Tuesday, 7th December 2021
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11 Feb
Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has grouped its customers into five service bands depicting the quantity and quality of supply they receive, while assuring consumers that the newly-introduced Service...
20 Jan
There is conflict between the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), and industry regulator, the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), over the issuance of an Independent Electricity Distribution Network (IEDN) licence to Asaba Distribution Limited (ADL).
4 Jan
Management of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), yesterday, disclosed that it has concluded plans to distribute 90,870 free meters to its customers in Edo, Delta, Ondo
13 Sep 2020
The Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), yesterday, said it had begun a new Service-Based Tariff (SBT) structure in retail distribution of electricity in Delta..
8 Sep 2020
A 37-year-old man identified as William Madu was reportedly electrocuted at Oleh Road in Sapele, Delta State, on Sunday. The deceased was said to have gone to switch power over to electricity when the electrocution occurred. He was the breadwinner of the family, catering for his aged father and siblings. He worked with a water…
5 Aug 2020
The organised labour in Ekiti State yesterday staged a protest at the office of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), ordering it to stop outrageous billing and incessant epileptic power supply or leave the state.
19 Feb 2020
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC) has restated its commitment to reducing electrical accidents and tampering with electricity equipment among school children as it embarked on safety sensitization campaigns in primary and secondary schools across Ondo state.
2 Feb 2020
The Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) has assured of its readiness to provide a new double circuit 33kV lines from Ihovbhor Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to reduce electricity load from Benin TCN...
15 Jan 2020
David James has been sentenced to three years imprisonment without an option of fine by a Benin Magistrate Court 6 in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State for vandalizing equipment belonging to Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC).
12 Jan 2020
The management of BEDC Electricity Plc (BEDC) has connected Oke – Irhue, an agrarian community in Uhunmwode Local Government Area of Edo State, to the national grid...
24 Dec 2019
To improve the quantum and quality of power being supplied to customers in its service areas, BEDC Electricity Plc. (BEDC), seeks to partner with power generation companies within and outside Nigeria, specialising in embedded generation.
15 Dec 2019
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says six out of eight Power Distribution Companies (DisCos) have complied or substantially complied with the approved minimum remittance


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The Special Representative of the Secretary-General in the Democratic Republic of the Congo told the Security Council on Monday that “a lasting solution” to the violence “requires a broader political commitment to address the root causes of conflict.”  NEW YORK, USA, December 07, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-Bintou Keita argued that, for stability to return to eastern Congo, “the State must succeed…
22 mins ago
 The latest global passport index has ranked Nigeria 103 out of 116 countries with the most powerful international passports in the world. Nigeria is sharing the 103rd position with Ethiopia in the 2021 Henley Passport Index. A Nigerian passport, according to the report only guarantees visa-free access to 45 countries of the world. The…
45 mins ago
A Kenyan police officer on Tuesday shot dead six people, including his wife, and wounded two others before turning the gun on himself, police said.
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A massive fire ripped through an overcrowded prison in Burundi before dawn on Tuesday, with fears of heavy casualties as many inmates were still sleeping at the time, witnesses said.
1 hour ago
Lagos State Police Command has arrested three students of Dowen College over the death of Sylvester Oromoni jnr. Lagos police commissioner Hakeem Odumosu disclosed that three out of the five students are already in custody. Before his death, Oromoni had named five students who he claimed attacked him in his dormitory, inflicting on him multiple…