Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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EU REPORT ON NIGERIA’S 2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS IS AN INDICTMENT OF INEC AND SHOWS THE COMMISSION HAS NO MORAL AUTHORITY TO SEEK DEREGISTRATION OF POLITICAL PARTIES

The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) considers the latest report of the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) on the recently conducted 2019 general elections as a major indictment on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and its officials. With this report, which shows that INEC, security agencies and “leading parties” (APC, PDP etc.) manipulated the 2019 general elections,

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DEREGISTRATION OF POLITICAL PARTIES WHICH DID NOT WIN ANY ELECTIVE POST IS UNDEMOCRATIC

DEREGISTRATION OF POLITICAL PARTIES WHICH DID NOT WIN ANY ELECTIVE POST IS UNDEMOCRATIC SPN WILL RESIST UNDEMOCRATIC DEREGISTRATION OF POLITICAL PARTIES The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) is categorically opposed to the agenda of deregistration of political parties that did not win elective seats. This policy is undemocratic and negates the principle of multi-party ‘democracy’. We call on parties, the

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SPN APPRECIATES ALL SUPPORTS FOR ITS 2019 ELECTORAL CAMPAIGNS

SPN APPRECIATES ALL SUPPORTS FOR ITS 2019 ELECTORAL CAMPAIGNS CALLS ON WORKERS, YOUTH AND THE MASSES TO JOIN THE PARTY REITERATES ITS CALL FOR THE FORMATION OF A MASS WORKING PEOPLES’S POLITICAL PARTY The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) appreciates the support, donations and contributions by different groups and individuals to the election campaigns we ran in Lagos, Oyo, Ogun,

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SPN IFO AND 2019 ELECTION: WE HAVE FOUGHT A GOOD FIGHT

SPN IFO AND 2019 ELECTION: WE HAVE FOUGHT A GOOD FIGHT Undaunted and unrelenting, we must take the struggle forward! Statement by the SPN candidate for Ogun State House of Assembly, Ifo constituency II, Comrade Hassan Taiwo Soweto Comrades and friends, As the candidate I want to start by thanking all members and supporters of the Socialist Party of Nigeria

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SPN OYO AND 2019 ELECTIONS: WE ARE PROUD OF OUR BRAVE INTERVENTION!

SPN OYO AND 2019 ELECTIONS: WE ARE PROUD OF OUR BRAVE INTERVENTION! We thank all supporters and remain committed to the defence of the working people and our socialist programme The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN), Oyo State is proud of its brave intervention in the governorship and state house of assembly election held in the state on the 9th

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President Buhari Re-elected amidst Voters’ Apathy

President Buhari Re-elected amidst Voters’ Apathy By Peluola Adewale President Muhammadu Buhari is the winner of the 2019 presidential election, held on February 23, having officially had 15 miliion as against 11 million votes garnered by his capitalist main challenger Atiku Abubakar of the PDP. Actually, there were 71 presidential candidates. But, electorally, the other candidates were hardly in contest

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March 9 Elections: Support SPN Politically and Financially

March 9 Elections: Support SPN Politically and Financially SPN Account: Socialist Party of Nigeria, 1015587065, Zenith Bank As we all know, the Gubernatorial and State House of Assembly Elections come up this Saturday March 9. Local government elections will also take place in FCT Abuja. We in the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) are fielding candidates for the positions of

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SPN CONDEMNS SHAMBOLIC PRESIDENTIAL AND NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS

SPN CONDEMNS SHAMBOLIC PRESIDENTIAL AND NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS Any government formed from this fraudulent exercise will be illegitimate and anti-people The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) strongly condemns the Saturday February 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections as a shambolic exercise that can only produce an illegitimate and anti-poor government. We sympathize with the working people, the youth and the

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2019 ELECTION POSTPONEMENT IS CONDEMNABLE, UNJUSTIFIABLE AND RAISES QUESTIONS ON THE CAPACITY OF INE

2019 ELECTION POSTPONEMENT IS CONDEMNABLE, UNJUSTIFIABLE AND RAISES QUESTIONS ON THE CAPACITY OF INEC TO CONDUCT A FREE, FAIR AND CREDIBLE ELECTION! “The logistic problem for the postponement is a manifestation of the failure of successive capitalist governments” SPN calls on NLC, TUC and ULC to join its effort to build a mass workers’ political party on socialist programme The

