Two Years of Buhari Government is a Failure and characterized by Mass Suffering A call for a Mass Working Peoples’ Party This May 29 marks the second anniversary of Muhammadu Buhari-led government. For the working people, the last two years have been a monumental disaster wrought by the anti-poor capitalist policies of the government. So what the masses have bitterly
BUHARI/APC GOVERNMENT: TWO YEARS OF BROKEN PROMISES Anger will grow as well as the Search for Genuine Change By H.T Soweto Socially, economically and politically, Nigeria is faring worse than two years ago. Every segment of the polity reeks of crises and instability. Responsible for this calamitous state of affairs is no other factor than the neo-liberal capitalist policies of
Dagga Tolar re-elected as Chairman of Teachers’ Union in Ajegunle, Lagos By HT Soweto Dagga Tolar at a DSM meeting – photo DSM (Click to enlarge) Comrade Dagga Tolar (Segun Ajayi) has won re-election as Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) in Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government Lagos State. Another three positions were won by candidates of the Teachers
LAND GRAB IN JIGAWA STATE THREAT TO STRIP OVER 100,000 PEASANTS OF THEIR SOURCE OF LIVELIHOOD DSM CALLS ON AFFECTED FARMERS TO CONTINUE STRUGGLE UNTIL VICTORY The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) Northern Nigeria Chapter strongly condemns the attempt to strip over 100,000 peasants/small scale farmers of their source of livelihood by a Chinese company, known as Lee Group, with connivance
NIGERIA: IS A COUP IMMINENT? A Warning to the Working Class The recent claim by Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, to the effect that he has received information that “some individuals have been approaching some officers and soldiers for undisclosed political reasons”, given the unfolding power struggle around President Muhammadu Buhari’s ill-health, holds a sinister meaning.
2017 May Day: A Review Workers Angry Over Economic Hardship Demand a New National Minimum Wage DSM May Day banner in Agege, Lagos – photo DSM (Click to enlarge) This year’s May Day was held amidst seething anger by workers who are among the worst hit by the worst economic crisis in years. The situation is worsened by the crisis
Mass struggle underway in Awodi-Ora Community of Ajegunle, Lagos, against Crazy Bills and exploitation by EKEDC By Fidel Davynovich – DSM Ajegunle Electricity Struggle Mass Meeting in Ajegunle – photo DSM (Click to enlarge) The ongoing campaign against electricity exploitation and extortion by the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) initiated by Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM), Ajegunle, on 5 April, 2017
ANGER AND REVOLT BY WORKERS ON MAY DAY: Labour leadership under pressure to match workers’ anger with bold actions Prepare for 24 general strike and mass protest over unpaid salary/pension and for increase in Minimum wage without retrenchment AN OPEN LETTER TO LABOUR LEADERS The anger and revolt of workers across May Day centres on 1st May 2017 are dire
DSM HOLDS NATIONAL COMMITTEE MEETING Growing popular anger and the tasks of socialists Cross section of participants at DSM NC meeting – photo DSM (Click to enlarge) By Damilola Owoyomi and Omole Ibukun At the beginning of April 1 over 60 comrades and sympathizers gathered in Lagos for a National Committee meeting of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM). Amongst the
Socialist Party of Nigeria Fighting for Registration Case against INEC finally came up for hearing on Thursday at FHC Adjourned till June 6 for Respondent Argument On Thursday 4 May 2017, the matter (FCH/ABJ/CS/630/2014) between the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) finally came up for hearing at the Federal High Court, Abuja Division.
SPN FELICITATES WITH WORKERS ON THIS MAY DAY CELEBRATION For a One-Day General Strike and Mass Protest to Demand Payment of Backlog of Salaries and Pension and N56, 000 Wage! The Labour Movement Must Unite to Defend the Socio-Economic and Political Interest of Workers and the Poor The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) felicitates with workers on this occasion of