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16 Jan 2019
Residents of Ode-Aye community in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State have decried the arbitrary services and estimated charges by Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) after 48 months of mass disconnection from the national grid.  The community, under the aegis of Bring Back Our Light (BBOL), a pressure group campaigning for the restoration of…
14 Jan 2019
Transparency Advocacy for Development Initiative (TADI), Abuja, has warned electricity consumers in Edo State, especially those hiding under the cover of civil rights...
9 Jan 2019
The management of BEDC Electricity Plc (BEDC), said it has successfully reconnected 42 communities within its franchise states of Delta, Edo, Ondo, and Ekiti, which were hitherto without power supply from the national grid, as at end of November 2018.
6 Jan 2019
The management of Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC), yesterday, said it has successfully reconnected 42 communities within its franchise states of Delta, Edo, Ondo and Ekiti States.
30 Dec 2018
Following the restoration of electricity to Ode-Aye town in Okitipupa Local Government, Ondo South, after a long while, the Halu of Ode-Aye kingdom...
28 Dec 2018
A group known as Bring Back Our Light (BBOL) on Friday in Okitipupa lauded the Federal Government for restoring electricity to Ode-Aye Town in Okitipupa LGA of Ondo State, after a decade.
19 Dec 2018
Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) has dismissed social media reports alleging withdrawal of its licence by the Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE).
11 Dec 2018
BEDC Electricity Plc. (BEDC), is partnering with the Ekiti State Government for improved electricity supply, to enable it power its streetlights for about 10 hours daily, against the present three hours routine. Also, BEDC assured the State Government that power would be restored to the tourism corridor by mid-December. Communities in the tourism hub, which…
30 Nov 2018
The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors, ANED, has called for better understanding in the ongoing row between the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki...
30 Nov 2018
Benin Electricity Distribution Company Plc (BEDC) has disclosed that repairs were ongoing at its facilities to improve electricity supply in Edo and other franchise states.
23 Nov 2018
The Director-General, Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Alex Okoh, has declared that contrary to insinuations, there is indeed nothing ongoing in terms of contract or licence renewal for any of the Distribution companies (Discos), including BEDC Electricity Plc. In a statement from BEDC, following a news conference in Benin, Edo State capital, Okoh was quoted…
22 Oct 2018
Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) has urged residents in Benin City, Edo State, not to blame the company for the recent power outage witnessed in some parts of the state capital. The appeal came on the heels of recent power outage in several parts of the state capital for over three weeks. Head of the…


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