‘Toyin F. Sanni,

President, CIIA


Dear Stakeholder,

It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the Association of Corporate and Individual Investment Advisers (CIIA), the home of the Capital Market Trade Group registered by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for Corporate and Individual Investment Advisers in Nigeria. Here, our focus is the development of a World Class Industry that provides best-in-breed services to Investors thereby ensuring investor protection and confidence in a vibrant market. We are achieving these objectives through a number of innovative and far-reaching programmes. As a trade group for thorough-bred professionals, our vision is to build a local market that thrives on the absolute value of TRUST and the significant role it plays in the global advisor/investor relationship. Our body is responsible for maintaining professionalism and discipline within its rank and file through the administration of a Practice Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct for all members, in their interactions with investors and members of the public at large.

This development is coming on the heels of the commitment of the SEC, to work closely with, and through, Industry Trade Groups in our capacity as representatives of market operators in our respective areas of specialization in order to ensure overall market probity whilst upholding investor trust.

I look forward in earnest to your support as we jointly build a healthy, vibrant and highly professional investment advisory industry for the ultimate benefit of investors and operators alike.

Thank you.


Duly registered by the Securities and Exchange Commission “SEC” on the 20th of April 2018 as the  recognized Trade Group for all registered Corporate and Individual Investment Advisers in the Nigerian Capital Market, the body is responsible for maintaining professionalism and discipline within its rank and file through the administration of its Practice Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct for all its members.

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Competent, Ethical, Empathetic and Focused. These capture the whole essence of our role at CIIA in the financial intermediation process, representing the provider of capital’s interests, especially in the retail end of the market, for their ultimate benefits. For professionals desirous of living comfortably for this purpose, and daily by these same characteristics, a brilliant career appears assured for you through our membership today.

Founded on the principles of fiducial responsibility, the CIIA is the rallying point for the propagation of this essence of capital formation through stress-free, long-term savings, including the pension funds, and other financial inclusion mechanisms at every possible stratum within the local economy and beyond. By this, and with zero tolerance for any form of agency issues or member-infractions, the CIIA’s primary bid is to provide protection for investors and in the same process help its members navigate the terrains of the money management business on the highest standards of stewardship to their clients as they approach and stay in the financial markets. The financial markets thrive primarily on TRUST, and the CIIA is dedicated to providing and strengthening this through its activities directly and jointly with its members, to the public at large.

Membership benefits at CIIA come in different forms, from astute career development opportunities, to global recognition in advocacy and nation building. These in specific areas include:

  1. Access to International Collaborations and Exchange Programmes in Capacity building;
  2. Industry News Updates;
  3. Members/Representatives Accreditations;
  4. Market Feedbacks and Monitoring;
  5. Practice Standards, Ethics and Compliance;
  6. Administrative Controls for Investor Protection;
  7. High-powered Advocacy Priorities in the area of Investments and;
  8. A host of other practice development tools and other detailed value propositions to be unveiled in the near future.


Perhaps helping people to attain their financial goals and overall success has been a dream career to you, the CIIA is where you should be. Learn the membership requirements here and prepare for an exciting career journey into the financial world.

We’re raising a new generation of advisers.