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British royal visit to Nigeria after mass killing of peaceful marchers

British royal visit to Nigeria after mass killing of peaceful marchers Prince Charles visited Nigeria in West Africa this week in the aftermath of a horrendous state massacre.

Trade unionists in Nigeria, Kazakhstan and India need our solidarity

Trade unionists in Nigeria, Kazakhstan and India need our solidarity Workers in Nigeria, Kazakhstan and India are fighting bosses’ attacks in the face of repression from their governments.

How war created famine

How war created famine Famine is part of a system where access to food can be a weapon and millions can die for the profits and power of the ruling class

Elections in South Africa could mean hope as Economic Freedom Fighters take on ANC

Elections in South Africa could mean hope as Economic Freedom Fighters take on ANC South Africa’s local government elections, set for 3 August, will see a bitter battle between the ruling African National Congress and its opponents on both left and right.

International round up: Protests against Syriza’s new austerity measures in Greece

International round up: Protests against Syriza’s new  austerity measures in Greece Greek MPs narrowly voted for a new round of austerity measures last Sunday to satisfy European Union (EU) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) blackmail.

Cameron's 'fantastically corrupt' claims hypocritical, says Nigerian socialist

Camerons fantastically corrupt claims hypocritical, says Nigerian socialist David Cameron’s description of Nigeria and Afghanistan as “fantastically corrupt”, on the sidelines of the bosses’ anti-corruption summit in London last week, was extraordinarily hypocritical.

Cast Away - Refugees tell stories that shame Fortress Europe

10 May 2016
Five refugees shared their stories with journalist Charlotte McDonald-Gibson for a new book to help challenge the brutal border policies of Fortress Europe. She spoke to Socialist Worker

Muhammadu Buhari's inauguration in Nigeria is calm before storm as campaign promises vanish

09 June 2015
Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as president of the west African state of Nigeria on 29 May—almost 30 years after he was overthrown as a military dictator.

Nigeria’s election points to deeper struggles ahead

07 April 2015
The peaceful election of a president shows Nigerians that change is possible, writes Baba Aye of the Socialist Workers League

Nigerian elections extended

31 March 2015
The votes in Nigeria’s presidential election were still being counted as Socialist Worker went to press.

Bloodbath in Nigeria shows up state’s hypocrisy and lies

20 January 2015
Charity Amnesty International described the recent bloodbath in Baga, Nigeria, as Islamist group Boko Haram’s “deadliest massacre”. Some 2,000 people were killed. 

International round-up

16 December 2014
Hong Kong police clear last camps | Palestinian minister killed | Numsa union to challenge ANC | Nigerian oil workers walk out

International news round-up

21 October 2014
Nigeria; Catalonia; Russia

4,000 die in Nigerian military custody

19 August 2014
Up to 4,000 people have died in Nigerian military custody since  2012, human rights investigators believe.

International round-up

29 July 2014
Nigeria kills five at Gaza demo | Fresh clashes in eastern Ukraine | Libya descends further in chaos

Boko Haram gets a helping hand from desperate elites in Nigeria

10 June 2014
Politicians, bosses and generals are arming and funding the very insurgency that grew out of anger at their rule, reports Baba Aye

International round-up

20 May 2014
Egypt Dedak campaign | Boko Haram and Nigeria | Abu Wa’el Dhiab in Guantanamo

Poverty in Nigeria fuels Boko Haram—and force will not stop it

13 May 2014
Baba Aye of the Socialist Workers League in Nigeria explains the roots of the Islamist group Boko Haram and says military action against it is bound to fail

Boko Haram's plan to sell kidnapped school students in Nigeria creates crisis for government

06 May 2014
The abduction of over 200 school students by Islamist group Boko Haram has created a crisis for Nigeria’s government.

Nigerian military kills hundreds in 'war on terror'

22 October 2013
The Nigerian military has killed over 950 people in custody this year as part of its “war on terror” against Islamist group Boko Haram.

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