The Nigerian Navy (NN) is the sea branch of the Nigerian Armed Forces. It is the water-focused military force. The Nigerian Navy command structure today consists of the Naval Headquarters in Abuja, three operational commands with headquarters in Lagos, Calabar, and Bayelsa. Training command’s headquarters are located in Lagos, the capital of Nigeria, but with training facilities spread all over Nigeria. There are five operational bases, five forward operational bases (with two more soon to come on stream), two dockyards located in Lagos and Port Harcourt and two fleets based in Lagos and Calabar.
The commissioned officers for the Nigerian Navy are as follows:
- Admiral of the Fleet
- Rear Admiral Commodore
- Lieutenant Commander
- Acting Sub-Lieutenant
There are seven ranks of the non-commissioned officers in the Nigerian Navy.
- Warrant Chief Petty Officer
- Chief Petty Officer
- Petty Officer
- Leading Rating
- Able Rating
- Ordinary Rating
The salaries of Naval Officers are determined by their ranks and is also based on whether they are commissioned or non commissioned officers.
The categories and ranks of the Navy, with their respective salaries are thus as follows;
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