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25 October 2014

SPN Condemns the Planned Removal of Minimum Wage from Exclusive List

For 48-hour General Strike/Mass Protest Now!

The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) condemns the planned removal of the minimum wage from the Exclusive List of the Constitution by the National Assembly. This action of the National Assembly is meant to undermine the collective bargaining of workers.

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24 October 2014

Struggle for Free Education and Socialism

HT Soweto, ERC National Coordinator speaking at the DSM Student Wing meeting , photo DSM

HT Soweto, ERC National Coordinator speaking at the DSM Student Wing meeting , photo DSM

DSM Student Wing Meets to Discuss How to Step up Campaign against Education Attacks

On Friday October 10, 2014, about 40 student activists and socialists gathered in a room in Lagos to discuss various emerging issues in the education sector. Topping the discussion was the report of the massive struggles against fee hike that have broken out this year but also the betrayal of these struggles by right wing local union and NANS leaders.

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24 October 2014

TASCE WORKERS HOLD A 3-DAY WARNING STRIKE

OGUN STATE GOVERNMENT MUST MEET THEIR DEMANDS NOW!

The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) Ogun state chapter expresses our solidarity with the workers of Tai Solarin College of Education (TASCE), Omu Ijebu Ogun state, who went on a 3-day warning strike on October 14 to protest over the state government refusal to pay 48 months 'unpaid salary arrears and September salary.

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22 October 2014

DSM HOLDS NATIONAL COMMITTEE MEETING

THE QUEST FOR SOCIALIST TRANSFORMATION OF NIGERIA GAINS MASS ECHO AMIDST ENORMOUS CAPITALIST CRISES


NIGERIA'S ECONOMY AND POLITICAL SITUATION


RESOLUTION ON WORLD RELATIONS


Student Movement: Potential for Struggle Impeded by a Crisis of Leadership

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15 October 2014

FG ignores education deadline

Government Fails to Meet Demands of ASUP and COEASU 3 Months after Suspension of Strike

ERC Calls on FG to Avert another Prolonged Closure of Public Polytechnics and Colleges of Education

Today, Wednesday 15 October 2014, marks the expiration of the 3-months grace the unions in the Polytechnic and Colleges of Education subsector gave to the Federal government for the implementation of their demands failing which they would resume their suspended strikes.

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15 October 2014

WORKERS PROTEST ANTI-LABOUR PRACTICES AT LINDA COMPANY

Decent work protest, photo DSM

Decent work protest, photo DSM

By Chinedu Bosah

On September 25, 2014, over 1,000 workers in Lagos went on strike which lasted for about two weeks at the Linda Manufacturing Company, manufacturer of 'x-pression' hair weave-on, over inhuman working conditions and anti-labour practices which led to the death of an employee, 19 years old Atukpo Wisdom.

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15 October 2014

Osun's WAEC fiasco

Woeful WAEC Results for State's Students shows failure of Aregbesola Government's Education Policies

Again, the positions of we in the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) on the bankruptcy of the so-called education reform of the Rauf Aregbesola/APC government in Osun State have been borne out with the latest results from the West African Examination Council (WAEC) SSCE. According to the latest results, Osun State came distant twenty second (22nd) in the examination.

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29 September 2014

Free Abdulmalik Sa'idu and Fejiro Oliver Now

Stop attacks on democratic rights

The Campaign for Democratic and Workers Rights (CDWR) demands immediate end to the savage attacks on democratic rights of citizens Abdulmalik Saidu and Fejiro Oliver. The former is currently languishing in detention for posting comments on the Facebook which, purportedly, "insults" the person of Kastina State Governor, Ibrahim Shema. The latter is a journalist who is in the custody of the Directorate of State Security (DSS) for reports that purportedly "malign" the person of the Niger State Governor, Alhaji Muhammed Aliyu.

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21 September 2014

SPN CONDEMNS THE DEATH SENTENCE ON 12 SOLDIERS

FREE THE CONDEMNED SOLDIERS NOW!

The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) condemns the death sentence on 12 soldiers by the Brig. Gen. CC Okonkwo led nine-man General Court Martial. It is the height of crudity and insensitivity for the affected soldiers to be sentenced to death for protesting against a command that sent them to the warfront in the face of huge numbers of avoidable deaths of soldiers, poor working conditions and absence of effective logistics and weaponry. This is likened to Adolf Hitler's army!

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17 September 2014

SPN Challenges INEC's Rejection of its Application in Court

Solidarity Songs after SPN Conference 2014, photo DSM

Solidarity Songs after SPN Conference 2014, photo DSM

The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) held a press conference yesterday, September 16, 2014, in Lagos at the International Press Centre (IPC) to make public the rejection of the party's application for registration by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) despite fulfilling all constitutional provisions on party registration as well as the requirements set by the electoral body. The conference was also used to announce the filling of a case at the Federal High Court Abuja by the party to challenge the unconstitutional action of the INEC.

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