Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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CONTINUOUS PROSCRIPTION OF UI STUDENTS’ UNION IS UNDEMOCRATIC AND A PLOY TO DEEPEN ATTACKS ON STUDENTS COME NEXT SESSION!

CONTINUOUS PROSCRIPTION OF UI STUDENTS’ UNION IS UNDEMOCRATIC AND A PLOY TO DEEPEN ATTACKS ON STUDENTS COME NEXT SESSION! There is a need for an effort to initiate a campaign for the reinstatement of the union, halting victimisation of activists and improvement in welfare conditions on campus now!! The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) University of Ibadan branch welcomes the entire

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ERC WELCOMES CONDITIONAL SUSPENSION OF ASUU, SSANU, NASU AND NAAT STRIKES

ERC WELCOMES CONDITIONAL SUSPENSION OF ASUU, SSANU, NASU AND NAAT STRIKES The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) welcomes the conditional suspension of the 36-day old strike of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the 9-day old strikes of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Non Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) and National Association

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OYO ERC FREE HOLIDAY COACHING ENDS WITH A PUBLIC SYMPOSIUM

OYO ERC FREE HOLIDAY COACHING ENDS WITH A PUBLIC SYMPOSIUM A committee of participants was set up for organising a regular monthly meeting of ERC One of the students speaking to the symposium – photo DSM   (Click to enlarge) Wale Olaleye, Moorplantation Branch of ERC No fewer than 50 persons were in attendance at a public symposium organised by the

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ERC FED POLY BIDA HOLDS PUBLIC SYMPOSIUM ON STUDENT UNIONISM AND THE STRUGGLE FOR SOCIALIST CHANGE

ERC FED POLY BIDA HOLDS PUBLIC SYMPOSIUM ON STUDENT UNIONISM AND THE STRUGGLE FOR SOCIALIST CHANGE Panaf Adeyemi, Coordinator, ERC Fed Poly Bida The audience at the symposium – photo DSM   (Click to enlarge) The Bida branch of the Education Rights Campaign (ERC) – situated at the Federal Polytechnic Bida in Niger State – held a further public symposium on

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FCA IBADAN: Provost shut down College for fear of students’ planned protest against poor welfare con

FCA IBADAN: Provost shut down College for fear of students’ planned protest against poor welfare conditions! ERC Calls on Management to Meet Demands of Students and Immediately Re-open of the College The Federal College of Agriculture (FCA), Moor Plantation, Ibadan, Oyo State, was shut down on Wednesday 23 August, 2017 by the Dr Babajide Adelekan-led administration of the college. This

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ASUU STRIKE: LASU ERC HOLDS PUBLIC MEETING

LASU ERC comrades supporting ASUU’s strike – photo DSM ASUU STRIKE: LASU ERC HOLDS PUBLIC MEETING Discusses how to help build campaign to demand adequate funding of education On Monday August 21, 2017, around 75 LASU (Lagos State University) students came to a public meeting called by the Education Rights Campaign (ERC), LASU Chapter, held a public meeting to discuss

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OYO STATE: ERC FREE HOLIDAY COACHING ENTERS SECOND WEEK

OYO STATE: ERC FREE HOLIDAY COACHING ENTERS SECOND WEEK Abbey Trotsky taking Biology Class – photo DSM   (Click to enlarge) Enrollment of 70 Students and 11 volunteer Teachers were recorded in the first week Michael Ogundele Oyo State Coordinator, ERC The inaugural edition of a free holiday coaching classes organized by the Oyo State branch of the Education Rights Campaign,

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ERC BACKS ASUU’s TOTAL AND INDEFINITE STRIKE

ERC BACKS ASUU’s TOTAL AND INDEFINITE STRIKE CALLS ON THE BUHARI/OSINBAJO GOVERNMENT TO IMMEDIATLEY MEET THE DEMANDS The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has once again embarked on a total and indefinite nationwide strike. The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) fully backs this indefinite strike action and calls on government to immediately meet the demands in order to avoid a

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YRC CALLS FOR INCREASE IN PAY AND REGULARIZATION OF EMPLOYMENT OF N-POWER VOLUNTEERS

YRC CALLS FOR INCREASE IN PAY AND REGULARIZATION OF EMPLOYMENT OF N-POWER VOLUNTEERS The Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) hereby calls for an increase in the pay of N-Power volunteers as well as improvement in their working conditions. This should start with increasing the monthly allowance of the volunteers from the current N30, 000 and the regularization of their employment unlike

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ONE MONTH AFTER, SIX STUDENTS OF LAGOS STATE MODEL COLLEGE CONTINUE TO LANGUISH IN KIDNAPPERS’ DEN

