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.
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.
To become a model manpower development institution, sustainably providing the necessary connection between theory and practice, to drive the fight against corruption and related crimes in Africa and beyond.
To be a centre of excellence; enhancing multi-disciplinary approach to the fight against corruption through Training, Research, Documentation and Advisory Services.
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
- Partnership with national and international stakeholders
- Integrity in conduct and practice.