Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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DSM CONDEMNS THE TRAGIC TERROR ATTACK ON ST. FRANCIS CATHOLIC CHURCH OWO, ONDO STATE

For United Actions of the Working People and Youth to Protest Failure of Government to Protect Lives and Halt the Barbaric Violence Across the Country. Continuous Rule of the APC, PDP, and Other Capitalist Parties is Equal to Endless Horror and Tragedy; for a Mass Workers Political Alternative Now! The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) condemns the tragic attack on St.

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BANNING OKADA WITHOUT PROVIDING ALTERNATIVE MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION IS AN INVITATION TO CHAOS AND A FACE-SAVING GIMMICK BY LASG TO AVOID ADDRESSING THE REAL ISSUES BEHIND INSECURITY IN LAGOS STATE

CDWR Opposes the Use of Force and Arrest of Okada Riders and Passengers While Calling for Provision of Integrated and Democratic-Managed Public Transport System As the Lagos State government’s ban on Okada operation kicks off, the Campaign for Democratic and Workers Rights (CDWR) condemns the ban as an anti-people policy that in the face of the non-provision of alternative means

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DSM CONDEMNS GRUESOME KILLING OF DEBORAH SAMUEL FOR BLASPHEMY: WE SUPPORT THE DEMAND FOR JUSTICE

RISING VIOLENCE INDICATES NIGERIA MAY DESCEND INTO FULL-BLOWN BARBARISM UNLESS THE WORKING MASSES FIGHT TO TAKE POWER The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) joins members of the public to condemn the brutal and gruesome killing on Thursday 12 May 2022 of Ms. Deborah Samuel, a 200-level student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto by her schoolmates for purportedly committing blasphemy.

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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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NIGERIA’S RAGING SECURITY CRISES

A Frankenstein Monster Created by the Failure of Capitalism By H.T. Soweto The 28 March 2022 horrific terrorist attack by bandits on a Kaduna-bound train will continue to evoke outrage for some time to come. Coming about seven years since the Buhari government came to power on a mandate to end rampaging insecurity whose main manifestation as at then was

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WORKERS’ STRIKES, INEQUALITY AND INSECURITY IN ABUJA

Between the end of 2021 and the beginning of 2022 in Abuja, two different unions of public sector workers went on strike over their wages and working conditions. By Omole Ibukun, DSM Abuja The Nigeria Union of Teachers went on strike twice over the non-payment of their 2014 to 2018 promotion arrears and the lack of funding of Local Education

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Growing Insecurity in Ajeromi-Ifelodun

The Ajegunle Peoples’ Movement (APM), a community-based platform of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM), condemns the violence in the local government mostly orchestrated by bourgeois politicians using political thugs and hoodlums. By Moshood Osunfurewa, DSM Ajegunle, Lagos, branch The Ajegunle Peoples’ Movement (APM), a community-based platform of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM), condemns the violence in the local government mostly

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KADUNA TRAIN ATTACK: SPN COMMISSERATES WITH VICTIMS AND BLAMES BUHARI LED APC GOVERNMENT FOR THE TRAGEDY

We Condole with the TUC over the loss of its General Secretary and State Chapter Chairman in the Mindless Attack We Urge the Labour Movement to Declare a National Day of Mourning and Protest Against Insecurity, Government Ineptitude and Worsening Living Conditions The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) condemns the tragic attack by terrorists on a Kaduna-bound train on Monday

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GROSS FAILURE OF BUHARI GOVERNMENT ON SECURITY

Only United Mass Actions of Workers and Oppressed can End Insecurity The security situation in the country has not just underscored the inherently inept nature of the Buhari/APC government and all state governments ruling through the major capitalist parties, but has also shown the inability of neo-colonial capitalism to resolve the national question and even the socio-economic issue facing Nigeria,

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BRUTAL MURDER OF COMRADE NURUDEEN ALOWONLE YUSUF A.K.A OMOMEEWA: THE LASU MANAGEMENT HAS A CASE TO ANSWER

WE DEMAND JUSTICE Forestall a repeat of this unfortunate attack and murder. We call for the setting up of a democratically-constituted security committee comprising elected representatives of LASUSU, staff unions, SEIU, the Nigerian Police and communities to work out a common strategy to keep the campus and its vicinity safe for students and staff. Being the text of a press

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The invasion of Sunday Igboho’s house was draconian and condemnable

SPN calls for a sovereign national conference that will be dominated by elected representatives of the working people and youth to determine the way forward for Nigeria We of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) hold that the invasion of Mr Sunday Igboho’s house in the dead of the night by men of DSS was draconian and condemnable regardless of

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#TWITTERBAN: YRC CONDEMNS THE SUSPENSION OF TWITTER; IT IS AN ATTACK ON DEMOCRATIC RIGHTS.

