Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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#EndSARS: MORE MASS PROTESTS AND DEMONSTRATIONS NEEDED UNTIL THE DEMANDS ARE WON

#EndSARS: MORE MASS PROTESTS AND DEMONSTRATIONS NEEDED UNTIL THE DEMANDS ARE WON WE CALL FOR AN IMMEDIATE HALT TO UNDIGNIFIED TREATMENT OF YOUNG PEOPLE AND NIGERIANS IN GENERAL FOR A DEMOCRATIC REFORM OF THE POLICE AND SECURITY APPARATUS TO TRULY SERVE THE PEOPLE’S INTEREST FOR A POLICE UNION AND THE RIGHT OF THE ARMY AND OTHER SECURITY OPERATIVES TO UNIONISE

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RESIDENTS OF AJAO ESTATE SAYS ISSUE PREPAID METER OR NO DISCONNECTION

RESIDENTS OF AJAO ESTATE SAYS ISSUE PREPAID METER OR NO DISCONNECTION By Fidel Davynovich People of Ajao Estate, Lagos, on Sunday 18 June, 2017 held a Town Hall meeting to deliberate the crazy billing issued to them by Ikeja Distribution Company, and for them to agitate for no disconnection in the Estate. Groups and organizations which have helped organize people

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ELECTRICITY CRISIS: AJEGUNLE RESIDENTS HOLD PROTEST

ELECTRICITY CRISIS: AJEGUNLE RESIDENTS HOLD PROTEST REJECT OUTRAGEOUS BILLING AND DEMAND RENATIONALIZATION OF THE POWER INDUSTRY COMMUNITY RESOLVE TO CONTINUE THE CAMPAIGN UNTIL EKEDC ENDS OVERBILLING No Light, No Payment – photo DSM   (Click to enlarge) By Fidel Davynovich, DSM Ajegunle Branch The No Payment for Darkness, No Disconnection campaign initiated last April by the Ajegunle, Lagos, branch of the

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Mass struggle Underway in Awodi-Ora Community of Ajegunle, Lagos, against Crazy Bills and exp

Mass struggle underway in Awodi-Ora Community of Ajegunle, Lagos, against Crazy Bills and exploitation by EKEDC By Fidel Davynovich – DSM Ajegunle Electricity Struggle Mass Meeting in Ajegunle – photo DSM   (Click to enlarge) The ongoing campaign against electricity exploitation and extortion by the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) initiated by Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM), Ajegunle, on 5 April, 2017

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NO TO OVER-ESTIMATED, EXPLOITATIVE BILLING! NO PAYMENT FOR DARKNESS!! NO TO DISCONNECTION!!!

NO TO OVER-ESTIMATED, EXPLOITATIVE BILLING! NO PAYMENT FOR DARKNESS!! NO TO DISCONNECTION!!! FOR REGULAR AND AFFORDABLE ELECTRICITY SUPPLY JOIN THE CAMPAIGN, ORGANISE IN YOUR COMMUNITY The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) is calling on the entire Ajegunle People, residents, workers, market men and women, artisan, students, youth and unemployed to stand on their feet and defend the historic July 13, 2016

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February 6 #IStandWithNigeria protests shows growing anger at the Buhari/APC government

February 6 #IStandWithNigeria protests shows growing anger at the Buhari/APC government But What Next? H.T Soweto, February 6 march in Lagos – photo DSM   (Click to enlarge) On Monday February 6, 2017, thousands poured into the streets across some cities in the country to protest the unending hardship and failure of the Buhari/APC government. Over 3,000 marched in Lagos. The

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BUHARI/APC GOVT AND THE CAPITALIST SYSTEM HAVE FAILED US

BUHARI/APC GOVT AND THE CAPITALIST SYSTEM HAVE FAILED US We Need to Fight Against Anti-poor Economic Policies and for Socialist Change Today, 6 February 2017, thousands will be marching in Lagos, Abuja and other cities to protest the growing economic hardship being faced by a majority of Nigerians. After nearly two years in power, the Buhari/APC government has failed woefully.

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Struggle for Registration:

Struggle for Registration: SPN Holds Protest to Demand Issuance of Certificate of Registration SPN members at INEC office Lagos – photo DSM   (Click to enlarge) By Peluola Adewale Sahara TV report of protest Members of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) held a protest march on Monday, October 24, 2016 to the Lagos office of the Independent National Electoral Commission

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NEXT PHASE OF STRUGGLE OPENS AS DSM/CDWR HOLDS SYMPOSIUM ON ELECTRICITY CRISIS

NEXT PHASE OF STRUGGLE OPENS AS DSM/CDWR HOLDS SYMPOSIUM ON ELECTRICITY CRISIS View of the Symposium – photo DSM   (Click to enlarge) Wole Olubanji, DSM member The National Secretariat of the Democratic Socialist Movement at Agbotikuyo, Agege, Lagos, on Saturday 20th August, was a hub of intense and inspiring discussion as community members, socialists and civil society activists participated in

