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On Politics: After a year of financial bad news, Gov. David Ige has a budget built on a stronger economy

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ASUU laments poor economy, low education budget

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has said successive governments have surrendered Nigeria to Europe, America and Asia since 1976, which was responsible for the “continued depletion of the economy.”

It added that others controlling Nigerians were the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, African Development Bank and World Trade Organisation.

ASUU added that policies on enhanced quality, access and affordability of education at all levels had been abandoned.

ASUU stated these in a communique issued at the end of its national summit at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, with the theme, ‘Nigeria: The state of

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Democrats Push a Budget to Fulfill Biden’s Aggressive Economic Ambitions

WASHINGTON — The $3.5 trillion budget blueprint that Democrats unveiled in the Senate this week promises to reshape the government’s role in the economy, in ways President Biden and his party have called essential to rebuilding the American middle class, lifting people out of poverty and tackling the threat of climate change.

Its passage in Congress remains far from assured, with a series of hurdles in the coming months, including filling in key details on taxes and spending and holding together a fragile Democratic coalition. But if the plan’s central components become law, it would be the capstone achievement Democrats

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