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30 Jul 2018
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.
19 Jul 2018
Management of the Benin Electricity Distribution Plc (BEDC), has commended the Ovbiogie Community in Ekiadolor area of Benin, Edo State, for apprehending electricity vandals.
23 May 2018
The Consumers Protection Council (CPC) and Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) have urged electricity consumers nationwide to desist from energy theft through bypassing of meters.
8 May 2018
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...
4 Apr 2018
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…
2 Apr 2018
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.
28 Mar 2018
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...
26 Feb 2018
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).
29 Jan 2018
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…
28 Jan 2018
The management of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), yesterday, promised improved service delivery to its customers in Edo, Delta, Ondo and Ekiti States.
16 Jan 2018
Electricity consumers under the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) may be in for terrible times as the National Union of Electricity Employees...
28 Nov 2017
In efforts to improve customer service, Benin Electricity Distribution (BEDC) Plc, has announced the successful completion and commissioning of a new 2X15MVA 33/11Kv Injection substation, at Asaba mains, Ibusa area of Delta State.


7 mins ago
The financial stress index continues to rise just as other key market indicators suggest an extremely fragile growth, data monitored by The Guardian and economists have suggested.
9 mins ago
Hundreds of residents are fleeing Damari community in Birnin Gwari Local Council of Kaduna State, as bandits moving on motorcycles invaded the villages yesterday
11 mins ago
Real estate operatives have expressed worries over the proposed fuel subsidy removal, saying, if put into practice it, will affect the construction and delivery of housing in the country.
12 mins ago
The other day, Alhaji Salihu Abubakar Tanko-Yakasai (95) lamented that no nation spending 80 per cent of its revenue on governance would ever develop. He said “at the moment in Nigeria, 80 per cent of Nigeria’s revenue is expended on bureaucracy, spent on running the administration.
14 mins ago
It is possible that even the former Lagos State governor and leader of governing All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, did not know his singular visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa last Monday would cause such political earthquake in the country. Hidden in the visit was all the various issues that…