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

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...

National Debt and Economic Crisis in Nigeria

Nigerian trade unionist and activist, Lai Brown, argues that annual debt servicing in the country has a debilitating impact on the poor. In a...

We Demand Justice for Comrade Alex Ogbu

PRESS STATEMENT On the 21st of January 2020, the Nigeria Police murdered Comrade Alex Ogbu in cold blood at the Berger junction in Abuja. Alex...

Rise Against Injustice Now!

The increasingly repressive rule of Major General Muhammadu Buhari’s regime cannot be separated from the systemic crisis of the capitalist system. This was pointed...

Say No to $23bn Loan

Socialist Workers and Youth League condemns the renewed quest of the federal government for a $29.96bn loan. About 50% of the federal budget is...

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’...

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...

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Justice for Tina: Candlelight Rally on 4 June

Several youths and cultural organisations in Oworonshoki are organising a candlelight rally to demand #JusticeForTina on Thursday, 4 June. Tina Ezekwe, a 16-year old...

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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...