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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.

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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Trade committee calls for ‘war on money scams’

By NITZ ARANCONCorrespondent THE city council’s trade and commerce committee yesterday called on President Duterte to declare a “war on money scams,” and on Mayor Oscar Moreno to create a task force that would go after those behind fraudulent investment schemes in the city. AGAINST SCAMS. Councilor George Goking (left, …

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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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NPA asking politicos P50k each in Misor: military

By NITZ ARANCON, Correspondent . THE military has accused the New People’s Army (NPA) of taking advantage of the election period to raise funds in Misamis Oriental. Members of the Divisoria police stop vehicles at a roadblock for inspection in downtown Cagayan de Oro as part of the election period …

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Authorities search for missing seaman

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent .  THE Coast Guard has launched a search for seafarer who mysteriously went missing while the vessel he serves as a crew member reached the waters off Laguindingan town in Misamis Oriental from Brazil on Tuesday. Coast Guard district  station commander Ferdinand Montermoso yesterday confirmed that …

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