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Regencia plans to take over again next week

By NORA SORINO and TOMASITA ASEQUIA of GSD-Iligan Bureau ILIGAN City––Suspended and detained Mayor Celso Regencia is planning to assume as mayor again on Monday. During the city council’s session on Tuesday,  acting vice mayor Providencio Abragan Jr. read a portion of Regencia’s letter in which the latter made known ...

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Fugitive Iligan mayor to seek reelection with priest as mate

By NORA SORINO, BONITA ERMAC and TOMASITA ASEQUIA of GSD-Iligan Bureau ILIGAN City––Fugitive mayor Celso Regencia is going to seek reelection next year. The suspended mayor, wanted in connection with a murder and frustrated murder case filed in connection with the ambush of Rep. Vicente Belmonte Jr.. Lawyer Demosthenes Plando, ...

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Marzo faces raps over pharmacy’s closure

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent ILIGAN’S acting mayor, Ruderic Marzo, is facing graft and grave coercion complaints before the ombudsman and the prosecutor’s office in connection with the closure of a pharmacy. Lawyers Rogelio Bagabuyo and Fulgent Thomas Garay said they were set on filing the complaints today. The lawyers said ...

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Marawi makes ‘last stand’ on original BBL proposal

By BONITA ERMAC Correspondent MARAWI City––Thousands of Maranaos gathered at the Plaza Cabili here on Monday to make what they called as their “last stand,” and to pressure Congress to approve the original version of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law. Ranao Confederation for Peace said the Bangsamoro people have been ...

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Radioman injured as truck hits home

By Nora Sorino and Adelfa Lachica ILIGAN CITY—an Isuzu truck that experienced mechanical malfunction while running along Badeles Street here in the city bump and hit  a road side residential building last August 25 that resulted to injury of the home owner. Police identified the injured as certain Alfonso Peralta, ...

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Lanao del sur gov’t monitors Popcen 15’

THE Lanao del Sur Task Force on the 2015 Census of Population started to monitor the on-going census operation in the said province on August 10, 2015, as ordered by the province’s local chief executive, Governor Mamintal “Bombit” Alonto Adiong, Jr. Monitored so far by the task force were the ...

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Priest leads pro-Regencia ‘prayer rally’ in Iligan

By NORA SORIÑO GSD-Iligan bureau chief ILIGAN City––Hundreds of supporters of suspended Mayor Celso Regencia turned up at a prayer rally organized by Msgr. Jemar Vera Cruz here on Saturday morning. Supporters of Regencia and kibitzers filled the roofed part of the plaza here and people even spilled out to ...

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