Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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3 YEARS AFTER THE #ENDSARS PROTEST AND BRUTAL STATE REPRESSION, POLICE BRUTALITY CONTINUES IN NIGERIA

WE DEMAND JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS OF LEKKI TOLL GATE MASSACRE AND OTHER INCIDENTS OF KILLINGS ACROSS THE COUNTRY WE CALL FOR AN END TO POLICE BRUTALITY, STATE REPRESSION AND ALL ANTI-POOR ECONOMIC POLICIES 3 years after the #EndSARS protest, police brutality has continued unabated while the political class continues to clampdown with brute force on the democratic rights of youths

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#JUSTICEFORMOHBAD! AGAIN, NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT HAS FAILED ITS YOUTH!

MASS PROTEST UNTIL JUSTICE WE MUST PROTEST ALL THE FAILURES OF THE GOVT THAT LEAD MANY TO AGONY AND UNTIMELY DEATH! FOR A BETTER SOCIETY THAT GUARANTEES QUALITY PUBLIC EDUCATION AND DECENT JOBS The Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) extends our sympathy to friends, family and Nigerian youths who have been left in shock and depression over the sad and sudden

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FG DENIAL OF 114 % PAY RISE NOT ENOUGH: ALL POLITICAL OFFICE HOLDERS NEED A PAY CUT!

We of the Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) received the news that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu had denied reports of the plan to increase his salary and that of political office holders by a whopping 114% with a pinch of salt. In our opinion, this denial does not address the glaring fact that President Tinubu and all political office holders already

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Defend Seun Kuti! | Protests in Lagos & London

Today, May 23, saw protesters in Lagos and London demanding that the persecution and political harassment of Seun Kuti ends immediately. Kuti is a famous musician, son of legendary musician Fela Kuti, and chairperson of the Nigerian Movement of People (MOP). He is an outspoken radical critic of the democratic abuses routinely carried out by Nigerian state forces against the

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SEUN KUTI: HALT THE POLITICAL TRIAL NOW!

We Demand his Immediate Release Having Met his Bail Condition We demand appropriate reprimand for Lagos State Police Command PRO Benjamin Hundeyin and other officers who have violated the law in their attempt to nail Seun Kuti. The ongoing trial of Seun Kuti for alleged assault of a policeman has turned to a political trial and vendetta that threatens the

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EndSARS: Release Protesters Still in Detention and Compensate all Victims

The agony of #EndSARS victims and their families has continued to linger. Many protesters are still in detention while there has not been compensation for many among those killed or maimed by security operatives during the October 2020 nationwide protest against police brutality. This is in spite of the recommendation of different panels set up in Lagos and across the

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YOUTH RIGHTS CAMPAIGN CONDEMNS BRUTAL MURDER BY TRIGGER-HAPPY DELTA POLICE OFFICER

ONYEKA EMMANUEL IBEH KILLED AS HE SDAT IN HIS CAR BY INSPECTOR OBI EBRI IN ASABA WE CRY FOR JUSTICE! The Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) condemns the brutal murder of Onyeka Emmanuel Ibeh by trigger-happy policemen in Asaba, Delta state. Mr Ibeh was fatally shot, in the presence of his newly wedded and pregnant wife,  while sitting inside his car

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GRUESOME XMAS-DAY MURDER OF BOLANLE RAHEEM BY A POLICE OFFICER SHOW POLICE BRUTALITY IS FAR FROM OVER!

* We Demand Democratic Probe and Diligent Prosecution of the Murderer * Reforms are not enough; disband the Neo-Colonial and Oppressive Nigerian Police Force The Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) strongly condemns the murder of Mrs. Bolanle Raheem, a Lagos-based legal practitioner, who was killed by an Assistant Superintendent of Police, Drambi Vandi attached to the Ajah police division, on Christmas

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2ND ANNIVERSARY OF THE #ENDSARS PROTESTS AND THE LEKKI MASSACRE

THE STRUGGLE AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY, BAD GOVERNANCE AND FOR A SOCIALIST NIGERIA CONTINUES * YRC Condemns Police for Dispersing and Arresting Activists who rallied at Lekki Tollgate in Honour of the Martyrs The Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) joins Nigerian youth to honor the memory of the martyrs of the Lekki massacre and all other victims of the #EndSARS protests against

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BRUTAL MURDER OF BAMISE AYANWOLA: YRC CALLS FOR JUSTICE

The Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) commiserates with the family and friends of Bamise Ayanwola, the 22-year old young woman who went missing on February 26, 2020 after boarding a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Bus from Ajah only to be found dead days later. From available facts and evidence, it is highly probable that Bamise fell victim to ritual killers or

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UNBANNING OF TWITTER IS A GIMMICK BY THE FAILED BUHARI APC REGIME TO REFURBISH ITS TYRANNICAL IMAGE AHEAD OF THE 2023 GENERAL ELECTIONS

YRC Calls for Release of all Political Detainees including over 200 EndSARS Protesters still in Detention For Full Implementation of the Recommendations of the Lagos State EndSARS Panel and other Panels across the Country including Payment of Compensation to Victims of Lekki Shooting After over seven months of criminally denying Nigerians access to Twitter, the regime has finally unbanned access

