2nd IBB begins a five-day official visit to Oyo State.
8th Justice Dahunsi Coker, Chairman of the Special Appeal Tribunal quashes the judgement of the tribunal headed by Justice Gusau, which sentenced Prof. David West, former Petroleum Minister to 10 years imprisonment and sets him free.
11th Babangida and Paul Biya of Cameroon agree to solve border problems
diplomatically after a one-day meeting between the two leaders.
13th IBB launches National Tree Planting Campaign in Bauchi.
14th Former Chief Justice of Nigeria and President of the World Court at The Hague, Mr. Justice Talsim Elias dies.
16th FG increases the tenure of local government chairmen from 18 months to three years.
22nd NEC begins final phase of the screening of gubernatorial aspirants throughout the country.
17th President Babangida celebrates his 50th birthday anniversary.
IBB’s commission’s third mainland bridge in Lagos
– Governor Raji Rasaki of Lagos State names Third Mainland bridge after President Babangida.
27th President Babangida announces the creation of nine more states to make Nigeria a 30 state federation.
– IBB swears in new administrators of the new states. The administrators At A Glance.
Abia Group Capt. Frank Ajobena
Anambra Navy Capt. Joseph Abulu
Delta Group Capt. Luke Ochulor
Jigawa Col. Olayinka Sule
Kebbi Col. Patrick Aziza
Kogi Col. Danladi Zakari
Osun Col. L. Ajiborisha
Taraba Navy Capt. Adeyinka Afolahan
Yobe C.P. Sani Daura Ahmed
28th Non creation of expected states or capitals heralds protests in Delta, Hadejia and Sokoto.