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Nigeria Police Force Recruitment Exam Past Questions & Answers

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) is a law enforcement agency in Nigeria. Here you will get the ‘Nigeria Police Force recruitment exam past questions and answers’ for free.

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Nigeria Police Force Recruitment Exam Past Questions & Answers

Below is the Nigeria Police Force Recruitment screening past questions and answers;

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

Answer: 1930.

2. What are the objectives of Nigeria Police Force?

Answer: To enhance the quality of life in Nigeria, enforce the laws, preserve peace, reduce fear and provide safe environment.

3. What is the Nigeria police force motto?

Answer: Police is your friend.

4. What is the name of the Current Nigeria Police Force IGP?

Answer: Adamu Mohammed.

5. Who is the present Chief of Defense Staff in Nigeria?

Answer: Major Gen. Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin.

6. What is the full meaning of NPF?

Answer: 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: Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

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

Answer: 1986.

10. When did Nigeria got her independence?

Answer: October 1st 1960.

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


a. The Police service Commission (PSC).

b. Ministry of police affairs.

c. The Nigeria police council (NPC).

12. When did Nigeria become a Republic?

Answer: October 1st 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: Lagos, Kano Adamawa, Gombe, Ogun Jigawa, Katsina.

15. What year did Nigeria civil war started and ended?

Answer: Started in 1967, and ended 15th January, 1970.

16. Who is the first Executive president of Nigeria?

Answer: Shehu Shagari

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

Answer: 1959, designed by Taiwo Akinkumi.

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

Answer: Femi Gbajabiamila

19. What is the Current population of Nigeria?

Answer: 200 million

20. Who is the First Inspector General of Police in Nigeria?

Answer: Louis Edet

21. How many local government do we have in Nigeria?

Answer: 774

Multiple Choice Questions

1) The first Inspector General of the Police Force was

A. Teslim Balogun

B. Louis Edet

C. Ademola Adetokunbo

D. Mike Okiro.

2) In order to qualify for the post of President in Nigeria the person must be _____ and above

A. 35 years

B. 20 years

C. 40 years

D. 55 years.

3) The name Nigeria coined out of _______

A. Niger Forest

B. Niger Area

C. Niger River

D. Niger Textures.

4) The last colonial Governor General of Nigeria was

A. Tulma Goldie

B. James Robertson

C. Huge Clifford

D. Lord Lugard.

5) The first world war was between

A. 1911-1914

B. 1914-1916

C. 1916-1918

D. 1914-1918.

6) The first African country to introduce e-passport was

A. South Africa

B. Ghana

C. Liberia

D. Nigeria.

7) The first secretary General of common wealth was

A. George Washington

B. Tulma Goldie

C. Arnold smith

D. Joseph Garba.

The first military president of Nigeria was

A. Sanni Abacha

B. Ibrahim Babangida

C. Aguiyi Ironsi

D. Yakubu Gowon.

9) Which of the following may be regarded as a regional organization





List of current Service Chiefs in Nigeria

Below is the list of current Service Chiefs in Nigeria and their positions;

1. Maj.-Gen. Abayomi Gabriel Olonishakin – Chief of Defence Staff

2. Maj.-Gen. T.Y. Buratai – Chief of Army Staff

3. Rear Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas – Chief of Naval Staff

4. Air Vice Marshal Sadique Abubakar – Chief of Air Staff

5. Air Vice Marshal Monday Riku Morgan – Chief of Defence Intelligence

6. Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd.) – National Security Adviser

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  1. Nasiru sani


    Please help me

  2. Hussaini saadu


    What about Zaria which day dear ones theyer come

  3. Shuaibu halliru


    Thing sir

  4. Dominic barnan


    Why is it the garantor form for Nigeria police is downloading?

  5. Ojobo Cynthia



  6. Isa Abubakar


    Keep your degree aside

  7. Damilola Adeniyi


    Can graduate obtain this form along with those using O’ level result, and will they also write exam along with them or it is only their credentials they need as a university or polytechnic graduate?

    • yes, keep your degree aside and apply using your O’level

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