Western Naval Command

Western Naval Command.

The Western Naval Command HQ is located at Apapa in Lagos. It covers the sea and coastal areas from the Nigeria/Benin border at Long 002o 49’ E to Long 006o E in Delta State from the Nigerian coastline to the limit of the nation’s EEZ. The Command has the following units under its jurisdiction:

  • Western Fleet at Apapa.
  • NNS BEECROFT, an operations base at Apapa.
  • NNS DELTA, an operations base at Warri.
  • NNS LUGARD, an operations base at Lokoja.
  • Naval Air Station, Ojo, Lagos.
  • Nigerian Navy Reference Hospital, Ojo, Lagos.
  • Fleet Support Group (West) at Apapa.
  • NNS WEY, a maintenance unit at Navy Town, Ojo.
  • Forward Operating Bases (FOB) IGBOKODA and ESCRAVOS in Ondo and Delta States respectively.
  • Nigerian Navy Hospital Warri.

The Western Naval Command (WNC) Command is headed by a senior officer of the rank of Rear Admiral. Its headquarters is situated at Harbour road Apapa, Lagos. Under the Western Naval Command, there are 2 secondary schools and 3 primary schools namely:

a.        NNSS Ojo , NNSS Abeokuta, NNSS Ogbomosho and NNSS Imeri

b.       NNPS Mobil Road, NNPS Ojo and NNPS Okokomaiko.