This Department is responsible for appointment of persons into the Nigeria Police with the exception of the Inspector - General of Police. Other appointemnts include appointment of commissioners of police to state commands, appointment and gazetting of retirement from the Nigeria Police Force as well as such other functions as may be assigned by the Commission in accordance with the laws. The Department is headed by Mr. Donald E Etiebe a Director,
2014 - 11 - 14 OSSI HANDS OVER IN POLICE SERVICE COMMISSION, CALLS FOR SUPPORT FOR SUCCESSOR The new Permanent Secretary and Secretary of the Police Service Commission, Mallam Aminu Aliyu Bisalla resumed duties today (Friday, November 14th 2014) after a formal handover from his predecessor in office, Dr. George A. Ossi in a ceremony held at the Commission’s head office in Abuja.
Speaking at the ceremony, Dr. Ossi charged his successor to ensure the sustenance of the existing harmonious working relations between the Commission and the Nigeria Police Force. He also advised him to give priority to capacity building so as to maintain a productive and efficient work force.
2014 – 08 – 20 PSC PROMOTES 19 TO AIGs The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of Nineteen (19) Commissioners of Police to the rank of Assistant Inspectors - General of Police. The officers are: Ambrose O. Aisibor, Adebayo Ajileye, Umaru Abubakar Manko, Joel Kayode Theophilus, Wilfred Eje Obute, Felix Osita Uyanna, A. J. Abakasanga, Jubril Olawale Adeniji, Ibrahim M. Maishanu, Godfrey E. Okeke, Chintua Amajor-Onu, Lawal Tanko, Usman Akila Gwarry, Kalafite Helen Adeyemi, Yahaya Garba Ardo, Irimiya F. Yerima, Olufemi A. Adenaike, Mbu Joseph Mbu and Patrick Dey Dokumor.
2014 – 06 – 08 PSC CHAIRMAN COMMISERATE WITH THE BAYEROS AND THE AKUNYILIS The Honourable Chairman, Police Service Commission, Sir, Mike Mbama Okiro condoles the families, people of Kano and Anambra States and Nigeria as a whole over the death of Alhaji Ado Bayero, the Emir of Kano and Prof. Dora Akunyili, former Director General, NAFDAC and Information Minister.
Okiro describes the dead of the duo that occurred in quick succession as catastrophic and at a time when Nigeria needed their services and wealth of experience the more. He noted that though they are dead, their foot-prints and legacies which are unquantifiable will continue to live on.