Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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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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SPN SUPPORTS NLC’S JUNE 22 PLEDGE TO MOBILISE FOR A NATIONWIDE STRIKE OVER WORKERS SACK IN KADUNA STATE

SERIOUS MOBILIZATION OF WORKERS AND DEEPENING OF THE STRUGGLE IS THE ONLY WAY TO RESIST THESE ATTACKS The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) supports the resolution of the National Executive Committee of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to return to mass struggle in response to the sustained attacks on workers in Kaduna. We believe that this is the only way

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PRESIDENT BUHARI’S ORDER TO THE POLICE TO SHOOT PERSONS WITH AK-47 GUNS IS EXTRA-JUDICIAL AND ILLEGAL

SPN prefers the arrest, investigation and prosecution of criminals with illegal possession of arms The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) condemns President Buhari’s order to the Police to shoot persons found illegally with AK-47 and any other assault weapons. This order is illegal, crude and barbaric. President Buhari should stop treating Nigeria like a conquered territory and citizens as slaves.

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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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SPN Supports Mass Protest against Insecurity and Poverty Organized by TPAP-M

We call on Labour to mobilize for a 48-Hour General Strike and Mass Protest against Insecurity and anti-people policies The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) supports the mass protest against insecurity and mass poverty organized by The People’s Alternative Political Movement (TPAP-M) holding today, May 31, 2021. The state of insecurity has attained a dangerous level as the lives and

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Kaduna Mass Sack: SPN rejects agreement that portrays over 50,000 workers redundant and demands immediate recall of sacked workers

A 24-Hour Warning General Strike over Retrenchment, Wage Cuts and all Anti-Poor Policies is urgently needed now to consolidate the struggle The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) again commends the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Kaduna workers over the massive strike and protest held against the anti-worker tyranny of Governor Nasiru el Rufal of Kaduna State. Even though it lasted

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INEC PLOT TO FORCE THE SUPREME COURT JUDGEMENT OVER NUP DEREGISTRATION ON ALL OTHER DISREGISTERD POLITICAL PARTIES IS MISCHIEVOUS

WE DEMAND THE REINSTATEMENT OF ALL DEREGISTERED POLITICAL PARTIES AND INSIST THAT NEITHER THE SPN NOR 21 OTHER POLITICAL PARTIES ARE AFFECTED BY THE SUPREME JUDGEMENT The Socialist Party of Nigeria, SPN faults the deliberate moves by the Independent National Electric Commission (INEC) to force the recent Supreme Court judgement that affirms INEC’s power to deregister National Unity Party (NUP)

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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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OYO: APPROVAL OF N299 MILLION FOR PRINTING BALLOT PAPERS IS MEANS OF ENRICHING ACOLYTES WITH PUBLIC FUNDS

SPN faults the direct involvement of the Engr Seyi Makinde/PDP-led government in the printing of ballot papers and holds that a transparent, free and fair Local Government election can only be guaranteed by an OYSIEC (Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission) constituted by elected representatives of trade union organizations, professional bodies and political parties. The Socialist Party of Nigeria, SPN Oyo

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PRESIDENT BUHARI’S MEDICAL TRIP IN THE FACE OF ABJECT STATE OF PUBLIC HEALTHCARE AND IMMINENT NATIONWIDE DOCTORS’ STRIKE IS INSENSITIVE AND VEXATIOUS

SPN calls for peaceful mass protest in solidarity with doctors’ strike and to demand improved funding of healthcare The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) considers President Buhari’s trip to London on Tuesday 30th March 2021 for a “routine medical checkup” as insensitive, vexatious and an insult to Nigerians especially the working and poor people who have no choice but to

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SPN Supports the People’s Alternative Political Summit

We Propose SPN as an Option of Political Alternative for Consideration by the Summit We of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) welcome this highly commendable initiative of The People’s Alternative Political Summit. We agree with many of the statements in the invitation to this Summit. One of this is the objective of the summit which is to set in

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THE ANNOUNCED PETROL PRICE HIKE IS A DRESS REHEARSAL OF WHAT IS TO COME

WORKING MASSES AND YOUTH SHOULD ORGANIZE MASSIVELY TO CHALLENGE ANY HIKE IN PETROL PRICE; PREVAIL ON NLC AND TUC LEADERSHIP TO WITHDRAW THEIR ENDORSEMENT OF DEREGULATION AND COMMENCE MOBILISATION FOR MASS ACTION It was not surprising that the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) announced a price hike of petrol from N168 to N212 per litre on Thursday, March 11,

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Buhari, APC & PDP Have Failed

TIME FOR A MASS WORKING PEOPLE’S ALTERNATIVE POLITICAL PARTY NOW The past six years under rule of the All Progressive Congress (APC), plus that of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and other capitalist parties in the states they control, have brought nothing but a harvest of misery. The hope and expectation hinged on the coming to power of the APC

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APPEAL COURT UPHOLDS REGISTRATION OF SPN: NEC Refusal to Obey Judgment is Undemocratic

SPN Calls for National and International Solidarity On the 10th August 2020, the five-member panel of the Court of Appeal led by Monica Dongban-Mensen in a unanimous judgment nullified the deregistration of Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) and 21 other deregistered political parties and ordered Prof. Mahmood Yakubu-led INEC to relist them as recognized political parties. The judgment has rendered

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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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THE ARREST OF COMRADE MOSHOOD OSHUNFUREWA, MR MC MACARONI AND OVER 11 OTHERS IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL!

SPN demands their immediate and unconditional release!! The Socialist Party of Nigeria, SPN condemns the harassment and arrest of Comrade Moshood Oshunfurewa, Mr MC Macaroni, a popular comedian, and 11 others protesters by the Nigeria police at the instance of both the Buhari-led federal government and Lagos state government, and demands their immediate and unconditional release. Comrade Moshood Oshunfurewa, Lagos

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OYO STATE: THE ULTIMATUM FOR FULANI HERDSMEN TO LEAVE THE STATE IS DIVISIVE AND ENDANGERING THE LIVE OF FULANI WHO ARE NOT CRIMINALS

SPN condemns the high spate of insecurity in Oyo, holds various anti-people policies of successive pro-capitalist governments responsible, rejects attempts to profile all Fulani herdsmen as criminals and calls for the formation of a multiethnic defense committee under a democratic control of the working people! The Socialist Party of Nigeria, SPN, Oyo State, condemns the inability of the government at

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ABDUCTION OF OVER 300 SCHOOL CHILDREN IN KATSINA FURTHER SHOWS GOVERNMENT FAILURE IN FIGHTING INSECURITY

SPN CONDEMNS KILLINGS OF RICE FARMWORKERS AND ABDUCTION OF SCHOOL CHILDREN; SPN CALLS FOR THE RELEASE OF THE ABDUCTED SCHOOL CHILDREN The forceful abduction of over 300 school children from Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State, barely two weeks after the killing of 46 rice farmers in Borno, has further confirmed the obvious failure of the Buhari-led government and