Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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JAF and CORE Kick Off Protest Over Cost of Living Crisis

Mobilisation march in Lagos On Monday 26th February 2024; the Joint Action Front (JAF) in conjunction with Coalition for Revolution (CORE) held protest actions in Lagos and three other states over the worsening cost of living crisis. It is aimed to build a nationwide mass movement against anti-poor capitalist policies of the Bola Tinubu government which are responsible for the

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NO TO HIGH COST OF LIVING AND MASS SUFFERING

Join the Movement to Stop Tinubu’s Bad Policies Fight for Socialist Change  Leaflet Issued by the DSM on February 22 for Mass Circulation across the Country. In different parts of the country many people have hit the streets in peaceful protests over the prevailing mass hunger and cost of living crisis. Where people have not organized a protest, we have

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TINUBU: AN ABSOLUTE DISASTER FOR NIGERIAN WORKERS, YOUTH AND THE POOR MASSES

Reverse Fuel Price Hike to Pre-may 29, 2023 Level Reverse Tuition Fee Hike and End all Anti-poor Policies Slash the Humongous Salaries and Allowances of Political Office Holders and Take Our Wealth off the 1% FOR A SOCIALIST NIGERIA! By H.T. Soweto The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) applauds all Nigerian workers, women, students, youth and the poor masses who have

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DSM WELCOMES NLC’S DECLARATION OF TWO-DAY NATIONWIDE PROTEST OVER COST OF LIVING CRISIS

* Demands Must Include Total Reversal of Fuel Price Hike and Deregulation as Well as Immediate actions to Halt Meteoric Rise in Prices of Food and Other Basic Needs * Knowing Labour Leaders’ Penchant for Last-Minute suspension and compromise, we urge pro-labour civil society and activists to begin to mobilise independently for a national shutdown and mass protests The Democratic

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IBADAN EXPLOSION: SPN Sympathizes with Victims and Calls for Democratic Investigation and Adequate Compensation to Victims

The Socialist Party of Nigeria, SPN, Oyo State Chapter, sympathizes with the victims, and their relatives, of the unfortunate explosion that  rocked the city of Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State around 7pm on Tuesday, 16th January, 2024. This explosion was quite unfortunate given the magnitude of its devastating impact on the lives and properties around and outside the immediate

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One year of Ademola Adeleke/PDP-led government in Osun State: Nothing fundamental to show while much is expected.

27 November, 2023 marks one year of the current Ademola Adeleke/People’s Democratic Party (PDP)-led government of Osun State. Not a few people in the state felt a sigh of relief when Oyetola/APC government, which was synonymous with sadistic anti-worker and anti-poor policies, was ousted in the 16 July, 2022 governorship election. The twelve years of APC under Aregbesola and Oyetola

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DSM Holds National Committee Meeting to Prepare for Mass Struggle against Anti-Poor Capitalist Attacks of Tinubu Government

The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) held its National Committee (NC) meeting over the weekend of November 25 and 26. The NC which had in attendance members and supporters from various branches offered an opportunity to discuss the anti-poor policies of Bola Tinubu, the labour movement and its response, the state of class struggle and what should be done. The meeting

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DSM Calls for Mass Support for NLC and TUC General Strike

Reversal of Hikes in Petrol Prices and Fees in Public Universities and other Tertiary Institutions Should be Part of Strike’s Demands! No rotten compromises! The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) welcomes the declaration of a general strike by the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress and calls on workers, youth and the masses to support the action which is called

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Mass struggles break out in Nigeria over falling living standards and neo-liberal attacks

On Wednesday, August 2nd 2023, the less than three-month old Tinubu capitalist regime was greeted by a nationwide protest of Nigerian workers, youth and poor masses. Organised by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade union Congress (TUC), the protests were to demand reversal of fuel price, Naira devaluation, increment of fees on campuses, increase in VAT and the

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PRESIDENT TINUBU’S ECONOMIC POLICIES ARE SUFFOCATING WORKERS AND POOR

WE CAN NO LONGER BREATHE REVERSE FUEL PRICE TO N195 NOW! NO TO FEE HIKE! NO TO HIKE IN ELECTRICITY TARIFF! END ALL ANTI-POOR POLICIES! The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) urges the working people and youth to come out, get organized by setting up democratic action committees in communities, workplaces and campuses, and begin to fight against the anti-poor policies

