Saturday, 3 June 2017 How to Apply for Nigerian Prisons Service Recruitment 2017

The 2017 online recruitment for the Nigerian Prisons Service has commenced under the directive o the Federal ministry of Interior which the Nigerian prisons service is directly under. The recruitment will be done online via and it is best you know what steps to take in making your application successful.

The Nigerian prisons service is one of the oldest government establishments in the country which started in Lagos state. In fact the Nigerian prisons service was established in 1861. The prisons regulation was published in 1971 to prescribe admission, custody, treatment and classification procedures as well as staffing, dieting and clothing regimes for the prisons.

In the last 10 years or so, no less than 12 satellite prisons and 3 prison hospital have been built. The purpose was to modernize and create an enabling environment for proper treatment and training of offenders. This can testify of the Special Prison Reform programme of the Federal Government of Nigeria in 1999. The Prison regulation also distinguished between Awaiting Trial and convicted inmates and even stipulated the convict.


To be able to start your online application, you will need to see some of the guidelines via and know how to proceed.
The following outline below is the requirement:
  • You must a Nigerian
  • You must be above 18 years
  • You must not have any criminal record
  • You must be at least an SSCE holder
  • You must be medically fit
  • You must possess a valid national Identity card.
Document required for the online Recruitment on
You will need to scan and upload certain documents on online as the application form opens for you to fill. You will to get the following items as well as keep them close to you. They include:
  • You SSCE result or degree certificate
  • Birth certificate
  • First school leaving certificate (FSCL)
  • Valid Identity card
  • Passport photograph
You will then click to login into the site and start your application. You will need to scan all the necessary documents as you will need to upload each in the space that will be provided for you during the course of filling the form online.
Make sure you have fill the form correctly before applying. Then login on the site and fill in the online application form.


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