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19 July 2014

UI STUDENTS' UNION ELECTIONS: DSM COMRADE POLLS 2458 VOTES ON THE BASIS OF RADICAL PROGRMME FOR AN INDEPENDENT STUDENTS UNIONISM

It is indeed a political victory for members, sympathizers and political collaborators of Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) going by the result of the just concluded student union election held at the University of Ibadan on the 12th July 2014. The UI branch of DSM presented one of its members, Comrade Olawuni Mustapha, to contest for the position of the students’ union president.

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18 July 2014

OPEN PROTEST LETTER: WE OPPOSE THE ONGOING BOMBINGS AND KILLINGS IN GAZA BY THE ISRAELI STATE

We of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) condemn in strongest terms the unwarranted killing of innocent civilians in Gaza, Palestine, by the Government of the state of Israel, which is being conducted in the name of "Operation Protective Edge".

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18 July 2014

Osun Governorship Election 2014:

All Candidates are Anti-Poor

For a Genuine Working People’s Alternative Now

Governorship election will come up in Osun State on 9th of August 2014. The ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), which is seeking extension of tenure of the current governor, RaufAregbesola, will be contending with a similarly pro-rich, reactionary party that is ruling at the federal level, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The PDP's candidate is IyiolaOmisore. Some other contestants are Fatai Akinbade, a former PDP stalwart and former secretary of the ousted Oyinlola government, who is contesting on the platform of Labour Party and Mr. Segun Akinwusi, a former head of service contesting under Social Democratic Party (SDP. One thing that is common to these parties and contestants is their pro-rich, anti-poor policies and dispositions.

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14 July 2014

Victory at Last for Ex-UNILORIN Student Activist after 15 years

ERC Welcomes the Supreme Court Judgment

The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) welcomes the judgment of the Supreme Court of Nigeria delivered by Justice Mary Odili which on July 11, 2014 ordered the management of University of Ilorin to forthwith release the final statement of results of Comrade Lanre Akinola and pay him damages as awarded by the lower courts.

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14 July 2014

BAMIDELE ATURU'S DEATH:

PAINFUL LOSS TO THE NIGERIAN WORKING CLASS MOVEMENT

We of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) express our heartfelt sorrow at the untimely departure of Bamidele Aturu, a renowned former students' leader and pro-working class legal and human rights activist.

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7 July 2014

DOCTORS' INDEFINITE STRIKE AND THE UNHEALTHY RIVALRY IN THE HEALTH SECTOR

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has embarked on indefinite strike since July 1, 2014 to press home their 24 demands. Some of the demands are: Increment in duty specialist and hazard allowance, budget for residency training, reserving the position of Chief Medical Director (CMD) to only medical doctors, appointment of a Surgeon General of the Federation, reserving the title of consultants to only medical doctors and 100% Universal Health coverage for Nigerians amongst others.

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5 July 2014

CDWR Condemns Killing of Innocent Citizens at Dangote's Gboko Cement Factory

The Campaign for Democratic and Workers' Rights (CDWR) condemns in strongest terms the killing of seven innocent citizens by soldiers of the Nigerian Army at the Gboko Cement Factory owned by Aliko Dangote.

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5 July 2014

FOR A DAY LECTURE BOYCOTT AND MASS PROTEST!

ERC OPEN LETTER TO NANS ZONE-D LEADERSHIP ON WAVE OF FEE-HIKES AND NEED FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION

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1 July 2014

DSM, UI BRANCH PRESENTS CANDIDATE TO CONTEST POSITION OF PRESIDENT OF STUDENTS' UNION

Olawuni Mustapha, DSM UI Branch candidate for Students' Union President

Olawuni Mustapha, DSM UI Branch candidate for Students' Union President

Agenda for a mass-based, Virile and Independent Students’ union!

There is every indication that University of Ibadan (UI) Students’ Union elections will be held on 12th of July, 2014. This will be the fourth election in the institution since November 2010 when the Prof. Isaac Adewole-led management was forced to restore the students’ union that had been proscribed for over a decade.

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29 June 2014

No to Privatization of Refineries:

Labour Unions Must Uncompromisingly Oppose This Daylight Robbery

Socialist Party of Nigeria statement

The Nigerian government is hell-bent in taking Nigeria to an economic road to perdition with its rabid implementation of neo-liberal policies. The latest in the phase is the privatization of the state-owned oil refineries. If allowed, this policy will further worsen the already unbearable living conditions of the majority. It will imply the fate of working and poor Nigerians being determined by the profit interests of few capitalists. This therefore brings to fore the need for the labour movement, especially the in-house unions and the labour centres (NLC and TUC), to oppose this daylight robbery consistently and with organized mass actions.

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