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3rd Workers call off strike embarked upon as a result of the April 10 mar­ginal increases in petroleum products.

6th Justice Anthony Aniagolu, and Alhaji Baba Gana Kingibe sworn in by President Babangida as the Chairman and Secretary of the Constituent Assembly respectively.

16th Babangida celebrates Eid-El-Fitri festival at Dodan Barracks

18th Minister of State in the Foreign Affairs from Equatorial Guinea leads a delegation to Nigeria to discuss the expulsion of South Africans from that country.

24th Babangida leaves for Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia to attend the Silver Jubilee anniversary summit of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU).

27th New Director-Generals sworn-in by President Babangida for parastatals.

28th Federal Government promulgates Students Loan Board Decree No. 12 of 1988, which bars students of rich parental background from the scheme.

28th Federal Government promulgates Students Loan Board Decree No. 12 of 1988, which bars students of rich parental background from the scheme