Marawi stakeholders meet Housing agencies, DSWD today for a consultation

MARAWI CITY (March 18) — The consultation is ongoing between Hundreds of residents from the 24 barangays of Marawi City considered as the Most Affected Area (MAA) , the housing agencies and the Department of Social Welfare and Development at the Provincial Capitol gym. A huge tarpaulin displaying the proposed Marawi rehabilitation plan hang inside …

Two KFR members killed in a shootout with NBI

ILIGAN CITY (March 18) —– Two alleged members of a kidnap-for-ransom group were killed in a shoot out with the operatives  from  National Bureau of Investigation Iligan and the Anti Kidnapping Group (AKG), in Barangay Bagumbayan, Kauswagan town, Lanao del Norte, Friday afternoon, March 15 Special Investigator Joey Robert Ajero, officer-in-charge of NBI Iligan, identified …

Fugitive Marawi Vice Mayor arrested inside City Hall

MARAWI CITY (March 13) — Fugitive Marawi vice mayor Arafat Salic who is facing charges of rebellion in relation to Marawi siege was arrested by police and military authorities inside the City Hall at around 10:00 am, March 13. Col. Romeo Brawner, 103rd Infantry Brigade Commander in an interview said “Salic is included in the …

Malicious Facebook posts trigger death of mom and 2 minor kids

TUBOD, Lanao del Norte ( February 12) — A mother and her two minor kids died in a vehicular accident while hurriedly leaving their home, this, after reading a social posts that terrorist will attack their village . Romeo Obedencio, the husband narrated, on February 7, the day after the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) Plebiscite, …

Third explosion rocks Lanao del Norte eve of BOL plebiscite

ILIGAN CITY (February 6) —– Another bomb rocked Lanao del Norte at around 10:00 last night, just hours before today’s second plebiscite for the ratification of the Bangamoro Organic Law. The plebiscite will determine if more areas will be added to the new Bangsamoro region. This is the third explosion that happened in the province …

Two bombs explode in Lanao del Norte eve of BOL plebiscite

TUBOD, LANAO DEL NORTE (February 5) —- Two bombs exploded in Lanao del Norte this afternoon, as the people here prepare for the  Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) plebiscite tomorrow. No one was hurt in the twin explosion. Tomorrow is the second plebiscite which will determine if more areas will be added to the new Bangsamoro …

School gym collapsed with two workers on top minutes after the recess

MISAMIS ORIENTAL (January 27)  —-Horrified and traumatised, this how learners of   Linangkayan Elementary School in Linangkayan, Naawan,  felt as  their still unfinished covered gym collapsed  minutes after  they  returned to their classrooms from the morning recess on Friday January 25. The incident prompted school authorities and Barangay leaders to suspend classes, as children trembled and …

3 soldiers wounded in a clash with Maute remnants in Lanao del Sur

ILIGAN CITY (January 25)—  Three soldiers were wounded in an encounter   with the  remnants of the Islamic State-inspired Maute group in Lanao del Sur on Thursday morning  January 24. Col. Romeo Brawner, the Army’s 103rd Infantry Brigade commander, said the clash broke out in Sultan Dumalondong town at about 8:10 a.m., when the troops chanced …

Lady who fed stray dogs during Marawi siege dies in road mishap

MISAMIS ORIENTAL  (December 3) — The lady who fed the  stray dogs  of Marawi during the siege died  in a road mishap on Saturday, December 1, in Barangay Tibugan, Initao, Misamis  Oriental. Rosa Apag, 55, employee of the city government of Iligan,  was featured  last year as the woman who helped  the  Iligan City  Veterinarian’s …

Iligan traders lose NFA license for hoarding tons of rice

ILIGAN CITY (November 29)  —- Two traders here  perpetually lost their license to sell rice,   after the  National Food Authority (NFA) and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) found them hoarding rice in their warehouses last  October while supply was meager. The inspection was done last October 9,  but the decision was  released Tuesday, November …