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3 years power outage: Women block road, ground commercial activities in Delta » Latest News »

Unable to endure further three years blackout, residents of Agbarha-Otor community in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State on Thursday halted commercial activities at the Ughelli axis of the ever-busy East-West Road over three years power outage by the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC). Agbarha-Otor community is the …

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Fire renders seven families homeless, destroy property in Delta community

Fire has rendered seven families homeless as it razed down a building at Odibo Street in the heart of Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State. Property worth several millions of Naira were also engulfed by the inferno, DAILY POST can report. Details as to what caused the fire …

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BEDC to distribute 572,392 meters under MAP scheme

The Benin Electricity Distribution Company Plc has said it will distribute 572,392 meters within the next two years under the Meter Asset Provider scheme. It said it would roll out the meters across its franchise areas, namely Edo, Delta, Ondo and Ekiti states. The company said Edo would get 190,000 …

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Benin Disco Earmarks 200,200 Meters for MAP in Delta

BEDC Electricity Plc. (BEDC) yesterday earmarked a total of 200,200 meters to be rolled out to power consumers in Delta State in the next two years with a monthly cumulative average of 10,000units under the Meter Asset Provider (MAP) scheme. The BEDC Executive Director of Commercial, Mr. Abu Ejoor, disclosed …

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BEDC official electrocuted during mass disconnection

Theophilus Onojeghen, Warri An ad hoc technician attached to the Ughelli Area Office of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company has been electrocuted. The incident happened during a mass disconnection of debtors at the Low-Cost Housing Estate in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. It was gathered that the …

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Nigeria: BEDC Graduates 134 Trainees to Improve Service Delivery

The BEDC Electricity Plc (BEDC) has turned out another set of 60 graduate trainees and 74 technician trainees, in its quest to improve service delivery to customers and bridge skills gap in the power sector. The Disco also announced the take-off locations for the Meter Asset Provider (MAP) scheme in …

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3 years power outage: Women block road, ground commercial activities in Delta

Unable to endure further three years blackout, residents of Agbarha-Otor community in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State on Thursday halted commercial activities at the Ughelli axis of the ever-busy East-West Road over three years power outage by the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC). Agbarha-Otor community is the …

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Thousands In Nigeria Protest Three Years Of No Electricity

Agbarha-Otor community, Ughelli North local government area of Delta State has staged a protest against the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) over power blackout in the last three years. The protest which began on Thursday, entered its second day (Friday), caused gridlock along the Ughelli-Warri section of the ever-busy East-West …

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Customs: BEDC boss blames high cost of prepaid metres on Customs

By Festus Ahon THE Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Benin Electricity Development Company, BEDC, Mrs. Funke Osibodu, has blamed the cost of prepaid metres on Customs import duty  by Customs, saying the company has put machinery in place with a list of innovations geared towards customers’ satisfaction, and arresting …

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We will continue to partner with BEDC over power upply – Gov. Okowa

“As a state, we have taken the power sector very seriously within the limit of extra pledges. “One of the key economic objectives of our administration is to have a state with a secured energy supply, sufficient to meet our projected economic needs and aspirations. “One of the ways to …

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