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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.

Xavier’s Yap named as next ADMU prexy

By NITZ ARANCON,Correspondent JESUIT priest Roberto Yap has been named as the next president of the Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU). Fr. Yap, currently president of Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan, would assume his new post June 1 next year. Yap would replace Fr. Jose Ramon Villarin, himself a former Xavier president. The …

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CLI offer for Xavier campus: P3.3 billion

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . CEBU Landmasters Inc. (CLI) proposed some P3.3 billion to acquire four hectares of Xavier University’s present six-hectare campus, a former chairman of the university’s board of trustees has disclosed. Engr. Elpidio Paras, who now serves as a Xavier consultant, said the P3.3-billion offer would cover …

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CRIME SCENE

Crime scene investigators look for clues and evidence in a vacant lot in Barangay Puntod where the decomposing body of 32-year-old murder victim Rachel Manahan was found this morning. Police have arrested a suspect identified as 41-year-old Daniel Bagobaldo of Balingasag, Misamis Oriental. (Photo by Nitz Arancon) Crime scene investigators …

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Former Misor dad gets life sentence

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . A REGIONAL judge has slapped a former provincial board member and his brother with a life imprisonment sentence for possession of over 50 grams of shabu. Judge Gil Bollozos of the 21st branch of the Regional Trial Court here sentenced brothers Michael and Porferio Roa …

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Albayalde sees 6,600 killings as insignificant

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . NATIONAL Police Director General Oscar Albayalde yesterday downplayed again the number of Filipinos killed in the Duterte administration’s bloody “war on drugs,” saying those who died were only 2.6 percent of drug suspects caught by law enforcers since 2016. A priest gestures as he welcomes …

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Cataract: Campaign takes toll on Oca eyes

MAYOR Oscar Moreno was in the hospital on Saturday for a cataract removal operation. While he would continue reporting for work at city hall, he said he would maintain a light schedule for two weeks on doctors’ advice. MAYORAL CATARACT. Mayor Oscar Moreno smiles as he shows his inked finger …

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Aviation school faces civil case

By Nitz Arancon Correspondent . THREE students of Acatech Aviation College in Barangay Lapasan have filed a civil lawsuit against the school before the Regional Trial Court Branch 21 on Tuesday. Complainants Muhammad Adel Roa, Amir Roa, and Karen Faith Suico filed the case together with their legal counsel Atty. …

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4 injured in Opol road mishap

By Nitz Arancon,Correspondent RESCUERS rushed three people to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center after figuring in a vehicular accident involving the motorcycle they were riding and a pick-up truck, Wednesday night. ROAD MISHAP. One of the injured person writhes in pain after their motorcycle collided with a pick-up truck at …

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Jeepney group to govt: Give single franchises one more year

By NITZ ARANCONCorrespondent THE National Confederation of Transport Unions (NCTU) has asked the Department of Transportation (DOTR) for one more year before it completely stops giving out single franchises for public jeepneys for good. The federation made the call after Tuesday when the Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board  was supposed …

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