Pantar - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Pantar


Lanao del Norte mayor detained after gun check

Feb 05, 2019 - 9:13 PM

Authorities are still checking for proper Comelec gun ban exemption certificates the guns of Pantar Mayor Jabar Tago and 8 other people

Lanao mayor Tago surrenders to police

Jun 19, 2018 - 2:06 PM

Pantar town Mayor Jabar Tago surrenders to police weeks after a Lanao del Note court issued an arrest warrant against him

TOWN CHIEF. Pantar town Mayor Jabar Tago is accused of murder. Photo from the Facebook page of the Municipality of Pantar

Court orders arrest of Lanao mayor under Duterte adviser's custody

Jun 06, 2018 - 12:28 PM

A Lanao del Norte court issues an arrest warrant against Pantar town Mayor Jabar Tago over a murder charge

TOWN CHIEF. Pantar town Mayor Jabar Tago talks to a guest in his office. Photo from the Facebook page of the Municipality of Pantar

Duterte adviser prevails upon military to release arrested Lanao mayor

May 19, 2018 - 9:41 AM

The military releases arrested Pantar Mayor Jabar Tago to the custody of a politician – Presidential Adviser Abdullah Daba Mama-o – despite evidence that he possessed high-powered firearms

MAMAO'S LETTER. Secretary Abdullah Daba Mama-o asks the military to release a mayor arrested for possession of high-powered firearms

Lanao del Norte town mayor, 6 others arrested after firefight

May 14, 2018 - 1:25 PM

Mayor Jabar Tago is arrested for alleged violation of the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act

Lanao del Norte bats for province-wide plebiscite for BBL inclusion of 6 towns

Mar 16, 2018 - 7:46 PM

A province-wide plebiscite election would determine whether 6 towns – Tagoloan, Balo-I, Pantar, Munai, Tangcal, and Nunungan – will be included or excluded from Bangsamoro Basic Law territories

PLEBISCITE? BBL hearing in Lanao de Norte. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Only 3 schools used as evacuation centers in Iligan City, says DepEd

Jun 05, 2017 - 5:25 PM

These schools still opened on Monday June 5 as evacuees are only using the gyms or multi purpose buildings

EVACUATION CENTERS. A family from Marawi City rest at an evacuation center in Balo-i on May 29, 2017. File photo by Ted Aljibe/Rappler

CIDG, NBI asked to probe murder of Pantar mayor

Jan 02, 2017 - 5:20 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte should prioritize the probe into the killing of Pantar mayor Mohammad Exchan Limbona a lawmaker says

Lanao del Norte mayor killed in ambush

Dec 30, 2016 - 8:41 AM

Police are looking into politics or rido as possible motive for the attack on Pantar Mayor Mohammad Exchan Limbona

Lanao del Norte town 'under Comelec control'

Apr 26, 2016 - 8:45 PM

This ensures that voters will not be discouraged from voting because of armed groups says Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon

TIGHT SECURITY. A member of the Regional Public Safety Battalion stands guard outside the town hall of Pantar, Lanao del Norte town hall. File photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Army deploys tanks as Lanao bets bring goons to COC filing

Oct 16, 2015 - 10:36 AM

Men around the municipal town hall carried firearms or bladed weapons on Thursday October 15 Local Comelec officials were escorted by soldiers

A man calls for calm and sobriety as Jabar Tago (center, in sky blue shirt) filed his certificate of candidacy in Pantar, Lanao del Norte town hall. On Thursday, tension runs high as Jabar Tago filed his certificate of candidacy for mayor. the ousted former mayor Exchan Limbona has turned the town hall into a garrison, manned by his private armed group and the police and the military is helpless in disarming them. in Lanao provinces, the situation of Pantar is a microcosm of what is happening across the two provinces where warring clans are aiming to control of their municipality. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler