Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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DURA PACK MANAGEMENT PAYS WORKERS N8, 000 FOR MAY SALARY; WORKERS EMBARKED ON STRIKE

WORKERS DEMAND FULL SALARIES, UNIONISATION AND IMPROVED WORKING CONDITIONS Dura Pack workers embarked on two days (June 8 and 9, 2020) strike action over salary cut and the demand for unionization. Workers at the Ikeja, Lagos, based company suspended the strike on June 10 after the management promised to pay the outstanding salaries next week. However, there was no written

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WORKERS OF GX FOODS LIMITED, IBADAN, IN STRUGGLE TO RESIST MANAGEMENT ANTI-LABOUR PRACTICES!

A Call for National and International Solidarity Members of the Campaign for Democratic and Workers Rights, CDWR, Oyo State chapter are currently in a solidarity action with workers of GX FOODS LIMITED in Ibadan the Oyo state who are in struggle to resist different forms of indecent conditions and anti-labour practices in the company. GX FOOD LIMITED is a food

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CDWR SUPPORTS 7-DAY WARNING STRIKE OF HEALTH WORKERS IN KADUNA STATE

CONDEMNS THE THREAT TO HEALTH WORKERS BY MALLAM EL-RUFAI-LED KADUNA STATE GOVERNMENT Campaign for Democratic and Workers’ Rights (CDWR) supports the joint warning strike of health workers unions and associations in Kaduna state to demand improved working conditions. We commend this united strike and urge that the unions and associations involved not to relent until all demands are met. Should

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THE RISING CASES OF COVID-19 INFECTION AMONG iSON’S WORKERS

SPN blames Makinde-led government and the past pro-capitalist governments in Oyo State for the unfortunate spread of COVID-19 among iSON workers! The Socialist Party of Nigeria, SPN, Oyo State Chapter expresses concern over the rising cases of COVID-19 among workers of the Ibadan-based multinational company known as iSON Xperiences and holds that it is the characteristic protection of profit of

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CDWR WELCOMES NMA SUSPENSION OF “SIT-AT-HOME” STRIKE ACTION AFTER WINNING CONCESSION

CDWR CALLS ON SECURITY AGENCIES TO RESPECT THE RIGHTS OF ALL ESSENTIAL WORKERS INCLUDING MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS AND JOURNALISTS The Campaign for Democratic and Workers’ Rights (CDWR) welcomes the decision by the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu’s to amend an initial order which was meant to clamp down on essential workers and re-issue another which clearly directed the police to

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LABOUR MUST INTERVENE IN THE PLIGHT OF INDIAN WORKERS AT DANGOTE REFINERY

CDWR DEMANDS DECENT WORK CONDITION FOR WORKERS IN DANGOTE GROUP AND OTHER COMPANIES Recently, a video went viral of protesting Indian expatriate workers of Dangote Refinery agitating against poor working conditions and lack of safety measures against coronavirus infection at work. The worker who spoke on behalf of tens of his colleagues claimed that they were employed by a contractor

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SPN SALUTES WORKERS ON MAY DAY

WE WARN THAT RELAXATION OF LOCKDOWN WITHOUT ADEQUATE PLAN FOR MASS TESTING AND REPOSITIONING OF THE HEALTH SECTOR COULD LEAD TO DISASTER The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) felicitates with Nigerian workers both in formal and informal sectors on the occasion of this year’s international workers day which has come at a period the world is facing one of the

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2020 MAY DAY: CDWR FELICITATES WITH WORKERS IN NIGERIA AND THE WORLD

CDWR CALLS ON WORKERS AND TRADE UNIONS TO RESIST NEO-LIBERAL ATTACKS NO TO LOSS OF JOBS, UNPAID LEAVE AND PAYMENT OF FRACTIONAL SALARIES AS A RESULT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC Campaign for Democratic and Workers’ Rights (CDWR) felicitates with workers in Nigeria and the world in these trying times of global pandemic and economic crises. As we go forward, there

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COVID-19: CDWR OYO STATE CONTINUES ITS PUBLIC SENSITISATION ON DEMANDS TOWARDS AN EFFECTIVE CONTAINMENT OF COVID-19 SPREAD IN THE STATE

COVID-19: CDWR OYO STATE CONTINUES ITS PUBLIC SENSITISATION ON DEMANDS TOWARDS AN EFFECTIVE CONTAINMENT OF COVID-19 SPREAD IN THE STATE It was another successful intervention again on Saturday 25th, April 2020 within and around Mokola Roundabout, Ibadan. After a brief meeting with Eleven(11) comrades, including new members, in attendance the Campaign for Democratic and Workers Right (CDWR), Oyo State Chapter,

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COVID-19: COMPULSORY USE OF FACEMASKS IS NOT ENOUGH!

