JULY


1st Revised timetable for the political transition made public by President Babangida. Under the new arrangement the Babangida administration terminates in 1992. Two new state funded political parties to be created.

3rd IBB presents certificates to graduands at the ninth graduation of the Command and Staff College, Jaji, Kaduna.

4th President Babangida travels to the Republic of Benin on a two day working visit.

5th Joint communique to end frequent arrests and detentions of their respective nationals and to ensure peace between nomadic settlements and local farmers signed between President Babangida of Nigeria and Mathew Kerekou of Republic of Benin.

7th ECOWAS summit hosted in Abuja, the Federal Capital of Nigeria.

8th President Babangida orders the Federal Ministry of Education to look into the report of      the visitation panel to the University of Benin.

9th President Babangida gets a second term as the chairman of ECOWAS.

16th Federal Government sets up two committees to examine the problems of labour in Nigeria.

1ST COMMITTEE:

  • To review and make recommendations on various labour laws and industrial relations systems generally.

2ND COMMITTEE:

  • To deal with other socio-economic matters.

25th Mass Mobilization for Social and Economic Reconstruction (MAMSER) campaign launched by President Babangida.

27th IBB welcomes the under-16 silver medalists and announces cash re­ward to players and officials.

28th Transition to Civil Rule Decree, which gives the President Powers to constitute a special tribunal to try offenders promulgated.

– IBB launches the National Science and Technology Endowment Fund at the National Theatre Iganmu, Lagos.

30th Nigerian and U.S. sign a five-year population control technical assist­ance agreement in Lagos.