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It is a Woman’s Right to Control Her Own Body!

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In January of this year, some five million women took to the streets in 673 marches across the world.  These women marched against Trump and all he represents: demagoguery, xenophobia, misogyny, racism, sexism and homophobia. March 8 was International Women’s Day. Thi
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Oko-oba residents protest epileptic power supply

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On the last day of January, members of the Oko-oba community in Agege, Lagos state protested against “4 months of no electricity” and exploitation being perpetrated by the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKDC). The protest started with protesters assembling at Ch
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Socialist Worker, Jan-Feb. 2017

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Cover 2017: TIME TO ACT! News & Comment Putting the New Labour Centre in Perspective Housing Is A Human Right! 2017 Budget: No Cause for Workers to Cheer Towards Rebuilding Popular Resistance in an Era of “Change”: UAD holds 10th National Convention On Herdsmen and S
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2017: TIME TO ACT!

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     Rising cost of living      Unpaid salaries of workers     N56,000 Minimum Wage 2016 was one of the gloomiest years for Nigerian workers. We must turn this worrisome reality around in 2017. We can do this only with relentless struggle. At the heart of the proble
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Putting the New Labour Centre in Perspective

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The splinter group from the 11th NLC Delegates Conference re-constituted itself as the United Labour Congress on December 17. It claims to represent the finest traditions of the trade union movement. The NLC has however described this as an attempt to break the ranks of the
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Housing Is A Human Right!

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Forced Evictions on the Increase!      Mobilise Mass Resistance, NOW!   “How do they want us to survive, when we pay high taxes; government does not know how we survive with our families; and now they have destroyed our houses?!” This was the open cry of
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2017 Budget: No Cause for Workers to Cheer

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The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari on November 14, presented the 2017 Federal Budget tagged “Budget of Recovery and Growth to the National Assembly for consideration. In his Budget speech, he expressed optimism that the budget presented before the National Assembly w
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Towards Rebuilding Popular Resistance in an Era of “Change”: UAD holds 10th National Convention

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The leading Pan-Nigerian coalition of radical civil society organisations, the United Action for Democracy (UAD), held its 10th National Convention on December 3, at the Textile Labour House, Lagos. The theme of the Convention was Rebuilding Popular Resistance in an Era of