Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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Osun Governorship Election: A Socialist Review

* For a Mass Working People’s Political Alternative on a Socialist Programme By Kola Ibrahim The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) has taken cognisance of the governorship election in Osun State, which was held on Saturday, 16th July, 2022. The election saw the defeat of the incumbent governor, Gboyega Oyetola and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), with the bourgeois

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Peter Obi: Atiku Abubakar’s ex-running mate no friend of Labour

Labour Party Remains a Trashcan of APC and PDP Rejects! We Call for Building of a Genuine Mass Working People’s Party on a Socialist Programme! We of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) are not surprised by the emergence of Peter Obi as the Presidential candidate of the Labour Party given the history and character of the party that has long

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2023 GENERAL ELECTIONS: NIGERIA DOOMED WITH EITHER TINUBU OR ATIKU

No Illusions in Any Candidates of APC, PDP, and Other Pro-Capitalist Parties! Only Preparedness to Struggle and the Building of A Mass Working People Political Alternative Can Guarantee the Future! By H.T Soweto. In the absence of a genuine mass workers’ political alternative, it is now beyond doubt that the 2023 general elections in Nigeria will be dominated by two

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ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! THE MASSES CANNOT BEAR THIS SUFFERING ANYMORE!

Organize and Mobilize for Mass Actions Now! We Call on NLC and TUC to Urgently Declare a 48-Hour General Strike Ordinarily, Nigerians are no strangers to suffering. But if the truth must be told, the kind of suffering and misery being experienced by the mass of Nigerians over the past few months is second to none. The bitter truth is

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2023 GENERAL ELECTIONS:  A FARCE IN THE OFFING

Only a government of Workers and Poor Formed on a Socialist Programme can Guarantee the Reconstruction of Society in the Interests of Working People By Abbey Trotsky Barring any last-minute changes, the 2023 general elections will be taking place against the background of economic, political and social crisis currently bedeviling the country and an obvious absence of a mass working

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May Day 2022: Time for Mass Struggle to end Mass Suffering in the Midst of Plenty

Next step – a 48 hour General Strike! The Campaign for Democratic and Workers’ Rights (CDWR) felicitates with workers in Nigeria and globally as we celebrate the International Workers Day. This year’s celebration should be best used to take stock of the living and working conditions of Nigerian workers and the poor masses and how to organize sustained struggles for

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N100 MILLION AND N40 MILLION NOMINATION FORMS FOR APC AND PDP RESPECTIVELY CONFIRM THAT THE TWO MAJOR POLITICAL PARTIES STAND EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE INTEREST OF THE RICH

WORKERS, YOUTHS AND THE POOR NEED TO BUILD A MASS PARTY TO DEFEND THEIR INTEREST The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) is not surprised at the decision of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to charge N100 million and N40 million respectively for presidential nomination forms. It only confirms our position that these bourgeois political parties

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2023 Election: Tinubu and Package of Lies

None of Bourgeois Presidential Aspirants Can Resolve Nigeria’s Economic Woe The electoral campaigns for 2023 presidential election have started with different capitalist politicians slugging out for the tickets of the two major parties: APC and PDP. Among the contestants is Bola Tinubu, the first governor of Lagos State since the return to civil rule in 1999. He has been able

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DSM REJECTS SUPREME COURT VERDICT ON SPN DEREGISTRATION

We remain committed to the building of a Mass Workers’ Political Alternative to Rescue Nigeria through Socialist Transformation The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) rejects the judgement of the Supreme Court which was delivered on March 25 2022 and upholds the deregistration of 22 political parties, including the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN), by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). We

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SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS DEREGISTRATION OF SPN

We are Undaunted as We Remain Committed to Struggle Against all Capitalist Attacks and for Working People’s Political Alternative on a Socialist Programme Today, the Supreme Court set aside the judgement of the Court of Appeal which had earlier reversed INEC’s deregistration of the SPN and 21 other parties. This was although INEC criminally disobeyed the appeal court judgement while

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2023 ELECTIONS: NLC AND TUC SHOULD INITIATE BUILDING OF WORKING PEOPLE’S POLITICAL ALTERNATIVE IN ADDITION TO CHARTER OF DEMANDS

*SPN opposes any illusion in pro-capitalist politicians and government formed by them **Only a working people government formed through an independent political initiative of the working people armed with a socialist programme can rescue the country and its ailing economy. The Socialist Party of Nigeria, (SPN) commends both the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC and Trade Union Congress, TUC for organizing

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NLC Political Conference – For a Mass Working People’s Political Alternative on a Socialist Programme

*SPN Welcomes NLC Political Conference *No to Lesser-Evilism or Support for a Pro-Capitalist Third Force! *For a Mass Working People’s Political Alternative on a Socialist Programme SPN statement at the ongoing NLC Political Conference We of the Socialist Party of Nigeria welcome the separate initiatives of both the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) to organize political

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ELECTORAL ACT AMENDMENT BILL: PARTIES SHOULD DEMOCRATICALLY DETERMINE THEIR MODE OF PRIMARIES

SPN WELCOMES ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OF RESULTS The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) notes that President Muhammadu Buhari has withheld assent to the Electoral Act 2021 amendment bill sent to him by the National Assembly. The President rejected the bill purportedly because it removes the provision for indirect primaries, making direct primaries by all political parties mandatory. The bill also makes

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2023 Elections: An Urgent Necessity for Pro-Working People Political Alternative

Only alternative based on a socialist progamme can rescue Nigeria and reconstruct its economy in the interest of workers and the masses The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has recently announced February 18, 2023 as the tentative date the next general election is scheduled to hold across the country. If held, it will be the seventh since the country returned