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On Restructuring and the Developmental State

Restructuring has been one of the most used words in political discourse in the country, over the last six months. The trade union movement...

Restructuring Should Mean Substantial Increase in Minimum Wage

There has been much chatter in the media in recent months over restructuring.   This is just a squabble among the ruling elite over who...

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...

Boko Haram Release Many Chibok Girls – We Demand the Government Does More!

The release of 82 more former pupils of the Chibok Girls Secondary School on May 7, is a welcome development. We must however not...

Anti-Corruption: Neglecting a Socialist Alternative

Sola Olorunfemi, General Secretary of AUTOBATE reports the opinions of the national dialogue on the fight of the Buhari led government against corruption The...

Wealth of five richest Nigerians could remove poverty in Nigeria – Oxfam

In mid-May the international NGO Oxfam issued a report which brings together information on poverty and inequality in Nigeria.  The information is shocking, but...

The free-market KILLS!

Socialists are generally opposed to the “free market” because of the huge levels of inequality that it causes.   It is the system that makes...

Health Aches and The LUTH Lootings

President Muhammadu Buhari is again on another medical tour abroad. Many Nigerians are angry over this, especially as the APC promised to stop all...

May Day 2017: Workers Rose in Anger!

This year’s commemoration of the May Day celebration took place on Monday 1st May 2017 at the Eagle Square, will for long be remembered...

“Chibok girls” – from one Prison to Another?

On Sunday, 7th May, the Federal Government announced to great fanfare that 82 more of the Chibok young women had been freed by Boko...

82 Chibok Girls Released

How can we overcome crises in the north east? The release of 82 more pupils of the Chibok Girls Secondary School on May 7, is...

Bungling bosses – THROW THEM OUT! – Build Power from Below!!

The political situation in Nigeria is a tragic-comedy. There are abundant natural resources. The immense majority of the population labour tirelessly every day, creating...

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Nigerian workers, minimum wage and capitalism

The amount determined as a minimum wage has political, economic and social importance. Minimum wages are not simply products of negotiation. There are many...

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