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Delta LGA workers demand 13 months salaries

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Set to disrupt Governor Okowa’s town hall meetings Need for unity of unions – and strike movement   Workers in the Local Government Areas of Delta state are set for a faceoff with the state government over 13 months salaries backlog. The workers, who are members of the
18th

May

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Women in Twentieth Century Africa, By Iris Berger (2016) Cambridge University Press; A book review

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To what extent is feminism a Western idea?  Is feminism really relevant in Africa? How should traditional values and norms be balanced with the need for gender sensitivity? How have traditional religions interacted with the global religions of Christianity and Islam to deve
11th

May

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82 Chibok Girls Released

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How can we overcome crises in the north east? The release of 82 more pupils of the Chibok Girls Secondary School on May 7, is a welcome development. Working-class people must however not be fooled by the federal government’s strategy of making political capital out of this
2nd

May

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May Day 2017: Workers Rose in Anger!

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This year’s commemoration of the May Day celebration took place on Monday 1st May 2017 at the Eagle Square, will for long be remembered as a day the Nigerian workers demonstrated that workers determined and united can never be defeated. Trouble started when the minister of
2nd

May

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NLC/TUC 2017 pre-May Day symposium

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May Day has become synonymous with the history of struggles of the labouring wage earners in the world economy controlled by big property owners, who, owning the means of production and finance, milk the wealth our labour creates. Since the early 1980s, the day has been mark
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May

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May Day 2017: Labour Must Act NOW! (SW May Day Bulletin)

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Socialist Workers League joins workers in Nigeria and across the world in commemorating the 2017 May Day. We seize this opportunity once again to highlight the attacks on poor working-class people,. The global economic crisis has refused to abate. And though the Nigerian eco
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Apr

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Climate Change – makes socialism essential!

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Despite President Trump’s claims that it is a Chinese plot, climate change is real and is already having major impacts across the world.  We know from personal experience that the weather is changing – the rain no longer comes at the expected times -  causing devastati
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Apr

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Unilag Activists Are Not Criminals; Release Them Now!

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SOCIALIST YOUTH LEAGUE (SYL) PRESS STATEMENT *Injustice Anywhere Is A Threat To Justice Everywhere… The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos has over-grown his tyrannical feathers and has the audacity to further attack students of the University that he has unjus