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14/Oct/2019

IBEDC REINSTATES COMMITMENT TO CUSTOMERS

The management of Ibadan electricity distribution company in response to a report published by the Punch Newspaper on the 11th of October 2019 wish to state that IBEDC is a responsible and customer-centric company who would not deliberately disconnect its esteemed customers.

08/Oct/2019

IBEDC FLAGS OFF ITS CUSTOMER SERVICE WEEK

Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company has fagged off its 2019 Customer service week.

The week-long program is designed to appreciate its Customers across the seven states of Oyo, Ogun, Osun, Kwara, parts of Kogi, Niger and Ekiti for their partnership all through the year.

29/Aug/2019

IBEDC DECRIES INFANT MORTALITY RATE IN NIGERIA, DONATES TO UCH

 

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Preterm death is the leading cause of infant mortality the world over. Nigeria as an African country has its fair share of these deaths.

Our goal at IBEDC is to become the best Electricity Distribution Company in Nigeria, but how can we be, if we turn a blind eye to these deaths?

 

 

 

 

 

14/Aug/2019

IBEDC SENSITISES IBADAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MEMBERS ON NEW METERING SCHEME

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Representatives of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) were on Tuesday at the office of Ibadan Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture to sensitise members of the chamber on the newly introduced metering scheme called Meter Access Providers (MAP).

08/Aug/2019

IBEDC COMMITTED TO HUMAN CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT

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Electricity Distribution Companies in Nigeria will soon start a Certification process for their workforce to improve performance, productivity and ensure standardization of competency skills and check loses, the certification proposed to begin with the Line Workers and Customer Relations Officers is ranked in three stages of bronze, silver and gold for growth chart. 

05/Aug/2019

IBEDC CHARGES CUSTOMERS ON SAFETY, TRAFFIC RULES

The Chief Operating Officer (COO), Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), John Ayodele, at the weekend, charged electricity consumers on the company's network to observe critical safety measures like staying clear of electrical installations and powerlines as well as proper supervision of children to prevent domestic and electrical accidents.

02/Aug/2019

IBEDC GOES LIVE ON MAP

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IBEDC has kicked off the first of its town hall meetings to engage and educate customers on MAP.  

19/Jul/2019

IBEDC SECURES CONVICTIONS AGAINST VANDALS, ENERGY THIEVES AND IMPERSONATOR

Seven people have bagged various jail terms for destroying and carting away facilities belonging to Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC).

16/Jul/2019

POWER SECTOR REVENUE SHORTFALL HITS N309b

A former Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Dr. Abubakar Atiku, who spoke on The Nigerian Electric Power Industry in Crisis: Getting Back to the Basics, disclosed this in Abuja.

02/Jul/2019

IBEDC SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH 7 METER ASSET PROVIDERS (MAP)

 

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Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) has signed a memorandum of understanding with seven Meter Asset Providers.

04/Jun/2019

ILESHA OUTAGE …. REHABILITATION WORKS TO COMMENCE

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“We have ordered the major equipment required to rehabilitate the Oke -Omiru Injection substation that was damaged during the massive destruction and carnage that occurred at Ilesha”.  This was stated at an event by the Chief Operating Officer of IBEDC Engr John Ayodele. Other equipment may be difficult to find, but efforts are on to source.

30/May/2019

IBEDC DRAGS EIGHT TO COURT OVER ALLEGED ENERGY THEFT IN ILORIN

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The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) on Tuesday said it had dragged eight persons including a Woman to court over the alleged offence of energy theft and bypassing of IBEDC meters in Ilorin, the Kwara capital.

28/Apr/2019

IBEDC TO RESTORE POWER TO ILESHA

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The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) says it committed to restoring power to Ilesha as soon as possible. The company said in a statement signed by the Head of Branding & Corporate Communications Mrs Angela Olanrewaju, on Friday. It said the decision was a sequel to the intervention meeting hosted by the Executive Governor of Osun State, Alhaji   Gboyega  Adetola, and with the Oba’s Committee constituted by  Ijesaland to facilitate the restoration of power.

 

16/Apr/2019

IBEDC PROMOTES ENGINEERING AMONG CHILDREN

 

 

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The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company says it has sponsored a quiz competition organised by the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Ibadan branch, for secondary schools as part its collaboration with the United States Agency for African Development.

06/Apr/2019

IBEDC EXPLAINS WHY SUPPLY COULD NOT BE RESTORED TO ILESHA AFTER ONSLAUGHT ON STAFF, DAMAGE TO INFRASTRUCTURE

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The Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Ibadan Electric Distribution Company (IBEDC) John Donnachie stated that due to the extensive damage done to IBEDC distribution network infrastructure, specifically the Oke-Omiru injection substation and the accompanying district facilities, power cannot be restored now  as hundreds of millions of naira will be required to revamp and rehabilitate the infrastructure. He said the company has, however, restored power supply to the neighbouring towns with unaffected infrastructures.

