Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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Linda Workers Again Protest Unfair Labour Practices

Linda Workers Again Protest Unfair Labour Practices Strike and Protest of Workers Forced Management to Recall sacked Workers By Bosah Chinedu The Campaign for Democratic and Workers’ Rights (CDWR) salutes workers of the Linda Company, producer of Xpression weave-on, for fighting back anti-workers’ policies and the sack of 8 union leaders for their role in defending workers’ interests. As a

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Hold Local Government Elections in Osun State Now!

Hold Local Government Elections in Osun State Now! No to All Austerity Policies on the working and poor people For a Working People led Probe Into the Finances of the Aregbesola Government By Alfred Adegoke, Osun Chairperson, SPN For the past five years, the Rauf Aregbesola government has been appointing people into the local government councils without elections. This is

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CRIN IBADAN: Mass Struggle of Workers and Community People forced Management and government to Reve

CRIN IBADAN: Mass Struggle of Workers and Community People forced Management and government to Reverse Attacks CRIN Struggle and its Lessons are of Essence to Labour Movement Today By Abbey Trotsky, Coordinator, CDWR, Oyo State Following the six-week of spirited struggle of workers of the Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN) Ibadan with support of the host community that forced

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US: Bernie’s Political Revolution opens New Era for American Politics

US: Bernie’s Political Revolution opens New Era for American Politics Build #Movement4Bernie to Defeat the Billionaire Class and the Democratic Party Establishment Bernie Sanders’ victory in New Hampshire in early February was a political earthquake that rocked the U.S. presidential elections and the entire establishment. For the first time in U.S. history, a candidate who calls himself a socialist won

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SOUTH AFRICA: Worker and Student Protests Intensify

SOUTH AFRICA: Worker and Student Protests Intensify #OutsourcingMustFall Campaign Becomes Point of Reference for the Working Class Reporters from the WASP, (Workers and Socialist Party, CWI, South Africa Across South Africa protests and strikes by workers and students are continuing across the higher education sector. Protests at the University of the Free State (UFS) grabbed headlines on Monday night when

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Alarming Shortage of Teachers in Lagos Public Schools

Alarming Shortage of Teachers in Lagos Public Schools By H.T. Soweto and Aj Dagga Tolar, ERC National Coordinator and Chairman, NUT Ajeromi-Ifelodun respectively It is no news that public education in Lagos state faces several crises. Some of these include leaking roofs, flooded school premises, overcrowded classroom, unsafe and unhealthy school environment, decaying infrastructures and a curriculum largely aimed at

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LANDLORD AND TENANT CONFLICTS ON THE RISE

LANDLORD AND TENANT CONFLICTS ON THE RISE By Victor Osakwe 56 years after flag independence, Nigeria’s housing crisis remains unresolved. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), at an estimated 24.4 million homeless people, Nigeria contributes a lot to the global homelessness figure. Mind you, not all of these cases of homelessness are due to insurgency. Capitalism

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ERC Condemns UNILAG Authorities’ Unfair Treatment of 100 Level Medical Students

ERC Condemns UNILAG Authorities’ Unfair Treatment of 100 Level Medical Students By Julius Samuel & Ilesanmi Samson, ERC Branch Coordinator and Mobilisation Officer The Education Rights Campaign (ERC), University of Lagos (UNILAG) branch, condemns the undemocratic decision of the University administration to prevent 100 Level medical students from proceeding to the College of Medicine, Idi-Araba to continue their programme. Two

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LASU: ERC Demands Improved Funding and Democratic Management

LASU: ERC Demands Improved Funding and Democratic Management By Aasim Dhikrullah, ERC Branch Coordinator Newly-formed branch of the Education Rights Campaign (ERC) at the Lagos State University (LASU) welcome recent changes unveiled by the State government. However we are quick to point out that all of these would amount to nothing if they are not backed by improved funding and

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Buhari 2016 Budget: Not a Real Change

Buhari 2016 Budget: Not a Real Change By Peluola Adewale With Nigeria groaning under the dead weight of global capitalist crisis which is symptomized by the lowest oil price in 12 years, the 2016 budget appears to have arrived in coma.The oil price has plunged from $116 in July 2014 to less than $30 in January 2016. In addition, doomsday