//
archives

Uncategorized

This category contains 59 posts

Migration to a New Website

Comrades, as part of efforts at enabling richer contents and improving the form of delivery of revolutionary socialist information, education and discussion on the internet, we are migrating to a new website. The socialistworkersleague.org as you would notice, is at the moment still not completed. We intend to have it fully up and going by … Continue reading

War and General Elections in Nigeria by Baba Aye

On Tuesday, President Barack Obama spoke “directly to…the people of Nigeria”, reminding us, so to speak of our triumphant struggles for independence and subsequently against military dictatorship. He then pointed out that: “a historic opportunity to help write the next chapter of Nigeria’s progress” lies in the general elections which commence on March 28, with … Continue reading

Socialist Worker: February-March, 2015

EDITORIAL/COVER: NO TO AUSTERITY MEASURES! The Nigerian economy is in crisis. Working people have started to feel its pangs. Devaluation of the naira by 25% in a month has pushed prices of most commodities sky high. But, this bad situation is set to get worse with the unfolding implementation of austerity measures as oil prices … Continue reading

PROTESTS ROCK BENIN OVER HOUSE DEMOLITION BY GOVERNOR OSHIOMHOLE

AWB: Nov. 26-Dec 9, 2014

IMPUNITY REIGNS IN NIGERIA  “RULE OF LAW” IS FOR THE ELITES’ DOMINATION OF THE POOR, AND WORKING PEOPLE Action, as an old saying goes, speaks much louder than words. Despite the verbal commitment of the federal and states governments in Nigeria to the rule of law, impunity remains the order of the day. This utter … Continue reading

OAU Ife: AFTER THIS RAIN, WHAT NEXT?

by Adams Murphy Editor, SYL OAU “When we see evil and do nothing against it, it will surely harm us.” The devil came drumming some days ago, and the OAU community danced and danced. It’s Obnoxious to mention that the OAU we used to know is no more and the new one is fast becoming … Continue reading

Socialist Worker; Oct.-Nov., 2014

“MUTINY” Say No!…to Death Sentences Eighteen  soldiers  were  recently  charged  with  mutiny  for protests  related to  the war  against  Boko Haram.   A  dozen were subsequently convicted and sentenced to death by the military court-martial sitting on 15 September 2014. On  14th  May  2014,  the  soldiers  protested  against  the avoidable deaths of their colleagues at … Continue reading

Abuja Workers Bulletin: Nov. 12-25, 2014

NO TO AUSTERITY MEASURES! WORKING PEOPLE MUST RESIST THE BOSSES’ ATTEMPT TO MAKE US PAY FOR THEIR CRISIS!! The terrible living conditions of workers are about to be worsened, if we do not vehemently resist, as the Federal Government is set to implement austerity measures. According to Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Coordinating Minister of the … Continue reading

Burkina Faso: a Revolutionary Opening in sub-Saharan Africa?

On Friday 31st October, Blaise Compaoré, was forced to abdicate as President of Burkina Faso, after 27 years in the saddle. His attempt to further extend his stay in office by amending Article 37 of the constitution, triggered a tumultuous movement of the working people, which his declaration of a state of emergency could not … Continue reading

Abuja Workers Bulletin: Oct. 29-Nov. 11, 2014

REVOLUTION IN BURKINA FASO!                                                       * NEITHER THE ARMY NOR THE PARLIAMENT REPRESENT THE PEOPLE! WE SUPPORTT THE WORKERS! 27 years and16 days after he murdered Thomas Sankara and took … Continue reading