Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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GUINEA\’S LATEST MILITARY USURPERS AND THE WORKING MASSES

GUINEA’S LATEST MILITARY USURPERS AND THE WORKING MASSES Segun Sango, DSM General Secretary Guinea’s successful military coup has once again revealed the weak underbelly of what the imperialist west often erroneously called “democracy” in Africa. Within a few hours after the death of Lansana Conte, the military coupist turned life civilian President of Guinea, full-blown military rule was imposed on

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TEACHERS STAGE ANOTHER PROTEST TO GOVERNMENT HOUSE

Lagos TEACHERS STAGE ANOTHER PROTEST TO GOVERNMENT HOUSE TEACHERS STAGE ANOTHER PROTEST TO GOVERNMENT HOUSE – photo DSM Monday February 2nd saw about 400 teachers stage another peaceful protest to the Lagos State government secretariat at Alausa Ikeja to demand absorption into Lagos state service. The teachers had earlier held protests at two media houses (Galaxy TV and Channels TV)

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TEACHERS PROTEST IN LAGOS STATE

TEACHERS PROTEST IN LAGOS STATE Teachers protest Some teachers in Lagos State went on a peaceful protest on Friday January 30, 2009. This protest, unlike last year’s 3 months strike embarked upon by teachers across the federation to fight for an improved salary popularly called Teachers Salary Scale (TSS), was to demand the re-absorption and full employment of 1,100 teachers

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OAU STUDENTS PROTEST FOR WATER SUPPLY WINS CONCESSION

OAU STUDENTS PROTEST FOR WATER SUPPLY WINS CONCESSION Demand for reinstatement remains on the front burner From January 9, 2009 to Thursday 22nd January 2009, students of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, embarked on protests for improved water supply and reinstatement of remaining victimised student activists. Although three of the victimised activists, H.T Soweto, Dairo Olatunde and Owoeye David

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OAU REINSTATEMENT STRUGGLE

OAU REINSTATEMENT STRUGGLE Struggle wins concessions Taiwo Hassan and Olatunde Dairo Recalled Struggle must continue for the remaining 9 to be reinstated In what might signify that the reinstatement struggle is nearing completion, the authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, in a public statement posted on campus on December 31st 2008 announced the recall of three of the

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Osun State Teachers Proposed Strike:

Press Statement Osun State Teachers Proposed Strike: DSM Welcomes Struggle for Implementation of TSS The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM), Osun State Chapter, hereby joins the teachers in Osun State to demand the immediate implementation of the Teachers’ Salary Scale (TSS) which was agreed upon by all the governors in the country in August, 2008. We give our total support to

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Labour Party Holds Inaugural Public Meeting in Ajegunle

Labour Party Holds Inaugural Public Meeting in Ajegunle Labour Party Inaugural Public Meeting in Ajegunle The Labour Party Chapter in Ajeromi Ifelodun, Lagos, Local Government held its first public meeting on Saturday January 24, 2009 in Ajegunle. This was part of effort of building the Party in communities and workplaces in order to reposition it as a party of struggle

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Labour Party Ajegunle (Lagos) Inaugration

Labour Party Ajegunle (Lagos) Inaugration Building a Genuine Political Alternative for the Poor The Labour Party (LP) Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government invites workers, professionals, artisans, traders, peasants, youths, students, the unemployed and poor masses to the inauguration of the party in Ajegunle on Saturday January 24, 2009. With the past popular struggles against fuel price hikes and other anti-poor policies

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WHY LAGOS STATE DOCTORS ARE ON STRIKE

WHY LAGOS STATE DOCTORS ARE ON STRIKE On Monday the 5th of January 2009, doctors in the employment of Lagos State government, under the aegis of the Medical Guild, embarked on a total and indefinite industrial action. This followed a 21-day ultimatum which was duly issued to the Lagos State government on the15th of December 2008, seeking a solution to

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GOVERNMENT SHOULD MEET THEIR DEMAND NOW!

LAGOS STATE DOCTORS STRIKE GOVERNMENT SHOULD MEET THEIR DEMAND NOW! The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) condemns the response of the Lagos State government to the on-going strike action embarked upon by doctors in the state employment. The doctors, under the aegis of Medical Guild, are protesting against the deplorable condition of health care in Lagos State, the non-payment of the