Democratic Socialist Movement

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SPN Calls for Genuine Education Summit

Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) Osun State Chapter Press Statement: School Merger and Religious Crises in Osun State Schools: SPN Calls for Genuine Education Summit We oppose merger of schools, but call for massive expansion of all schools The attention of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN), Osun State has been drawn to a recent event in Iwo, Osun State

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JONATHAN’S NATIONAL CONFERENCE: AN EXPENSIVE SIDESHOW

JONATHAN’S NATIONAL CONFERENCE: AN EXPENSIVE SIDESHOW By Segun Sango National Chairperson Socialist Party of Nigeria and General Secretary Democratic Socialist Movement “Jonathan is set to release by mid-February the modalities for the convocation of the proposed national conference, The Guardian has learnt. Contrary to earlier expectations, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) or any organ of government will not be

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We Condemn Aregbesola Government’s Diversion of Public funds to Building Religious Centre

Socialist Party of Nigeria Osun State Chapter Press Statement: We Condemn Aregbesola Government’s Diversion of Public funds to Building Religious Centre The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN), Osun State Chapter, strongly decries Aregbesola government’s diversion of public resources to building a so-called Christian Interdenominational Worship Centre. According to newspapers’ report, the government has already committed N51 million to pay people

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JAF THIRD CONGRESS 2014: OPENLY DECLARED FOR SOCIALISM

JAF THIRD CONGRESS 2014: OPENLY DECLARED FOR SOCIALISM BUT NO AGREEMENT ON WORKING PEOPLES’ POLITICAL ALTERNATIVE BY AYO ADEMILUYI Dipo Fashina JAF Chair The Joint Action Front (JAF), the civil society partner of the two main trade union centres in Nigeria, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) in the Labour and Civil Society Coalition (LASCO) held

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ERC OPPOSES THE “JAIL THE GAYS” LAW

Education Rights Campaign Press Statement ERC OPPOSES THE “JAIL THE GAYS” LAW It is a Legalised Assault on Democratic Rights The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) opposes the anti-same sex marriage bill recently passed by the National Assembly and signed into law by a desperate President trying to hang to every straw, including the criminalisation of a people for their sexual

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Obasanjo’s Letter to Jonathan: Another Reason to Build Genuine Political Alternative of the Working

Socialist Party of Nigeria Obasanjo’s Letter to Jonathan: Another Reason to Build Genuine Political Alternative of the Working and Poor People Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s “Before it is too late” open letter to Jonathan graphically describes the crisis surrounding both the presidency and Nigeria itself. Although partly a product of the vicious in-fighting between the rival factions of the ruling

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Worsening Electricity Situation: Labour must call Mass Protest and 24-hour General Strike

Socialist Party of Nigeria Worsening Electricity Situation: Labour must call Mass Protest and 24-hour General Strike We Reject Fraudulent Hike in Tariffs by New Private Owners We Call for Renationalization of Electricity Companies under Democratic Control of Workers, Communities and Consumers The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) deplores the worsening electricity situation in the country since the privatisation of the

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A Political Party of the Working Class is Born Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) Holds Inaugural Conv

A Political Party of the Working Class is Born Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) Holds Inaugural Convention By Hassan Taiwo Soweto, National Youth Leader, SPN Segun Sango SPN National Chairperson, photo Uche Uwadinachi, member DSM “Today we are beginning a new chapter in the history of Nigeria; a chapter that will be dominated by the political struggle of the working

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SOCIALIST PARTY OF NIGERIA (SPN) NEC MEMBERS ELECTED AT INAUGURAL CONVENTION HELD ON SATURDAY 16 NOV 2013

SOCIALIST PARTY OF NIGERIA (SPN) NEC MEMBERS ELECTED AT INAUGURAL CONVENTION HELD ON SATURDAY 16 NOV 2013 SPN email: socialistpartyofnigeria@yahoo.com SOCIALIST PARTY OF NIGERIA (SPN) NEC MEMBERS ELECTED AT INAUGURAL CONVENTION HELD ON SATURDAY 16 NOV 2013 NAME STATE ZONE POSITION Segun Sango Osun SouthWest National Chairperson Chinedu Bosah Delta SouthSouth National Secretary Zira Nuhu Adamawa NorthEast Deputy National Chairperson

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Great Nigerian Working People!

