Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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SPN OYO AND 2019 ELECTIONS: WE ARE PROUD OF OUR BRAVE INTERVENTION!

SPN OYO AND 2019 ELECTIONS: WE ARE PROUD OF OUR BRAVE INTERVENTION! We thank all supporters and remain committed to the defence of the working people and our socialist programme The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN), Oyo State is proud of its brave intervention in the governorship and state house of assembly election held in the state on the 9th

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SPN IFO AND 2019 ELECTION: WE HAVE FOUGHT A GOOD FIGHT

SPN IFO AND 2019 ELECTION: WE HAVE FOUGHT A GOOD FIGHT Undaunted and unrelenting, we must take the struggle forward! Statement by the SPN candidate for Ogun State House of Assembly, Ifo constituency II, Comrade Hassan Taiwo Soweto Comrades and friends, As the candidate I want to start by thanking all members and supporters of the Socialist Party of Nigeria

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International Women’s Day 2019: End oppression with fight for socialism

International Women’s Day 2019: End oppression with fight for socialism Clare Doyle for Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI) International Secretariat On Friday, 8th March, women across the globe are striking, marching, protesting and celebrating International Women’s Day in unprecedented numbers. In a welcome development, they will be accompanied by more men than in the past who see the need

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President Buhari Re-elected amidst Voters’ Apathy

President Buhari Re-elected amidst Voters’ Apathy By Peluola Adewale President Muhammadu Buhari is the winner of the 2019 presidential election, held on February 23, having officially had 15 miliion as against 11 million votes garnered by his capitalist main challenger Atiku Abubakar of the PDP. Actually, there were 71 presidential candidates. But, electorally, the other candidates were hardly in contest

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March 9 Elections: Support SPN Politically and Financially

March 9 Elections: Support SPN Politically and Financially SPN Account: Socialist Party of Nigeria, 1015587065, Zenith Bank As we all know, the Gubernatorial and State House of Assembly Elections come up this Saturday March 9. Local government elections will also take place in FCT Abuja. We in the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) are fielding candidates for the positions of

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SPN CONDEMNS SHAMBOLIC PRESIDENTIAL AND NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS

SPN CONDEMNS SHAMBOLIC PRESIDENTIAL AND NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS Any government formed from this fraudulent exercise will be illegitimate and anti-people The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) strongly condemns the Saturday February 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections as a shambolic exercise that can only produce an illegitimate and anti-poor government. We sympathize with the working people, the youth and the

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2019 ELECTION POSTPONEMENT IS CONDEMNABLE, UNJUSTIFIABLE AND RAISES QUESTIONS ON THE CAPACITY OF INE

2019 ELECTION POSTPONEMENT IS CONDEMNABLE, UNJUSTIFIABLE AND RAISES QUESTIONS ON THE CAPACITY OF INEC TO CONDUCT A FREE, FAIR AND CREDIBLE ELECTION! “The logistic problem for the postponement is a manifestation of the failure of successive capitalist governments” SPN calls on NLC, TUC and ULC to join its effort to build a mass workers’ political party on socialist programme The

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NO WAY FORWARD FOR NIGERIA WITH BUHARI OR ATIKU

2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS: NO WAY FORWARD FOR NIGERIA WITH BUHARI OR ATIKU FOR THE FORMATION OF UNITED PLATFORM OF WORKING MASSES, YOUTH AND THE POOR TO END SUFFERING AND UNDERVELOPMENT BY CAPITALISM By Aj. Dagga Tolar As Nigerians head to 2019 general polls beginning with presidential and national assembly election on February 16, what is certain is that whoever wins

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OF A PARASITIC CAPITALIST SYSTEM AND THE 2019 ELECTION IN LAGOS STATE

OF A PARASITIC CAPITALIST SYSTEM AND THE 2019 ELECTION IN LAGOS STATE Wole Olubanji Member of SPN, Lagos State One of the intrigues that heralded election-time politics in Lagos State was the dramatic abandonment by a majority of APC members of Mr. Akinwumi Ambode. Tinubu was widely pilloried in the media for feudalizing the Lagos political space, as aptly described

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N30,000 Minimum Wage: Labour Must Declare a Two-Day General Strike

N30,000 Minimum Wage: Labour Must Declare a Two-Day General Strike SPN Calls for a Sustained Struggle for N30,000 Minimum Wage and its Full Implementation For Living Wage Join SPN The Socialist Party of Nigeria welcomes the rejection of N27,000 as the new minimum wage by the labour centres as reported in the news. The fact is that the figure is

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UPDATE: Abbey Trotsky Released by DSS

UPDATE: Abbey Trotsky Released by DSS Following local and international online and other protests, the Department of State Service (DSS) has released Abiodun Bamigboye (Abbey Trotsky), the gubernatorial candidate of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) in Oyo State, from detention. He was detained for about 6 hours on January 21 at the Ibadan office of the secret police. He

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DSS arrests SPN Gubernatorial Candidate in Oyo State

DSS arrests SPN Gubernatorial Candidate in Oyo State #RELEASE COMRADE ABIODUN BAMIGBOYE (Abbey Trotsky) Information reaching us is that Comrade Abiodun Bamigboye, gubernatorial candidate of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) in Oyo State, has been unjustly detained by men of the Department of State Services (DSS). This detention is clearly an act of desperation by the Nigerian state to

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Zimbabwe: general strike in immediate response to price hikes

Zimbabwe: general strike in immediate response to price hikes by Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI) reporters A three day general strike in Zimbabwe was set in motion on January 14 in response to the deteriorating economic situation in the country. The strike was organised by the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) and local activists as an immediate challenge

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ERC REITERATES HER PRINCIPLED SUPPORT FOR ASUU, ASUP STRIKES

ERC REITERATES HER PRINCIPLED SUPPORT FOR ASUU, ASUP STRIKES Condemns NANS for opposing a nationwide strike against Education Underfunding The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) wishes to reiterate her principled support for the ongoing strike of ASUU and ASUP. We believe this strike, which is about compelling government to fulfill its social responsibility in terms of funding public education and improving

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New Minimum Wage: SPN Supports January 8, 2019 National Mass Protest

New Minimum Wage: SPN Supports January 8, 2019 National Mass Protest We call for mass mobilization of workers, youth and the masses Labour Movement should build a new political alternative to the capitalist political class The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) hereby welcomes the latest decision of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) to re-start national mass protests across the country