Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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ABDUCTION OF OVER 300 SCHOOL CHILDREN IN KATSINA FURTHER SHOWS GOVERNMENT FAILURE IN FIGHTING INSECURITY

SPN CONDEMNS KILLINGS OF RICE FARMWORKERS AND ABDUCTION OF SCHOOL CHILDREN; SPN CALLS FOR THE RELEASE OF THE ABDUCTED SCHOOL CHILDREN The forceful abduction of over 300 school children from Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State, barely two weeks after the killing of 46 rice farmers in Borno, has further confirmed the obvious failure of the Buhari-led government and

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SPN Condemns Horrific Massacre of Workers in Borno

HORRIFIC MASSACRE OF AT LEAST 43 FARMERS IN BORNO STATE FURTHER SHOWS THE PRESIDENT BUHARI APC-LED FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS FAILED WOEFULLY IN TACKLING INSECURITY SPN COMMISERATES WITH FAMILIES OF THOSE SLAINED AND INJURED; CALLS FOR DEMOCRATIC AND NON-SECTARIAN COMMUNAL SELF DEFENSE The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) commiserates with the families of the farmers brutally killed and many others injured

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INCESSANT PETROL AND ELECTRICITY PRICE HIKES IS A PRODUCT OF DEREGULATION AND PRIVATISATION POLICIES

WORKERS, YOUTH AND THE POOR MASSES SHOULD RESIST DEREGULATION AND PRIVATISATION The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) condemns the increase in petrol price from N162 to N170 per litre, something which is the third petrol price hike in five months. We also condemn the electricity tariff hike by over 100%. These hikes are increasingly unaffordable and rising living conditions are

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#EndSARS: SPN Commends Young People over the dissolution of SARS

We condemn the repression and killings of protesters! We demand removal of the CP of Lagos and Oyo state and the IGP now! Struggle Must Continue Against Police Brutality and For Free Public Education and Decent Jobs The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) commends Nigerian youths for their resilience and steadfastness in the struggle against the notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad

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SPN SUPPORTS #ENDSARS PROTESTS

SPN DEMANDS IMMEDIATE REOPENING OF ALL CASES OF ASSAULTS, EXTORTION, ILLEGAL ARREST, DETENTION AND EXTRAJUDICAL KILLING OF NIGERIANS BY ALL POLICE AND SECURITY FORMATIONS AND PROSECUTION OF ALL OFFICERS FOUND CULPABLE FOR A POLICE UNION AND THE RIGHTS OF THE RANK AND FILE TO PARTICIPATE IN DECISION MAKING AND CONTROL OF THE POLICE THE POLICE AND DSS ARE INSTRUMENTS OF

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PRESIDENT BUHARI’S INDEPENDENCE DAY SPEECH IS UNINSPIRING AND INSULTING

SPN ADVOCATES A WORKING PEOPLES’ GOVERNMENT ON A SOCIALIST PROGRAMME President Buhari’s Independence Day speech did not come as a surprise to us considering the fact that it is a neocolonial capitalist government, with the usual lack of planned economic projections capable of taking Nigeria out of the woods. The speech was rather uninspiring and insulting to the sensibilities of

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SPN CONDEMNS THE BRUTALISATION, ARREST AND DETENTION OF REVOLUTIONNOW PROTESTERS AND JOURNALISTS

WE DEMAND THE IMMEDIATE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF ALL ARRESTED PROTESTERS The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) condemns the brutalisation, arrest and detention of RevolutionNow protesters and journalists in different parts of the country on Thursday 1st October 2020 being the 60th anniversary of Nigeria’s independence. Particularly in Lagos, about 30 protesters were arrested and a Punch Newspaper reporter brutalized,

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SPN Condemns Suspension of Strike by NLC and TUC Leadership

No to Deregulation and Privatization Working Masses and Youth Must Continue to Organise to Resist the hike in fuel price and electricity tariff and other anti-poor capitalist policies The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) joins workers and the poor masses in condemning the calling off of the strike action and mass protest scheduled to begin on Monday, September 28, 2020,

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SPN CALLS ON NLC AND TUC TO HARMONIZE THEIR MOBILIZATION AND STRIKES OVER THE STRUGGLE TO REVERSE PETROL PRICE AND ELECTRICITY TARIFF HIKE

