Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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No to Phantom Results; Declare the True Winner – Adams Oshiomhole

DSM Statement EDO Guber Election: No to Phantom Results; Declare the True Winner – Adams Oshiomhole Worker, Youths and Poor Masses Must Protest the Rigging The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) calls for the immediate cancellation of the phantom results of Edo State gubernatorial election released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic

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THE 2007 ELECTIONS AND THE WORKING MASSES

DSM Statement THE 2007 ELECTIONS AND THE WORKING MASSES A scientific evaluation of all the factors and forces involved in the forthcoming general elections has clearly shown that the working masses cannot expect a fundamental improvement in their living conditions in the aftermath of the general elections. To start with, virtually all the main contestants from the ruling and opposition

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LAGOS NCP BOYCOTT OF THE 2007 GENERAL ELECTIONS

DSM statement LAGOS NCP BOYCOTT OF THE 2007 GENERAL ELECTIONS The DSM fully supports the decision of the Lagos State NCP to pull out of participation in the forthcoming general elections. This decision, no doubt, has further reduced the options which the masses will truly have in the forthcoming elections. In fact, apart from Edo State where Adams Oshiomhole, the

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LAGOS PIPELINE TRAGEDY AVOIDABLE, FG/NNPC TO BLAME

Press Statement LAGOS PIPELINE TRAGEDY AVOIDABLE, FG/NNPC TO BLAME For the second time in a year in Lagos State and for the umpteenth time in the country as a whole, another tragic fire has resulted from a burst fuel pipeline claiming the lives and properties of many in the Lagos suburb of Abule-Egba on Tuesday, December 26, 2006. But what

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PRIVATISATION OF UNITY SCHOOLS? NO WAY!

National Conscience Party (NCP) Lagos State Chapter Press statement PRIVATISATION OF UNITY SCHOOLS? NO WAY! Students, Youths and Workers Should Resist Neo-Liberal Attack on Public Education As always expected from an irresponsible government, the 102 unity schools nationwide have been slated for privatisation. The Minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili, made this announcement recently. The reason she gave was that “the

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Government of Corruption: Obasanjo and Atiku Must Go!

Government of Corruption: Obasanjo and Atiku Must Go! – For a Working People’s Political Alternative Now! By Peluola Adewale, DSM Executive Committee When President Olusegun Obasanjo was in Singapore attending IMF/World Bank annual meeting on September 16, his attention should have been fixed on the tumultuous events rocking close by in Taiwan. About 100,000 people had literally taken over the

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2007 GENERAL ELECTIONS: OSHIOMHOLE DECLARES FOR LABOUR PARTY

DSM statement 2007 GENERAL ELECTIONS: OSHIOMHOLE DECLARES FOR LABOUR PARTY In the presence of an over 5,000 expectant crowd, mostly made up of workers, students, women, youths and the poor in general, the outgoing President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole, on Wednesday September 6, 2006 in Benin, publicly presented himself and his manifesto seeking to be elected

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OSHIOMHOLE RUNNING ON JOINT TICKET OF ANPP AND LABOUR PARTY IN EDO STATE

PRESS STATEMENT OSHIOMHOLE RUNNING ON JOINT TICKET OF ANPP AND LABOUR PARTY IN EDO STATE We in the Democratic Socialist Movement read with deepest consternation and high sense of disappointment, the reports in the “VANGUARD” of Wednesday August 9, 2006 and “The GUARDIAN” of Thursday August 10, 2006 to the effect that the NLC President, Adams Oshiomhole, will be running

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DSM COMMENDS OSHIOMHOLE FOR DECLARING FOR LABOUR PARTY

DSM COMMENDS OSHIOMHOLE FOR DECLARING FOR LABOUR PARTY The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) commends the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) President, Adams Oshiomhole, for his decision to run, in the forthcoming 2007 elections, under the platform of the Labour Party. This decision, we hope, has finally settled the issue of which platform Adams intends to run in the 2007 general elections.

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Re: Oshiomhole for President

DSM and UAD joint statement Re: Oshiomhole for President The United Action for Democracy (UAD) and Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) receive with positive enthusiasm the reported decision of the Nigerian Labour Congress’s NEC asking Adams Oshiomhole, its outgoing president, to run for presidency or any other elective post in the forthcoming 2007 general elections. According to the NLC Deputy President,

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Relevance of Socialism in the 21st Century

Second Rotimi Ewebiyi Annual Symposium Relevance of Socialism in the 21st Century The choice of “Relevance of Socialism in the 21st Century” as the theme of the 2nd Rotimi Ewebiyi Annual Symposium and re-launch of Endowment Fund was highly apposite. The speeches at the programme attended by about 70 people mostly from trade union, academia, civil society, DSM and NCP

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TIME FOR A WORKING PEOPLES’ GOVERNMENT IS NOW!

TIME FOR A WORKING PEOPLES’ GOVERNMENT IS NOW! Statement by the organisers of the political summit for a working peoples’ political alternative, United Action for Democracy (UAD) & Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM), on June 28, 2006 at the Lagos Travel Inn, Ikeja. NATURE OF THE CURRENT CRISIS From the point of view of the ordinary working masses, including vast layers

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Working People’s Political Alternative

Working People’s Political Alternative Report of a Political Summit hosted by UAD and DSM The political summit jointly organised by the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) and United Action for Democracy (UAD) on Wednesday June 28, 2006 with the theme: Building a Formidable Working People Political Alternative towards 2007 Elections, was a huge success. The major highlight of the event attended

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POLITICAL SUMMIT OF WORKING PEOPLE TOWARDS POLITICAL POWER

POLITICAL SUMMIT OF WORKING PEOPLE TOWARDS POLITICAL POWER VITAL BACKGROUND INFORMATION Statement by the organisers, the United Action for Democracy (UAD) & Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) The alliance between Labour and the radical constituencies of the oppressed classes in our country which dates back to the pre and post independence struggle is a strategic collaboration in the context of the

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Attack on DSM national office

Nigeria Attack on DSM national office On Saturday June 10, 2006 about 5 armed robbers attacked the National Secretariat (centre) of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) at around 9pm while four DSM comrades, including a female member, and about 5 sympathisers were watching the Argentina-Cote d’Ivoire World Cup match. The armed robbers, who were in their 20s, went away with