By Trevor Johnson, June 8, 2012
Just before 4 p.m. on June 3, a passenger plane crashed into a built-up area of Lagos, Nigeria, killing all 153 people on board.
By Robert Stevens, February 23, 2012
Workers in Nigeria face escalating attacks on their livelihoods following the betrayal of last month’s national general strike against the regime of President Goodluck Jonathan.
By Robert Stevens, January 25, 2012
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan is using a spate of terrorist bombings to justify measures aimed at growing working class opposition to his rule.
By Robert Stevens, January 21, 2012
The betrayal of the nationwide general strike by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) provides crucial lessons for workers and young people the world over.
By Robert Stevens, January 17, 2012
Nigeria’s two main trade union federations have called off the general strike against President Goodluck Jonathan as army units moved into cities around the country.
By Robert Stevens, January 16, 2012
Action against the Nigerian government of President Goodluck Jonathan continues as the Nigeria’s main trade union federations failed in their attempt to halt the general strike.
By Robert Stevens, January 14, 2012
Nigeria’s two main trade union federations suspended strike action, on the fifth day of a general strike against the government of President Goodluck Jonathan.
By Robert Stevens, January 12, 2012
Hundreds of thousands have demonstrated throughout Nigeria over the past three days in an escalating general strike against the government of President Goodluck Jonathan.
By Bill Van Auken, January 10, 2012
Tens of thousands of Nigerians took to the streets Monday at the start of a nationwide general strike against the government’s lifting of subsidies, resulting in the doubling of fuel costs overnight.
By Niles Williamson, January 6, 2012
As protests spread against cuts to state oil subsidies, Nigerian labour unions have called a general strike starting Monday if the cuts are not rescinded.
By David Walsh, August 27, 2011
A massive explosion ripped through the United Nations complex in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria, Friday morning.
By Susan Garth, April 20, 2011
President Goodluck Jonathan’s electoral victory has left Nigeria divided along regional, political and class lines.