MAY


1st General Babangida’s May Day broadcast.

– Workers protest increase in tariffs on essential services such as water, electricity etc on May Day.

– Junior workers of Nigerian Railway Corporation commences strike.

– President Babangida approves the appointment of Professor Sani Zahradeen as the new vice chancellor of Bayero University, Kano.

– OAU Secretary – General, Dr. Salim Ahmed Salim arrives Nigeria on a two – day visit.

7th IBB inaugurates the Board of the National Agricultural Development Authority (NALDA).

8th Federal Government introduces new coins into the economy.

16th ECOWAS Travel Certificate for the country launched in Abuja.

– IBB attends the launching of 120 million Arewa House Appeal Fund in Kaduna.

21st Babangida commences a five – day working visit to Niger State.

– Emir of Minna, Alhaji Umaru Faruk Bahago presents a gift of the Holy Qur’an to President Babangida.

24th IBB receives his original copy of his West African School Certificate (WASC) 29 years after.

– Federal Government donates N35m to the N120 million Sardauna Endowment fund to transform Arewa House (the official residence of the late Sardauna) into an international research centre.