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Casualisation of Labour and Redundancies Undermine Workers’ Rights

Recently, Nigerian workers have been confronted with changing work structures, characterised by employers declaring redundancies without following procedures set out in the Labour Law....

SWL Supports NLC’s Nationwide Mass Action: Calls for Deepening Resistance Until Victory

The Socialist Workers League fully supports the 2 August nationwide mass action of the Nigeria Labour Congress. Our members will join labour-led demonstrations across...

MAY DAY 2023: Unite & Fight for Living Wages, Better Conditions & Dignity!

Nigerian workers will mark the 2023 May Day with hunger, frustration, and disillusionment. Things have hardly been this bad for us. Making ends meet...

Workers Memorial Day 2023: Mourn the Dead, Fight for the Living!

April 28 is celebrated globally every year as International Workers Memorial Day. The day is set aside to remember and mourn the millions of...

Nigerdock Sacks Workers: Union Protests

Nigerdock Nigeria Limited sacked at least 10 workers in the last week of February. This was after serving a notice of termination of employment...

Uber, Bolt drivers win union rights; after 7 years struggle

History was recently made with the registration of the Amalgamated Union of App-Based Transport Workers of Nigeria (AUATWN). This is the first time in...

NAHCO Strike; Workers Win Increased Wages

Once again, aviation workers have shown that, when workers dare to struggle, they dare to win. Following failed attempts by the  Air Transport Services...

Towards NLC’s 13th National Delegates Conference

The 13th National Delegates Conference of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) will come up on 7-8 February. This is a period for workers and...

Aviation Sector: Workers’ Struggle Continues

Air transport workers have had to wage a series of struggles over the past few months, shutting down the airport thrice in seven months....

JDWAN’s Historic Bus Drivers’ Strike in Lagos

On 31 October, the Joint Drivers’ Welfare Association of Nigeria (JDWAN) kicked off a major bus drivers’ strike. The 7-day strike crippled transportation in...

Aviation Unions Protest Anti-Labour Clauses

On Monday 12 September, aviation sector workers protested in large numbers in airports across the country. The nationwide demonstration was to demand the removal...

Ogun State Workers Begin Indefinite Strike

Workers shut down the Ogun state secretariat, public schools, and other state government-owned establishments in Abeokuta and some other parts of the state on...

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A Critique of Ethnoreligious Fundamentalism and Ideologies of Secessionist Groups in...

Ethnoreligious fundamentalism and separatist ideas have once again been brought to the forerunner of political discourse.  There is an increasing demand for restructuring and...

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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...