Mass testing, decent facilities for isolation including sanitizers are urgently needed in Oyo state now!! SPN charges the Oyo state leaderships of NLC, TUC and ULC to insist on mass testing of all the civil servants in the State as a condition for their resumption! The Socialist Party of Nigeria, SPN Oyo State Chapter, notes the decision of the Engr

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CWI: An emergency programme to fight Covid-19 and protect working people

In this unprecedented time of the Covid-19 pandemic and rapid economic collapse, the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI), which the Democratic Socialist Movement is affiliated to, believes that capitalism and the ruling classes cannot be trusted to defend and provide for the vast majority on the planet. Whatever measures capitalist governments take now their ultimate aim will be to

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COVID-19 TOTAL LOCKDOWN: OGUN STATE GOVT. MUST MAKE ADEQUATE PALLIATIVES AVAILABLE FOR WORKERS AND POOR MASSES INCLUDING PAYMENT OF N50,000 MONTHLY TO HOUSEHOLDS

NLC, TUC, ULC AND CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS MUST SUPPORT THESE DEMANDS AS A STEP TOWARDS CONTAINING COVID-19 AND TO AVOID NEAR STATE OF ANARCHY IN OGUN STATE The Socialist Party of Nigeria Ogun state chapter calls on the Dapo Abiodun APC-led government to immediately make available adequate palliatives including the payment of N50,000 monthly allowance to the working and poor

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EXTENSION OF THE LOCKDOWN BY PRESIDENT BUHARI WITHOUT TANGIBLE PALLIATIVES IS INSENSITIVE

SPN DEMANDS THE PROVISION OF ADEQUATE PALLIATIVES TO ALL WORKING CLASS AND POOR PEOPLE The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) condemns the extension of lockdown by President Buhari without tangible and adequate palliatives for working people and the poor. This has further confirmed that Buhari-led government is anti-poor, insensitive and callous considering the growing state of hunger, want and despondency.

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ALTERNATIVE ACTION PLAN FOR LOCKDOWN

SPN call for action to all trade unions, pro-masses’ organisations and civil society Dissatisfied with the puny and inadequate relief provisions promised by the Federal Government, the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) call on all trade unions, pro-masses organisations and civil society to join us to demand the following set of alternative demands as the conditions which the Federal government

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SPN DEMANDS N100, 000 COVID-19 SPECIAL ALLOWANCE FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS AND ALL WORKERS ON THE FRONTLINE

FOR A FREE, ADEQUATELY-FUNDED AND DEMOCRATICALLY-MANAGED PUBLIC HEALTHCARE 1. The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) hereby demands the immediate payment of ₦100, 000 Special COVID-19 monthly allowance to all medical/health professionals and other workers at the frontline of the war against COVID-19 during this emergency period occasioned by the pandemic. 2. We also demand a declaration by the Federal and

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AS CORONA VIRUS INFECTS NIGERIA’S ECONOMY

Capitalism has failed to Defend Nigerians’ Health H.T Soweto Even though the figures are rising daily, it is not certain yet how disastrous the ravages of COVID-19 will be for Nigeria in terms of number of infections and deaths. Economically however, there is no doubt that Nigeria faces the possibility of another economic recession as a result of the virus

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STOP PLAN TO SACK 120 TASCE WORKERS IN THE MIDST OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC: CALL FOR SOLIDARITY

The Campaign for Democratic and Workers Rights (CDWR) wishes to alert the public to the plan of the Dr Kiadese Lukman-led management of Tai Solarin College of Education (TASCE), Ogun State, to sack 120 workers because of their role in the struggle for payment of over 67 months’ owed salary arrears and opposition to other anti-worker policies. Before now some

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ABBEY TROTSKY VS SUMAL FOODS LIMITED – A Call for Solidarity

Abbey faces four cases in Court over intervention in the plight of Casual Workers in Sumal A Call for Solidarity Actions and Financial Support Drop Trumped-up Charges against Abbey Trotsky We of the Campaign for Democratic and Workers Rights (CDWR) solicit solidarity actions including financial supports from trade unions, civil society originations, activists and people of good conscience for the

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SPN Demands Immediate Implementation of N30,000 Minimum Wage in Osun State without retrenchment; and Payment of over Thirty-month Arrears of Half-salaries and Half-pensions

* The Governor should stop paying lip service on the matter but pay the new minimum wage * We call on labour leaders to call Workers’ Congress to discuss and take actions The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN), Osun State Chapter hereby calls on the government of Gboyega Oyetola in Osun State to, as a matter of urgency, start the

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13TH MONTH BONUS AND PROMPT PAYMENT OF SALARIES ARE GOOD DEVELOPMENTS BUT MORE DESIRABLE IS THE IMMEDIATE IMPLEMENTATION OF N30, 000 MINIMUM WAGE WITHOUT RETRENCHMENT!

*Labour must ensure that the implementation of the new minimum wage is in full compliance with minimum wage act and the FG/labour agreement should be the bench mark!! The attention of the Socialist Party of Nigeria, SPN, Oyo State Chapter has been drawn to a media report that civil servants in the state were paid “13th month bonus” in addition