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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…
30 Aug 2018
“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.”
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.


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Rescuers pulled out four more bodies on Friday from the site of a landslide that buried a railway construction camp in India's northeast, taking the toll to 11, local media reported.
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President Volodymyr Zelensky said Friday that Ukraine and the European Union were starting a new chapter of their history after Brussels formally accepted Ukraine's candidacy to join the 27-nation bloc.
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Johnny Depp is set to film in a new film project "Jeanne du Barry." Ever since the announcement of the jury's favourable judgment for Johnny Depp, the actor has been entangled in a debate about whether he will return to the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. Depp will instead, will return under Maiwenn's guidance, with a…
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reminded political parties that the deadline for uploading list and particulars of the their nominees remains July 15. The commission made the disclosure in a statement issued by Mr Festus Okoye, National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, on Thursday after the commission’s meeting held in…
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The Nigerian Army has confirmed that its troops deployed in Shiroro area of Niger were ambushed while on a mission to deal with bandits’ attack on miners in the area.