04/Apr/2019

IBEDC REFUTES THE ALLEGATION THAT THREE OF ITS STAFF WERE DOCKED OVER ILESHA CRISIS

 

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The Management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company Plc. (IBEDC) has denied the allegation made in the making the rounds that three persons in the employ of IBEDC were arraigned at the Osogbo Magistrate Court 3 for setting ablaze IBEDC office in Ilesha; Mrs Angela Olarenwaju, Head, Corporate Communications and Strategy of IBEDC said this in a statement on Tuesday, 2nd April 2019.

18/Mar/2019

IBEDC DECRIES ATTACK ON STAFF BY HOODLUMS

The Management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) has described the attack on its staff in Ilesha, Osun, as barbaric and inhuman.

The IBEDC, in a statement by its Regional Communication Officer, Kikelomo Owoeye on Saturday in Osogbo, said many of its staff were injured during the attack while the unspecified amount of money was carted away.

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18/Mar/2019

IBEDC UPGRADES DISTRIBUTION SUBSTATION IN OGUN & OSUN REGIONS

IBEDC has recently upgraded two distribution Substations at Awujale and GRA Distribution Substations in Ijebu-Ode Business Hub under Ogun region. 

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08/Mar/2019

IBEDC UPGRADES SERVICES, ASKS CUSTOMERS TO OFFSET BILLS

The Ibadan Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to show appreciation by offsetting their bills and lodging complaints in a civil way whenever the need arises. It made the appeal yesterday while also asking customers to take advantage of the various complaint channels that IBEDC had provided.

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01/Mar/2019

IBEDC COO DISAGREES ON STRANDED POWER

Electricity distribution companies do not believe that there are about 2,000 megawatts of electricity that are stranded in the Nigerian power sector.

According to the Discos, the Federal Government’s continuous claim that about 2,000MW of electricity had been stranded for over one year is difficult to comprehend.

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13/Feb/2019

IBEDC METERS OVER 650,000 CUSTOMERS, AWAITS NERC APPROVAL ON MAP

As Distribution Companies (DisCos) brace up for the Meter Access Provider (MAP) scheme by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) Regulation No. NERC/R/112), which took effect April last year, Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), has disclosed the firm’s near completion of the selection phase of MAP. Besides, the Disco stated that it has metered 650,000 customers, with efforts to add more.

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16/Feb/2019

IBEDC ENERGIZES IJAIYE COMMUNITIES AFTER 8 YEARS OF BLACKOUT

The management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) has put smiles on the faces of electricity consumers in the ancient town of Ijaiye on route system, Oyo state, after an eight-year period blackout which predated the era of privatization.

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01/Feb/2019

IBEDC TO ENGAGE 300 COMMUNITIES FOR IMPROVED SERVICE DELIVERY

In ensuring effective service delivery to electricity customers within the network operations, the management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) plans to engage 300 communities proactively and reactively in 2019 for improved service delivery and to boost feedback mechanism towards a better mutual relationship between service provider and consumers.undefined

28/Jan/2019

MILESTONE SAFETY ACHIEVEMENT: 365 days LTI-free

On Friday 7th December 2018, Osun Region achieved a milestone of 365 days LTI-free translating to 1.6 Million Safe Man-hours. This means that the region had no time lost to injury with staff and the public in 365 days. 
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14/Jan/2019

IBEDC FELICITATES CUSTOMERS AT YULETIDE, CAUTIONS ON SAFETY

The management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) has expressed yuletide greetings to its customers while urging them to observe safety precautions during the celebrations. 

04/Dec/2018

IBEDC ANNOUNCES OUTAGES AS IT REHABILITATES BCJ 2X15 MVA, 33/11KV INJECTION SUB-STATION

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The Management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) wishes to inform its valued customers that there shall be power outages due to a four-day rehabilitation of its 11KV indoor breaker at BCJ 2x15MVA, 33/11KV injection substation, under Apata. The rehabilitation work shall commence from the 4th to the 7th of December 2018.

08/Nov/2018

IBEDC LAMENTS OVER N2.5BN MONTHLY LOSS TO VANDALS, UNPAID BILLS

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The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) says it loses over N2.5 billion monthly to vandalization of its power installations and customers who refused to pay their electricity bills.

30/Oct/2018

IBEDC ANNOUNCES POWER OUTAGE AS IT BEGINS THE REHABILITATION OF AGODI 2 X 15 MVA, 33/11 KV INJECTION SUB-STATION

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The management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) wishes to inform its valued customers that they will be carrying out a rehabilitation work on its Agodi 2 x 15 MVA, 33/11 Injection Sub-Station, commencing from the 1st to the 3rd of November 2018.

