July 1, 1940:
Sir John Evelyn Shuckburgh became the Governor of Nigeria and ruled till 1942
July 1, 1959:
The Central Bank of Nigeria issued the Nigerian currency notes and coins and the West African Currency Board notes and coins were withdrawn.
July 1, 1964:
Chief Obafemi Awolowo lost appeal in the Supreme Court
July 1, 1987:
AFRC released white paper on political bureau’s recommendations but rejecting the notion of ‘welfare state.
July 1, 1990:
Chief Anyaoku of Nigeria and first African Secretary-General of the Commonwealth assumed office
July 1, 1993:
British Foreign Secretary, Douglas Hurd, froze new aids to Nigeria……