3rd Chief of General Staff, Vice Admiral Augustus Aikhomu launches the Nigerian-Arab Association at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Victoria Island, Lagos.

5th Babangida inaugurates the Armed Forces Consultative Assembly (AFCA) in Abuja.

7th IBB sends condolence message to the people of Iran over the death of the Iranian leader, Ayatollah Khomeini.

9th The publisher of Ebony magazine, John Hox Johnson denies the pub­lication of any story on Babangida by his magazine.

13th President Babangida addresses senior police officers.

14th Babangida opens bilateral talks with Palestinian leader, Mr. Yasser Arafat.

16th FG orders the release of funds earmarked for the economic relief pack­age.

20th Aikhomu receives the Commonwealth Secretary General, Mr. Shridath Ramphal in Dodan Barracks on behalf of President Babangida.

– FG releases N14 million Naira for the procurement of quality control equipment.

22nd Zaire hosts President Babangida on a one-day official visit.

– Babangida leaves Lagos for Ouagadogou, Burkina Faso to attend the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) summit.