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The Academy

Located in a serene environment in Keffi, Nasarawa State, 50 Kilometers from Abuja city centre, the Anti-Corruption Academy of Nigeria (ACAN) commenced activities in November 2014.


To be a model anti-corruption resource development centre in Africa


To be a centre of excellence, promoting multi-disciplinary approach to the fight against corruption through research, documentation, training and advisory services


Corruption and elated crimes can be controlled through robust training and re-training that are grounded in sound policy formulation, operational efficiency, good management culture, behaviour and communication skills that are required to drive a corruption-free society.


The objectives of the Academy are:

  • To provide world-class law enforcement and anti-corruption education, for top professionals and administrators in the public and private sectors.
  • To transform into an elite institution for law enforcement studies.
  • To become a think-thank for policy formulation and implementation in the law enforcement and anti-corruption sector.
  • To certify competencies of law enforcement professionals through short duration courses, in-service training, certificate programmes, diploma courses and post-graduate degree programmes.
  • To bridge the gap between knowledge and practice through academic research and professional policy analysis.
  • To serve as a platform for dialogue, networking, cooperation and collaboration in crimes management and control.
  • To promote best practices, document and publish research findings, and provide efficient library services.


Our values include:

  • Excellence in service delivery
  • Innovation in research, teaching and learning
  • Professionalism in knowledge dissemination
  • Integrity in conduct and practice.