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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...

Join the May Day Demonstration of CORE (Coalition for Revolution)!

Ever since 1890, workers across the world have commemorated 1st of May as Internationally Day of Working-Class Solidarity. May Day as we all know...

1995-2018: Nigeria’s Economy did not Progress – World Bank

The World Bank recently described Nigeria’s economy as sliding backwards. This “discovery” was announced mid-April in its latest Africa Pulse volume. The report analysed...

Importation and the Tragedy of Neoliberalism

The minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, recently raised a lot of dust about how some Nigerians import both raw and finished goods, when he...

Biafra and Lessons From Sudan

Sudan is in revolution. This comes after hundreds of thousands of lives were lost over secession by South Sudan from Sudan. Yet, with the...

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...

Tinubu’s Attack On The Igbo Is Meant To Divide The Poor Masses

The recent outburst of the APC’s Bola Tinubu about the Igbo in Lagos generated a chain of reactions and tensions between both ethnic groups....

2019 General Elections: No to the Bosses’ Parties!

Time to Build the Masses Alternative!! On 16 February and 2 March, Nigerians will head for the polls in what is turning out to be...

Why Do We Hate Structural Adjustment?

The post-war settlement in Europe, after the second world war, included the welfare state and state regulation of the economy.  A change of direction...

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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...

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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...