Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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THE FARCE CALLED 2007 GENERAL ELECTION: WHY LABOUR SHOULD LEAD MASS RESISTANCE

THE FARCE CALLED 2007 GENERAL ELECTION: WHY LABOUR SHOULD LEAD MASS RESISTANCE AN OPEN LETTER TO TRADE UNION AND LASCO LEADERS Segun Sango General Secretary, Democratic Socialist Movement Nigeria is at a cross road! Right now, even if temporarily, absurdity has triumphed over reality. Millions know that the April 2007 so-called general elections were a fraud. However they are unsure

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A HIGHLY MILITARIZED MAY DAY

A HIGHLY MILITARIZED MAY DAY This year’s May Day witnessed the first-ever joint rallies by the two trade union federations in the country, the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC), as the first practical step towards a resolved working relationship between the labour centres. However, what should have been the most significant feature of this May

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The Type Of Labour Leadership Needed In Post 2007 Elections

SOCIALIST DEMOCRACY MAY DAY SPECIAL EDITION The Type Of Labour Leadership Needed In Post 2007 Elections The two trade union federations in the country, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC), have recently elected new leaderships. However, a more significant development is the resolve of the new leaderships of the two labour centers to establish a

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Working Class Should Lead A Fight Back

SOCIALIST DEMOCRACY MAY DAY SPECIAL EDITION 2007 Elections Farce: Working Class Should Lead A Fight Back The farce called 2007 general elections climaxed with what was supposed to be Presidential and National Assembly elections of Saturday April 21, 2007. According to official results, Umar Musa Yar’Adua, the ruling PDP’s presidential candidate scored 70% of the total votes. To millions of