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1995-2018: Nigeria’s Economy did not Progress – World Bank

The World Bank recently described Nigeria’s economy as sliding backwards. This “discovery” was announced mid-April in its latest Africa Pulse volume. The report analysed...

Importation and the Tragedy of Neoliberalism

The minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, recently raised a lot of dust about how some Nigerians import both raw and finished goods, when he...

Biafra and Lessons From Sudan

Sudan is in revolution. This comes after hundreds of thousands of lives were lost over secession by South Sudan from Sudan. Yet, with the...

Zamfara Killings Must STOP

Generalised insecurity of lives has become the new normal in Nigeria. Across the country, and particularly in the northern states, hundreds of lives have...

Tinubu’s Attack On The Igbo Is Meant To Divide The Poor Masses

The recent outburst of the APC’s Bola Tinubu about the Igbo in Lagos generated a chain of reactions and tensions between both ethnic groups....

2019 General Elections: No to the Bosses’ Parties!

Time to Build the Masses Alternative!! On 16 February and 2 March, Nigerians will head for the polls in what is turning out to be...

Why Do We Hate Structural Adjustment?

The post-war settlement in Europe, after the second world war, included the welfare state and state regulation of the economy.  A change of direction...

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...

SWL Condemns Arrest of AAC supporters

The arrest of the Take it Back/African Action Congress members while pasting the party's campaign materials in Ikeja yesterday is a clear indication that...

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...

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A New Phase of Struggle for Electricity Rights

On 17 June, community activists from several areas in Lagos state defied the carrot and stick measures of government and the electricity distribution companies...

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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...