Nigeria Police Shortlisted Candidates 2021 | Download NPF Shortlist Here

Do you want to know if you are among the Nigeria Police Force shortlisted/successful candidates for the 2020 recruitment exercise? We have created this article to guide you on how you can check your name on the list of successful candidates.


The Nigeria police force had earlier announced that they have released the shortlist for the year and all candidates are advised to check their names so they could know if they have been shortlisted or not. They also announced that all shortlisted candidates would undergo a screening exercise which the date would be fixed as soon as possible.

How to Check Police Shortlist

Checking the shortlist is never a hard nut to crack, it is as simple as ABC. All you need to do is to log on to the Nigeria police force official website,, input your login details and when you are successfully in your profile, scroll down to where you see “Check Shortlisted Candidates”, click on it and it will automatically download into your device.

Now, open the file with a PDF Reader on your mobile phone or laptop computer and start finding your name. If at the end of the search and you can’t find your name on the list then it is obvious that you have not been shortlisted.

Candidates are also advised to check their email and text messages which will contain details of the next stage of the recruitment exercise.

NPF Screening Schedule

The NPF Screening will hold in all the 36 states of Nigeria including the FCT. See the states below;

  • Abia
  • Adamawa
  • Akwa Ibom
  • Anambra
  • Bauchi
  • Bayelsa
  • Benue
  • Borno
  • Cross River
  • Delta
  • Ebonyi
  • Edo
  • Ekiti
  • Enugu
  • Gombe
  • Imo
  • Jigawa
  • Kaduna
  • Kano
  • Katsina
  • Kebbi
  • Kogi
  • Kwara
  • Lagos
  • Nasarawa
  • Niger
  • Ogun
  • Ondo
  • Osun
  • Oyo
  • Plateau
  • Rivers
  • Sokoto
  • Taraba
  • Yobe
  • Zamfara

Note that only candidates who find their name on the list of shortlisted candidates are those that will partake in the screening exercise.

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