HISTORY and THEORY

Revolutionary Pressures in Nigeria

For several weeks in October 2020, tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Nigeria to protest against police brutality. The protests...

Remembering Comrade Ola Oni

Today makes it twenty-one years since Comrade Ola Oni passed on. He was one of the greatest leaders and teachers on the Nigerian Left,...

CORE Charter for Total Liberation

Preamble Whereas Nigeria is a rich country, we, the masses are poor. Living standards have become progressively worse over the last four decades due to...

Fighter to the End; Adieu Iturity

The death of Ayodele Akele marks the loss of one of the fiercest and most consistent class fighters in Nigeria, over the last four...

The Covid-19 Pandemic and Africa

Africa was the last region of the world to be sucked into the pandemic and thus far appears to be the least affected. By...

The Crises And Struggle Today; What Is At Stake?

We are living through a period of severe generalised crisis of capitalism. In the words of Joseph Stiglitz, the Noble Laurette and Keynesian economist,...

May Day, COVID-19 and Nigerian Workers

For the first time in four decades, Nigerian workers will mark May Day without parades and fanfare. Most of us will be at home,...

Nothing Can Stop an Idea Whose Time Has Come: #RevolutionNOW

Justice Inyang Ekwo of the federal high court in Abuja wrote his name with the ink of ignominy into the history books on 12...

Herder-Farmer Clashes: A Call for Working People’s Unity

The herder-farmer clashes have been treated in a simple ahistorical manner by most of the media in a way that demonizes the Fulani. But,...

100 Years On: Luxembourg & Liebknecht Live!

Rosa Luxembourg & Karl Liebknecht were murdered a 100 years ago on the orders of Gustav Noske, the self-declared "bloodhound" of reaction in the...

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...

Samir Amin – the loss of a Prolific Writer

The Egyptian-French economist and writer Samir Amin died in August 2018.  Although he wrote many useful books, his view of socialism and class struggle...

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Seven Years of Trauma for the Crime Of Being A Poor...

The devastating story of the Chibok girls is no less tragic today than it was last year or the year before. In 2014, 276...

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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...