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The January Awakening in Nigeria by Baba Aye

Introduction Few in Nigeria would have the feeling that 2012 is barely a month old. The past few weeks have been filled with events of historic proportions. First, in response to the unpopular 120% hike in petrol price, the people spontaneously took to the streets across the country in stiff resistance and with an 8-day … Continue reading

The state versus the People by Baba Aye

The Federal Government declared war on Nigerians on New Year day, with its 120% hike in fuel price. With heads held high, the people gallantly rose across the country in stiff resistance, immediately. The resistance snowballed into a General Strike and series of escalating Mass Protests of historic proportions, with over ten million Nigerians demonstrating … Continue reading

The state versus the People by Baba Aye

The Federal Government declared war on Nigerians on New Year day, with its 120% hike in fuel price. With heads held high, the people gallantly rose across the country in stiff resistance, immediately. The resistance snowballed into a General Strike and series of escalating Mass Protests of historic proportions, with over ten million Nigerians demonstrating … Continue reading

Against the dispersal of Occupy Abuja

PRESS STATEMENT Socialist Workers League categorically condemns the attack and dispersal of youths under the aegis of Occupy Nigeria/Abuja, in the early hours of today, by the Nigeria Police Force, with the aid of agent provocateurs. The youths who have peacefully occupied the sidewalk close to the Eagle Square for the past four days in … Continue reading

OUR DAY HAS COME! by Baba Aye

Introduction Today, we the Nigerian people arise to take our destiny in our hands, as the most massive General Strike & labour-led mass protests in our history commences, in a face-off with the state/government of the 1% that have held us in bondage and led the country to ruin, for the reversal of the increment … Continue reading

NO TO FUEL PRICE HIKE! Time for System Change; REVOLUTION NOW!

The Federal Government set the country ablaze with its over 100% increase of petrol price on January 1. In a matter of days, massive demonstrations have rocked more than a dozen cities, shaking the country to its foundations; and this is just the beginning! NLC & TUC have declared an indefinite general strike & mass … Continue reading

Anti-fuel hike leaflet; issued, Jan. 2, 2012

NO TO FUEL PRICE INCREASE! Dare to struggle! Dare to win! The Federal Government has taught Nigerians a lesson that it should not be trusted! Government deceived the masses that fuel price increase would be effected on April 1. But the Executive Secretary of the PPPRA, in a Press Release dated 1/1/2012, has sadistically announced … Continue reading

PRESS STATEMENT; Issued, Jan 1, 2012

RESIST THE FUEL PRICE HIKE! Dare to struggle! Dare to win! The Federal Government of Nigeria increased the pump price of petrol from N65 to N141 per litre, on January 1. This was in utter contempt of the demonstrated rejection of its plans to deregulate by the mass of Nigerians. To make us lower our … Continue reading