MARCH


1st IBB returns to Lagos from a one-day state visit to France.

8th Babangida approves the appointment of eight people as members of the Detention of Persons Review Panel under the state security (De­tention of Persons) amendment Decree No.3 of 1990.

Members of the Panel are:

  • Anglican Bishop Abiodun Adetiloye
  • Lateef Adegbite
  • Aboki – Egu Musa
  • Alhaji Ismaila Gwarzo
  • Mrs Brenda Akpan
  • Abdullahi Shettima
  • Nnowuka Udechukwu
  • Justice Azinge (rtd)

8th  National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) confers an award on President Babangida and the first lady, Mrs. Maryam Babangida.

12th Government and National Universities Commission negotiate a loan of 20 million dollars with the World Bank to enable them improve the academic facilities in the universities.

– Each of the 21 Federal Universities gets 20 million naira grants from President Babangida.

– Better life fair opens at Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos.

– First lady, Mrs. Maryam Babangida receives New Nigerian Newspa­pers Award of “Woman of the year”.

15th IBB hosts Prince and Princess of Wales, Prince Charles and Lady Diana in Nigeria.

– Reception for the players and officials of Super Eagles at State House, Marina following their wonderful performance at the Nations Cup tour­nament in Algeria where they won the silver medal.

– FG showers N1.2million cash gifts on the team and officials.

– Each player gets N 50, 000.

– Coaches take N 55, 000 home.

– The British Royal couple, Prince Charles and Princess Lady Diana, round up their five-day visit and leave for home by sea through Camer­oun.

21st Nigeria and USA enter into an agreement on how to combat hard drugs.

30th IBB opens first Enugu International Trade Fair.