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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 the turnout of workers, this protest largely achieved its objective. From the reports, members of the public expressed support for the struggle. We of the DSM and SPN have consistently argued that part of the measures to win the minimum wage (...)

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Nigeria : WIDESPREAD DISAPOINTMENT AND ANGER AS LABOUR SUSPENDS STRIKE

Struggle forces Jonathan back a bit, but could have won far more with a more resolute leadership We Condemn Repression by Police and Army ! Monday, January 16, saw the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress call off the general strike which had paralyzed activities in Nigeria for one week. The whole country had come to a halt in anger at the surprise New Year Day’s fuel price hike, the government was completely isolated during the strike’s duration. If Labour had offered a clear (...)

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Nigeria : 2011 BUDGET : CONSOLIDATION OF NEO-LIBERAL CAPITALIST ATTACKS ON THE ORDINARY PEOPLE

For the poor and working people there is nothing cheerful in the proposed 2011 budget presented by President Goodluck Jonathan on December 15, 2010. Just like the previous ones it is meant to continue a regime of capitalist neo-liberal attacks and legalise the looting of public resources by elements in government and their fronts called private sector. The president speech on the budget which is tagged "budget of fiscal consolidation, inclusive economic growth and employment generation" was (...)

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