Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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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

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AICOM MEMBERS AND RESIDENTS PROTEST PERENNIAL POWER OUTAGES AND EXPLOITATIVE BILLING

AICOM MEMBERS AND RESIDENTS PROTEST PERENNIAL POWER OUTAGES AND EXPLOITATIVE BILLING By Chinedu Bosah Femi Popoola, President of Akinola Youth, leading the protesters round the streets in the community – photo DSM May 20 saw members of the Aboru-Ifesowapo Community Movement (AICOM) and some residents participate in a peaceful rally in Lagos against the perennial power outages and outrageous billing.

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AGO PALACE/OKOTA UNITED PROTEST AGAINST DARKNESS IN THE COMMUNITY

AGO PALACE/OKOTA UNITED PROTEST AGAINST DARKNESS IN THE COMMUNITY Residents Hold Protest March against Poor Electricity Supply and Exploitation No light, No payment! No light, No disconnection! By Moshood Osunfunrewa Protest March – photo DSM It is no news that the electricity supply crisis has jumped out of the frying pan into the fire since the private firms called GENCO’s

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KILLINGS OF STUDENTS BY BOKO HARAM IN YOBE: FAILURE OF JONATHAN’S WAR ON TERROR

Socialist Party of Nigeria PRESS STATEMENT KILLINGS OF STUDENTS BY BOKO HARAM IN YOBE: FAILURE OF JONATHAN’S WAR ON TERROR We in the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) condemn in strongest terms the attack by the Boko Haram terrorist group on the Federal Government College, Buni Yadi, Yobe state. We join the millions of the working masses in the country

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SANUSI’S SUSPENSION: WORKING MASSES MUST RESIST ENDLESS LOOTING

Socialist Party of Nigeria SANUSI’S SUSPENSION: WORKING MASSES MUST RESIST ENDLESS LOOTING No illusions in Sanusi or Jonathan, working masses’ organizations must mobilise mass resistance against all sections of the looting elite We in the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) regard the suspension of Sanusi Lamido Sanusi as Central Bank Governor by President Goodluck Jonathan as a grand plan to

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SPN AND ONE MILLION NAIRA INEC REGISTRATION FEE

SPN AND ONE MILLION NAIRA INEC REGISTRATION FEE Please Donate to Solidarity Fund We write to update you on an exciting new development on the Nigerian political landscape and seek your active and financial support. On the 16th of November 2013, the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) was launched in Lagos. Application for Registration, photo DSM The party has been

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SPN Calls for Immediate Payment of Pension to Osun State Retirees

Socialist Party of Nigeria, Osun State Chapter Press Statement SPN Calls for Immediate Payment of Pension to Osun State Retirees The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN), Osun State Chapter hereby calls on the Aregbesola/APC government in Osun State to immediately settle the pension of retirees in Osun State. Many of these retirees are already living from hand to mouth, despite