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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...

Today We Make History: Rage Against the Anti-People Regime! Make #RevolutionNow #FreeSowore

The first in a series of #DaysOfRage organised by the Coalition for Revolution (CORE) is today. We, as working people and youth in Nigeria,...

#RevolutionNow: “No Retreat, No Surrender” Says CORE, Demands #FreeSowore

The Coalition for Revolution (CORE) says there will be “no retreat, no surrender” in its mobilisation for #RevolutionNow, as it gears up for the...

Secret Police Arrest Sowore: We Will Not Retreat – #RevolutionNow

                PRESS STATEMENT Like cowards, the secret police swopped on Omoyele Sowore, leader of the African Action Congress...

REVOLUTION NOW! The People United Cannot Be Defeated!! Workers & Youth, Unite & Fight!!!

We the poor masses have suffered too much, while the handful of rich people ruling us keep exploiting and oppressing us. The wealth of...

#RevolutionNOW: Bankrupt Government’s Blackmail of AI Shows Its Weakness

The APC government is resorting to the same shameless tactics of hiring crowds to try shout down the truth, just like its predecessor PDP...

Wole Soyinka, & Tonye Cole’s Tale: KNOW YOUR OPPRESSORS!

The story of a young man who asked Prof. Wole Soyinka to stand up from his window seat on a flight, has gone viral...

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...

Beyond Elections and Parliaments – WHICH WAY FORWARD – For Workers and Youth?

The February/March general elections ushered in two decades of unbroken civil rule. A major lesson to learn in general, is that democracy of the...

AAC Lagos Declares Leonard Ezenwa & Others Persona Non Grata!

{Being a press text of the Lagos Branch of the African Action Congress (AAC)} In a manner typical of a Nollywood farce, Leonard Ezenwa, the January...

Hard Times Under Buhari Calls for Resistance

Life has been very hard for the common women, men and youth in Nigeria, under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The cost of...

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Union-busting Coscharis Management Must Be Fought and Defeated

At a meeting called to resolve the standoff between Automobile Boatyard Transport Equipment and Allied Senior Staff Association (AUTOBATE) and the management of Coscharis...

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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...