FOR IMMEDIATE PROTESTS TO DEMAND REVERSAL OF THE SUSPENSION, RELEASE OF ALL POLITICAL DETAINEES, REJECTION OF SOCIAL MEDIA BILL AND OTHER MEASURES AIMED AT CURTAILING CIVIL LIBERTIES The Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) strongly condemns the recent suspension of Twitter in Nigeria. This declaration of suspension is dictatorial and a direct attack on the democratic rights of Nigerians to freely express

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SPN CONDEMNS PRESIDENT BUHARI’S CIVIL WAR STATEMENT

We call for a democratically-convened Sovereign National Conference of the working people, ethnic nationalities, etc. to address Nigeria’s socio-economic, political, security and nationality crises. The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) condemns in absolute terms the statement of President Muhammadu Buhari where he threatened Nigerians, and especially the south-easterners, with the state violence reminiscent of the Nigerian civil war era. The

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SPN condemns the shooting of Sowore, attack on Abuja protesters and demands immediate arrest and prosecution of ACP Hyelhira Altine Daniel

We reiterate a call on NLC and TUC to declare a 24-hour strike on insecurity and socio-economic crisis The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) strongly condemns the attack on protesters in Abuja on Monday 31st May 2021 by members of the Nigeria Police Force, led by one notorious ACP Hyelhira Daniel. This protest, which was called by The People’s Alternative

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INIOBONG UMOREN’S TRAGIC DEATH AN INDICTMENT OF APC/PDP RULE AND NIGERIA’S CAPITALIST CRISIS

INIOBONG UMOREN’S TRAGIC DEATH IS AN INDICTMENT ON BUHARI’S CAPITALIST APC GOVERNMENT, PDP GOVERNOR UDOM EMMANUEL OF AKWA IBOM STATE AND THEIR ALARMING RECORDS OF YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT FOR A NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION/ PROTEST MARCH AGAINST UNEMPLOYMENT AND FOR DECENT JOBS The Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) joins all Nigerians especially the youth to mourn the tragic death of Ms. Iniobong

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NIGERIA ON THE BRINK: INSECURITY, INFLATION, POVERTY AND A GOVERNMENT WITH NO ANSWERS

ONLY THE COMING TO POWER OF A WORKERS AND POOR PEOPLE’S GOVERNMENT BASED ON SOCIALIST PROGRAMMES CAN SAVE IT WE CONDEMN NBC’S THREAT OF SANCTION AGAINST CHANNELS TELEVISION AS AN ATTACK ON PRESS FREEDOM. SPN CALLS ON THE NLC AND TUC TO DECLARE A SERIOUSLY PREPARED ONE-DAY GENERAL STRIKE AND MASS RALLIES TO PROTEST PRESIDENT BUHARI GOVERNMENT’S ABDICATION OF RESPONSIBILITY

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RISING INSECURITY – Governments fail, Labour must act

Urgent Need for Non-Sectarian Communal Defence to Halt Killings and a Program of Struggle for Socialist Transformation One of the cardinal campaign promises of the Buhari/APC government is to end insecurity in the country. Not a few Nigerians believed that Buhari’s background as a former Military General would rub off on the country. However, almost six years into the Buhari

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SPN CONDEMNS ABDUCTION OF OVER 300 SCHOOL GIRLS AND DEMANDS EVERY EFFORT IS MADE TO RESCUE THEM ALIVE

REPEATED ABDUCTIONS, VIOLENCE AND ETHNIC TENSION ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE INDICATIONS THAT THE CAPITALIST GOVERNMENTS OF APC AND PDP IN POWER AT ALL LEVELS HAVE FAILED FOR SOCIALIST CHANGE NOW! The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) condemns the abduction of at least 317 girls who are students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe town in Zamfara state. This is one

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OYO STATE: SHASHA VIOLENCE IS UNFORTUNATE RESULT OF FAILURE OF CAPITALIST GOVERNMENTS

SPN Condemns the killing; wanton destruction of property; calls for the reopening of the market and demands independent and democratic public probe including full compensation to all victims The Socialist Party of Nigeria, SPN, Oyo State Chapter, condemns the deadly violence, characterized with wanton killing, destruction of property and looting that broke out around Shasha, Moniya and Ojo area in

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HERDSMEN/FARMERS CONFLICT: CONSEQUENCE OF FAILURE OF SUCCESSIVE CAPITALIST GOVERNMENTS AND UNRESOLVED NATIONAL QUESTIONS

* DSM CALLS FOR SWIFT ACTION TO END ATTACKS AND RAPID CREATION OF MULTI-ETHNIC DEFENCE COMMITTEES UNDER COMMUNITY DEMOCRATIC CONTROL TO FIGHT CRIMINALITY * WE CALL ON THE NLC AND TUC TO INTERVENE WITH A VIEW TO ENSURE UNITY OF THE WORKING PEOPLE IN THE FACE OF VIRULENT PROMOTION OF ETHNIC DIVISION The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) considers the current