JULY


3rd Aikhomu lauds Nigeria-Niger ties at the opening of a one-week Ni­geria-Niger trans-border cooperation workshop holding at Bagauda Lake Hotel

5th IBB delivers a keynote address at a 3-day African Ministerial consultation on medical education.

7th Chancellors of Universities and prominent traditional rulers appeal to President Babangida to reopen closed universities.

12th Babangida hosts the new executive secretary of ECOWAS, Dr. Abbas Bundu

16th Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) re-opens after six-weeks closure by the federal government.

18th Nigeria participates in the fifth and sixth session of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) council of ministers meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

19th President Babangida jets out to Harare on a three-day official visit.

– NEC closes submission of registration forms by Political Associations by 6.00p.m

13th Political associations submit their registration materials.

They are:

  • People’s Solidarity Party (PSP).
  • United National Democratic Party (UNDP).
  • All Nigeria People’s Party (ANPP).
  • People’s Front of Nigeria (PFN).
  • Liberal Convention (LC).
  • Nigerian National Congress (NNC).
  • Labour Party (NLP).
  • Nigerian Welfare Party (NWP).
  • Ideal People’s Party (IDP).
  • Nigerian Union Party (NUP).
  • People’s Patriotic Party (PPP).
  • Republican Party (RP).
  • Patriotic Nigeria Party (PNP).

24th IBB contributes at Guardian Forum on ‘our march to constitutional democracy’ at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Lagos.

– FG provides 737 buses valued at 600 million Naira to states and some federal agencies for the mass transit progamme.

28th Traditional rulers submit report on ways to avert students’ unrests and violent demonstrations to president Babangida.

– Ministry of special duties takes over all matters dealing with civil serv­ice reforms formerly under presidential task force.

31stAikhomu leaves Lagos for Jamaica on a five-day official visit.