List of Professional bodies in Nigeria

There are many professional institutions in Nigeria that regulate different professions ranging from Science, accounting and engineering. Some of these institutions also administers certification examinations to members depending on their charter. Passing these exams are seen as symbol of professional accomplishments and lend credence to the competence of the individuals who have passed the examinations. The list below represent some but not all such bodies in Nigeria.

 S/N  Institutions                                              Website
1 Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria www.ican-ngr.org
2 Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria www.cibnonline.org
3 Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria www.citn.org
4 Nigeria Institute of Estate Surveyors &Valuers www.niesv.org
5 Association of General & Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria www.agmpn.org
6 Association of National Accountants of Nigeria http://www.anan.org.ng/
7 Business Education Exams Council www.beectraining.com
8 Centre for Law & Development www.clds.org
9 Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria www.pensioninstitute.com
10 Chartered Institute of Marketing of Nigeria www.thenimn.org
11 Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria www.ciinigeria.com
12 Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria www.cipmnigeria.org
13 Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers www.cisnigeria.com
14 Certified Institute of Cost Management www.icmn.org
15 Medical & Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria www.mdcan-ng.org
16 Nigeria Bar Association www.nigeriabar.com
17 Nigerian Institute of Management www.managementnigeria.org
18 Nigeria Institute of Quantity Surveyors www.niqs.org
19 Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research www.niser.org
20 Nigerian Institute of Town Planners www.nitp-ng.org
21 Nigerian Medical Association www.nigerianma.org
22 Nigerian Society of Engineers www.nse.org.ng
23 Science Teachers Association of Nigeria www.stan.org.ng
24 Strategic Management Centre www.smgnigeria.org
25 West African College of Physicians www.wac-phycisians.org
26 Institute of Directors www.iodnigeria.com
27 Advertising Practioners Council of Nigeria www.apcon.gov.ng
28 Outdoor Advertising Association of Nigeria www.oaan.org
29 Manufacturers Association of Nigeria www.manufacturersnigeria.com
30 The Nigerian Institute of Safety Professionals http://www.nispnigeria.com/
31 Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) http://nipreko.org/
32 Pharmacist Council of Nigeria www.pcnng.org
33 West African Institute for Financial & Economic Management www.waifem.org
34 Paradigm company http://www.pdgm.com/Company/Affiliations.aspx
35 Institute of Public Analysts of Nigeria http://www.ipan.gov.ng
36 Nigeria Institute of Science Laboratory Technology http://nislt.gov.ng