3rd Police arrests Lawrence Anini, a notorious armed robber in Benin.

8th Government releases new economic plans to make Nigeria an export oriented nation.

– Private Guard Decree No. 33 of 1986 promulgated:

  • No organisation shall perform the services of watching, guarding, pa­trolling or carrying of money for the purpose of providing protection against crime unless the organisation concerned is registered as a com­pany, has applied for, and has been granted a license by the Minister of Internal Affairs and the company wholly owned by Nigerians.

– Nigeria and USSR enter into an agreement of cultural and educational co-operation.

16th New National Cultural Policy approved by the Federal Government.

19th Government constitutes committee on the production of three-wheel vehicles meant for rural transportation.

23rd Committee on Political Bureau submits progress report on its work.