DECEMBER


1st Minister of Transport, Aviation and Communication announces new National Transport Policy.

2nd Nigeria Airways organises seminar on fraud documentation at the Murtala Muhammad Airport, Lagos.

– Anambra State Governor commissions Public Finance Group estab­lished in the state.

– FG reduces debt owed London club by $3.28 billion and reschedules about $13.85 billion with the Paris Club.

– Book on political leadership launched in Lagos. Commandant of the War College, Lt. Gen. Jerry Useni and Alhaji Aminu Dantata attended the book launch.

– The Zangon – Kataf Civil and Communal Disturbances Tribunal headed by Justice Benedict Okadigbo convicts three persons to six years im­prisonment with hard labour.

8th NEC begins tour of Eastern States.

– UNIMAID lecturers begin strike over the non-implementation of agreement reached between the Federal government and ASUU.

– Commonwealth Secretary – General, Emeka Anyaoku condemns renewed violence in South Africa.

10th Aikhomu launches 25 million Chapel in Lagos.

12th Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) vice president, Dekgang Moseneke vis­its President Babangida and briefs the President about developments in apartheid South Africa.

15th FG appoints 27-member Transitional Council. They are:

  • Chief Earnest Shonekan
  • Chief Francis Orji
  • Alhaji Inuwa Bakari
  • Alhaji Aminu Saleh
  • Barnabas Gemade
  • Mustapha Umara
  • Chief M. T. Mbu
  • Chief Philip C. Asiodu
  • Christopher G. Okojie
  • Ben Nwabueze
  • Hassan Hadejia
  • Maccido Dalhat Mrs. Laraba Dagash
  • Garuba Ja-AbdulKadir
  • Isa Mohammed
  • Abdul Rahman Okene
  • Saidu Isa
  • Emily Ag – Imoukhuede
  • Chief Oluwole Adeosun
  • Oladunni Ayandipo
  • Yusuf Galadima
  • \ Bello Dogon Daji
  • Zarma Gogoran
  • Umaru Baba
  • Comrade Uche Chukwumerije
  • Chief Oladele Olashore

16th IBB extols benefits of policy option during the inauguration of policy analysis forum held under the auspices of National Planning Commis­sion in Abuja.

17th Industry and Technology, Minister, Major Gen. Bagudu Mamman (rtd) unveils a prototype indigenous car.

– IBB commissions first phase of he Ajaokuta Steel Mill.

21st Education Minister, Professor Babatunde Fafunwa announces new policy on education.

– Kaduna Polytechnic gets new Governing Council.

– IBB approves Udeala’s appointment as new UNN VC

30th Britain, Germany and Japan express support for the change in hand over date by the Babangida administration