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13 October 2017

TOGO UPRISING: SOLIDARITY PROTEST AND PICKETING OF TOGOLESE EMBASSY HELD IN LAGOS

Following the mass uprising that has recently erupted in Togo demanding that President Faure Gnassingbe steps down, there have been killing of protesters and repression of democratic rights which a recent protest in Lagos denounced.

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29 September 2017

SPN vs INEC: At last, Victory is near

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Over three year struggle for registration may soon be won

November 2, 2017 fixed a date for Delivery of Judgment

At last, the Federal High Court Abuja on September 27, 2017 fixed November 2, 2017 for judgment in the suit by the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over its non-registration by the electoral body.

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23 September 2017

Lagos Symposium: Labour leaders challenged to lead a serious fight for new minimum wage and payment of salary arrears

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Labour leaders, trade unionists and pro-labour activists representing different organisations gathered on Lagos on September 20 to discuss how the labour movement could actualize living wage for Nigerian workers and settlement of unpaid salaries. The symposium, organized by the Campaign for Democratic and Worker’s Rights (CDWR), discussed both the policies needed and the concrete steps that needed to be taken.

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23 September 2017

ERC WELCOMES CONDITIONAL SUSPENSION OF ASUU, SSANU, NASU AND NAAT STRIKES

The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) welcomes the conditional suspension of the 36-day old ASUU strike and the 9-day old strikes of the SSANU, NASU and NAA university unions.

We commend the staff unions for a battle well fought that showed that struggle can win. We also salute students and parents for showing understanding and solidarity while the strikes lasted.

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21 September 2017

OYO ERC FREE HOLIDAY COACHING ENDS WITH A PUBLIC SYMPOSIUM

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*A committee of participants was set up for organising a regular monthly meeting of ERC

No fewer than 50 persons were in attendance at a public symposium on the theme of “Poor performance of students in the state in external examination: the cause and solution” organised by the Oyo State branch of Education Rights Campaign, ERC, on Friday, 8th September, 2017. This successful; meeting marked the end of a four week free holiday lessons the ERC had organised specifically for secondary students transiting from SS2 to SS3 in the state. In attendance were students who participated in the free holiday lessons, parents and volunteers teachers.

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18 September 2017

BIAFRA CRISIS: SPN Demands an End to Militarization of South-Eastern states

No to Ban of IPOB and Attacks on the freedom of association and expression

For Immediate withdrawal of troops from the southeast

The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) condemns in unequivocal terms the militarization of south eastern Nigeria and reported attacks on journalists, torture of civilians, killing of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) members and other civilians in Aba, Abia state by President Muhammadu Buhari led APC government. We call for immediate withdrawal of the troops now and appropriate punishments for those ordering and carrying out abuses, torture and killing of unarmed civilians.

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6 September 2017

SOCIALIST PARTY OF NIGERIA BACKS RESIDENT DOCTORS STRIKE

CALLS ON FG TO IMMEDIATELY MEET DOCTORS' DEMANDS

The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) calls on the Buhari/Osinbajo-led Federal Government to speedily meet the demands of striking resident doctors in order to prevent avoidable suffering of poor Nigerians who depend on public hospitals because they cannot afford the enormous cost of overseas treatment.

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6 September 2017

FED POLY BIDA SYMPOSIUM DISCUSSES STUDENT UNIONISM AND THE STRUGGLE FOR SOCIALIST CHANGE

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The Bida branch of the Education Rights Campaign (ERC) – situated in Niger State - held a successful public symposium, attended by nearly 60 people, on August 29 to discuss the crisis in education, the challenges facing student unionism and lessons of the 1917 Russian revolution for today.

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5 September 2017

FCA IBADAN: Provost shut down College for fear of students’ planned protest against poor welfare conditions!

ERC Calls on Management to Meet Demands of Students and Immediately Re-open of the College

The Federal College of Agriculture (FCA), Moor Plantation, Ibadan, Oyo State, was shut down on Wednesday 23 August, 2017 by its administration. This was immediately after students in the college resolved at a congress to embark on a three-day peaceful mass action scheduled to commence on the same Wednesday 23 August. The planned mass action was to protest against the prevailing poor welfare conditions in the college as well as the continuous refusal of the college administration, since the inception of new academic session in the college, to give students learning materials like lab coats, farm coats, log books and ID cards which they have actually paid for.

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24 August 2017

ASUU STRIKE: LASU ERC HOLDS PUBLIC MEETING

Discusses how to help build campaign to demand adequate funding of education

On Monday August 21, 2017, around 75 LASU (Lagos State University) students came to a public meeting called by the Education Rights Campaign (ERC), LASU Chapter, held a public meeting to discuss the theme: Incessant ASUU Strike: Way Forward for the Nigerian Masses.

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