AUGUST


3rd IBB announces the disbursement of over 56.7 million Naira to the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology and states affected by ecological disasters.

– Babangida launches the 1989 National Tree Planting Campaign in Kano.

4th President Babangida opens the National Computer Centre for the Na­tional Identity Card Scheme.

– Commuter trains launched in Kaduna by the Minister for Transport, Lt. General Alani.Akinrinade.

7th First Lady, Mrs Maryam Babangida delivers a baby girl at the State House clinic.

14th Naming Ceremony of Halima-tul-Sa’adiya, President Babangida’s last daughter in Lagos.

17th IBB turns 48.

24th AFRC begins a two-day meeting in preparation for the fourth year anniversary of the Babangida administration.

27th President Babangida broadcasts to the nation during the fourth anni­versary of his administration.

29th NEC closes verification of claims by the 13 political associations seek­ing registration.

30th The out-going Japanese envoy to Nigeria, Mr. Mitsuro Donowaki re­ceives the honour of the Commander of the Order of Niger (CON) from President Babangida.