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Nitz Arancon

Nitz Arancon
Nitz Arancon started his career in the broadcast media. He worked as a cameraman for a news program of a local TV station, and subsequently became a reporter and later, commentator of the now defunct radio station DxJR.

COWD borrows P425m from DBP to fix pipes

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . THE Cagayan de Oro Water District sought a P425-million loan from the Development Bank of the Philippines some two years ago so it could rehabilitate its network of water pipes. This was done in order to reduce the utility’s losses due to underground leaks, said ...

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Judges disavow call for Sereno to quit

By HERBIE GOMEZ Editor in chief and NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . A REGIONAL Trial Court judge here yesterday frowned over the call of the Philippine Judges Association (PJA) for Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno to step down. “I and many other judges in different parts of the country disavow the ...

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Water crisis won’t end today, Lao says

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent THE water crisis gripping western parts of the city and Opol town in Misamis Oriental is far from over. Councilor Teodulfo Lao Jr. said this yesterday after he inspected the damaged main steel pipeline of Rio Verde Water Consortium Inc. in Taguanao, Barangay Indahag, and its ...

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CA TROs 11 more Oca dismissal orders

THE Court of Appeals yesterday issued another 60-day temporary restraining order against 11 more dismissal orders by the ombudsman against Mayor Oscar Moreno and former members of the capitol’s Bids and Awards Committee in connection with the case filed by Engr. Antonio Nuñez. Moreno was not in city hall but ...

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Oca on Rio Verde’s quake claim: Lame

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent MAYOR Oscar Moreno yesterday frowned over Rio Verde Water Consortium Inc.’s claim that the nearly two-week water shortage in many parts of the city resulted from the Sept. 24 earthquake that rocked Wao, Lanao del Sur, and other Mindanao areas. Moreno said this even as he ...

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Council body probes water crisis today

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent THE city council’s public utilities committee would meet today and tackle the water crisis gripping western parts of the city and Opol, Misamis Oriental. Councilor Teodulfo Lao Jr., the committee’s chairman, said members of the panel would meet this morning and confront officials of the Cagayan ...

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Oca’s lawyer: P79m spent for Philhealth

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent MAYOR Oscar Moreno had eight city hall checks amounting to P79 million written to him in early 2016 to legally outsmart the then Padayon Pilipino-dominated city council and to ensure that the money was spent for the health insurance premiums of some 75 thousand people here. ...

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Again, Moreno asks CA to stop dismissal orders

ANOTHER petition for a temporary restraining order and writ of preliminary injunction was filed by Mayor Oscar Moreno before the Court of Appeals here on Friday. Moreno’s petition was filed in connection with the new cases of grave misconduct, conduct prejudicial to the interest of the service,  and serious dishonesty ...

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