Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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OYO WORKERS AND PENSIONERS MUST REMAIN STEADFAST IN THE STRUGGLE FOR PAYMENT OF SALARY AND PENSION A

OYO WORKERS AND PENSIONERS MUST REMAIN STEADFAST IN THE STRUGGLE FOR PAYMENT OF SALARY AND PENSION ARREARS AND AGAINST SCHOOL PRIVATISATION We say NO to a planned victimisation of school principals for the action of students who protested against the Government plan to mortgage their future! The Socialist Party of Nigeria, SPN Oyo State Chapter, strongly supports the strike and

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Oyo Workers insist on “No Pay No Work”

Oyo Workers insist on “No Pay No Work” Determined Workers hold rallies at the NLC secretariat three days a week. Thousands of Oyo workers on street in June 15 mass protest   (Click to enlarge) By Abbey Trotsky Secretary, Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) Oyo State It was an atmosphere filled with suspicion and apprehension when in the early hours of Friday,

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Hijab Crisis in Osun State: Avoidable Distraction caused by Aregbesola Government’s Policies

Hijab Crisis in Osun State: Avoidable Distraction caused by Aregbesola Government’s Policies The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM), Osun State Chapter, is greatly worried and concerned by the worsening dimension of the religious crisis in Osun State which is compounding the woes of the already crisis-ridden education sector. It is no exaggeration to say that a state of religious anarchy currently

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NIGERIA ON THE CLIFF EDGE, ONLY SOCIALIST POLICIES CAN GET IT OUT OF THE WOODS

NIGERIA ON THE CLIFF EDGE, ONLY SOCIALIST POLICIES CAN GET IT OUT OF THE WOODS TEXT OF A PRESS CONFERENCE CONVENED ON JUNE 16, 2016, BY THE SOCIALIST PARTY OF NIGERIA (SPN) ON THE STATE OF THE NATION AND ONE YEAR OF BUHARI’S ADMINISTRATION. INTRODUCTION We of the SPN have decided to convene this press conference in fulfillment of our

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THE RETURN OF MILITANCY IN THE NIGER DELTA

THE RETURN OF MILITANCY IN THE NIGER DELTA NIGER DELTA AVENGERS ATTACK OIL INFRASTRUCTURE AS GOVERNMENT MILITARISES COMMUNITIES By Chinedu Bosah Militancy has staged a dramatic comeback in Nigeria’s Niger Delta. Between 2008 and 2009, it was the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), now the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) seems to have stunned everyone by blowing

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Oyo State: Workers and Students Hold Mass Protests against Planned School Privatisation

Oyo State: Workers and Students Hold Mass Protests against Planned School Privatisation As Workers Commence Indefinite Strike/Street Protest over Unpaid Salaries By Abbey Trotsky Thousands of Oyo protesters on the street on June 7   (Click to enlarge) Events are moving fast in Oyo state as workers and youth have taken to the streets to oppose privatisation and demand payment of

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SPN CONDEMNS STATE GOVERNMENTS OWING WORKERS SALARIES; DEMANDS IMMEDIATE PAYMENT

SPN CONDEMNS STATE GOVERNMENTS OWING WORKERS SALARIES; DEMANDS IMMEDIATE PAYMENT SPN CALLS ON THE NLC TO DECLARE A ONE-DAY WARNING STRIKE WITH MASS ACTIONS The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) condemns all state governments that owe workers backlog of salaries. Hence, we demand immediate payment of all outstanding salaries owed to workers in all the 27 culpable states. These states

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TUC’S $1BILLION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND: TRADE UNIONS MUST FOCUS ON BUILDING WORKING CLASS ALTERNA

TUC’S $1BILLION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND: TRADE UNIONS MUST FOCUS ON BUILDING WORKING CLASS ALTERNATIVES We of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) view the statement credited to Bobboi Kaigama, the President of Trade Union Congress (TUC), at the recently held National Delegates’ Conference in Abuja that the Congress will set up a $1 billion Economic Development Fund as an unfortunate