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    PSC loses out as court upholds IGP’s power to recruit

PSC loses out as court upholds IGP’s power to recruit

A federal high court in Abuja has dismissed the suit filed by the Police Service Commission (PSC), challenging the power of Mohammed Adamu, inspector-general of police, to recruit 10,000 police officers.In his ruling on Monday, Inyang Ekwo, the presiding judge, held that the suit lacked merit.The PSC had taken the police to court over the recruitment of 10,000 constables. Joined [...]

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    Illegal armed men ‘overstretched capacity of security agents’ during Kogi, Bayelsa polls

Illegal armed men ‘overstretched capacity of security agents’ during Kogi, Bayelsa polls

The Police Service Commission (PSC) says security agencies were overstretched as a result of the activities of "illegal armed men" during the November 16 governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states.There was widespread violence and harassment during the elections in the two states.In a statement, Ikechukwu Ani, the PSC spokesman, said the actions of the armed men overstretched the capacity of [...]

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    Malami: Nullifying recruitment of 10,000 constables will lead to economic loss

Malami: Nullifying recruitment of 10,000 constables will lead to economic loss

Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), says nullifying the recruitment exercise conducted by the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) will amount to economic loss.Malami said this in a counter affidavit filed at the federal high court in Abuja in response to a suit by the Police Service Commission (PSC), challenging the recruitment of 10,000 constables.The force and the commission have [...]

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    EXPLAINER: What’s the big deal about this ‘$1.4bn PSC law’ just signed by Buhari?

EXPLAINER: What’s the big deal about this ‘$1.4bn PSC law’ just signed by Buhari?

There has been so much noise about the amendment of PSCs in the deep offshore and inland basin production sharing contract (DOIBPSC) law which President Muhammadu Buhari signed on Monday. What’s PSC, for goodness sake?In the late 1980s and early 1990s, oil prices were very low and Nigeria was struggling to meet its cash-call obligations to the joint ventures (JVs) with [...]

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    PSC commissioner: Police padded recruitment list with unqualified candidates

PSC commissioner: Police padded recruitment list with unqualified candidates

Austin Braimoh, a commissioner of the police service commission (PSC), has accused the Nigeria police force (NPF) of padding the recruitment list of 10,000 constables with unqualified candidates.The PSC had placed the recruitment of 1o,000 personnel on hold “in order to finalise the remaining stage of the exercise”.Following the action, the relationship between Mohammed Adamu, the inspector general of police, [...]

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    133,324 applicants jostle for 6,000 police slots

133,324 applicants jostle for 6,000 police slots

Not less than 133,324 candidates have been shortlisted to fill the 6,000 constable positions at the Nigeria police force.The Police Service Commission (PSC) said on Thursday that screening of the applicants will begin on Monday, May 7 at the various state police commands and the federal capital territory.According to the statement signed by Ikechukwu Ani, PSC spokesman, Kaduna state has [...]

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