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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...

Beyond the Ekiti election: working-class people & struggle for REAL change

The 14 July Ekiti governorship election confirms there is no essential difference between the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The...

Dare to STRUGGLE! Dare to WIN!!

The theme adopted for this year’s May Day by the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress is Labour Movement in National Development: Dare...

Towards Unity for Working People’s Power

Radical and revolutionary forces have played key roles in the numerous struggles of the working-class in Nigeria, since the colonial period. While the capitalist...

Why We Fight Against All Forms of Racism

  Socialists are opposed to all forms of racism and ethnic chauvinism. Socialism depends on workers overcoming the divisions within their own ranks. That...

Which Way Nigeria?

The bosses ARE the problem! Build workers power NOW!! The year started with sorrow, tears and blood for poor working-class people. Different sections of the...

Beyond the Call for Restructuring

Some of the key issues presently impacting on the political economy of Nigeria are: the coming 2019 general election, current secession agitation, fiscal federalism...

Restructure Wealth in Favour of the Working Masses

The first thing to ask amidst all the hue and cry about restructuring is - what does it really mean? Restructuring in simple terms...

Fulani Herders – Say NO to Racism!

Attacks by Fulani herders have become commonplace in the media.  And social media has been filled with claims that Fulani have been called on...

Herdsmen attacks: a critical perspective

Six communities in the Logo and Guma Local Government Areas of Benue state were attacked on January 1 by herdsmen armed with automatic rifles....

Nigeria at 57: Workers Are ANGRY!

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...

Two years of failure; Buhari and APC MUST GO!

Two years into the four-year term of President Muhammadu Buhari and the APC federal government, it has become clear that the “change” promised is...

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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...

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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...