Our Profile

The Islamic Institute of Accounting and Finance of Nigeria is now celebrating its 10th anniversary year, having been incorporated in 2010

The Institute's unique feature of its CIFP program is that it is mainly offered to senior professionals who mostly have more than first degrees. From humble beginning over a strategic lunch in 2010 between the Patrons, DR Balarabe Usman, Alhaji Zakari Sada, DR Ibrahim Okesina, DR Awwal Mohammad Qodir, Dr Oluwole Fagbaide,DR Sulaiman Danladi, PROF Isa Dandago Kabir{the current President of IIAFNIGERIA] and PROF Asiwaju Busari S Akande{the current Registrar/CEO} to discuss the need for a dedicated Islamic Accounting and Finance professional body in Nigeria and West Africa States. The Institute has grown into a global regional body with over 5000 members. IIAFNIGERIA now has regional offices and branched in 6 countries and members located in over 10 countries. The Education programs of IIAFNIGERIA have also been embedded in many Master degree programs of accredited overseas universities. Completing a master degree in such accredited universities provides an alternative pathway for prospective members to satisfy the educational requirements of IIAFNIGERIA membership


The IIAFNIGERIA, originating from Nigeria, has over its 10-year history




developed an enviable global reputation by providing all of the above to an exclusive senior and experienced membership

We support numerous routes helping individuals achieve professional qualifications and professional membership to ensure bankers at each stage of their career develop and sustain the skills and knowledge required of a modern, reflective practitioner.

Our members are committed to our Code of Professional Conduct; a critical element in embedding and sustaining professional standards and restoring trust in business. Members who breach the Code of Conduct may be investigated and face a range of sanctions including expulsion.

We underpin membership with a flexible professional qualification framework. We nurture our members' growth through our programme of Continuing Professional Development (CPD), designed to maintain, broaden and enhance the skills set and knowledge of members as they progress in their careers.

Our professional qualifications are recognized globally, and we provide approved regulatory qualifications. We also work with others, including many major banks, to accredit internal training and development programmes aligned to the Institute's professional and qualifications standards.