OAU: Candidates Challenge Fraudulent Post-UME Examination By H.T. Soweto The post UME candidates helped organize into “Post-UME Candidates Forum” by the Education Rights Campaign (ERC) Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Chapter staged series of protest actions against the fraudulent conduct of the recent Post UME examination in the University. Protest letters were written and submitted by candidates who were denied admission
WHY POST JAMB? By Keye Ewebiyi The Post JAMB Test introduced by the immediate past Minister of Education has failed in its bid to sanitize the education sector. The exam was initiated illegally to curb the inefficiency of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) in conducting credible matriculation examination in Nigeria. Nigeria is a country where not less than
UI: Authorities Victimise Another Student Activist! The authorities of the University of Ibadan (UI), which are notorious for vitimisation of student activities who lead students to challenge their highhandedness and demand improvement in welfare, have expelled another student activist, Anthony Oni, the immediate past Secretary of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM), UI Branch. Among those that had been victimized and
August Special Edition of Socialist Democracy NCP: Right Wing NEC Seeks To Destroy Party’s Radical Tradition; Expels, Suspends Socialists and Left Opponents. Segun Sango, Lagos Chair of the NCP and General Secretary of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) has been expelled by the Dr. Osagie Obayuwana led national leadership of the NCP. The expulsion letter signed by Mallam Yunusa S.
OBASANJO AGAIN? NO WAY! Officially and publicly, President Olusegun Obasanjo has not announced his intention to remain in power beyond May 2007, his terminal period as President under the military imposed 1999 constitution. Notwithstanding his ostrich game on this issue, all key economic and political features and manipulations going on under the regime clearly point only in one direction –
Socialist Democracy special issue – February 2006 REMOVAL OF GOVERNOR LADOJA AND THE LABOURING MASSES On 12 January, 2006, Chief Rashidi Ladoja was removed from office by the factional majority of the Oyo State House of Assembly, as the governor of Oyo State. However, a critical appraisal of the process through which Ladoja’s removal was effected clearly shows that the
Socialist Democracy January 2006 January 12, 2006 World Social Forum, Bamako, Mali This year the World Social Forum is taking the form of three polycentric events. Two are taking place in January 2006; one in Bamako (Mali) and the other in Caracas (Venezuela). The Karachi (Pakistan) event has been postponed until later in 2006 due to last year’s tragic earthquake.