Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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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

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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