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Oca plans dept for homeland security

By NITZ ARANCON with LITO RULONA Correspondents MAYOR Oscar Moreno yesterday announced plans to create a “Homeland Security Department” under city hall that would integrate and coordinate efforts aimed at thwarting security threats here. Moreno made the announcement during a news conference yesterday right after an emergency meeting of top …

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City’s top security execs to meet today

By NITZ ARANCON and LITO RULONA Correspondents MAYOR Oscar Moreno would meet with top security officials in the city to ensure that appropriate security measures are in place here in the light of Friday night’s bomb attack in Davao City. But even before, security officials here could meet, the National …

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City jail on heightened alert

By Nitz Arancon, Correspondent THE WORSENING congestion in Lumbia City Jail has pushed the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) here to declare a “double alert” status. Jail Supt. Nestor Caber, BJMP spokesman said city jail has become so congested that it could endanger the health of inmates. Caber …

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Police nab 10 drug suspects, seize P1.2m in shabu

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent POLICE seized some P1.2 million in suspected shabu even as they arrested 10 persons during separate buy-and-bust operations in various barangays of the city on Wednesday. Chief Insp. Harvey Abellanosa, chief of the Detective Management Desk of the Cagayan de Oro City Police Office, identified the …

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New NGCP substation to strengthen Normin grid

NGCP reached another milestone with the successful energization of its newly upgraded Opol Substation in Misamis Oriental last 20 August 20. The new facility will cater to the power needs of grid-users, specifically in load centers in North Mindanao such as Iligan City and Cagayan de Oro City. Misamis Oriental …

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Officials hail move to reset brgy polls

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent LAWMAKERS in Cagayan de Oro and Misamis Oriental yesterday hailed the agreement of members of the Lower House to postpone the October barangay and youth elections. On Tuesday afternoon, congressmen agreed to reschedule the elections on October 2017, said Misamis Oriental 2nd District Rep. Juliette Uy. …

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