council of failing to effect their promotions, three years after they had been screened.
3 Aug 2018
The Benue government has urged the Police Service Commission (PSC) to end the occupation of the State House of Assembly by officers of the force. The Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Michael Gusa, in a letter to the PSC chairman dated July 31, 2018, stated: “We call on you to intervene and direct the…
16 Jul 2018
The Police Service Commission (PSC) has described the performance of its officers and men assigned to Ekiti State as highly commendable.PSC spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani, said they were not deployed to monitor the election, but to be neutral in their enforcement of law and order in a civil manner.