13/Sep/2018

Ibadan Disco Attributes Poor Power Supply to Shortfall in Allocation

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The management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) has attributed the poor power supply being experienced in some parts of Ogun State and its environs to the shortfall in energy allocated from the National grid.

20/Aug/2018

IBEDC SHOWCASES INVESTMENTS IN INFRASTRUCTURES

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The management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) at its bi-annual media conference held at its head office unveiled to the media the recent massive investment it had made in infrastructures.

21/Jun/2018

NERC'S SUSPENSION ORDER- OUR RESPONSE

The Board of the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, received with shock and disbelief the decision of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC to suspend all executive and non-executive directors of IBEDC in its order: NERC/181 /2018 dated 19th June 2018.

We will like to state that the suspension which was premised on alleged non-compliance with the repayment terms of investors' commitment to the company, is not only unwarranted but injudicious given the circumstances and realities of issues at stake.

18/May/2018

CULT MEMBERS DISRUPTED OGUN COMMUNITY ELECTRICITY – IBEDC

The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company has said the activities of cult members in the Ijebu Igbo area of Ogun State are responsible for the power outage in the area.

30/Apr/2018

IBEDC INFORMS CUSTOMERS AND PUBLIC OF ITS SAMONDA 33KV FAULTY BREAKER EX-IBADAN NORTH TRANSMISSION

The management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) wishes to inform our valued customers and the public that our Samonda 33kv breaker Ex Ibadan North transmission which services Samonda 15 MVA / 33KVA Injection Substation opposite the old Bodija Aerodrome is faulty, the central rod of the operating mechanism is broken and needs replacement.

02/Nov/2017

Paying your bills just got easier!

IBEDC has made paying your bills and vending easier. Prepaid meter customers on STS meters (that recharge using tokens) can now pay online and those on non-STS meters (that use energy cards) can pay at any of our offices!

09/Oct/2017

IBEDC IS COMMITTED TO METERING ALL CUSTOMERS

The management of IBEDC wishes to unequivocally reiterate that it is fully committed to metering all her customers in the shortest possible time future. As part of this commitment the company has metered over 300,000 Customers across its coverage area. In Ogun state, we have metered about 70,000 customers with over 23,000 metered in the Sango-Ota axis to date.

03/Oct/2017

IBEDC APOLOGISES TO CUSTOMERS IN ABEOKUTA AND ENVIRONS OVER POWER SUPPLY

The Management of Ibadan electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) Ogun Region appeals for the understanding and cooperation of our customers in Abeokuta and its environs for some disruptions they would be experiencing in the supply of electricity in the coming weeks. 

13/Sep/2017

Power Outage in Osogbo is for Safety, IBEDC to Restore Power in 4 Weeks

The management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company hereby wishes to inform and apologize to its esteemed customers, that the current power outage being experienced by Iludun, Kasmo, Fiwasaye, Oluode/Kolawole, Owode/Igbona, Surulere/Oke Ayo/Sabo, Atelewo/Plantation, Arikalamu, Akintokun, Ifesowapo, Ife Olu, Asoje, Mosadoluwa, Isokan and Kelebe communities in Osogbo and Ikirun under the Oluode 11KV and Ipetu ile 11KV feeders, is due to critical safety issues that have arisen on the power lines servicing these areas.

22/Jun/2017

IBEDC COMMENCES ASSET AND CUSTOMER ENUMERATION (ACE) PROJECT

The IBEDC ACE enumeration exercise is the technical audit of our assets and the data capturing of existing and prospective customers. It also involves the identification of developed, undeveloped and vacant properties within our franchise. The pilot exercise will commence in Ibadan- Elebu area over the span of 3 months, June- August 2017. IBEDC has acquired the services of Exernegia -Geotechnics consortium who are charged with the task of carrying out this exercise across the franchise.  The enumerators will constitute indigenes from the local communities trained efficiently for the exercise. These enumerators will work in conjunction with IBEDC officials who will serve as supervisors and project coordinators for their respective Business Hubs.

19/Jun/2017

DON’T PAY CASH TO IBEDC STAFF FOR METERS’ ACQUISITION

In line with the management’s strategic thrust and hard-line position against fraudulent activities within our franchise area, all customers are to take note of the following important directives.

14/Jun/2017

NERC Directive is for MD customers –IBEDC

The management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) hereby wishes to clarify the current news item making the rounds regarding the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) directive that electricity consumers without prepaid meters should stop paying estimated bills. 

10/Apr/2017

NTA Pays Courtesy Visit to IBEDC Head Office

On Monday 10th April 2017, the management of NTA Ibadan paid a courtesy visit to the IBEDC Head Office at Ring Road, Ibadan. It was a familiarization visit as they commended us for our genuine efforts at improving power supply to our franchise area.

