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2018 budget
Consolidating on Poverty
February 9th, 2018
Reality of the 2018 Federal Budget The 2018 Federal Budget is described by the Government as a “Budget of Consolidation”. But, just as the 2017 budget of “Recovery and Growth”
Nigeria at 57: Workers Are ANGRY!
November 1st, 2017
In his speech to mark Nigeria’s Independence on October 1, 1960, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa cheerfully said the new nation-state “now stands well-built upon firm foundations”. This might be true then
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On Restructuring and the Developmental State
October 25th, 2017
Restructuring has been one of the most used words in political discourse in the country, over the last six months. The trade union movement has entered the arena of this
May Day 2017: Workers Rose in Anger!
May 2nd, 2017
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
Falsification of Age by New Prisons Boss
August 21st, 2016
Shows the fraud of an anti-corruption campaign!   Kick him and the Minister of Interior Out, NOW!! Mr Ja’afru Ahmed, the newly appointed Comptroller-general of Prisons is clearly a fraudulent character as demonstrated by his
Budget “Padding” and the Bosses’ Rule
August 18th, 2016
The revelations by Mr. Abdulmumin Jubrin, who was until recently Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation goes to confirm the fact which working class people know – the “representatives”
Capitalism Breeds Corruption – Worldwide
August 4th, 2016
Quite often, elites in advanced capitalist countries and International Financial Institutions such as IMF & World Bank present corruption as a problem of the Global South. Nigeria in particular has
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A Report of the General Strike
May 26th, 2016
The tenth general strike in Nigeria since 1999 was recently ‘suspended’ by the Nigeria Labour Congress after five days.  The strike was against the most recent rise in the price