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Aderemi Ogunlana (1959-2019): Tribute to a Passionate Comrade

We have lost a friend and comrade of four decades in the social movements, in person of Comrade Remi Ogunlana. Oguns as he was...

#RevolutionNow Activists #OccupyDSS Offices; the Struggle Continues

On Tuesday 12 November, over 100 activists in Abuja and about 60 in Lagos demonstrated in front of the offices of the secret police,...

Take It Back Campus Unit Demands Immediate Release of Political Prisoners and Condemns Buhari’s...

The Take It Back movement’s campus unit has condemned the federal government’s “budget of poverty and hardship” and called for the immediate release of...

SWL DEMANDS THE IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF OMOYELE SOWORE, CHAIRMAN AAC

PRESS STATEMENT Socialist Workers and Youth League (SWL) demands the immediate release of Omoyele Sowore, National Chair of the African Action Congress and Adebayo ‘Mandate’...

WORKERS AND YOUTH, UNITE AND FIGHT!!

Working-class people and youth have never had it this bad, for generations. According to The Economist at the time President Buhari was sworn-in for...

VAT Increment Is Anti-Poor – Tax the Rich!

The APC government has increased the Value Added Tax by 44% in the second week of September. Instead of 5%, consumers will now pay...

On the Transport Crisis in Lagos State

Lagos State is the commercial nerve centre of Nigeria. It has a population of over 20 million people. And it also has a terrible...

Stop the Massacres of Shi’ites! Lift Ban on IMN!! Free Zakzakky!!!

Once again members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) were murdered in cold blood by the Nigerian state. According to the IMN, 12...

How Not to Liberate Local Governments

While delivering a keynote address in Lagos recently, radical lawyer, Femi Falana, called on the Federal Government to ensure proper funding of Local Government...

Who Does the Legal System Serve?

We are often told that the court is the last hope of the common (wo)man. As the third arm of government, we are made...

Increasing Insecurity and Repression

The state has now moved into a new stage of the more widespread use of repression and illegal detention.  In this situation, it is...

The Actuality of #RevolutionNow I: “This Act in Itself Will Not Delay Their Day...

In 23 cities across the country, as well as in Berlin, Geneva, Johannesburg, London, New York and Toronto, young working-class people heeded the call...

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COVID-19 in Nigeria: SWL Calls for Collective Action to Combat the...

PRESS STATEMENT The first recorded case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in Nigeria was reported on 27 February. Since then 29 other cases have...

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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...