Toledo dads file 10 plaints at Ombud vs acting mayor, lawyer

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/09/2018

Acting Toledo City Mayor Antonio Yapha Jr. and his appointed legal officer, Lawyer Teresito Largo, are facing 10 administrative complaints before the Office of the Ombudsman. The complaints which were submitted by the Toledo City Council headed…

Defend House from Ombud

Vince F. Nonato 02/14/2018

Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia says her dismissal order from Ombudsman an encroachment on House powers House Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia lashed out at opposition lawmaker Rep. Edcel Lagman, who defended the Ombudsman’s order dismissing her from public office…

Ombud indicts Gica; elevates criminal case to Sandigan

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette B. Erram 11/26/2017

Suspended Dumanjug Mayor Efren “Gun-gun” Gica has suffered yet another blow to his political career. He may not only face dismissal from public service but also criminal liabilities over the same offense of misappropriating P10,000 in public…

Ombud suspends Badian brgy chief

Nestle L. Semilla 11/16/2017

Barangay Captain Epifania Alviso of Badian town has been placed under a six-month preventive suspension by the Office of the Visayas Ombudsman. This developed after Alviso was arrested for allegedly selling illegal drugs. The November 10 Ombudsman…

43 Rama allies file complaint against Margot O at Ombud

Doris C. Bongcac, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/09/2017

Barug Team Rama allies are trying to get back at Cebu City Councilor Margarita “Margot” Osmeña for filing criminal and administrative complaints with the Office of the Ombudsman against 43 city officials regarding their refusal to return…

Cuenco to question Ombud decision in CA

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/05/2017

CEBU City Councilor James Anthony Cuenco yesterday vowed to battle the Ombudsman’s decision dismissing him from public service and perpetually disqualifying him from holding public office over alleged irregularities when he was still chief of staff of…

Ombud urged: Probe Sogod mayor for illegal cockfighting

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/26/2017

  For allegedly allowing a cockfighting derby to be conducted inside the town’s sports complex, Sogod Mayor Lissa Marie “Moonyean” Durano-Streegan and other town officials are facing an illegal cockfighting complaint at the Office of the Ombudsman–Visayas…

Ombud indicts ex-town mayor

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/14/2017

UNLIQUIDATED CASH ADVANCE The Office of the Ombudsman indicted former San Remigio mayor Jay Olivar for failing to account for cash advances in 2011 worth P585,000. Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales ordered the filing of four counts of Failure…

Graft plaint filed at Ombud against Davide, 16 others

Morexette B. Erram 08/03/2017

A BUSINESSMAN is asking the Visayas Ombudsman to investigate Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III, Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale and 15 other Cebu provincial government officials for allegedly conducting an anomalous bid of heavy equipment worth P252 million.…

Ombud bars Carillo from public office

Ador Vincent Mayol 07/27/2017

A former Cebu City councilor has been barred from holding any position in government after being found guilty of serious dishonesty for ordering his administrative aide to moonlight as cook during office hours at his girlfriend’s business…

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