Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS STUDENTS’ PROTEST AGAINST CHANGE OF INSTITUTION’s NAME

Education Rights Campaign (ERC) Press statement UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS STUDENTS’ PROTEST AGAINST CHANGE OF INSTITUTION’s NAME Unilag students protesting the renaming of their school Moshood Abiola University The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) condemns the undemocratic process through which the Federal government changed the name of University of Lagos (UNILAG) to Moshood Abiola University without consultation with students, staff and the

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CHILDREN’S DAY 2012

CHILDREN’S DAY 2012 Under capitalism in Nigeria, working class children face horrific privation and uncertain future Struggle to defend children’s right and for a better society By Seun Ogunniyi and HT Soweto Street trading – a notorious form of child labour in the cities May 27 this year is children’s day in Nigeria. It is definitely another day on which

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LAGOS DOCTORS WIN ROUND ONE

LAGOS DOCTORS WIN ROUND ONE Abiodun Aremu, JAF Secretary, addressing journalists and protesters – photo DSM For Immediate and Unconditional Recall of all Sacked Doctors For Full Implementation of CONMESS NLC and TUC must intervene with Solidarity Action By Peluola Adewale The Lagos doctors have won the round one of their legal battle against the Lagos state government. Justice Benedict

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NO TO ORONSAYE’S COMMITTEE PROPOSALS FOR INTRODUCTION OF TUITION FEES IN FEDERAL TERTIARY INSTITUTIO

Education Rights Campaign (ERC) Press statement NO TO ORONSAYE’S COMMITTEE PROPOSALS FOR INTRODUCTION OF TUITION FEES IN FEDERAL TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS We Can’t Pay! We won’t pay!! For mass action to defeat attacks on public education The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) strongly rejects the recommendation of the Committee for the Restructuring and Rationalization of Federal Government Parastatals, Commissions and Agencies headed

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BUILD A FIGHTBACK AGAINST ELECTRICITY TARRIFF HIKE!

BUILD A FIGHTBACK AGAINST ELECTRICITY TARRIFF HIKE! For a NUEE/NLC-led national mass actions and 48hr warning general strike. By Ayo Ademiluyi In an another major grand onslaught on the working masses, the Jonathan regime is set to put in place a ‘new’ tariff by June 1 with an increment from its present rate of N4.00 per kilowatt-hour (pkwh) to N18

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DSM Intervention at May DAY: Reports across the country

DSM Intervention at May DAY: Reports across the country Members of DSM actively participated in this year’s May Day events at nine of the centres across the country. The general report of this intervention has already been published on this website. Below are the reports from four of the centres DSM comrades intervened which capture more insights and moods at

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DSM CONDEMNS THE SACK OF STRIKING LAGOS DOCTORS

DSM CONDEMNS THE SACK OF STRIKING LAGOS DOCTORS FASHOLA SHOULD IMMEDIATELY REINSTATE ALL SACKED DOCTORS! We Urge NMA to declare 24-hour Solidarity National Strike Now!! Click here for the Leaflet pdf The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) condemns the sack of 788 doctors by the Lagos state government. This action is draconian and unlawful. Doctors embarked on strike when the Lagos

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HASSAN OLUWAFUNMIKE MONSURAT’S DEATH AT LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY

Education Rights Campaign (ERC) Press Statement HASSAN OLUWAFUNMIKE MONSURAT’S DEATH AT LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY THE MANAGEMENT IS CULPABLE! We call for a democratic and independent probe panel to investigate Hassan Oluwafunmike Monsurat’s death and bring all culpable university officials to trial The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) condemns the untimely death of Miss Hassan Oluwafunmike Monsurat, a 300 level female Banking

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France: Weekend that shocked Europe

France: Weekend that shocked Europe Austerity rejected in Eurozone’s second biggest economy Robert Bechert, Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI) Sarkozy’s downfall, alongside the crushing defeat of the pro-austerity parties in Greece, is a real turning point. Not only did he head the eighth European government to be defeated in the last year, the French and Greek elections were the

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CDWR CONDEMNS THE SACK OF STRIKING LAGOS DOCTORS

Campaign for Democratic and Workers’ Rights (CDWR) PRESS STATEMENT CDWR CONDEMNS THE SACK OF STRIKING LAGOS DOCTORS FASHOLA SHOULD IMMEDIATELY MEET DEMANDS OF DOCTORS AND ADEQUATELY FUND HEALTH CARE SERVICES The Campaign for Democratic and Workers’ Rights (CDWR) condemns the sack of striking doctors by the Lagos state government. This action is draconian and unlawful. Doctors have embarked on strike

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Experiences of the explosion of class struggle proves the urgency of a working class alternative

From Nigeria to Europe and the Whole World: Experiences of the explosion of class struggle proves the urgency of a working class alternative Report of discussion at DSM National Committee Segun Sango (DSM General Secretary) speaking to the NC, photo DSM From Saturday 14 April to Sunday 15 April 2012, the National Committee (NC) of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM)

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Fanfare fails to mask workers’ anger

May Day in Nigeria: Fanfare fails to mask workers’ anger By Peluola Adewale 2012 May Day – marching with SPN banner at Abuja rally – photo DSM Nigerian workers joined their counterparts globally to celebrate this year’s international workers’ day with merrymaking and fanfare in all the 36 state capitals and Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, where the central rally

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ERC SUPPORTS UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN STUDENTS’ PROTEST

Education Rights Campaign (ERC) ERC SUPPORTS UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN STUDENTS’ PROTEST We demand opening of the University not later than 9 May 2012 All the demands of students should be met by the management The Education Rights Campaign strongly supports the protest embarked upon by students of the University of Ibadan (UI) over the non-availability of water and electricity supply

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May Day 2012

May Day 2012 Celebrate working class history and fight for new victories! International Workers’ Day and the socialist alternative to austerity and barbarism Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI, www.socialistworld.net ) May Day (International Workers’ Day) is an opportunity for celebrating the militant internationalist traditions of the working class movement, converging with the explosive struggles of today. 1st May this

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NIGERIAN WORKERS: Join Socialist Party Today!

NIGERIAN WORKERS: Join Socialist Party Today! The DSM has decided to take the initiative to form and register a political party called the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN). We believe this is the best direction to take in the next period given the inability of the trade unions to build the Labour Party as an alternative party of workers and

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A MORE CORDINATED STRUGGLE OF OYO STATE WORKERS IS REQUIRED NOW!

OYO STATE CAN PAY 18000 MINIMUM WAGE BUT: A MORE CORDINATED STRUGGLE OF OYO STATE WORKERS IS REQUIRED NOW! The Oyo State chapter of Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) felicitates with the entire workers in Oyo State workers on the occasion of this year event of May Day. We especially commend the public sector workers for their resoluteness in the struggle