Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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Build a Mass Movement to Fight for Jobs

42% Youth Unemployment in Nigeria Build a Mass Movement to Fight for Jobs H.T Soweto. One nightmare that is confronting youth in Nigeria is the challenge of getting a job. Statistics shows job availability, something which was inadequate even at best of times, is fast shrinking. This is not just happening in the regular jobs alone but also in so-called

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DSM CONDEMNS LEKKI-EPE TOLLS

DSM CONDEMNS LEKKI-EPE TOLLS We Condemn the Crushing of Anti-Tolls Protest by Police and Thugs The Struggle Must be Stepped up despite Repression The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) condemns the brutal crushing of a protest against tolling of Lekki Epe expressway organized by residents of Eti Osa Local government on Saturday 17 December 2011 by the police at the behest

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CDWR CONDEMNS LAGOS STATE GOVT. INSENSITIVITY TO DOCTORS DEMANDS

Campaign for Democratic and Workers’ Rights CDWR CONDEMNS LAGOS STATE GOVT. INSENSITIVITY TO DOCTORS DEMANDS MEET MEDICAL DOCTORS DEMANDS TO END THE STRIKE! The medical doctors in Lagos state have embarked on an indefinite strike again due to the refusal by the Lagos State Government to pay Consolidated Medical Salary Structure (CONMESS) as agreed last year. We see no justification

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Authorities move to crush all left groups on OAU campus.

Authorities move to crush all left groups on OAU campus. Latest on attacks on Socialist students in OAU: By Peluola Adewale, DSM Lagos The attack on the DSM and other comrades by the management of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has continued unabated. It has now assumed a perfect blend of barbarism and ridiculousness. In a newspaper report during

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WE CONDEMN THE WANTON EXPLOITATION OF CANDIDATES BY THE WEST AFRICAN EXAMINATION COUNCIL (WAEC)

EDUCATION RIGHTS CAMPAIGN (ERC) Press Statement WE CONDEMN THE WANTON EXPLOITATION OF CANDIDATES BY THE WEST AFRICAN EXAMINATION COUNCIL (WAEC) The West African Examination Council (WAEC), which is a recognized body conducting final examination for Senior School Certificate, has in the wake of registering candidates for the 2010 Nov/Dec. West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE External) introduced a new

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CDWR CONDEMNS THE DEHUMANISING TREATMENT OF PENSIONERS

CDWR CONDEMNS THE DEHUMANISING TREATMENT OF PENSIONERS Campaign for Democratic and Workers’ Rights (CDWR) condemns the Federal Government and state governments dehumanizing treatment of pensioners. The death of one NIPOST retiree among those protesting for 49 months arrears at General Post Office in Ikeja, Lagos and another death of 3 pensioners who died while doing verification in Lagos shows that

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NIGERIAN STUDENTS PROTEST 1 OCTOBER

Protest in Benin While the Nigerian capitalist ruling elite marked this year Nation’s independence anniversary in gloom, hundreds of students took to the streets in Lagos, Benin in Edo State and Ilesa in Osun State, in condemnation of the Yar’Adua anti-poor government for failing to meet its social responsibilities to the people especially in the area of education. On October

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EDUCATION RIGHTS CAMPAIGN (ERC)

EDUCATION RIGHTS CAMPAIGN (ERC) AS THE NATION CELEBRATES 49 YEARS OF FAILURE We Declare a Vote of No Confidence on Yar’ Adua Government ERC protests 1 October Govt Should Immediately Meet ASUU, SSANU, NASU & NAAT Demands Today October 1st 2009, the corrupt Yar’ Adua anti-poor govt will launch into an orgy of fanfare in celebration of 49 years of

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Ongoing Public Universities Workers Strikes

Ongoing Public Universities Workers Strikes ERC Holds Protests and Actions on October 1 The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) has declared October 1, 2009 as a Day of Action to protest attacks on public education and press home the demand on government to sign and implement agreements it has entered with the striking workers in the public universities in Nigeria. October

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LABOUR AND CIVIL SOCIETY COALITION RALLY IN IBADAN

LABOUR AND CIVIL SOCIETY COALITION RALLY IN IBADAN Call for change gain an echo among working class masses and youths By H.T Soweto Market women expressing enthusiastic support for the protest march, photo DSM “We should be angry…we should be angry, gaari is expensive, rice is expensive, the masses are hungry…we should be angry”. This was the chant that rent

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NIGERIAN STUDENTS SUPPORT ASUU STRIKE

NIGERIAN STUDENTS SUPPORT ASUU STRIKE We Support Demands of SSANU, NASU, ASUP AND NUT For the formation of Joint Action Committee comprising all education workers, students and youths Socialist Nigeria NLC, TUC and LASCO Must Declare a One-Day Solidarity General strike The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) declares its solidarity with members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on

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WE SUPPORT ASUU STRIKE

Education Rights Campaign (ERC) Press statement WE SUPPORT ASUU STRIKE Government must implement agreement We of the Education Rights Campaign (ERC) declare our support for the indefinite strike action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) since Monday June 22, 2009, to compel the Federal government to implement agreement reached with it. We call on all Nigerian

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JUNE 16 SOWETO MASSACRE ANNIVERSARY ARREST

JUNE 16 SOWETO MASSACRE ANNIVERSARY ARREST 4 ACTIVISTS REGAIN FREEDOM H.T Soweto, National Coordinator, Education Rights Campaign (ERC) Hassan Taiwo Soweto (National Coordinator, the Education Rights Campaign), Chinedu Bosah (National Secretary, Education Rights Campaign) Usman Oloyede (Former PRO, NANS Zone D) and Debo Adeniran (Chairman, Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders) were released on bail today at the Sabo Police Station, Yaba

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Police forcefully disperse youth and students’ rally commemorating the 16 June 1976 Soweto massacre

Police forcefully disperse youth and students’ rally commemorating the 16 June 1976 Soweto massacre in Lagos Release the arrested activists Now! Segun Sango, General secretary, Democratic Socialist Movement The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) condemns the arrest of activists and education campaigners by the police today in front of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, where they had gathered to take off

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Campaign for Democratic and Workers’ Rights in Nigeria

Campaign for Democratic and Workers’ Rights in Nigeria 27 Soldiers Condemned to Life Imprisonment for Protesting Injustice and Stealing of UN Peace keeping Allowance CDWR calls for Solidarity for the Persecuted Soldiers When 850 soldiers were rounding off their participation at the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Liberia, none could have had the premonition that some of them were on

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Stop Demolition Exercise in Ajegunle Now!

Stop Demolition Exercise in Ajegunle Now! Ajeromi Ifelodun Community Movement (AICOM) is a community based movement that has been in defense of community right and collective aspirations of the people of Ajegunle, Lagos, community for some years years. Recently, AICOM observed that a substantial number of buildings used for different purposes such as houses, churches, mosques and shops along Olumokun,