In just four years since the year 2000, the Nigerian Labour Congress
(NLC) has called mass strike action 7 times. Repeatedly the leaders of the
NLC have let down the workers. It is time to move on. Ther wokers of Nigeria
need a fighting trade union leadership and their own party. Workers’
Alternative Editorial Statement.
If the rate of US$2 per day is used to measure the poverty level, the
percentage of those living below the poverty line in Nigeria stands at 90.8
percent of the population. At the same time the country has a foreign debt
of $32.9 billion, on which it pays annually close to $3billion in interest.
The imperialists together with their local lackeys, the Nigerian ruling
class, are literally sucking the blood of the Nigerian masses.