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Much ado about NANS and its discontents

In the last days of 2018, leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANA) issues a 14-day ultimatum to the Academic Staff Union...

Removal of Chief Justice Onnoghen

The suspension of the Chief Justice, Walter Nkanu Samuel Onnoghen is undemocratic, and dictatorial, being unlawful and unconstitutional. On Friday, 25th January 2019, President...

Anti-Austerity Demonstrations Against the ZANU PF Ed Junta Must Continue: Workers Must Lead!

Working-class people in Zimbabwe are rising against austerity measures and other anti-poor people policies of the bosses. Similar to the January 2012 uprising in...

Nigerian workers, minimum wage and capitalism

The amount determined as a minimum wage has political, economic and social importance. Minimum wages are not simply products of negotiation. There are many...

Massacre on Nyanya Road

On Monday, 29th October, 2018 the security forces massacred at least 39 people at the army road block on the road from Nyanya to...

Towards the 2019 Elections

We are now in an election year. Politics on all sides of the divide have the February 2019 general elections in view. The bosses’...

Press Freedom Under Attack! Resist!! Resist!!!

The All Progressives Congress (APC), like most parties of the bosses when they are in power, is averse to the truth. Its sustained attacks...

Women Were in a Stronger Position in Pre-Colonial Days

In pre-colonial days women had clear economic opportunities within the social system. In fact, before the middle of the twentieth century, Nigerian women traditionally played a...

Women’s Involvement in Unions is Important

A trade union is an organization of workers who have come together to achieve common goals. These include attaining better wages and benefits (such...

Minimum Wage: The Struggle Continues

In a press interview he granted in mid-July, the Trades Union Congress (TUC) President, Boboi Kaigama said an agreement had been reached on a...

Religion, Social Life and Struggle

Present-day society is based on the exploitation of the vast mass of the working people and popular classes by a tiny minority of the...

Ondo South Protests 10-year Power Outage

Mass protests have rocked the towns and streets of Ondo South over the 10 years of power outage in the senatorial district, at different...

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SWL dismisses APC/Amaechi’s endorsement Of AAC in Rivers State

Socialist Workers and Youth League (SWL) rejects the sham of an endorsement of the African Action Congress (AAC) by Rotimi Amaechi and the APC...

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The 1989 Anti-SAP Revolt

In 1989, thousands rose in protest against the IMF and World Bank-inspired Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP). This supported the lavish lifestyles of corrupt government...