Speech of Comrade Segun Sango, the Protem National Chairperson of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) on the occasion of the founding convention of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) held on Saturday 16 November 2013 in Lagos Great Nigerian Working People! FOR A DEMOCRATIC SOCIALIST WORKERS’ AND POOR PEOPLE’S GOVERNMENT I am very delighted to welcome you on this

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The Aviation Sector should be put under a democratic workers control!

Socialist Party of Nigeria Press Statement Stella Oduah’s N225m Armoured Cars: The Aviation Sector should be put under a democratic workers control! The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) decries the insensitive purchase of two bulletproof vehicles worth an outrageously whopping sum of $1.6m (N255m) for the Ms. Stella Oduah, the Minister of Aviation by Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) against

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Activists Arrested at Osun Public Meeting

Activists Arrested at Osun Public Meeting Intimidation Attempt Fails Sunday, 13th October, saw an attempt, detailed below, by Aregbesola’s APC Osun State government to stifle opposition. Two activists were arrested, at gun point, at a public meeting! After protests the two activists arrested were eventually released. However their arrest at a Campaign for Democratic and Workers’ Rights (CDWR) public meeting

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NIGERIA AT 53: DAY OF MASS ACTION IN OSOGBO

NIGERIA AT 53: DAY OF MASS ACTION IN OSOGBO Students, workers and community people draw the need for a genuine working people’s political alternative As Nigeria marked another independence anniversary on October 1, students, workers, youth and community people in Osun State held mass action and public discussion on the overwhelming neo-liberal attacks on education and living standards and how

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2015 GENERAL ELECTIONS AND THE WORKING MASSES

2015 GENERAL ELECTIONS AND THE WORKING MASSES Segun Sango, DSM General Secretary Under the timetable of Nigeria’s current constitution, the working and suffering masses may have to endure the country’s rulers at central and state levels until the next general elections which unfortunately are still some twenty months away! But so huge is the level of economic and political failure

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RE: ASUU officials in street brawl with Socialist Party

RE: ASUU officials in street brawl with Socialist Party Rejoinder to Daily Trust fabrication We write in response to a news article published on Wednesday 28 August 2013 in the Daily Trust newspaper. It was written by Eyo Charles, a Daily Trust correspondent in Calabar. In the report, the journalist alleged that “leaders of the Academic Staff Union of Universities

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JAF CALABAR RALLY: WORKERS AND YOUTH TAKE A FURTHER STEP IN THE STRUGGLE TO SAVE EDUCATION.

JAF CALABAR RALLY: WORKERS AND YOUTH TAKE A FURTHER STEP IN THE STRUGGLE TO SAVE EDUCATION. Socialist Party of Nigeria gains deeper echo despite right-wing attack By Ayo Ademiluyi and Onwunalu Alexander JAF Calabar August 27 – photo DSM With more than one hundred people in attendance, including workers drawn from Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Academic Staff Union

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SPN forging ahead with a “June 12” Symposium in Osun State

SPN forging ahead with a “June 12” Symposium in Osun State Segun Sango, SPN protem National Chairperson, photo DSM The Osun State chapter of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN), in conjunction with the local Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) chapter, chapters held a public symposium on June 12, 2013 with the central theme, June 12 Struggle; 20 Years After: What

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20th Anniversary of June 12

20th Anniversary of June 12 This year marks the 20th anniversary of the annulment of the June 12, 1993 elections. About 14 million Nigerians participated in the election, organized by the military government of General Ibrahim Babangida. Bashorun MKO Abiola, a capitalist multi-millionaire, turned politician, won on the platform of one of the two parties created and imposed on the

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SOCIALIST PARTY OF NIGERIA (SPN) FORMALLY LAUNCHED IN OYO STATE WITH A SYMPOSIUM

SOCIALIST PARTY OF NIGERIA (SPN) FORMALLY LAUNCHED IN OYO STATE WITH A SYMPOSIUM Participants Join the Party By Iseru Ebike Segun Sango, SPN Protem National Chairperson, at the symposium, photo DSM On May 29, 2013, the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) Oyo state chapter was formally launched with a public symposium held at the state secretariat of Nigeria Union of

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Abia state: Unrelenting Attacks on the Working People and the Poor

Abia state: Unrelenting Attacks on the Working People and the Poor Join SPN Today! By Chinedu Agbebire Different governments in the South-east Nigeria, irrespective of political parties (PDP or APGA), have in common the anti-poor policies, programmes and activities, in addition to wastages and corruption at the expense of the welfare of the working people and social infrastructure. But arguably