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                    [Title] => Ex-envoy gets 17 years for malversation
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The Sandiganbayan sentenced a former ambassador to Nigeria to serve a maximum of 17 years in prison yesterday for misusing $95,856 (approximately P4 million) meant for the repatriation of kidnapped overseas workers in 2007.

[DatePublished] => 2015-03-05 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097363 [AuthorName] => Michael Punongbayan [SectionName] => Metro [SectionUrl] => metro [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 697855 [Title] => Ex-envoy kakasuhan ng graft dahil sa pamemeke ng resibo [Summary] =>

Inirekomenda ni Acting Ombudsman Orlando Casimiro na kasuhan ng kriminal si dating Ambassador to Nigeria Masaranga Umpa dahil sa maling paggamit ng  Assistance to National (ATN) Standby Funds na may kabuuang halagang US$95,856 para sa repatriation  ng mga dinukot na Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) noong  2007.

[DatePublished] => 2011-06-21 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1549005 [AuthorName] => Ni Angie dela Cruz [SectionName] => Bansa [SectionUrl] => bansa [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 698018 [Title] => Ombudsman OKs filing of raps vs former ambassador to Nigeria [Summary] =>

A former ambassador will be charged with four counts of malversation of public funds for allegedly misusing $95,856 for the repatriation of kidnapped overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in 2007.

[DatePublished] => 2011-06-21 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097363 [AuthorName] => Michael Punongbayan [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 385595 [Title] => EDITORYAL - OFWs sa Nigeria dapat i-monitor ng gobyerno [Summary] => MAHIRAP maging overseas Filipino workers. Kung hindi minamaltrato ng amo, hindi sinusuwelduhan, ginagahasa at pinapatay ay nakikidnap din naman. Kagaya ng nangyayari sa kasalukuyan sa Nigeria, kung saan, paboritong kidnapin ang mga Pinoy. [DatePublished] => 2007-02-18 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => PSN Opinyon [SectionUrl] => opinyon [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 382993 [Title] => Nigeria having trouble negotiating with abductors of Pinoy seafarers [Summary] => Nigeria’s chief government negotiator has admitted to the Philippines that they are having difficulty dealing with the abductors of the 24 Filipino seafarers because of their "political demands," the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday.

In a report to the DFA, Ambassador to Nigeria Masaranga Umpa said he met with Secretary to the State Government (SSG) of Delta State Barr Ovie Omo-Agege in Warri on Tuesday to check on the condition of the Filipino sailors following reports in the Nigerian press that seven seamen were critically ill.
[DatePublished] => 2007-02-02 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804865 [AuthorName] => Pia Lee-Brago [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 381472 [Title] => Nigerian gunmen begin negotiations for release of 24 Pinoys [Summary] => Gunmen have started negotiating for the release of 24 Filipino seafarers taken hostage aboard a German cargo ship in Nigerian waters, a foreign affairs official said yesterday.

The government initially said six sailors had been kidnapped.

But in a press briefing yesterday, foreign affairs undersecretary for migrant workers affairs Esteban Conejos Jr. said they received information from the owner of the oil cargo vessel that the entire crew of 24 Filipinos were abducted.
[DatePublished] => 2007-01-24 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 381529 [Title] => 24 Pinoy ang nadukot sa Nigeria [Summary] => Hindi anim kundi 24 na Pilipino Oil Workers ang dinukot ng mga bandido sa Niger Delta, Nigeria noong Sabado ng umaga.

Ito ang nabatid mula sa update report na ipinadala kahapon sa tanggapan ni Department of Foreign Affairs Secretary Alberto Romulo ni Philippine Ambassador to Abuja Masaranga Umpa.

Ayon kay Umpa, nawawala ang lahat ng 24 na Pinoy crew ng Baco Liner II, isang German cargo ship na siyang barkong pinaglilingkuran ng mga OFW.
[DatePublished] => 2007-01-24 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Bansa [SectionUrl] => bansa [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 381335 [Title] => GMA suspends OFW deployment to Nigeria after 6 Pinoys kidnapped [Summary] => President Arroyo has ordered a ban on the deployment of Filipino workers to Nigeria following the abduction of six Filipino seamen on Saturday by separatist rebels.

Press Secretary Ignacio Bunye said the government is exerting all efforts to secure the safe release of the Filipinos, who were working for a German-operated cargo ship that was sailing the Niger River Delta when they were abducted by a rebel group identified as the Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta (MEND).
[DatePublished] => 2007-01-23 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805432 [AuthorName] => Paolo Romero [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 381181 [Title] => 6 Filipino workers abducted in Nigeria [Summary] => Six Filipino crewmembers of a cargo ship were abducted by a rebel group on Saturday in the Niger Delta, the latest in a string of kidnappings in the epicenter of Nigeria’s multibillion-dollar oil industry.

"We don’t have the identities (of the kidnapped Filipinos) but we have gotten confirmation of the kidnap incident,’’ Ed Malaya, Department of Foreign Affairs spokesman, told The Star.
[DatePublished] => 2007-01-22 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1664250 [AuthorName] => Rainier Allan Ronda [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) ) )
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