“A nation that is well endowed with human and material resources but perpetually held down in a state of coma is an absurdity that cannot be rationally justified unless you believe in the irrationality of the capitalist system”. A quotation from Segun Sango carried on many memorial banners. On Friday June 24, the body of Segun Sango, SS, General Secretary
On Monday June 27, public sector workers of Ogun State held a congress at the Arcade ground of the Ogun state government secretariat, Oke Mosan Abeokuta. A member of Democratic Socialist Movement and Campaign for Democratic and Workers’ Rights attended in solidarity with the workers. The congress was well attended. And speaker after speaker, deplored the terrible living and working
Historic NC Confirms and Rekindles Hope in the Sustenance of the Tradition of the DSM/CWI Following Segun Sango’s Demise
Over the weekend of Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 June 2022, comrades of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) gathered in Lagos for a meeting of the National Committee (NC). This was immediately after the two-day burial activities of the organisation’s founding General Secretary, Comrade Segun Sango, which held on Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th June 2022. Segun Sango died on
A graveside oration by Lanre Arogundade, at Atan Cemetery, Laos, Friday June 24, 2022. Every journey has a terminus. Segun Sango, you have reached your earthly terminus. Now, it is time to bid you a final goodbye. We say this Adieu with tears in our eyes. We say this Adieu with pangs in our hearts. However, we also say this
Many of the obituaries for and reminiscences of Segun Sango have centred on his personal qualities, abilities and confident lifelong dedication to fighting for a socialist future. By Robert Bechert, member of the Committee for a Workers’ International’s Secretariat. Certainly meeting Segun Sango, often popularly referred to as SS, for the first time in 1985 one was rapidly impressed by
SEGUN SANGO (May 7, 1958 – May 23, 2022) – message from Peter Taaffe, Committee for a Workers’ International
I am so sorry I can’t be present at today’s ceremony, but I would just like to say these few words in honour of a great comrade and a good friend of many years. The passing of Segun Sango is a big loss for the Nigerian workers’ movement as well as for the members and sympathisers of the Committee for
SEGUN SANGO (7 MAY, 1958-23 MAY 2022): FOUNDING NATIONAL CHAIRPERSON OF SPN, INDEFATIGABLE ORGANISER OF THE WORKING CLASS AND REVOLUTIONARY PER EXCELLENCE!
Comrade Segun Sango passed away on May 23, 2022, after an inspiring 64 years on earth and an adult life committed to ending the unjust capitalist system and for the socialist transformation of Nigeria and the world at large. In line with the idea of scientific socialism, Comrade Segun Sango opposed the exploitative and oppressive capitalist system that makes it
Labour Party Remains a Trashcan of APC and PDP Rejects! We Call for Building of a Genuine Mass Working People’s Party on a Socialist Programme! We of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) are not surprised by the emergence of Peter Obi as the Presidential candidate of the Labour Party given the history and character of the party that has long
Matter comes up again on Thursday, July 28th, 2022. The criminal matter over trumped up charges instituted against Abbey Trotsky by the Nigeria police at the instance of Sumal Food Limited came up again on Wednesday, 9th June, 2022 at Court 6 of the Magistrate Court, Iyaganku, Ibadan, Oyo State capital. The matter couldn’t go on owing to the absence
No Illusions in Any Candidates of APC, PDP, and Other Pro-Capitalist Parties! Only Preparedness to Struggle and the Building of A Mass Working People Political Alternative Can Guarantee the Future! By H.T Soweto. In the absence of a genuine mass workers’ political alternative, it is now beyond doubt that the 2023 general elections in Nigeria will be dominated by two
For United Actions of the Working People and Youth to Protest Failure of Government to Protect Lives and Halt the Barbaric Violence Across the Country. Continuous Rule of the APC, PDP, and Other Capitalist Parties is Equal to Endless Horror and Tragedy; for a Mass Workers Political Alternative Now! The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) condemns the tragic attack on St.
BANNING OKADA WITHOUT PROVIDING ALTERNATIVE MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION IS AN INVITATION TO CHAOS AND A FACE-SAVING GIMMICK BY LASG TO AVOID ADDRESSING THE REAL ISSUES BEHIND INSECURITY IN LAGOS STATE
CDWR Opposes the Use of Force and Arrest of Okada Riders and Passengers While Calling for Provision of Integrated and Democratic-Managed Public Transport System As the Lagos State government’s ban on Okada operation kicks off, the Campaign for Democratic and Workers Rights (CDWR) condemns the ban as an anti-people policy that in the face of the non-provision of alternative means