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Socialist Democracy, fuel hike special edition, January 2012

8 January 2012

BOKO HARAM'S CONTINUING BOMBINGS: Working Masses Must Unite against Descent into Anarchy

On the sidelines of the renewed mass struggle against President Jonathan's government New year day announcement of the popularly-hated neo-liberal policy of removal of fuel subsidy/fuel price hike, the dreaded Islamist fundamentalist sect, Boko Haram has continued its dastardly attacks in the North East of Nigeria. The statement below was published on the DSM website on December 29, 2011 in response to Boko Haram's Christmas day bombing of churches and public places in Suleja Niger State, Jos Plateau State and Gadaka in Yobe State which left at least 37 dead and over 50 injured.

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8 January 2012

INDEFINITE STRIKE: Struggle until Victory

Form Action Committees In Workplaces, Communities And Campuses

For A Workers' And Poor Peoples' Government

The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) welcomes the decision of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) to call an indefinite general strike and mass action against government criminal policy of fuel subsidy removal/fuel price hike. We salute the courage and resilience displayed by the poor masses and youths who have been hitting the streets daily and in several states across the country since this latest anti-poor policy was announced.

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8 January 2012


Socialist Democracy special fuel hike edition, January 2012

Labour Must Adopt Strategy and Tactics That will Ensure Total Victory

The declaration of "indefinite strikes, mass rallies and street protests" by both NLC and TUC leaders, against the so-called fuel subsidy withdrawal by the government, which had instantly hiked the price of a litre of petrol from N65.00 to between N140.00 and N200.00, is fully welcome by members of the DSM.

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