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LAGOS STATE WHITE PAPER ON #EndSARS PANEL IS AN ATTEMPT TO WHITEWASH THE TRUTH

We Demand Full Implementation of Panel Recommendation No to “Peace walk” Without Justice The Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) hereby condemns the white paper issued by the Lagos State government on the report of the Lagos State Judicial Panel Inquiry set up to look into allegations of shooting and killing of protesters at Lekki Tollgate on 20th October 2020 following the

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LAGOS STATE #ENDSARS PANEL REPORT – A DAMNING INDICTMENT ON THE FEDERAL AND LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENTS WHO BOTH DENIED THE KILLINGS EVER HAPPENED

YOUTH RIGHTS CAMPAIGN (ERC) Public Statement LAGOS STATE #ENDSARS PANEL REPORT IS A DAMNING INDICTMENT ON THE PRESIDENT BUHARI-LED FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND THE GOVERNOR SANWO-OLU LED LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT WHO HAD BOTH DENIED THE KILLINGS EVER HAPPENED YRC Demands Arrest and Prosecution of all those Responsible, Adequate Compensation for All Victims and immediate and unconditional release of protesters still in

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YRC HOLDS SYMPOSIUM TO REVIEW #ENDSARS STRUGGLE ONE YEAR AFTER

Participants call for youth struggle to be taken to the next level with a campaign against unemployment and anti-poor policies Over 30 youth, activists and Socialists turned out at a public symposium held on Saturday October 23 by the Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) to commemorate the one year anniversary of the #EndSARS struggle. The YRC is a youth platform of

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YRC CONDEMNS UNPROVOKED ATTACK ON PROTESTERS AND JOURNALISTS AT LEKKI TOLL GATE BY THE POLICE

We Demand immediate release of all those arrested! The Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) condemns the brutal and unprovoked attack by the police on peaceful protesters and journalists at Lekki toll gate today, Wednesday October 20, 2021. There are reports of arrests, assault on journalists and seizure of their equipment as well as shooting at peaceful protesters. Peaceful protest is a

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Justice for October 2020 EndSARS Protesters and all Victims of Police Brutality and State Repression

Release all #EndSARS protesters still in detention as well as all political detainees Fight State Repression! End Capitalism!! For a Democratic and Socialist Nigeria!!! On the occasion of the first anniversary of the #EndSARS protest, the Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) salute all radical youth who stood against police brutality and state repression last year October as well as those who

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End Killing of Youth! End Police and Military Brutality!

WE CALL FOR AN IMMEDIATE END TO KILLING OF YOUTH AND POLICE AND MILITARY BRUTALITY, AND FOR BRINGING TO BOOK THE PERPETRATORS OF THE LEKKI MASSACRE. WE ALSO CALL ON ALL CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS TO EQUALLY CONDEMN AND JOIN YRC IN THE DEMAND FOR JUSTICE AND ADEQUATE COMPENSATION FOR THE VICTIMS OF THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES DURING THE LEKKI

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YRC COMMENDS JUNE 12 PROTESTERS FOR THEIR COURAGE AND CONDEMNS HEAVY REPRESSION BY THE POLICE

CALLS ON NLC AND TUC TO DECLARE A 48-HR GENERAL STRIKE AND MASS PROTEST AGAINST VICIOUS ATTACKS ON DEMOCRATIC RIGHTS, INSECURITY, HIGH COST OF LIVING, MASS POVERTY AND JOBLESSNESS The Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) commends the youth and poor masses who came out on Saturday 12 June 2021 to protest against the rising insecurity, poverty, joblessness and other anti-poor policies

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#TWITTERBAN: YRC CONDEMNS THE SUSPENSION OF TWITTER; IT IS AN ATTACK ON DEMOCRATIC RIGHTS.

FOR IMMEDIATE PROTESTS TO DEMAND REVERSAL OF THE SUSPENSION, RELEASE OF ALL POLITICAL DETAINEES, REJECTION OF SOCIAL MEDIA BILL AND OTHER MEASURES AIMED AT CURTAILING CIVIL LIBERTIES The Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) strongly condemns the recent suspension of Twitter in Nigeria. This declaration of suspension is dictatorial and a direct attack on the democratic rights of Nigerians to freely express

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INIOBONG UMOREN’S TRAGIC DEATH AN INDICTMENT OF APC/PDP RULE AND NIGERIA’S CAPITALIST CRISIS

INIOBONG UMOREN’S TRAGIC DEATH IS AN INDICTMENT ON BUHARI’S CAPITALIST APC GOVERNMENT, PDP GOVERNOR UDOM EMMANUEL OF AKWA IBOM STATE AND THEIR ALARMING RECORDS OF YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT FOR A NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION/ PROTEST MARCH AGAINST UNEMPLOYMENT AND FOR DECENT JOBS The Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) joins all Nigerians especially the youth to mourn the tragic death of Ms. Iniobong