Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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Strike in Osun tertiary Institutions: Aregbesola Govt. should Accede to Demands of Striking Workers

Strike in Osun tertiary Institutions: Aregbesola Govt. should Accede to Demands of Striking Workers We condemn the strong-arm tactics of the government We call of striking workers and students to organize united protests The Education Rights Campaign (ERC), Osun State Chapter, condemns the indifferent attitude of the Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola-led Osun State government to the ongoing strike of the teaching

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OAU Students protest against obnoxious fee hike

OAU Students protest against obnoxious fee hike By Sogo Oladele DSM OAU Branch OAU Students Protest March to Ife town, photo by DSM Students of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, numbering over 5, 000, trooped out on 20 May 2014 to protest the astronomical increment of fresh students’ fee from N17,000 to about N80,000, (excluding the acceptance fee of

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Reject Planned Fee Increase in OAU

Reject Planned Fee Increase in OAU Student Union Should Call an Immediate Congress Mass Actions Including Protests, Rallies, Media Campaign Should be Organized ASUU, SSANU, NASU, NAAT and Alumni Association Should Reject the Fees The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) hereby totally rejects the planned fee increment by management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife. We call on Nigerian students, especially

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ASUU NDC 2014

ASUU NDC 2014 ERC Salutes ASUU for Championing the Struggle to Save the Public University System from Collapse The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) warmly welcomes the leadership and members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to this year’s edition of the biennial National Delegate Conference of the union. No doubt ASUU has demonstrated how the rest of the

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Electricity Workers Union Pickets DISCOS over Pension, Retrenchment and Attacks on Union Right

Electricity Workers Union Pickets DISCOS over Pension, Retrenchment and Attacks on Union Right Electricity Privatisation must be reversed! For a Day of General Strike and Mass Protest By Dimeji Macaulay Protest March, photo DSM The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE), in conjunction with Joint Action Front (JAF), on Thursday May 8, 2014 picketed the

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ABDUCTED GIRLS: WE SAY NO TO IMPERIALIST INTERVENTION!

ABDUCTED GIRLS: WE SAY NO TO IMPERIALIST INTERVENTION! NLC and TUC must mobilize mass protests and one-day general strike against terrorist attacks on poor working masses, students & youths, joblessness, poverty wages etc Socialist Party of Nigeria press statement May 13, 2014 We of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) wholeheartedly welcome the campaigns for the return of the abducted

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ASUP, COEASU AND ERC PROTEST REPRESSED BY POLICE

ASUP, COEASU AND ERC PROTEST REPRESSED BY POLICE More Actions Needed To Win the Struggle Dimeji Macaulay Hassan Taiwo Soweto, ERC National Coordinator, addressing ASUP, COEASU and ERC protest rally, photo DSM Members of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), the Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) and the Education Rights Campaign (ERC) with hundreds of students led

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May Day 2014: A Story of Compromised Labour Leadership, Clampdown on Democratic Rights and Independe

May Day 2014: A Story of Compromised Labour Leadership, Clampdown on Democratic Rights and Independent Actions by Workers and Youths DSM Members Circulate over 20,000 Leaflets By Peluola Adewale Protest against LASU Fees at 2014 Lagos May Day Rally, photo by DSM The cozy relationship between the Labour leadership and government has never been this deep. While this has always

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We Reject Fuel Price Increase

Socialist Party of Nigeria Press Statement We Reject Fuel Price Increase We call on NLC and TUC to Declare A ‘Day of Mass Mobilization’ with 24-hour Warning Strike The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) strongly rejects any attempt of governments at all levels to increase the pump price of petrol under the guise of removing fuel subsidy. According to newspaper

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MAYDAY 2014: WHERE NOW FOR THE LABOUR MOVEMENT IN NIGERIA?

MAYDAY 2014: WHERE NOW FOR THE LABOUR MOVEMENT IN NIGERIA? FOR 24 HOUR GENERAL STRIKE NOW! Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) May Day Statement This year’s May Day celebration provides another opportunity to review the state of the Nigerian workers’ movement vis-Å•-vis the continuing multiple crises afflicting the country and the urgent need for it to lead all the oppressed sections