The Chartered Institute of Forensic and Investigative Professionals of
Nigeria (CIFIPN) says it will construct an academy to serve as the
institute’s training ground for forensic investigators.
Pro-tem President of CIFIPN, Mrs. Victoria Enape disclosed this in
Abuja at a dinner and award night organised for members and
stakeholders of the institute.
Enape who did not mention where the academy would be cited said when
established, it would serve as a training ground for prospective
She said the prospective members would be expected to undergo a
one-year training and pass exams in three stages to qualify for
She also said that they must be graduates in the relevant fields to
qualify for admission into the academy.
“We are waiting for President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the CIFIPN bill
into law following its passage at the National Assembly.
“Forensic is an emerging trend; it was not there in the 60s when some
of the Acts were established.
“Considering our projection of a pacesetter status of CIFIPN, we are
hoping to acquire land that will house a state of the art forensic
“The purpose of CIFIPN has been called into question while the
naysayers have continued to blackmail and even procure the services of
other professionals to discourage the government from doing the