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 …

10 suspects in PDEA ambush charged, suspects elude arrest

ILIGAN CITY (October 10) —  Police authorities have filed charges against the 10 suspects behind the killing of five Philippine Drug Enforcement Unit (PDEA) agents on October 5. Chief Superintendent Graciano Mijares, regional director of Police Regional Office-ARMM told Newsline: “Na file na namin ang kaso kagabi, but the case is not considered close, we …

NBI, NFA raid warehouses hoarding tons of rice in Iligan City

ILIGAN CITY (October 3) – The Task Force on Rice Hoarding, composed of the National Food Authority (NFA) and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) raided Tuesday afternoon, three warehouses in Barangay Palao, here for allegedly hoarding thousands of sacks of rice. The first two warehouses, situated beside each other at the market area is owned …

Two killed in Lanao Norte encounter with government forces and Maute group

ILIGAN CITY (October 2) -Two were killed in the latest encounter with the government forces and the members of the Dawlah Islamiya/Maute Group, the morning of September 30, at Barangay Upper Dimayon in Tagoloan, Lanao del Norte. One of the fatalities was a soldier of the 4th Mechanized Infantry Battalion, Philippine Army identified as Staff Sergeant …

MNLF member who was recruited by ISIS, registers at COMELEC for the first time

MUNAI, LANAO DEL NORTE (September 28) —– April of last year, he was fleeing his home in Barangay Gacap, Piagapo, Lanao del Sur to escape from a gunfight between the state forces and the Dawlah Islamiya group who started to encamp a portion of the said barangay. He fled, bringing his wife and two little children …

Typhoon Ompong destroys four houses in Lanao del Sur

Iligan City (September 15)–  Four houses were destroyed in Malabang town in Lanao del Sur as typhoon “Ompong” (International name: “Mungkhat”) started to swiftly move in Luzon, Friday night, September 14. Saripada Lucman Pacasum, Lanao del Sur Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officer, confirmed the report of the Police Regional Office – Autonomous Region …

Iligan City tightens monitoring on typhoon Ompong

ligan City (September 14)– Mayor Celso Regencia has declared the whole city under ‘alert and monitoring status’ and directed all barangays to conduct preparation measures and install constant monitoring and warning alerts. All Barangay Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Committees (BDRRMCs) and its corresponding Barangay Disaster Operation Centers (BDOCs) in the city were also directed …

Iligan City Mayor temporarily lifts curfew hours

ILIGAN CITY – Mayor Celso Regencia on Monday lifted up temporarily the implementation of curfew hours here. This after three days when Regencia went back to his office from his three-month preventive suspension.   He was previously charged with usurpation of authority for performing his duties while in detention from October 2015 to January 2017. Regencia …

Iligan City Police requests local government, NTC to cut off signal during Diyandi Festival

ILIGAN CITY (August 30)– The Iligan City Police Office is now taking lessons on the blast in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat on the evening of August 28 that killed two and wounded 36 others. The town was celebrating its annual fiesta when the bomb went off. Suspected pro Islamist militants were behind the detonation of the …