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CORE Back at the Barricades to Protest Grand Corruption and Mass Misery!

On August 5, 2019, the Coalition for Revolution (CORE) launched a nation-wide campaign against massive corruption, rising unemployment and worsening misery of the poor...

COVID-19 Burden on Poor People – Massive Corruption – State Repression

The poor masses are fed up. The impact of the economic crisis accompanying the coronavirus pandemic has been very severe. During the lockdown millions...

CORE Elects Coordinating Committee

The Coalition for Revolution CORE has elected an inclusive democratic leadership. This was at the 28 June 2020 Plenary Session of the coalition. The...

Kogi Health Workers Strike Against Repression & COVID-19 Denial

The health sector in Kogi state was shutdown on Wednesday 1 July, as seven unions in the sector commenced indefinite strike. This was an...

Reallocate N27bn for NASS Renovation to Health & Education

Socialist Workers and Youth League demands that Major General Buhari, as a matter of urgency, withdraws the N27 billion allocated for the renovation of...

Lagos State Speaker Must Go – Jail him NOW!

The corrupt practices of Mr Mudashiru Obasa, Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly (LSHA) have been brought to light. In a series...

Repression and continued inequality VERSUS democracy, humanity and equity

The world has changed and humanity is at a crossroads. The coronavirus provides an opportunity to reassess the values and priorities of society. During...

COVID-19 Pandemic and the Imperative for Socialist Revolution*

The 18th century German philosopher Frederick Hegel argued that “the true is the whole”. Building on this Marxist analysis, as Georgy Lukacs stressed takes...

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...

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End Gender-Based Violence in Nigeria Police

On 19 January, Madani Kamdel, an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) with the Oyo State Command, ordered Inspector Adeyemo Adejumo, a female officer to...

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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...