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Asaba residents march against poor Benin Disco services, defy police order

Residents of Asaba under the aegis of Young Nigerians Right Organization on Wednesday ignored the directive of the Delta State Police Command and embarked on a protest march against poor services by the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC).
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti government sets 2021 target to end open defecation

The Ekiti State Government has set 2021 as the target for the eradication of open defecation in the state.

TCN records another system collapse

Business and other activities were scuttled nationwide, yesterday, following the system collapse recorded by Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

BEDC power transmission centres in flames

The power transmission center of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) has been gutted by fire.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

Residents tackle BEDC over uninstalled transformer

Occupants of Reachman Estate in the heart of Asaba, the Delta State capital, have accused the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) of deliberately refusing to install their power transformer.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

Edo residents protest bill seeking protection for Benin DisCo assets

A coalition of civil groups, yesterday, took to streets of Benin, to protest against a bill for a law to provide for electricity theft and other related offences, currently under consideration at the Edo State House of Assembly.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

Ekiti sues BEDC over alleged illegal disconnections, arbitrary billings

Electricity consumers in Ekiti State have sued the Benin Electricity Distribution company (BEDC) to court over alleged over billings and illegal disconnection of electricity in the state.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

Benin DisCo begins enumeration of customers

The Management of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) said on Wednesday that it had begun enumeration of its customers in its franchise areas of Edo, Delta, Ekiti and Ondo.

Governor Akeredolu ends four years power outage in Ondo communities

Reprieve have come the way of residents of Plaza area of Akure, the Ondo State capital as electricity was returned to the area after four years of power outage.
Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, President Muhammadu Buhari, has assured Nigerians that he will continue to promote national unity, calling on the people to vote for him and other candidates of the APC in the poll.-7

President Buhari to review BEDC’s operational licence over inefficient service

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured electricity consumers in Edo State that he would look into calls for the withdrawal of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC)’s operational licence over the company’s inefficiency.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

Edo civil activists want BPE chief removed from BEDC board

The Director-General of the Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE), Alex Okoh, has been asked to disqualify himself from the management board of BEDC electricity plc.

Group laud federal government for restoring electricity to Ondo community

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.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

Benin DisCo takes safety sensitization programme to schools

The Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) has launched its safety sensitization programme in schools by creating awareness in primary schools about how to keep safe around electricity in general and how to observe best safe practices in their homes with electricity.

Edo monarchs back Godwin Obaseki’s directive to electricity distribution firm

Edo State Council of Traditional Rulers and Chiefs, headed by the Benin Monarch, Omo N’ Oba N’ Edo, Uku Akpolo kpolo, Oba Ewuare II, has thrown its weight behind the tough stand of the state governor, Godwin Obaseki, on the poor service delivery of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) leading to weeks of outage across the state.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

ANED berates Godwin Obaseki over row with BEDC

The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) has lent its voice to the ongoing row be tween the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, and the management of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC).
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

Angry customers call for revocation of BEDC licence

Aggrieved customers of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) have called on the Federal Government to revoke the operating licence of the firm.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

BEDC: Why there is ‘sustained protest’ against us

The Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), has said that the sustained protest against its operations by some of its customers are because of its stoppage of power theft by some people.

BPE denies alleged expiration of Discos licences

The Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE) has described a untrue, rumours that the operating licences of 11 electricity distribution companies in Nigeria have expired and needed to be renewed by the federal government.

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Tribunal: I have not been certified – Atiku Abubakar’s data analyst

Petitioners’ Witness 60, Joseph Gbenga, called by Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, as an expert witness admitted before the Presidential Election Petitioner Tribunal, on Friday, that he had not been certified.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

Presidency: Court will decide Ibraheem El Zakzaky’s fate

The Presidency has enjoined El-Zakzaky-led Shiite members to desist from needless violent street protests and await the decision of the court in Kaduna where their leader is currently being tried.

Governor Masari pushes for collective dialogue with bandits in North-West

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State says, for dialogue and amnesty programme for cattle rustlers and bandits in the Northwest to succeed, it must involve all state governments in the zone.

Tailor arrested over alleged N1.48 million fraud

A 47-year-old tailor, Popoola Abolade, was on Friday brought before a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly defrauding a company of N1.48 million.
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Kogi guber: APC stakeholders drag NWC to court

The All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders Kogi State chapter, have taken legal action against the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) over the indirect mode of primaries adopted by the national leadership for the election of candidates for the November 16 Kogi State governorship poll.