Austerity: An Open Call for the Building of a Movement to Resist Imminent Attacks on Public Education Statement of the Education Rights Campaign (ERC) to Students Unions, NANS, NAPS, left organisations, radical groups and activists in the Students’ Movement Nigeria has entered into a period of economic crisis arising out of the plunge in crude oil price. Crude oil sale
SPN HOLDS PROTEST IN LAGOS AND IBADAN AGAINST INEC REFUSAL TO REGISTER THE PARTY By Mojeed Ibrahim Chinedu Bosah, National Secretary of the SPN, speaking with journalists at the protest in Lagos – photo DSM Members of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) with placards, banners and leaflets held protest actions in Lagos and Ibadan Wednesday, January 28, as parts
OGUN STATE TEACHERS’ STRIKE: WE CALL FOR IMMEDIATE PAYMENT OF UNPAID SALARIES We of the Ogun State Chapter of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) support the Ogun State teachers in their ongoing strike action over unpaid salaries since November 2014. We strongly condemn the failure of the Ibikunle Amosun-led All Progressives’ Congress (APC) government in the state to meet
N10 REDUCTION IN THE PRICE OF PETROL IS RIDICULOUS NLC and TUC Should Name Appropriate Price and Begin Mass Mobilisation for its Actualisation We of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) view the recent N10 reduction in the price of petrol from N97 per liter to N87 as cynical and tokenist. We support the positions of the Nigeria Labour Congress
The Massacre in Baga: Socialism or Barbarism H.T Soweto The bloody 4-day massacre in Baga, Nigeria, is a chilling reminder that as gory as Nigeria’s security challenges may already be, there is actually no limit to how far things can degenerate. Initial accounts put the death toll at about 2,000 with 35,000 displaced. However, the Army has dismissed this figure
2015 GENERAL ELECTIONS AND THE WORKING MASSES Aj. Dagga Tolar and Kola Ibrahim Elections have become a periodic ritual, mandated and made compulsory by law, at least to keep the pretence of the so called “civil rule” in motion. In 2015, there is a sharper division among the ruling elites who, despite current economic and social hardships, are turning to
ABIA STATE AND 2015 GENERAL ELECTIONS: A CONTINUATION OF STATE RUINATION For a Working People Political Alternative Now Support the Struggle for the Registration of SPN By Chinedu Agbebire In preparation towards 2015 generation elections, different bourgeois politicians are seriously strategizing on how to hoodwink suffering masses so as to continue with the pillage of state treasury and collective wealth.
Unpaid Workers’ Salaries: Labour Must Provide A Steadfast Leadership for Mass Resistance against Fresh Neo-liberal Economic Attacks We of the Socialist Party of Nigeria join the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) to condemn the widespread non-payment of workers’ salaries by state governments and the Federal Government. We view the fact that about 11 state governments