The Nigeria Police Force, NPF, has invited qualified applicants to apply for admission into its academy’s tenth regular course cadet degree programme.
In a statement on Monday, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, force public relations officer, said the online registration process will run from July 24 to September 3 and is open to male and female Nigerians aged 17 to 21 years.
Other requirements include possession of a national identity number (NIN), and a minimum of six credits in not more than two sittings in WAEC/NECO or its equivalent, with credit passes in English and Mathematics.
A score of not less than 180 in the 2023 Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) examination, with the Nigeria Police Academy selected as an institution of first choice, is also required.
While all interested persons are expected to be medically, physically, and psychologically fit, male applicants must not be less than 1.67m tall and female applicants not less than 1.64m tall.
In addition, male applicants must have no less than 86cm expanded chest measurement and females must not be married or pregnant.
“The method of application is virtual. All interested applicants who meet the criteria above are advised to visit the Academy’s website generate Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR) code which would be used to make payment of a non-refundable fee of Three Thousand, Five Hundred Naira (N3,500) only through any commercial bank branch in Nigeria,” the statement reads.
“Successful payment will open up a form that applicants are required to fill out and upload scanned copies of their SSCE results, birth, and state of origin certificate.
“Thereafter, applicants are required to print out completed online forms and guarantor forms to be filled and submitted at the Nigeria Police Academy during the physical screening.
“Automated physical screening exercise will hold at the Academy at a date which will be communicated in due course.
“Successful candidates will participate in a Computer Based Test (CBT), a subsequent Automated Medical Screening Exercise, and an Automated Interview/Selection Exercise for Final Selection of candidates who will undergo a 5-year academic and police training leading to a Bachelors Degree and commissioning into the Nigeria Police Force as Assistant Superintendent of Police II.
“The Acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D., NPM, assures that the process will be conducted in the best tradition of transparency and accountability.
“He advises the applicants to be wary of online imposters, scammers, and other criminal elements who might want to take advantage of the application process to dupe innocent applicants.
“The IGP however warns that anyone found wanting in this regard will be arrested and prosecuted.”