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Tertiary Institution Workers and Students Fight Education Underfunding

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by Victor Lijofi   The academic and non-academic unions of state colleges organised under the Council of Academic Staff Unions of Osun State Tertiary Institutions (CASUOSTI) and Non Academic Staff Union (NASU) have in the last two years embarked on various actions to p
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ASUP Fights for Polytechnic Education’s Survival

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by Oladepo Kazeem Adebowale Technical education is widely accepted to be a key driver for sustainable economic growth and development. As a result, the new government is expected to renew efforts to promote technical education and training. This should be through the enhance
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Electricity Workers Against Nuclear Power

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by Nnamdi Ikeagu The National Union of Electricity Employees, an affiliate of the NLC has expressed its ejection of the use of nuclear power to generate electricity in Nigeria. This was in response to ongoing discussions between the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission and Rosat
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Air Traffic Controllers Strike and Win

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by Segun Ogun Members of the National Association of Air Traffic Controllers, a component part of the Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) won a very important victory after a 6-hour warning strike on April 16. ATSSSAN had set the stage with t
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NLC Reaffirms Commitment on Western Sahara Independence

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by Yusuf Lawal Nigeria Labour Congress reaffirmed its commitment to the struggle of the people of the Western Saharawi Arad Republic for independence from Morocco. This was when a delegation of the General Union of the Workers of Western Sahara paid a courtesy visit to Comra
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Austerity Is Only Needed Because Of Organised Looting

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by Drew Povey The new Federal and state governments may try and extend the current austerity measures – their excuse could be that the international price of oil has reduced.  However, oil revenue should still provide the funds needed to provide much better public service
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Migrants Perish in the Mediterranean

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by Yusuf Lawal 400 migrants died in the Mediterranean Sea on April 15 when their boat capsized. Four days later disaster struck again as about 800 migrants again perished. This painful catastrophe brings the number of persons that have thus died as they tried to enter Europe
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Class, Racism and Resistance in the US

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by Todun Jagun The waves of rebellion in Ferguson, Missouri, last year brought the lethal danger of racism in the United States to the fore, once again. This was after the killing of Michael Brown, an 18-year old African-American and the acquittal of Darren Wilson, the white