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Socialist Worker, June – July 2017

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Cover Two years of failure; Buhari and APC MUST GO!   News & Comment Boko Haram Release Many Chibok Girls – We Demand the Government Does More! Anti-Corruption: Neglecting a Socialist Alternative Wealth of five richest Nigerians could remove poverty in Nigeria –
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Two years of failure; Buhari and APC MUST GO!

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Two years into the four-year term of President Muhammadu Buhari and the APC federal government, it has become clear that the “change” promised is nothing but pure fantasy. Working-class people must organise to end APC rule. PDP is obviously not an alternative. Essentiall
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Boko Haram Release Many Chibok Girls – We Demand the Government Does More!

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The release of 82 more former pupils of the Chibok Girls Secondary School on May 7, is a welcome development. We must however not be fooled by the federal government’s strategy of making political capital out of this. There are still 113 of the “Chibok girls” held by B
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Anti-Corruption: Neglecting a Socialist Alternative

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Sola Olorunfemi, General Secretary of AUTOBATE reports the opinions of the national dialogue on the fight of the Buhari led government against corruption The Federal Government’s Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption held a two day national dialogue on 2nd and
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Wealth of five richest Nigerians could remove poverty in Nigeria – Oxfam

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In mid-May the international NGO Oxfam issued a report which brings together information on poverty and inequality in Nigeria.  The information is shocking, but the conclusions are fairly moderate. Despite this, the government has attacked the report in anyway it can – le
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The free-market KILLS!

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Socialists are generally opposed to the “free market” because of the huge levels of inequality that it causes.   It is the system that makes Dangote and people like him incredibly rich when so many Nigerians wallow in poverty. This is not fair.  Another key problem wi
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90% of hotel workers are casuals

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Fightback for Job Security! The National Union of Hotel and Personal Services Employees (NUHPSE) recently cried out that 9 out of every 10 employees in hotels are casual workers. This was during a visit by the NLC leadership to the union in the last week of May. The challeng
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Wave of Protests by Delta LGA Workers

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Local Government Council workers in Delta state organised a series of protest rallies against Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in May, demanding the payment of a year arrears of salaries. They first shut down Effurun mid-month with hundreds of workers blockading the streets. A more ma