Welcome to Digital Evidence & Cyber Forensic Institute (DECFI)

At DECFI, we bring together legal communities within the Continental Bars; the Judiciary; University Law Faculties; Law Schools; In-House Corporate Counsel and other leading industry participants

with a view to
developing the cutting-edge digital skills needed to become proficient in Digital Evidence, eDiscovery, Data Security, Digital Forensic Investigation/ Prosecution, Law Office Automation & Management System, relevant to the 21st century law practice

Get Started on Digital Fluency in Todays Law Practice & Litigation

– A sine qua non for lawyers, the Judiciary and law enforcement agencies in the twenty first law practice and litigation.

Explore Our Courses, available in three main categories:

Certificate of Proficiency in Digital Evidence, eDiscovery Law Practice & Law Office Automation

for the Bar and the Bench

Law Firm Certification in eDiscovery Processes

for Law Firms

Specialized Certificate Courses

for Legal Practitioners, Law Enforcement Agents, Banks & Financial Institutions, Para-Legal.

Our Training Tools

Our training tools (resources); The Book; The App; Attorneysbrief and ExhibitSecure provide best-in-class tools that illuminate critical insights, ensuring maximum learning experience by all participants leading to proficiency in Forensic Technology, Digital Forensic Investigation/Prosecution, Evidence in the Digital Domain and Electronic Discovery in emerging legal community.

The Book: Digital Evidence & eDiscovery Law Practice in Nigeria

Digital Evidence & eDiscovery Law Practice in Nigeria, is an Electronic Evidentiary Tool for 21st Century Law Practice for Admissibility of Digital Evidence & Management of eDiscovery Law Practice for the Bar and the Bench in Nigeria. The book is written by a Nigerian forensic attorney dual-qualified in law and forensic technology – Emeka Arinze Esq. The Foreword, written by Hon. Mr. Justice Walter S. N. Onnoghen, GCON, the Honourable Chief Justice of Nigeria. Learn More

AttorneysBrief: Law Practice Management System

In this anytime, anywhere digital eco-system, Attorneys Brief brings the best digital skills for law firms in the management of their Law Practice, Client Portal, Law Office, Security and Support Tools. Learn More

ExhibitSecure: Digital Exhibit Management, Authentication, Security & Trial Presentation

the management, processing, review, analysis and production of vast amounts of digital exhibits, when found expedient in the course of trial.Learn More

Meet Our Faculty

DECFI fosters strategic, cross-disciplinary relationships among experts in law, digital forensics, Artificial Intelligence, smart urban planning to address the pervasive nature of digital investigation, forensics and litigation. DECFI is proud to have in its faculty an array of distinguished multifaceted experts with outstanding academic credentials and extensive subject-matter experience who bring their diverse practice experience to the classroom.

Emeka Arinze Esq
Dr. Dominic Ehiwe
Dr. Godwin Nyong
Pius Bakare
Pradeep Kumar
Dr Emmanuel Inegbenoise Agbator
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Group Training

Group Training may be organized for specified group as listed

Forensic Consulting Services

Digital Forensics Investigation

Regulation & Compliance

Litigation Advisory

Online Reputation Management

Institutional Partnership

Digital Evidence and Cyber Forensic Institute (DECFI) Seeks Collaboration and Partnership with

Universities and Training Institutions in Africa interested on Proficiency training in Forensic Technology, Digital Forensic Investigation/Prosecution, Evidence in the Digital Domain and Electronic Discovery in imerging legal community.

Our Technology & Mentor Partners

We partner with GoDigital.ng, a brand of LawData Communication Solutions Ltd., AttorneysBrief and Whitehall Solicitors to mentor and deliver the necessary skills to Legal Communities Within The African Bar: The Judiciary; University Law Faculties; Law Schools; In-House Corporate Counsel And Other Leading Industry Participants, in the development and acquisition of the technical knowledge in meeting the demand of the critical domain of emerging eDiscovery and digital evidence

Post Law School Program

Africa Millennial Lawyers - The Digital Natives

The Early Bar

How fit are our early bar (1 to 5 year post call) within the Common Weath African Bar to practice law in the 21st century digital environment?

With the amount of electronic data that traverse the digital eco-system, no 21st century lawyer is likely to succeed without knowledge of digital evidence and eDiscovery issues and their applicable methodology. A competent litigator must understand such electronic concepts of evidence in the digital domain and electronic discovery processes pertaining to document requests, production and analysis. He must also competently discuss technology-assisted review or predictive coding and defend the methods that their eDiscovery providers use. Above all, every lawyer needs basic knowledge of:


After finishing a course at DECFI, former students are welcomed into the alumni community. The Institute recognizes alumni as its greatest ambassadors and takes special pride in the vital role they play in implementing and spreading the knowledge they acquired during their studies.


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