MARCH


5th Nigeria hosts the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Dr. Richard Vom Weizsackar who is on a state visit to the country.

7th Germany reschedules Nigeria’s debt of 2.4 billion Deutch Mark, about six billion naira under a bilateral agreement.

8th AFRC promulgates two new decrees on extradition and transfer of convicted persons in conformity with other Commonwealth countries.

  • Transfer of Convicted Persons (Enactment and Enforcement) Decree 5 of 1988.
  • Extradition (Amendment) Decree No. 4 of 1988. This is an amendment of the Extradition Act of 1966, which had been amended by the Extradition Act of 1970.
  • Extradition (Amendment) Decree No. 4 of 1988. This is an amendment of the Extradition Act of 1966, which had been amended by the Extradition Act of 1970.

3th  Minister of External Affairs, Major General Ike Nwachukwu leads Nigerian delegation to Britain for talks on the general review of Anglo­-Nigeria relations.

18th IBB commissions the one billion-naira petrol chemical complex at Ekpan, near Warri in Delta State.

21st Babangida commissions the 600 million Naira Kaduna Petrol-Chemi­cal Plant, the linear alky benezene complex in Kaduna

22nd Babangida receives the report of nine-member task force on the im­plementation of the civil service reforms.

23rd IBB visits Ilorin, capital of Kwara State, commissions the permanent site of the Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI).

26th Babangida receives Colonel Ali Saibou, President of Niger Republic in Abuja.

27th Anambra State gets the approval of the Federal Government to ex­plore lead and zinc deposits in Enyimba.

– Federal government announces cash reward of 3 million to the Eagles. Green Eagles renamed the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

29th Babangida commissions the 22 million Naira Idoma Dam and Irriga­tion Project at Doma, in Awe Local Government Area of Plateau State.