Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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CARNAGE AS BUHARI’S MILITARY AND POLICE SHOOT AND KILL UNARMED PEACEFUL PROTESTERS

BUHARI AND SANWO-OLU MUST RESIGN SPN CALLS ON RANK AND FILE MILITARY AND POLICE NOT TO SHOOT PROTESTERS SPN CALLS FOR A MORE ORGANIZED MASS ACTION TO CHALLENGE FOR POWER The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) condemns the brutal repression on peaceful #EndSARS protesters by soldiers and police acting on the instructions of the Buhari regime and the ruling All

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#END SARS IS NOT ENOUGH. BUHARI MUST GO!

NO TO PDP, APC OR ANY OTHER GOVERNMENT OF LOOTERS FOR A NEW GOVERNMENT COMPOSED BY ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES OF WORKERS, YOUTH AND THE OPPRESSED MASSES TO FIX NIGERIA We Call On Rank and File Members of the Army, Police and Other Security Forces not to Fire on Peaceful Protesters. Join the Movement against the Murderous Anti-poor Regime which also Oppresses,

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#EndSARS – YRC WELCOMES FG MEETING 5 KEY DEMANDS BUT THERE MUST BE EVIDENCE OF IMPLEMENTATION

* NO RENAMING OF SARS. WE REJECT SPECIAL WEAPONS AND TACTICS (SWAT) SQUAD #EndSWAT   * FOR A 48 HOUR GENERAL STRIKE AND MASS PROTEST OF WORKERS IN SOLIDARITY WITH PROTESTING YOUTH   *No Tricks, No Rotten Deals, Struggle for a Real Change, End This Corrupt System   The Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) welcomes the decision of the Federal Government

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#EndSARS: SPN Commends Young People over the dissolution of SARS

We condemn the repression and killings of protesters! We demand removal of the CP of Lagos and Oyo state and the IGP now! Struggle Must Continue Against Police Brutality and For Free Public Education and Decent Jobs The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) commends Nigerian youths for their resilience and steadfastness in the struggle against the notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad

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DISSOLUTION OF SARS IS A STEP FORWARD BUT INADEQUATE TO END POLICE BRUTALITY

RADICALISED YOUTHS HAVE SHOWN THE LABOUR LEADERSHIP THAT STRUGGLE PAYS! WORKERS MUST NOW TAKE THE CUE TO DEMAND A FIGHTING LABOUR LEADERSHIP DSM DEMANDS: (1) END TO POLICE BRUTALITY, (2) FREE ALL ARRESTED PROTESTERS (3) JUSTICE FOR JIMOH ISIAKA AND ALL VICTIMS OF POLICE BRUTALITY (4) DEMOCRATIC CONTROL OF POLICING, (5) JOBS AND UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT, (6) END TO ALL ANTI-POOR

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SPN SUPPORTS #ENDSARS PROTESTS

SPN DEMANDS IMMEDIATE REOPENING OF ALL CASES OF ASSAULTS, EXTORTION, ILLEGAL ARREST, DETENTION AND EXTRAJUDICAL KILLING OF NIGERIANS BY ALL POLICE AND SECURITY FORMATIONS AND PROSECUTION OF ALL OFFICERS FOUND CULPABLE FOR A POLICE UNION AND THE RIGHTS OF THE RANK AND FILE TO PARTICIPATE IN DECISION MAKING AND CONTROL OF THE POLICE THE POLICE AND DSS ARE INSTRUMENTS OF

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EDUCATION RIGHTS CAMPAIGN CALLS ON FG TO MEET DEMANDS OF STRIKING SSANU, NASU AND ASUU MEMBERS

WE CALL FOR A UNITED FRONT OF ALL EDUCATION WORKERS’ UNIONS AND STUDENTS BODIES TO RESIST GOVERNMENT ONSLAUGHT ON PUBLIC EDUCATION The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) supports the declaration of a 14-day warning strike starting from October 5 until October 19, by the Joint Action Committee of the Senior Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the Non Academic Staff

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AS LASU REOPENS IN THE MIDST OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC

ONLY READINESS TO STRUGGLE CAN KEEP STUDENTS AND STAFF SAFE FROM CORONAVIRUS AND NEW ATTACKS ON THE RIGHT TO EDUCATION * ERC LASU calls for a joint congress/public meeting of students and staff unions in LASU to begin to discuss and agree on urgent actions to ensure the protection of students and staff Education Rights Campaign (ERC) Lagos State University

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PRESIDENT BUHARI’S INDEPENDENCE DAY SPEECH IS UNINSPIRING AND INSULTING

SPN ADVOCATES A WORKING PEOPLES’ GOVERNMENT ON A SOCIALIST PROGRAMME President Buhari’s Independence Day speech did not come as a surprise to us considering the fact that it is a neocolonial capitalist government, with the usual lack of planned economic projections capable of taking Nigeria out of the woods. The speech was rather uninspiring and insulting to the sensibilities of

