Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

By - DSM

Still crawling at 60: Capitalism has failed Nigeria

It is 60 years today since Nigeria got its flag independence from Britain during the decolonisation process of Africa. Faced with increasing demands for independence throughout its African colonies British imperialism moved to hand over the reins of power in Nigeria to the local elite, rather than risk its rule being challenged by a radical liberation movement. By Peluola Adewale