Family Of Seven In Coma As Car Ram Into 33kva BEDC Pole In Delta

A yet to be identified family of seven have been rush to an unknown hospital as their vehicle rammed into 33Kva BEDC pole in Delta state.   Sources disclosed that the SUV vehicle on Friday rammed into the 33KVA pole destroying a mini transformer along the Ughelli axis of the East-West road in Ughelli north local government area.   “The driver of the vehicle was attempting to dodge a pothole along the express before he lost control and rammed into a 33KVA BEDC Pole, destroying a mini transformer and the…

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Billing: Angry Youths Unleashed Mayhem On  BEDC Officials, Destroy Equipment In Ughelli

By Michael Veloh Angry youths from neighboring communities in Ughelli, stormed the Ughelli office of the Benin Electricity Company, BDEC, unleashing hostility on some of the company’s staff over prolonged power outage in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. The youths who were said to have come from some neighbouring communities, it was gathered, injured the Ughelli Business Manager, Mr. Bethel Ebiuwhe and four other staff of the company. It was learned that the youths arrived the office armed with sticks and broken bottles, destroying windows of the…

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BEDC Cable Kills 3, Injures Many In Delta Community

By Michael Veloh   Three persons have been electrocuted and many others are battling to save their lives after an 11KVA high tension cable fell on a makeshift trading store at Eruemukowharien community in Ughelli North local government area of Delta state. It was gathered that some of the deceased where on a rescue when the incident occurred at 11.30pm last weekend. Those who died at the incident are, Mr. Tony a staff of the Fire Fighting Services attached to Ughelli Pumping Station, Eruemukowharien, Mr Daniel Omovwerha, 20, while the…

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BEDC Staff Replacing 11 KVA Pole, Wires Electrocuted In Ughelli

By Erukakpomre Promise & Andrew Darrah-Ughelli   A staff of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company, BEDC, has been electrocuted while replacing a damaged 11kv pole in Ughelli metropolis, Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. The deceased who was simply identified by sympathizers as Mr Monday and other staff had went for the replacement of the damaged at a street very close to  Afiesere junction, it was gathered. Sources at the scene disclosed that Monday whose wife recently put birth, and his other colleagues has gone to repair and…

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Ughelli Women Go Nude To Protest Continued Stealing Of BEDC Armoured Cables

From Erirhe Loveth, IT Student   Women from Onoharigho Street in Otovwodo Community in Ughelli, headquarters of Ughelli North Local Government Area from have gone nude to protest the incessant vandalization of transformers in the area by unknown vandals.   The women who came out in their numbers, chanted different songs of lamentation, raining curses on suspected cable vandals.   According to one of the protesters, who identified herself as Mrs. Comfort Ojevwe, “Residents of Onoharigho Street had suffered untold hardship over the incessant vandalization of the transformer in the…

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Estimated Billing: CRC Calls For The Scraping Of NERC

By Politicsgovernance.com A Civil Society Organisation, Civil Rights Council (CRC), has urged the federal government to scrap the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, (NERC) over its continuous failure to execute it’s core mandate of establishment. CRC in a statement by its Delta State Chairman, Comrade Agbubi Emmanuel accused the commission of conniving with electricity distribution companies, Discos, to rob Nigerians through estimated billing system. He maintained that NERC has failed in its mandate by allowing Discos to issue high and unregulated estimate bills to Nigerians, resulting from their deliberate refusal to…

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One Injured As BEDC Staff Fight Dirty Over Illegal Operations In Ughelli

By Politicsgovernance.com A staff attached to the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) is currently battling for his life at a private hospital in Ughelli, Ughelli North Local government area of Delta State, after being stabbed severally by suspected illegally constituted task force.   The injured Staff simply identified as Samuel Ojumu Adesina had engaged an illegal tax force team allegedly constituted by the Ughelli District Business Manager to monitor the activities of direct staff of the distribution company. It was gathered. An eye witness who rushed the victim to a…

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