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NO WAY FORWARD FOR NIGERIA WITH BUHARI OR ATIKU

2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS: NO WAY FORWARD FOR NIGERIA WITH BUHARI OR ATIKU FOR THE FORMATION OF UNITED PLATFORM OF WORKING MASSES, YOUTH AND THE POOR TO END SUFFERING AND UNDERVELOPMENT BY CAPITALISM By Aj. Dagga Tolar As Nigerians head to 2019 general polls beginning with presidential and national assembly election on February 16, what is certain is that whoever wins

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OF A PARASITIC CAPITALIST SYSTEM AND THE 2019 ELECTION IN LAGOS STATE

OF A PARASITIC CAPITALIST SYSTEM AND THE 2019 ELECTION IN LAGOS STATE Wole Olubanji Member of SPN, Lagos State One of the intrigues that heralded election-time politics in Lagos State was the dramatic abandonment by a majority of APC members of Mr. Akinwumi Ambode. Tinubu was widely pilloried in the media for feudalizing the Lagos political space, as aptly described

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2019 General Elections: SPN campaign in Ifo, Ogun State, Kicks-Off with an Inspiring Rally

2019 General Elections: SPN campaign in Ifo, Ogun State, Kicks-Off with an Inspiring Rally   (Click to enlarge) By Ibukun Omole (Member, Democratic Socialist Movement) There was an excited response as the flag-off rally of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) campaign to elect Comrade Hassan Taiwo Soweto as member, Ogun State House of Assembly, Ifo 2 constituency, took place on

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2019 GENERAL ELECTION: NEITHER APC NOR PDP!

2019 GENERAL ELECTION: NEITHER APC NOR PDP! Only Candidates standing on Pro-masses and Socialist Programmes can make a Difference By H.T. Soweto Barring any unforeseen circumstances, Nigeria shall hold new general elections between February and March in the year 2019. This would be the sixth general elections since the dawn of the current civil rule in 1999. But more significant

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2019 ELECTIONS: Support SPN Financially and Politically

2019 ELECTIONS: Support SPN Financially and Politically A large section of Nigerians went into 2015 elections with huge illusions in Buhari and APC’s ability to resolve the woe of the 16 years of the PDP government. But the last 3 years have seen a mass disillusionment in the Buhari government as the conditions of the masses have become worse. The

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OSUN GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION: RULING PARTY WAS REJECTED OVER ANTI-POOR POLICIES

OSUN GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION: RULING PARTY WAS REJECTED OVER ANTI-POOR POLICIES BUT RETAINS POWER THROUGH RIGGING SPN HISTORIC INTERVENTION RAISES A SOCIALIST BANNER SPN on the campaign trail – photo DSM   (Click to enlarge) By Wole Olubanji and Kola Ibrahim The circumstances surrounding the Osun 2018 governorship election hold crucial lessons for the building of a political alternative of the common

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Preliminary Statement on Osun Governorship Election

Preliminary Statement on Osun Governorship Election SPN Thank All Our Supporters Nothing has changed – No Difference between APC and PDP The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN), Osun State wishes to appreciate all our members, supporters and those who voted for the party and its candidate, Barrister Alfred Adegoke, in the now inconclusive Governorship Election in Osun State that held

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RIFT BETWEEN AMBODE AND TINUBU

RIFT BETWEEN AMBODE AND TINUBU Another Crack Opens in the Ruling Party H.T Soweto The rumored rift between the Governor of Lagos State, Akinwumi Ambode, and his now estranged political godfather, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has finally blown into the open. This ends months of speculation. Obviously this crisis is only another crack in a ruling party already riven by multiple

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45 MILLION AND N12 MILLION NOMINATION FEES CHARGED BY APC AND PDP RESPECTIVELY UNDERSCORE HOW THE MA

45 MILLION AND N12 MILLION NOMINATION FEES CHARGED BY APC AND PDP RESPECTIVELY UNDERSCORE HOW THE MAINSTREAM BOURGEOIS PARTIES ARE EXCLUSIVELY PRESERVED FOR THE RICH AND THE CORRUPT SPN CHARGES ZERO NAIRA FOR ASPIRANTS IN ORDER TO GIVE EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES TO ALL It is not surprising that All Progressives Congress (APC) is charging as high as N45 million as presidential

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EKITI ELECTION:

EKITI ELECTION: ABSENCE OF PRO-WORKING PEOPLE POLITICAL ALTERNATIVE SPARKS VOTERS’ CYNICISM By Wole Olubanji, member of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) from Ekiti State The recently concluded gubernatorial election in Ekiti-State held so much at stake for the Nigerian capitalist ruling class. Some pundits considered the election which was held on Saturday 14 July 2018 as a referendum on