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24 February 2021

Nigeria: Abbey Trotsky on trial for assisting workers' struggle

Socialist Party members protested outside the Nigerian Embassy in central London on 22 February to protest against the 'show trial' of Abbey Trotsky - a leading member of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM - CWI in Nigeria) - that was taking place that day

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28 October 2020

Solidarity with the movement in Nigeria

The organisers of the Birmingham protest against Nigeria's notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad (Sars) police units emphasised that the event was peaceful, with no "attacks on anybody's character"

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14 October 2020

Nigeria: Mass protests force government to disband killer cop unit

The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM - CWI in Nigeria) welcomes the news of the dissolution of the infamous and loathed Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) by the Inspector General of Police (IGP)

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30 September 2020

Still crawling at 60: Capitalism has failed Nigeria

It will be 60 years on 1 October since Nigeria got its flag independence from Britain during the decolonisation process of Africa

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16 September 2020

Nigerian police repress peaceful anti-government protest

On 10 September, Nigerian police arrested members of the Socialist Party of Nigeria and journalists.

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Unison general secretary candidate and Socialist Party member Hugo Pierre, left, supporting a UCU picket line in February 2020

Unison general secretary candidate and Socialist Party member Hugo Pierre, left, supporting a UCU picket line in February 2020

13 July 2020

Members of Democratic Socialist Movement in Nigeria (a sister organisation of the Socialist Party in England/Wales) on the streets in Abuja during the current protests

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23 October 2019

Which way forward for the working people and youth of Nigeria?

Come hear about the struggle for a mass party of the working class and a socialist programme in Nigeria

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12 June 2019

Nigeria: Stop police harassment of Abbey and Azeez!

Abiodun Bamigboye (Abbey Trotsky) - a member of the Socialist Party's sister organisation in Nigeria, the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) - has been arrested by Nigerian police again and again and again.

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21 May 2019

Nigeria: Action needed to free Abiodun Bamigboye!

Update 22.5.19: Abiodun, a member of Democratic Socialist Movement in Nigeria, has now been released

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9 January 2019

Blocked for years, but the Socialist Party of Nigeria is now standing in elections

After years of campaigning to be officially recognised, the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN - launched by the Democratic Socialist Movement and others) is able to stand in elections.

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8 April 2015

Nigeria: Ruling party crumbles in historic election

Without doubt the 28 March presidential election was a major turning point for Nigeria. For the first time in the country's 55 year existence as an independent country, a ruling party was roundly defeated in an election

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A general strike against fuel price hikes in Nigeria

A general strike against fuel price hikes in Nigeria

19 November 2014

Unreported Nigeria: Class struggle and inequality

When Nigeria is mentioned in the British press it is usually to report the horrors of Boko Haramís latest terrorist attack or the - at least for now - successful battle against Ebola. However, there is another side to Nigeria - the magnificent history of struggle by the working class

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14 May 2014

Capitalist politicians can't solve Boko Haram crisis

The abduction of over 200 girls from a school in Nigeria sparked global outrage

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5 March 2014

Nigeria's battle for a mass workers' party

Book review: Over the weekend of 1-2 March, 74 people were killed in a terror bombing by Boko Haram insurgents in Africa's most populous country, Nigeria

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27 November 2013

Nigeria: A political party of the working class is born

Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) holds inaugural convention:

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18 January 2012

Nigeria: Fuel strike suspended

Nigeria's trade union leaders called off the unions' week-long general strike after the government agreed to partially reinstate the cancelled fuel subsidy...

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Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) in Nigeria, sister party of the Socialist Party in the UK, , photo by DSM

Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) in Nigeria, sister party of the Socialist Party in the UK, , photo by DSM

11 January 2012

Nigeria shut down at start of indefinite general strike

Nigeria has been gripped by widespread anger and protest since the sudden New Year's Day announcement of a more than doubling in the price of fuel; something which hits not just transport of people and goods but also fuel for the generators people need for electricity and fuel for cooking...

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4 January 2012

Nigeria: Boko Haram's Christmas Day bombings

Among the more audacious previous attacks of Boko Haram were the bombings of the National Police headquarters and the United Nations office in the capital, Abuja, writes Segun Sango, General secretary, Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM - CWI, Nigeria).

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29 November 2007

In brief: Who safeguards safety?

THE COURTS disqualify company directors who risk cash hundreds of times more often than directors who risk people's health and safety, says the Health and Safety Executive...

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14 November 2007

Release Nigerian students now!

Three Nigerian student activists from Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, are still in jail on made up charges.

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