Nigeria governors warn they may have to stop paying workers’ salaries

first_imgGovernors of Nigeria’s 36 states have warned that they may not be able to pay workers’ salaries if revenue collection continues to fall. Nigeria has seen a drastic revenue shortfall owing to the drop in global oil prices. President Buhari has already asked parliament to approve a plan to borrow to fund the country’s budget. The Governors say they have reached a point that is difficult to pay the current minimum wage of workers because of a severe shortfall in federal allocations to the States.“Situation is tough. Most states can’t pay salaries and going into next year, even those states that are able to pay now are likely going to get to a stage where they are unable to pay salaries. I believe that is the same situation as the federal government. The oil revenue is actually going down and it is likely going to go down further down a lots more next year. salaries have gone up. so all kinds of consideration would be given . we would need to look at salaries of political office holders and also all other salaries because it’s a question of being able to run governance now, most states are not able to pay salaries not to talk of capital projects and if we cannot free funds for capital development, then the rest of Nigerians are just shut out of government.”  Said Ifeanyi Okowa,Governor, Delta Statelast_img read more

PNP tightens WV border controls vs sneaking LSIs

first_img“We have been receiving reports that some LSIs (locally stranded individuals) are illegally entering some areas in the region through small boats and even cargo and other vehicles,” Eleazar said. The PNP official coordinated with Philippine Coast Guard Commandant Vice Admiral George Ursabia for the intensified conduct of patrols to prevent LSIs using boats and other seacraft to enter areas where there is suspension of repatriation. “We have to be very strict about this since what is at stake is the health of the people in those areas. There is a high possibility that these LSIs illegally entering the places where travel ban was implemented did not go through the proper medical check,” said Eleazar./PN MANILA – Philippine National Police (PNP) deputy chief for operations Lieutenant General Guillermo Eleazar has ordered all police commanders in Western Visayas to tighten the border security in the region. Eleazar also instructed police commanders manning both the quarantine control points and dedicated control points, and Coast Guard personnel to strictly check all the cargo vehicles and other vehicles at least before the boarding of ships bound for any part of the two regions for any illegal travelers.center_img The return of LSIs to Western Visayas, Eastern Visayas, Cebu, and Mactan Islands was earlier suspended for 14 days based on the request of the local chief executives. The requests were approved by the National Task Force Against COVID-19 headed by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana. “We have been receiving reports that some LSIs (locally stranded individuals) are illegally entering some areas in the region through small boats and even cargo and other vehicles,” says Lieutenant General Guillermo Eleazar, deputy chief for operations of the Philippine National Police. ABS-CBN NEWS Eleazar, also the commander of the Joint Task Force COVID Shield, added the tight security in Region 6 border will also be in effect in Eastern Visayas, Cebu and Mactan Islands.last_img read more

Wellington Fire/EMS run log: Nov. 2-7, 2015

first_img7-Nov2:42 AMMedical Trauma1000 block N. Jefferson 3-Nov1:45 PMGrass Fire300 block S. West Street 5-Nov6:06 PMTransfer to Wichita 4-Nov7:37 PMMedical Emergency100 block W. Botkin Wellington Fire and EMS Weekly Run Log Sumner Newscow report — The weekly run log for the Wellington Fire and EMS Department for Nov. 2-7, 2015  is as follows:  4-Nov2:00 PMMedical Emergency1800 block North B 3-Nov11:15 PMMedical EmergencyOxford Follow us on Twitter. 4-Nov3:24 AMInjury Accident70th Ave. & West 2-Nov7:39 PMSearch for lost child400 block Circle Drive 3-Nov1:38 AMTransfer to Wichita 4-Nov12:20 PMMedical Trauma700 block E. 7th 3-Nov11:01 AMTransfer to Wichitacenter_img Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments 5-Nov3:14 PMTransfer to Wichita 6-Nov8:37 AMSmoke alarm700 block Northwestern 7-Nov12:40 PMMedical Trauma200th Street and Meridian 6-Nov6:40 PMInvestigate Odor1400 block Michigan 6-Nov1:15 PMGrass Fire100 block E. 15th Street South 6-Nov5:54 AMTransfer to Wichita 2-Nov12:37 AMTransfer to Wichita 7-Nov2:56 PMInvestigate BurningMill and A 4-Nov8:35 PMMedical Emergency800 block n. Woodlawn 2-Nov12:01 PMCarbon monoxide500 block Circle Drive 4-Nov11:12 AMMedical Emergency100 block Sunsetlast_img read more