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SPN CONDEMNS THE BRUTALISATION, ARREST AND DETENTION OF REVOLUTIONNOW PROTESTERS AND JOURNALISTS

WE DEMAND THE IMMEDIATE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF ALL ARRESTED PROTESTERS The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) condemns the brutalisation, arrest and detention of RevolutionNow protesters and journalists in different parts of the country on Thursday 1st October 2020 being the 60th anniversary of Nigeria’s independence. Particularly in Lagos, about 30 protesters were arrested and a Punch Newspaper reporter brutalized,

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Still crawling at 60: Capitalism has failed Nigeria

It is 60 years today since Nigeria got its flag independence from Britain during the decolonisation process of Africa. Faced with increasing demands for independence throughout its African colonies British imperialism moved to hand over the reins of power in Nigeria to the local elite, rather than risk its rule being challenged by a radical liberation movement. By Peluola Adewale

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SPN Condemns Suspension of Strike by NLC and TUC Leadership

No to Deregulation and Privatization Working Masses and Youth Must Continue to Organise to Resist the hike in fuel price and electricity tariff and other anti-poor capitalist policies The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) joins workers and the poor masses in condemning the calling off of the strike action and mass protest scheduled to begin on Monday, September 28, 2020,

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ON THE EVE OF THE GENERAL STRIKE: CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS

LABOUR NEEDS A COMBATIVE LEADERSHIP THAT LEADS STRUGGLES AND FIGHTS FOR WORKING PEOPLE TO TAKE POWER OUT OF THE HANDS OF THE CAPITALISTS AND LOOTERS   H.T Soweto Baring last minute cancellation, Nigeria is likely to be gripped by a general strike and mass protest starting from Monday September 28, 2020. The immediate issues are the increases in fuel price,

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TIME TO RESIST

SUPPORT AND ACTIVELY PARTICIPATE IN THE NLC AND TUC INDEFINITE GENERAL STRIKE AND MASS PROTEST AGAINST HIKES IN FUEL PRICE, ELECTRICITY TARIFF AND VAT * FOR AN END TO DEREGULATION, PRIVATISATION AND ALL ANTI-POOR POLICIES * THE BUHARI CAPITALIST GOVERNMENT HAS FAILED! PDP’S NO ALTERNATIVE! FOR A WORKERS AND POOR PEOPLE’S GOVERNMENT ARMED WITH SOCIALIST POLICIES As an indefinite general

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JAF Commences Mass Mobilization against Hikes in Fuel Price and Electricity Tariff

DSM Calls for Meeting of Labour, JAF and pro-masses’ organizations to plan for a General Strike and Mass Protests On September 16, the Joint Action Front (JAF) commenced the mass mobilisation of the working masses for mass action against the latest fuel price hike, electricity tariff increase and other anti-poor policies of the Buhari government. With placards and leaflets arming

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Ogun NLC Pickets Golden Diamond, Ogun

CDWR helps workers campaign for their rights On Friday, 18 September 2020, three comrades (Eko John Nicholas, Agboola and Soweto) of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) and Campaign for Democratic and Workers Rights (CDWR) joined members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ogun State council, and industrial unions to picket the Golden Diamond factory. This Chinese-owned factory – located at

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SPN CALLS ON NLC AND TUC TO HARMONIZE THEIR MOBILIZATION AND STRIKES OVER THE STRUGGLE TO REVERSE PETROL PRICE AND ELECTRICITY TARIFF HIKE

SPN ADVOCATES SUSTAINED WARNING GENERAL STRIKES AND MASS PROTESTS The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) reiterates its condemnation of the recent hikes in petrol price and electricity tariff; the increase in petrol has seen the price move up from N148 per litre to N162 per litre while electricity tariff has been increased by over 100%. The Central Working Committee (CWC)

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Arise Working Masses and the Youth!

Organize and Resist Hike in Fuel Price and Electricity Tariff For Mass Protest and a 48 Hour General Strike If we fight we can win a leaflet produced by the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) on September 15, 2020 The price of fuel has been hiked for the third time in the last two months. We have to resist this increase

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Protests Begin against Hike in Fuel Price and Electricity Tariff

A storm is gathering over the intensification of capitalist attacks unleashed on the working masses and the poor by the Buhari government. The masses are poised to fight back if provided a platform. This is what has been revealed by a few pockets of struggles and activities that have already been held against fuel price hike and electricity tariff, some

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SPN WARNS OGUN POLICE TO STOP INTIMIDATING NIGERIAN STUDENTS

PROTEST IS AN INALIENABLE DEMOCRATIC AND CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) warns the Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Edward Awolowo Ajogun, and the Ogun State Force Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, to stop intimidating and harassing Nigerian students who wish to protest the wicked and anti-people increase in petrol price from N145 to N162 and also the