Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

By - DSM

CDWR Supports Planned Protest of Commercial Drivers in Lagos State

For a Democratically Controlled Union or Association of Drivers to Defend Members’ Welfare The Campaign for Democratic and Workers’ Rights (CDWR) supports the plan by commercial bus drivers in Lagos under the auspices of the Joint Drivers Welfare Association (JDWAN) to hold a protest action on Monday October 31 over extortion and attacks by motor park thugs popularly known as

By - DSM

Nigeria’s Worst Flood in a Decade

Graphic Example of how Capitalism Fails People and the Environment This year, floods have wreaked serious havoc and suffering in Nigeria. The country experiences flood every year but this is the worst since 2012 when there was a similar degree of devastation with 363 deaths and over 2 million people affected. The monstrous floods by mid-October had already officially claimed

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SUMAL FOOD WORKERS’ STRUGGLE: Abbey Trotsky trial continues to be delayed

Abbey Trotsky Re-arraigned as a new Magistrate takes over Criminal Trial The matter adjourned till the 8th of December, 2022 Comrade Abiodun Bamigboye, popularly known as Abbey Trotsky, was re-arraigned again yesterday, Thursday, 20th October 2022, in Court 6 Magistrate Court, Iyaganku, Ibadan, Oyo State, on the same eight (8) counts trumped-up criminal charges instituted against him by the police

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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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SPN Welcomes Planned Salary Increase for Lagos workers but Calls for Resistance against Anti-poor Policies of the APC Government

The Lagos State Chapter of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) welcomes the planned salary increment announced by Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu while addressing a gathering of workers during a visit to the office of State Head of Service on October 4. According to news reports, Governor Sanwo-Olu disclosed that since September he had instructed, the “Head of Service