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OSUN STATE: Beyond the Salary and Pension Grandstanding

Working People and Youth Must be Prepared to Struggle for Improvement By Kola Ibrahim July 16, 2023 makes it a year that the then ruling government of Gboyega Oyetola/All Progressives Congress (APC) was ousted by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Demola Adeleke in the 2022 Osun State governorship election. Not a few people in the state felt a sigh

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Tinubu Policies Worsen Food Insecurity

According to World Food Summit of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO): “Food security exists when all people, at all times, have physical, social and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food which meets their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life. “Household food security is the application of this concept to the family level,

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NEW MINIMUM WAGE: Labour Must Demand Immediate Inauguration of Tripartite Committee and Be Prepared to Struggle

The astronomical rise in the price of goods and services across the country following the decision of the Bola Tinubu government to hike the price of the petrol and devalue naira has further underscored why the leadership of both the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and Trade Union Congress, TUC, can no longer be silent on the urgent need for a

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DSM SUPPORTS THE NLC DECLARED MASS ACTIONS AGAINST PRESIDENT TINUBU’S “ANTI-POOR AND ANTI-WORKER POLICIES”

BETTER LATE THAN NEVER DSM WARNS AGAINST CALLING OFF ACTION BEFORE IT TAKES OFF OR BEFORE IT WINS! WE CALL FOR SETTING UP OF DEMOCRATICALLY-CONSTITUTED ACTION COMMITTEES AT WORKPLACES, COMMUNITIES AND CAMPUSES AHEAD OF AUGUST 2nd! The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) welcomes the decision of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to finally listen to the cry of its members and

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SPN Supports Planned NLC Strike and Protest over Cash Crunch

NLC and TUC Should Consistently Mobilise Mass Resistance against Economic Hardship and Anti-Poor Policies The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) supports the plan of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to go on strike and picket branches of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) nationwide as from Wednesday March 29, 2023. We indeed hold that such an action is long overdue

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Unmitigated but avoidable hardship over Naira note redesign, fuel scarcity: SPN calls for a 48-hour warning General Strike backed with coordinated mass protests and rallies

*Responses of APC, PDP and LP show they are anti-working people *President Buhari’s broadcast varying the orders of the Supreme Court smacks of executive recklessness The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) decries the anguish and suffering working people and poor are being subjected to by the Buhari/APC government through the ill-conceived and poorly implemented naira note redesign and cashless policy

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SPN BLAMES THE FAILURE OF CAPITALISM AND THE BUHARI GOVERNMENT FOR THE SCARCITY OF PETROL AND CASH

TIME FOR MASS ACTION TO RESIST THESE ATTACKS The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) condemns the ongoing socio-economic hardships imposed on working people by the Buhari-led government and calls for mass resistance to reverse the situation. At present, it is extremely difficult for ordinary people to access cash (banknotes) for their daily transactions, something that has compounded the already terrible

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JAPA PHENOMENON REFLECTS THE WORSENING OF NIGERIA’S SOCIO-ECONOMIC CRISIS

• Only Mass Struggle for a Better Nigeria and Socialist Alternative can Stop Mass Emigration Immediately after the news of the brutal massacre of protesters at Lekki Toll Gate by men of the Nigerian Army broke, increasing numbers of Nigerian youths who had just been freshly radicalized by the ground-shaking #EndSARS protests that were being repressed had one chorus –

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AS INFLATION DRIVES LIVING COSTS TO THE ROOF!

FOR A TWO-DAY GENERAL STRIKE AND MASS PROTEST NOW! The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) calls on the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) to urgently set a date for a two-day general strike and mass protest as a first step in the commencement of a mass struggle against the cost of living crisis

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FG’S PLAN TO BAN MOTORCYCLES WITHOUT PRIOR MASSIVE CREATION OF GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES WILL HEIGHTEN INSECURITY AND SOCIAL CRISIS RAVAGING THE COUNTRY

SPN Condemns the plan ban, calls on the leadership of NLC and TUC to organise a resistance against it and demand massive creation of gainful employment opportunities The Socialist Party of Nigeria, SPN, condemns the plan of the Federal Government, FG to ban motorcycles as a means to curb activities of terrorists and other sources of insecurity ravaging the country