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15 August 2014

BAN ON PROTESTS IN BORNO

WE CONDEMN ATTACKS ON DEMOCRATIC RIGHTS

We of the Socialist Party of Nigeria condemn in the strongest terms the ban on public protests by the Borno State Police Command of the Nigerian Police. According to media reports, angry wives of soldiers in the 7th Division of the Nigerian Army in Maiduguri on August 10 staged a protest against the deployment of their husbands to Gwoza with obsolete arms. It was reported that the top military command of the Division wanted a fresh set of soldiers to go to Gwoza and rescue the seized town from the Boko Haram terrorists who are holding sway in that part of the state.

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15 August 2014

EBOLA: CAPITALIST FAILURE COMPOUNDS THE PANDEMIC AND PUTS MILLIONS OF WORKING PEOPLE AT RISK

Working masses across West Africa must fight for a socialist health solution

We of the Socialist Party join millions of working people across West Africa to commiserate with the families of victims of the Ebola pandemic that is currently ravaging countries across the sub-region.

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15 August 2014

ASUU's CALL FOR "A SOCIALIST WELFARE STATE"

FOR A CONFERENCE OF TRADE UNIONISTS, SOCIALISTS AND ACTIVISTS NOW!

The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) heartily applauds the declaration of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) for the "adoption of a socialist welfare state as against the current capitalist system in Nigeria" (Leadership, Abuja – August 12, 2014).

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13 August 2014

Osun Governorship Election: Victory of a Lesser Evil

Urgent need to build Mass Working People's Party now!

After several months of heavily monetized campaigns, inducement and rotten politicking, the Osun State governorship election held on August 9, 2014. The election held amidst heavy militarization with well over 65, 000 security forces, including the police, state security service, army etc., storming the state as if there was a state of war. At the end of voting, the current governor of the state, who was also the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Rauf Aregbesola won the election, garnering 394, 684 votes, amounting to 55 percent of the votes.

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12 August 2014

ERC 2014 EDITION OF FREE HOLIDAY COACHING HAS BEGUN IN AJGEUNLE

A decade of uninterrupted exercise for poor children from working class background

The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) Ajegunle, Lagos, branch has kick-started this year's annual free holiday coaching for students of secondary schools in Ajegunle and its environs.

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12 August 2014

UNILAG STUDENTS' UNION: The Struggle for the Reinstatement of the Union

After several years of agitation for the restoration of the Students’ Union at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), the management of the institution has now decided to inaugurate a constitution drafting committee to draft “a suitable constitution" as a step for reinstating a central students platform for the university.

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11 August 2014

REVERSAL OF LASU FEES: WE ARE VINDICATED!

Vigilance is Now Required From LASU Students and Workers To Ensure That This Victory is Permanent

The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) wholeheartedly welcomes the reversal of the astronomically hiked fees of the Lagos State University (LASU) by Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola, the Governor of Lagos State. The Governor made this known at the 19th convocation ceremony of the University held on Thursday 7 August 2014.

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8 August 2014

Stomach Infrastructure in Osun State

A Sign of Bankruptcy of the APC and PDP

The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN), Osun State Chapter, decries the horrible act of voters' inducement by the two main political parties in the forthcoming governorship election in Osun State. This ridiculous act of inducing poor and voters with basic things like rice, milk, kerosene, etc, now referred to as Stomach Infrastructure, has again underscored the low level governance has been reduced to in this country. According to a feature report in the August 3, 2014 edition of the Punch newspaper, the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State have been engaging in inducement of voters through distribution of some basic consumer items like rice, milk, kerosene, etc.

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8 August 2014

SOLIDARITY WITH EX-SERVICEMEN:

GOVERNMENT MUST MEET THEIR DEMANDS NOW!

We of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) extend solidarity to the ex-servicemen in the country who have threatened to protest the nonpayment of their pension benefits. According to media reports, the ex-military under the aegis of Retired Army, Navy and Air force Officers' Club (RANAO) stressed that unless their four years pension arrears of 53 percent is paid, its members would protest in major streets in the country including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

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4 August 2014

BENUE: GABRIEL SUSWAM GOVERNMENT MUST MEET THE DEMANDS OF STRIKING WORKERS NOW!

We of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) solidarise with workers of Benue state under the aegis of the state branches of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) on their ongoing indefinite strike action. The workers have gone on strike over the callous deductions from their salaries by the Gabriel Suswam-led PDP government. This is aside the fact that the state government has not implemented the N18,000 national minimum wage.

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