lundi, 16 septembre 2019

Nigeria : New Minimum Wage : Labour Must Sustain Mass Actions to Win the Demand

On Tuesday October 30, organized Labour held a nationwide protest to mobilise public support for its demand on a new minimum wage and the resumption on November 6 of the general strike. While the Labour leaders could have done better in term of (...)

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Nigeria : Massacre on Nyanya Road

On Monday, 29th October, 2018 the security forces massacred at least 39 people at the army road block on the road from Nyanya to Abuja. A peaceful, unarmed demonstration of Shi’ite supporters of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) were gunned (...)

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URGENT STEPS NEEDED TO MAKE THE STRIKE SUCCEED Press Statement The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) throws its weight behind the decision of the three labour federations – the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the Trade Union Congress (TUC) and (...)

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Beyond the Call for Restructuring

Some of the key issues presently impacting on the political economy of Nigeria are : the coming 2019 general election, current secession agitation, fiscal federalism and resources control, insurgency and militancy, corruption, ethno-religious (...)

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Nigeria. Des militants d’Amnesty International mettent au jour les graves négligences des géants pétroliers Shell et Eni

Un projet de recherche novateur d’Amnesty International a révélé de graves négligences de la part des géants pétroliers Shell et Eni, dont l’attitude irresponsable face aux déversements d’hydrocarbures dans le delta du Niger aggrave la crise (...)

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Nigeria’s Health Service

Of Nigeria’s 190 million population, just 5% is covered by health insurance, with over 90% of healthcare paid for privately. Illness creates a huge burden on these people who the lack social protection to support them in times of need. The (...)

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Nigeria’s Poverty

By February 2018 Nigeria will overtake India as the country with the most people in extreme poverty. Nigeria’s mean household income per capita is $1168, as compared to India’s $1759. However, this wouldn’t be an accurate measure of the welfare of (...)

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Nigeria : Lagos Land Grab

Amnesty International has called on the Nigerian government to stop the violent evictions of people from waterfront communities in Lagos that have left 11 dead. The human rights organisation says 30,000 people have been evicted and 11 have died (...)

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42 gay men arrested in Nigeria. Help them now !

I was forced to leave my home in Nigeria 10 years ago. After publicly outing myself, I was haunted by so many death threats, it was no longer safe to stay. Today, my heart is breaking as I watch from the UK what is happening in Nigeria. 42 of (...)

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Nigeria’s child labour problem

More and more children are sent out to work in Nigeria. It is a matter of survival, families say. It is very common in Nigeria to see underage children engaged in manual labor in order to support their families. In northeastern Nigeria (...)

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