Ondo south plans fresh protest against disconnection from national grid
“We are not afraid to demand for our right, and fairness, after 10 years of excruciating outage, despite having a power plant on our soil that supplies electricity to Ikeja in Lagos State, Ogun, Benin and Delta states. It is injustice that we the host communities have remained in perpetual darkness.”
Ondo youths threaten to close Lagos-Ore-Benin expressway August 1
No fewer than 26 youth groups in Ondo State, under the aegis of Ondo South Advancement and Welfare Consultative Association (OSAWA), have threatened to shut down the Lagos-Ore-Benin Expressway to protest against 10 years of power outage.
CPC, DISCOs seek end of energy theft to boost power supply nationwide
The Consumers Protection Council (CPC) and Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) have urged electricity consumers nationwide to desist from energy theft through bypassing of meters.
Court jails two electricity transformers vandals
A Benin Magistrate Court sitting in Ubiaja in Esan South East LGA, of Edo state, has sentenced two transformer vandals, Mohammed Dan Fulani, 27 and Babangida Aliyu, 29 to 1 month and two weeks...
BEDC partners Operation Thunderstorm to tackle vandals
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC) has partnered with a security agency – ‘Operation Thunderstorm’ in Benin; a Nigerian army outfit set up in support of civil authorities to maintain law and order in Edo State to stop the activities of vandals of electricity equipment. Executive Director, Commercial, Abu Ejoor said this at the presentation of…
BEDC worker electrocuted in Ondo
Easter celebration turned tragic in Ondo State as a worker of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), Mr. Shama Adenodi, was at the weekend electrocuted in the course of duty.
Delta community cries out after eight years in darkness
Residents of the small town of Ubulu-Okiti, Aniocha local council of Delta State seem to have reached the limit of human endurance after being plunged into total darkness...
Landlords petition governor over BEDC’s disconnection
Aggrieved landlords of Block VII, Phase V of the Core Area of Asaba, Delta State, have accused Mr. Edgar Ernest, the state’s head of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) of high handedness and violating the extant laws and directives of the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC).
BEDC worker electrocuted
An employee of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), Mr. Daisi Isaac Aregbesola, aged 38, was electrocuted in Akure, Alagbaka area of Ondo State yesterday when trying to fix a faulty public utility pole. The incident, which happened around 5p.m. attracted some passersby, mostly motorists, who tried in vain to save the life of Aregbesola, as his…
BEDC pledges improved service delivery
The management of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), yesterday, promised improved service delivery to its customers in Edo, Delta, Ondo and Ekiti States.