ICPC Recruitment 2024/2025 Application Form Portal

If you aspire to be a part of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission (ICPC), you’re in the right place. In this guide, we will provide essential information that will help you to successfully submit your application.

Notably, the application process is entirely free of charge, so there’s no need to worry about any application fees. The ICPC plays a vital role in combating corruption, and being mindful of their recruitment criteria is essential for a successful application process. Alright, without wasting much of your time let’s begin.

History and Structure of ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) started on September 29, 2000, by President Olusegun Obasanjo. It has a Chairman and twelve Members, two from each of the country’s six zones. Members come from different backgrounds:

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  • A retired Police Officer (at least a Commissioner of Police)
  • A lawyer with 10+ years of experience
  • A retired Judge from a superior court
  • A retired Public Servant (at least a Director)
  • A woman
  • A youth (21-30 years old)
  • A chartered accountant

The President, with Senate confirmation, appoints the Chairman and Members, ensuring they have integrity. They can only start their roles after declaring assets. The Chairman serves for five years, and Members initially serve for four.

The president also appointed a secretary. The Commission has the power to manage its staff. Section 3(14) of the Act states that it is independent and not controlled by any person or authority.

Duties of ICPC

  1. Listen to and look into complaints from the public about corrupt actions. If needed, they can take legal action against those responsible.
  2. Check how public groups work and if their ways help corruption, tell them to change.
  3. Teach and help officers, agencies, or groups to stop fraud or corruption.
  4. Tell leaders of public groups how they can change their ways to stop bribery and corruption.
  5. Teach people about bribery, corruption, and related crimes.
  6. Get the public to help fight against corruption.

The Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act 2000 requires the Attorney-General to agree to any prosecution for legal actions. Each state has judges to handle cases under the Act, and each state currently has two designated judges for this job.

Requirements for ICPC Recruitment

To qualify for the upcoming ICPC Recruitment exercise, applicants must meet specific criteria. Here are the key requirements:

  1. Applicants must be Nigerian citizens and provide a valid means of identification to substantiate their citizenship. Failure to do so can result in automatic disqualification.
  2. Applicants should fall within the age range of 18 to 35. Those below or above this range are not eligible to apply for the upcoming recruitment exercise.
  3. A First degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower is required. HND/ND holders should have a minimum of Lower Credit.
  4. Applicants must possess a valid National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) discharge or exemption certificate.
  5. Each applicant is expected to be medically and physically fit. Individuals with deformities are not allowed to apply for the recruitment.

Aspiring candidates should ensure they meet these criteria before applying.

Applying for ICPC Recruitment: Step-by-Step Guide

To apply for the Independent and Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) Recruitment Exercise, follow these steps once the application process begins:

  1. Visit the Official ICPC Portal: Go to the ICPC online portal at https://icpc.gov.ng/career/.
  2. Review the instructions provided on the portal carefully. Ensure you understand all the details before proceeding.
  3. Create an account on the ICPC portal. Provide the necessary information to set up your account.
  4. Complete the application form on the portal. Input accurate details as required.
  5. Crosscheck the information you entered on the form to ensure accuracy before submitting your application.

Please note that the ICPC is not accepting applications at the moment. Applicants are advised to keep an eye on the ICPC official portal and verified news media outlets for updates on when the recruitment exercise will commence.

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