Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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ERC CONDEMNS CLOSURE OF OLABISI ONABANJO UNIVERSITY (OOU)

ERC CONDEMNS CLOSURE OF OLABISI ONABANJO UNIVERSITY (OOU) Governor Amosun’s Action is a Mockery of Democracy The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) condemns the forced closure of Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ogun, by the Ibikunle Amosun state government. We are equally opposed to the militarisation of the campus by the state government which was meant to demobilise the mass of students

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CRISIS OF FEE HIKE IN OGUN STATE-OWNED TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS

CRISIS OF FEE HIKE IN OGUN STATE-OWNED TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS Demand of OOU Students for Further Reduction of Hiked Fees Must be Met Immediately and Unconditionally Only a Solution that is Acceptable by Students of All the Affected Institutions in Ogun State Can Guarantee Academic Peace The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) calls on the Governor Amosun-led Ogun State government to immediately

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NLC NEC RESOLUTION: CLASS COLLABORATIONIST POLITICS WILL NOT RECLAIM THE LABOUR PARTY

NLC NEC RESOLUTION: CLASS COLLABORATIONIST POLITICS WILL NOT RECLAIM THE LABOUR PARTY We of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) welcome the resolution of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) held on August 16 in Enugu to “take control of Labour Party, and reposition it as a party with the ideals of labour and its

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EBOLA: CAPITALIST FAILURE COMPOUNDS THE PANDEMIC AND PUTS MILLIONS OF WORKING PEOPLE AT RISK

EBOLA: CAPITALIST FAILURE COMPOUNDS THE PANDEMIC AND PUTS MILLIONS OF WORKING PEOPLE AT RISK Working masses across West Africa must fight for a socialist health solution. We of the Socialist Party join millions of working people across West Africa to commiserate with the families of victims of the Ebola pandemic that is currently ravaging countries across the sub-region. We reject

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ASUU’s CALL FOR “A SOCIALIST WELFARE STATE”

ASUU’s CALL FOR “A SOCIALIST WELFARE STATE” FOR A CONFERENCE OF TRADE UNIONISTS, SOCIALISTS AND ACTIVISTS NOW! The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) heartily applauds the declaration of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) for the “adoption of a socialist welfare state as against the current capitalist system in Nigeria” (Leadership, Abuja – August 12, 2014). Against the background

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Osun Governorship Election: Victory of a Lesser Evil

Osun Governorship Election: Victory of a Lesser Evil Urgent need to build Mass Working People’s Party now! After several months of heavily monetized campaigns, inducement and rotten politicking, the Osun State governorship election held on August 9, 2014. The election held amidst heavy militarization with well over 65, 000 security forces, including the police, state security service, army etc., storming

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ERC 2014 EDITION OF FREE HOLIDAY COACHING HAS BEGUN IN AJGEUNLE.

ERC 2014 EDITION OF FREE HOLIDAY COACHING HAS BEGUN IN AJGEUNLE. A decade of uninterrupted exercise for poor children from working class background By Moshood Oshunfurewa and Benjamin Osigwe A teaching session at the ERC holiday coaching, photo by DSM The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) Ajegunle, Lagos, branch has kick-started this year’s annual free holiday coaching for students of secondary

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UNILAG STUDENTS’ UNION: Inauguration of Constitution Drafting Committee and the Struggle for the Rei

UNILAG STUDENTS’ UNION: Inauguration of Constitution Drafting Committee and the Struggle for the Reinstatement of the Union By Femi Adebajo and Joshua Olamide, ERC UNILAG After several years of agitation for the restoration of the Students’ Union at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), the management of the institution has now decided to inaugurate a constitution drafting committee to draft “a

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REVERSAL OF LASU FEES: WE ARE VINDICATED!

REVERSAL OF LASU FEES: WE ARE VINDICATED! Vigilance is Now Required From LASU Students and Workers To Ensure That This Victory is Permanent The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) wholeheartedly welcomes the reversal of the astronomically hiked fees of the Lagos State University (LASU) by Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola, the Governor of Lagos State. The Governor made this known at the

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Stomach Infrastructure in Osun State

Stomach Infrastructure in Osun State A Sign of Bankruptcy of the APC and PDP The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN), Osun State Chapter, decries the horrible act of voters’ inducement by the two main political parties in the forthcoming governorship election in Osun State. This ridiculous act of inducing poor and voters with basic things like rice, milk, kerosene, etc,

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SOLIDARITY WITH EX-SERVICEMEN:

SOLIDARITY WITH EX-SERVICEMEN: GOVERNMENT MUST MEET THEIR DEMANDS NOW! We of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) extend solidarity to the ex-servicemen in the country who have threatened to protest the nonpayment of their pension benefits. According to media reports, the ex-military under the aegis of Retired Army, Navy and Air force Officers’ Club (RANAO) stressed that unless their four

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BENUE: GABRIEL SUSWAM GOVERNMENT MUST MEET THE DEMANDS OF STRIKING WORKERS NOW!

BENUE: GABRIEL SUSWAM GOVERNMENT MUST MEET THE DEMANDS OF STRIKING WORKERS NOW! We of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) solidarise with workers of Benue state under the aegis of the state branches of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) on their ongoing indefinite strike action. The workers have gone on strike over the callous deductions