06/Apr/2017

IBEDC Lights up Mashallahu Community with New Transformer, Kwara State

The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company has once again taken a giant step towards achieving its objectives of total electrification of its franchise area. The residents of Mashallahu were made to smile as a brand new transformer was installed in the community in April 2017

24/Apr/2017

Pay your bills with ease!

Dear Customer, paying your electricity bills and vending just got easier as IBEDC introduces more convenient and flexible payment channels. You can take advantage of any of these options:

14/Apr/2017

CUSTOMERS HEAVE SIGH OF RELIEF AS IBEDC DISTRIBUTES TRANSFORMERS

IBEDC has brought smiles to the faces of customers across its franchise area spanning Oyo, Ogun, Osun, Kwara and parts of Ekiti, Niger and Kogi as the company distributed 21 transformers in March 2017 alone, energising over 7000 customers across 70 communities.

01/Apr/2017

IBEDC SPENDS OVER 120 MILLION NAIRA TO RESTORE ELECTRICITY TO 52 COMMUNITIES IN OTA, OGUN STATE.

Residents in Abebi, Ilo Awela, Anglican, Navy quarters, Toll gate, Osi quarters, Amadia, Gbenga Daniel estate, Afobaje and Olosun communities and environs can breathe a sigh of relief as IBEDC has invested over N120 million to replace a faulty 15 MVA transformer in Odigbo Ota.

31/Mar/2017

IBADAN DISCO ATTRACTS $400M INVESTMENT IN METERING, NETWORK UPGRADE

The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) has attracted $400million investment from Trans Sahara Consortium that will ensure installation of Smart Metering Programme, infrastructure upgrade within the distribution area of the company, and put a stop to energy theft which is a huge revenue drain in the sector.

17/Feb/2017

REJOINDER

The Management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) wishes to respond to a publication in The Punch newspaper on February 16th, 2017 on page 4 titled “Power Outage: Ogun Residents Storm IBEDC Office With Lanterns” accompanied with a picture of protesters on the cover page. IBEDC would like state that the story does not reflect the true position of things and ignores in total our own side of the story, thus failing to observe the basic rule of news writing. 

16/Jan/2017

IBEDC RESPONDS TO PUBLICATION TITLED “MAGBORO LIGHT: IBADAN DISCO RISKS SANCTIONS, SAYS REP”, PUBLISHED IN THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER, 17TH OF JANUARY, 2017.

The attention of the management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) has been drawn to the publication “MAGBORO LIGHT: IBADAN DISCO RISKS SANCTIONS, SAYS REP” in The Punch newspaper of the 17th of January, 2017. The management would like to state emphatically that it had lived up to its promise to ensure the people of Magboro/Mowe/Ibafo and environs were energized at the end of last year, 2016, by an alternative power supply route through Kobape road 2x60MVA, 132/33KV NIPP New Abeokuta Transmission Station. It is worthy of note that the project cost us over N70 million and community leaders, stakeholders and the press all went on a tour of the project corridor while it was on-going.

24/Jan/2017

IBEDC SIGNS CONDITIONS OF SERVICE WITH WORKERS’ UNIONS

In an effort to achieve its goal of being the best power distribution company in Nigeria, the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) has signed Employee Condition of Service document between the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) and the Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSAEAC), on Tuesday.

30/Jan/2017

IBEDC TAKES DELIVERY OF FIRST BATCH OF TRANSFORMERS AND NETWORK UPGRADE EQUIPMENT

As part of IBEDC’s continued commitment to superior service delivery, the company has acquired a batch of brand new transformers and other network upgrade equipment worth over N1bn to be deployed across its franchise area.

23/Jan/2017

Vandalism responsible for over 50% of blackouts- As IBEDC scores victory over vandalism

Vandalism is one of the major hindrances of IBEDC in supplying regular electricity to customers asides the inadequate energy generation in the country. Over 250 transformer substations have been vandalized across the franchise in the last 11 months valued at over ₦800M. The management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) has reinstated the warning that any act of vandalism shall be dealt forthwith as the company would ensure the law bears down its full weight on any perpetrators found guilty of this societal menace.

02/Jan/2017

MINOR TARIFF REVIEW

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13/Feb/2017

IBEDC Hosts 12th Monthly Power Sector & Stakeholders Meeting

On Monday, 13th February 2017, Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company hosted the 12th Monthly Power Sector & Stakeholders Meeting. The meeting was attended by executives in the electricity business from around the country and was chaired by His Excellency, The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola.

14/Apr/2017

CUSTOMERS HEAVE SIGH OF RELIEF AS IBEDC DISTRIBUTES TRANSFORMERS

IBEDC has brought smiles to the faces of customers across its franchise area spanning Oyo, Ogun, Osun, Kwara and parts of Ekiti, Niger and Kogi as the company distributed 21 transformers in March 2017 alone, energising over 7000 customers across 70 communities.