ONE MONTH AFTER, SIX STUDENTS OF LAGOS STATE MODEL COLLEGE CONTINUE TO LANGUISH IN KIDNAPPERS’ DEN ERC Demands their Immediate Rescue Calls for policies to address the social roots of kidnapping and other crimes About one month ago, six secondary school students of Lagos State Model College, Igbonla-Epe, were kidnapped. Uptill now, there is no news of their release despite

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DSM CONDEMNS THE ARBITRARY CLOSURE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN (UI) AND THE SUSPENSION OF THE STUDEN

DSM CONDEMNS THE ARBITRARY CLOSURE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN (UI) AND THE SUSPENSION OF THE STUDENTS’ UNION BY THE DESPOTIC PROF. OLAYINKA-LED MANAGEMENT. Workers Unions (ASUU, NASU, NAAT & SSANU) and Parents must condemn administrative highhandedness and attacks on democratic rights of students The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) University of Ibadan Branch condemns in totality the arbitrary closure of

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UNILAG: Protest successfully forces Release of 13 Unlawfully Detained Students’ protesters

UNILAG: Protest successfully forces Release of 13 Unlawfully Detained Students’ protesters By Fidel Davynovich, Ajegunle DSM Protesting students outside the Bolade court in Lagos   (Click to enlarge) In the very hour of 8:00 am on Thursday 6 April, 2017 over one hundred students from different tertiary institutions led by SAVE UNILAG COALITION staged a united protest at the Special Offenses

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WE CONDEMN UNLAWFUL ARREST AND DETENTION OF 13 STUDENTS’ ACTIVISTS BY UNILAG AUTHORITIES AND NIGERIA

WE CONDEMN UNLAWFUL ARREST AND DETENTION OF 13 STUDENTS’ ACTIVISTS BY UNILAG AUTHORITIES AND NIGERIAN POLICE Demands their immediate and unconditional release and unconditional recall of all victimized student activists The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) condemns in strong terms the unlawful arrest and subsequent remand in prison custody of Adeyeye Femi and 12 other student activists. The 13 students were

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ERC Solidarizes with US Students’ Walkout on Trump Inauguration Day

ERC Solidarizes with US Students’ Walkout on Trump Inauguration Day The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) declares solidarity for the United States (US) national students’ walkout, otherwise known as lecture boycott by the students movement here in Nigeria, to protest US president-elect Donald Trump’s racist, misogynist and vicious capitalist agenda for America. The walkout is taking place on Friday 20 January

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5-DAY WARNING STRIKE OF SSANU, NASU AND NAAT: ANOTHER SIGN THAT BUHARI GOVERNMENT HAS FAILED PUBLIC

5-DAY WARNING STRIKE OF SSANU, NASU AND NAAT: ANOTHER SIGN THAT BUHARI GOVERNMENT HAS FAILED PUBLIC EDUCATION We Support the Strike and Call on Government to avoid further disruption of academic calendar by meeting all demands The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) fully supports the decision of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Non Academic Staff Union (NASU) and

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ERC CONDEMNS POLICE VIOLENT ATTACK ON LAUTECH STUDENTS’ PEACEFUL PROTEST

ERC CONDEMNS POLICE VIOLENT ATTACK ON LAUTECH STUDENTS’ PEACEFUL PROTEST Aregbesola and Ajimobi are to be Blamed for the Crisis in LAUTECH The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) strongly condemns last Friday’s (9th December 2016) violent attack unleashed by armed police on protesting students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho. We condemn the police for this violent attack.

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ERC SUPPORTS ASUU’S WARNING STRIKE OVER NON-IMPLEMENTATION OF 2009 AGREEMENT

ERC SUPPORTS ASUU’S WARNING STRIKE OVER NON-IMPLEMENTATION OF 2009 AGREEMENT CALLS FOR DEMOCRATIC MANAGEMENT OF UNIVERSITIES FOR A JOINT ACTION OF EDUCATION WORKERS AND STUDENTS The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is holding a week long warning strike that started on Wednesday, November 16, over the failure of the federal government to honour its aspects of the FGN-ASUU 2009

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STRUGGLE FOR EDUCATION, JOBS AND SOCIALISM

STRUGGLE FOR EDUCATION, JOBS AND SOCIALISM Report of the DSM Students’ wing meeting and socialist school A cross section of DSM comrades at the meeting – photo DSM   (Click to enlarge) The first weekend of October saw a well attending meeting of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) students’ wing take place at the University of Ibadan (UI). The meeting saw

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Education is not Business, Students are not Customers: Building a Fight Back against education attac

Education is not Business, Students are not Customers: Building a Fight Back against education attacks REPORT OF DSM STUDENTS’ WING MEETING By Ibukun Omole On Friday April 15th the students’ wing of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) met. This students’ meeting took place on the eve of a DSM National Committee meeting and was attended by 23 students from 8