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CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF FORENSICS AND
CERTIFIED FRAUD EXAMINERS OF NIGERIA.

Integrity, Excellence, Service.

Welcome to CIFCFEN

The Chartered Institute of Forensic and Certified Fraud Examiners of Nigeria is a Professional Association established to provide machinery for training, supervision and regulation of the practice of Forensic Accounting and Fraud Prevention with a view of protecting the interest(s) of parties to a contract of domestic , commercial and industrial management of financial and human resources. Its primary objective is to give full effect and meaning to the true and fair view concept in stewardship accounting and contractual relationships.

“The damage suffered by African countries to embezzlement, fraud and corruption is over 25% of the combined annual budget of the entire continent. Unfortunately, if nothing is done to reverse this trend, it will exceed 45% of total combined annual budget of the continent by 2050. Therefore, the Chartered Institute of Forensic and Certified Fraud Examiners of Nigeria (CIFCFEN) is committed to resolving the global challenges posed by embezzlers and career criminals; minimize financial statement fraud, combat money laundering and terrorist financing; reduce transnational organized crime, fight cybercrimes and identity fraud by training and retraining professionals as either Certified Forensic Accountant or Certified Fraud Examiner to meet the demand of the growing complexities of the financial system and the digital economy.”

I. B. GASHINBAKI B.Sc, MLC, CNA, ACTI, PGCCS, FCIHCD, FCCrFA, FCCrFE
PRESIDENT AND CHAIRMAN OF COUNCIL, CIFCFEN


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Mandate

Our Vision

To pioneer Indigenous professional distinction in the training and development of Forensic accountants, and the delivery of high quality service to foster integrity and excellence in fraud prevention.

Our Mission

To redefine standards of integrity and professional excellence in Forensic accounting and fraud prevention through discipline, applied and instructional research , and community service;

To cultivate a culture of pride and passion that encourages personal and professional growth; and

To accomplish the ultimate balance between theory and practice in building an outstanding  and leading profession  in Africa and Beyond

Our Core Values

Integrity

Building into the individual and the corporate environment, qualities of honesty, truth, consistency and an unwavering adherence to values and beliefs;

Trust

Building into the individual and the corporate environment, qualities of honesty, truth, consistency and an unwavering adherence to values and beliefs;

Excellence

Building into the individual and the corporate environment, qualities of honesty, truth, consistency and an unwavering adherence to values and beliefs;

Service

Building into the individual and the corporate environment, qualities of honesty, truth, consistency and an unwavering adherence to values and beliefs;

Professionalism

Building into the individual and the corporate environment, qualities of honesty, truth, consistency and an unwavering adherence to values and beliefs;

Function

  • Apply Forensic auditing techniques to prevent fraud
  • Facilitate the prevention, detection, investigation, and successful prosecution of economic crime in particular cases involving fraud.
  • Identify and help mitigate the potential for white-collar crime within an organization
  • Minimize the potential for fraud and theft to translate action into substantial savings of both time and resources.
  • Identify the critical steps of an internal fraud investigation leading to a structured forensic audit as a proactive fraud prevention measure
  • Be an expert witness and offer litigation support in a judicature.

Beneficial Partners

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NCA
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