JULY


4th The 14th Session of the Authority of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) begins in Abuja.

9th IBB leaves for Dar-es-Salam, Tanzania on a four-day state visit.

11th Plane crash kills 247 Nigerians returning from Jeddah after the Holy Pilgrimage to the Holy Land of Saudi Arabia.

12th General Babangida returns home from Namibia where he attended the Non-aligned nations summit.

15th General Babangida declares a national day of mourning for the victims of the Jeddah plane crash.

– Revision of voters’ register begins throughout the country

22nd IBB arrives Maiduguri, Borno state on official visit.

26th FG promulgates a decree giving legal stamp to the formal reversion of the school year to September. The decrees known as school year (variation) Decree 1991. It affects all primary and secondary schools in the country.

31st Babangida commissions the Federal Government’s new council cham­bers in Abuja.