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
2 Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria
3 Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria
4 Nigeria Institute of Estate Surveyors &Valuers
5 Association of General & Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria
6 Association of National Accountants of Nigeria
7 Business Education Exams Council
8 Centre for Law & Development
9 Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria
10 Chartered Institute of Marketing of Nigeria
11 Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria
12 Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria
13 Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers
14 Certified Institute of Cost Management
15 Medical & Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria
16 Nigeria Bar Association
17 Nigerian Institute of Management
18 Nigeria Institute of Quantity Surveyors
19 Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research
20 Nigerian Institute of Town Planners
21 Nigerian Medical Association
22 Nigerian Society of Engineers
23 Science Teachers Association of Nigeria
24 Strategic Management Centre
25 West African College of Physicians
26 Institute of Directors
27 Advertising Practioners Council of Nigeria
28 Outdoor Advertising Association of Nigeria
29 Manufacturers Association of Nigeria
30 The Nigerian Institute of Safety Professionals
31 Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR)
32 Pharmacist Council of Nigeria
33 West African Institute for Financial & Economic Management
34 Paradigm company
35 Institute of Public Analysts of Nigeria
36 Nigeria Institute of Science Laboratory Technology