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COURT NULLIFIES TARIFF HIKE

COURT NULLIFIES TARIFF HIKE Time to Consolidate the Mass Struggle for Reversal of Power Privatisation and End “Crazy” Billing Justice Idris Muhammed of the Federal High Court, Lagos, has nullified the exploitative electricity tariff hike in a landmark judgment delivered on July 13, 2016; variously describing the tariff hike as reckless, criminal, illegal and irresponsible. This judgment is a victory

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Okada Riders and Ajegunle People Protest Police Brutality

Okada Riders and Ajegunle People Protest Police Brutality Protesters march in the community, photo DSM   (Click to enlarge) Tunde Yusuf and Fidel Davynovich On Tuesday March 22nd 2016, commercial motorcyclists popularly called okada riders together with activists, socialists and residents of Ajegunle community in Lagos held a protest march against police brutality and extortion. The protest was organized by the

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Ajegunle People Protest against Police Brutality

Ajegunle People Protest against Police Brutality Innocent people killed by the police   (Click to enlarge) By HT Soweto On Tuesday 22 March 2016, Okada riders, activists, socialists and community people of Ajegunle made good their promise to stage a protest against the incessant cases of police brutality, extortion and brutal killings of innocent and poor Nigerians by the police. Protesting

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FREE MOSHOOD NOW!

FREE MOSHOOD NOW! Stop Police Brutality in Ajegunle Moshood addressing a mass meeting on police brutality in Ajegunle – photo DSM Comrade Moshood Oshunfunrewa, a leading member of Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) in Ajegunle, Lagos, was arrested this afternoon (March 21) by the police over the protest being fixed for tomorrow against police killings, brutality and extortion in Ajegunle. He

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DSM MEMBERS AND OTHER ACTIVISTS PROTEST PLANNED HIKE IN ELECTRICITY TARIFF AT THE FEDERAL HIGH COURT

DSM MEMBERS AND OTHER ACTIVISTS PROTEST PLANNED HIKE IN ELECTRICITY TARIFF AT THE FEDERAL HIGH COURT LAGOS By Chinedu Bosah Protesters at Federal High Court Lagos against planned increase in electricity tariff, photo DSM About 20 demonstrators, including members of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) and activists from different communities in Lagos, held a protest action against the planned increase

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MOUNTING HEAPS OF REFUSE ON ROADSIDES AND STREETS: A LOOMING DISASTER IN OGUN STATE

MOUNTING HEAPS OF REFUSE ON ROADSIDES AND STREETS: A LOOMING DISASTER IN OGUN STATE The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) Ogun State Chapter condemns the abandonment of dumped garbage on roads and streets in major towns and cities in the state by the refuse collectors under the Ministry of Environment. The situation in Ijebu Ode, which has now become a

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AJEGUNLE PEOPLE PROTEST AGAINST POOR ELECTRICITY POWER SUPPLY AND EXPLOITATION

AJEGUNLE PEOPLE PROTEST AGAINST POOR ELECTRICITY POWER SUPPLY AND EXPLOITATION By Lexan Ali Dagga Tolar, DSM NEC member, addressing the protesters – photo DSM June 4th saw residents of Aiyetoro community in Ajegunle, Lagos, under the aegis of Ajegunle People and Community Movement, stage a protest rally to the EKEDP (Eko Electricity Distribution Company) office, Zeek Plaza, Apapa, against poor

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“MASS MISERY IN THE MIDST OF ABUNDANCE AND THE TASKS OF WORKING PEOPLE”

“MASS MISERY IN THE MIDST OF ABUNDANCE AND THE TASKS OF WORKING PEOPLE” CDWR and Oyo SPN Hold Political Symposium Oyo SPN Executive Committee Inaugurated Kola Ibrahim, Secretary SPN Osun State Chapter – photo DSM Various representatives of trade unions, civil society and artisan organizations mainly from Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, were drawn together on the 29th May, 2015

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AJEGUNLE RESIDENTS HOLD MASS MEETING ON POOR POWER SUPPLY AND ESTIMATED BILLS

AJEGUNLE RESIDENTS HOLD MASS MEETING ON POOR POWER SUPPLY AND ESTIMATED BILLS Fix a Mass Protest Rally for June 4 2015 By DSM Reporters A cross section of the residents – photo DSM On Tuesday May 26, 2015 about 200 residents of Layinka Street, Arumoh Street, Jibowu Street, Sani Close, Kojo Lane, Amechi Street, Akali Lane, Etugbo Lane, Olatoye Close,

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SUPPORT “NO LIGHT; NO PAYMENT CAMPAIGN” IN YOUR COMMUNITIES

SUPPORT “NO LIGHT; NO PAYMENT CAMPAIGN” IN YOUR COMMUNITIES FOR A REGULAR ELECTRICITY SUPPLY GOVERNMENT MUST TAKE BACK THE POWER SECTOR FROM PRIVATE PROFITEERS AND PUT UNDER REAL DEMOCRATIC CONTROL Organize and Mobilise to Join Protests/Rallies Form Action Committee on Your Street Peacefully Resist any Disconnection! At present the electricity generation is 1,327 megawatts for a population of over 170