Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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SOCIALIST PARTY OF NIGERIA SUBMITS APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION ON JUNE 12, 2014

SOCIALIST PARTY OF NIGERIA SUBMITS APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION ON JUNE 12, 2014 On Thursday June 12, 2014 the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN), submitted its application for registration at the INEC office in Abuja. Hitherto the SPN has received a letter from INEC with Re: INEC/EPM/563/1/20 on the 14th day of April, 2014. In full compliance of the request made

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LASU: Struggle Forces Government to Reduce Hiked fees by 34% To 60%

LASU: Struggle Forces Government to Reduce Hiked fees by 34% To 60% Government’s Offer is Less Than Satisfactory But Consistent and Uncompromising Struggle Can Win More On Wednesday June 11, 2014, the Babatunde Raji Fashola-led Lagos State government announced an offer to reduce the hiked fees at the Lagos State University (LASU) by a range of 34% to 60%. This

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GOVERNMENT MUST MEET THE DEMANDS OF LASU STUDENTS ON FEE REDUCTION!

GOVERNMENT MUST MEET THE DEMANDS OF LASU STUDENTS ON FEE REDUCTION! For united action and solidarity protests involving staff unions and students union The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) expresses its unflinching solidarity with the ongoing mass occupation undertaken by the Students’ Union of Lagos State University at the Governor’s office. We call on the All Progressive Party (APC) controlled Lagos

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ROTIMI EWEBIYI: A Rare Socialist Class Fighter Passes On

10th anniversary ROTIMI EWEBIYI: A Rare Socialist Class Fighter Passes On By Peluola Adewale Rotimi, photo by DSM We are republishing this obituary to mark the 10th anniversary of the death of Rotimi Ewebiyi who played a key political and organisational role in the building the DSM during the military dictatorship and the first years of civilian rule. RE is

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ERC condemns arrest and arraignment of LASU students

ERC condemns arrest and arraignment of LASU students Continue protests until the fees are reversed The Education Rights Campaign condemns the arrest and arraignment of eight students of Lagos State University (LASU) following the protest led by the Students Union on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 along Oshodi end of Lagos-Ibadan expressway. We also welcome the steadfastness of the students in

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ERC condemns Police Repression of Protesting LASU Students

ERC condemns Police Repression of Protesting LASU Students Reverse the Fees Now! The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) condemns the assault on protesting students of Lagos State University (LASU) by the police in Lagos on Tuesday June 3, 2014 on the order of the Lagos State Government. The students in their hundreds led by the Students’ Union executive continued their peaceful

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Increase in Electricity Tariff is Callous and Shameful

Increase in Electricity Tariff is Callous and Shameful We call on NLC, TUC, NUEE, SSAEC, etc to declare 24-hour strike and protests The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) condemns in absolute terms the latest obnoxious hike in electricity tariffs by the government in collusion with the private owners of electricity companies. According to the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), a