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Nigeria divides its Gulf of Guinea coastline into Eastern, Central and Western naval commands, headquartered at Calabar, Yenagoa and Apapa, respectively. The Nigerian navy has a seagoing capability but lacks submarines and long-range blue water capabilities. The navy has an organic rotary air wing, but no marines.

The Port Security Police provides patrol and law enforcement support to the Nigerian navy. These forces are responsible for the defense of Nigeria's river...

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