SPN ADVOCATES SUSTAINED WARNING GENERAL STRIKES AND MASS PROTESTS The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) reiterates its condemnation of the recent hikes in petrol price and electricity tariff; the increase in petrol has seen the price move up from N148 per litre to N162 per litre while electricity tariff has been increased by over 100%. The Central Working Committee (CWC)

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SPN WARNS OGUN POLICE TO STOP INTIMIDATING NIGERIAN STUDENTS

PROTEST IS AN INALIENABLE DEMOCRATIC AND CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) warns the Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Edward Awolowo Ajogun, and the Ogun State Force Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, to stop intimidating and harassing Nigerian students who wish to protest the wicked and anti-people increase in petrol price from N145 to N162 and also the

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SPN CONDEMNS THE UNLAWFUL AND VIOLENT DISRUPTION OF OUR PEACEFUL PROTEST BY THE POLICE AND THE BUHAR-LED REGIME

WE CONDEMN INFILTRATION OF OUR PARTY MEETING BY THE DSS SPN COMMENDS THE MEDIA, LAWYERS AND ORGANISATIONS WHO INTERVENED TO SECURE PROTESTERS’ RELEASE The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) led a protest on Thursday, September 10, 2020 in Lagos, against the wicked increase in petrol price from N148 to N162 and the hike in electricity tariff by over 100%. SPN

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SPN Lagos demonstration broken up by police, 18 arrested

The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) condemns the unjust arrest of members and journalists for protesting against anti-poor policies by the Buhari Government * We demand for immediate release of all arrested protesters * We demand an end to violation of human rights under Buhari government *** UPDATE – All charges were dropped and all those arrested were released late

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SPN APPLAUDS APPEAL COURT JUDGEMENT NULLIFYING ITS DEREGISTRATION AND THAT OF 21 OTHER POLITICAL PARTIES

VOWS TO CONTINUE ITS STRUGGLE TO DEFEAT RULING CLASS ATTEMPT TO LIMIT ELECTORAL CHOICES TO PARTIES OF THE RICH ALONE The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) applauds the judgement delivered today, Monday 10 August 2020, by the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja which reversed the deregistration of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) and 21 other political parties by

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SPN Condemns the Brutal Repression of “Revolution Now” Protest and Demand the Immediate and Unconditional Release of Protesters in Detention

We Stand for a Socialist Revolution! The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) sternly condemns the attacks on the democratic rights of the “Revolution Now” protesters by the security operatives on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. The protest was organised by activists under the aegis of Coalition for Revolution (CORE). In some of the places where the protest was held, it was

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UNFAVOURABLE COURT JUDGEMENT VALIDATING DEREGISTRATION OF SPN ALONG WITH 31 OTHER POLITICAL PARTIES SHALL NOT DETER US

THE SPN SHALL APPEAL THIS JUDGMENT AND EMBARK ON POLITICAL STRUGGLE TO DEFEND OUR RIGHT TO EXISTENCE AS A POLITICAL PARTY The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) shall not be deterred in our quest to stand for the working class and downtrodden by the recent unfavourable judgement by Justice Anwuli Chikere of the Federal High Court (FHC) delivered on Thursday

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AJEGUNLE: Evacuate heaps of dirt dredged from canals now!

The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) – Ajeromi Ifelodun LGA – call on the Ministry of Health and Environmental Sanitation in Department of Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government, to, with immediate effect, evacuate piles of dirt at both ways of canals in Okoya, Opeleye and other areas dug recently. These heaps of debris and dirt is harmful to peoples’ health residing

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Unpaid Salaries and New Minimum Wage: Labour Must Declare a 24 Hour Warning General Strike Now!

The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) welcomes the expression of interest by the national leadership of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to begin agitation immediately over the demand for N56,000 new minimum wage as contained in the speech of the NLC President Ayuba Wabba at this year’s Rain School organized by the Congress. We however call on them to match their

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SPN CONDEMNS STATE GOVERNMENTS OWING WORKERS’ SALARIES; DEMANDS IMMEDIATE PAYMENT

SPN CALLS ON THE NLC TO DECLARE A ONE-DAY WARNING STRIKE WITH MASS ACTIONS The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) condemns all state governments that owe workers backlog of salaries. Hence, we demand immediate payment of all outstanding salaries owed to workers in all the 27 culpable states. These states owe between 3 and 7 months in salary arrears. It