Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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GX FOOD LIMITED: The Late Oyo Ex-governor’s Company Sacks Workers Without any Benefit

CDWR Demands the Payments of all Entitlements due to the Sacked Workers and Calls on the State Leadership of NLC, TUC and ULC to Intervene! Barely three days after the demise of Senator Abiola Ajimobi, the ex-Governor of Oyo State who also doubled as the owner and Chairman of the GX FOOD LIMITED, no fewer than 15 poor workers of

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AS HEALTHCARE WORKERS TAKE THE ROAD OF STRUGGLE

DSM Demands Improved Pay and Working Conditions for Health Care Workers For Free, Public-funded and Quality Healthcare Under Democratic Workers Control A strike wave is blowing through the health sector. Doctors, nurses, pharmacists, midwives, laboratory staff and other categories of healthcare workers are downing tools and grabbing placards. The issues for which they are going on strike concerns both new

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CDWR CONDEMNS THE NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION FOR OBTAINING COURT ORDER AGAINST WORKERS’ PLANNED STRIKE OVER LEGITIMATE WELFARE ISSUES

NHRC SHOULD MEET WORKERS’ DEMANDS WITHOUT DELAY The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) led by Anthony O. Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary, has procured an ex parte order from the National Industrial Court (NIC) stopping its workers and the Nigeria Civil Service Union from embarking on a strike action scheduled to begin on July 16, 2020. The planned strike action and

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AS HEALTHCARE WORKERS TAKE THE ROAD OF STRUGGLE

DSM DEMANDS IMPROVED PAY AND WORKING CONDITIONS FOR HEALTH CARE WORKERS * FOR FREE, PUBLIC-FUNDED AND QUALITY HEALTHCARE UNDER DEMOCRATIC WORKERS CONTROL H.T Soweto A strike wave is blowing through the health sector. Doctors, nurses, pharmacists, midwives, laboratory staff and other categories of healthcare workers are downing tools and grabbing placards. The very fact that this is taking place during

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SPN CALLS FOR A TOTAL CANCELLATION OF ELECTRICITY TARIFF HIKE AND REJECTS HIKE IN THE PRICE OF FUEL AND OTHER UTILITIES

NLC, TUC and ULC should unite to declare a 24-hour Nationwide Strike and street protests to resist the hike in Electricity Tariff and Petrol Price The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) demands a total cancellation of the suspended hike in the electricity tariff and rejects the hike in the price of petrol while demands an immediate reversal. The implementation of

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Lagos Street Sweepers Protest unpaid Salary

CDWR demands regular payment of salary, secured and better paid employment for Lagos Street Sweepers Many Lagos street sweepers have protested unpaid monthly salaries and poor working conditions recently. The street sweepers are employed by sub-contractors to Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) and are paid a meager N25,000 under poor working conditions. The contract system is the same as

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CDWR SUPPORTS RESIDENT DOCTORS NATIONWIDE STRIKE

CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO MEET DOCTORS’ DEMANDS IMMEDIATELY AND UNCONDITIONALLY WE CALL ON NARD TO ORGANISE PUBLIC ACTIVITIES LIKE SOCIALLY-DISTANCE RALLIES AND PROTESTS TO SENSITIZE THE PUBLIC FOR A FREE, PUBLIC-FUNDED AND DEMOCRATICALLY MANAGED HEALTH CARE SYSTEM The Campaign for Democratic and Workers Rights (CDWR) gives its full support and solidarity to the nationwide strike of doctors under the aegis

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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.