Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) is a Parastatals of Government in the Ministry of Information and Communication of the FederalRepublic of Nigeria. Before 1985 it was known as Postal and Telecommunication (P&T) which comprised of both Postal and Telecom Operators of the Federal Government of Nigeria. It was this separation of the
Postal from Telecom that gave birth to NIPOST and NITEL respectively.
Also in 1992 a decree recognizing NIPOST as a Parastatal of Government was promulgated and came into effect.
The organization is headed by a Chief Executive Officer who is also the Postmaster General of the Federation with Deputy Postmaster-Generals who are on contract tour of four (4) years and could go for second term.
NIPOST has a Board of Directors appointed by the Federal Government for a tour of four (4) years with a Chairman.
Currently, the Postmaster General/CEO is in the person of Mallam Ibrahim Mori Baba
To be the best customer-responsive organization in Nigeria, the
best Postal Service in Africa,
and one of the best Postal Services in the world
To provide universal qualitative Postal Service that is efficient, RELIABLE and affordable with a committed workforce that guarantees customers' Satisfaction at all times
There are two (2) in-house unions operating in the organization i.e. Senior Staff Association of Communications, Transport and Corporations (SSACTAC) made up of senior members of staff and National Union of Post and Telecommunications Employees (NUPTE) made up of junior members of staff.
The Chief Industrial Officer of the organization is the Deputy Postmaster-General(Corporate Service) with an Industrial Relation Unit.