4th General Babangida commences a five-day official tour to Cross River State.

17th General Babangida in Zungeru to attend the launching of the N50 million Nnamdi Azikiwe Centre built at Zungeru, (Zik’s birthplace).

18th Deadline for the two political parties to submit the approved list of their state fag bearers.

19th IBB travels to Spain on a three-day official visit.

21st General Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria loses to Boutrous Boutrous Ghali, as the Secretary-General of the United Nations.

22nd IBB sends message of congratulations to Dr. Boutrous Ghali as the new U.N. Secretary General.

25th The National Electoral Commission (NEC) announces the cancella­tion of the result of primary elections in 9 States and bars 12 Governor­ship aspirants from taking part in first primaries.

State where results are cancelled:

  • Lagos
  • Rivers
  • Imo
  • Enugu
  • Anambra
  • Kogi
  • Kano
  • Jigawa
  • Adamawa

Disqualified Aspirants:

NRC:                                      State

Joe Nwodo                  –           Enugu

Hyde Onuaguluchi             –               Enugu

Zebulon Abule            –           River

SDP:                                       State

Atiku Mohammed             –               Adamawa

Bala Takaya                –           Adamawa

Okey Odunze              –           Anambra

Fabian Osuji                 –            Imo

Sule Lamido                        –               Jigawa

Yusuf Sanni                         –               Jigawa

Dapo Sarumi               –           Lagos

Femi Agbalajobi  –               Lagos

Sergeant Awuse          –           Rivers

27th General Babangida declares public holidays for national head count.