APRIL


3rd AFRC approves guidelines for the formation and registration of political parties as recommended by NEC.

5th Chairman of Constituent Assembly submits report to President Babangida in Abuja.

–  President Babangida contributes one million dollars on behalf of the. Nigerian government towards the proposed Babangida Graduate School of International Relations at the University of Liberia.

–  Nigeria protests to U.N. over Namibia; Urges U. N. to stand against any excuse by South Africa to back out from its obligations towards Namibia’s independence.

6th Arch Bishop Huddleson, President of the anti-apartheid movement in Great Britain receives Nigeria’s National Honour of Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON) from President Babangida.

18th President Babangida appoints Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia as Chairman of Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC).

22nd IBB commissions the Air Force Pilot Aircraft, the Air Beetle.

30th President Babangida and President Gnassingbe Eyadema leave for Senegal to intervene in the clash between Senegal and Mauritania.