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BREAKING: Again, Nigeria thrown into total blackout as national grid collapses

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The national grid system, operated by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), has collapsed again.

The greed had collapse multiple times between last year and this year.

AFRIPOST gathered that the greed fell short of supplies in the early hours of Thursday, throwing the entire country into blackout.

Further checks revealed that the power generation had as at 7:00am of Thursday dropped to a meagre 48.50 megawatts.

The TCN had recently applauded itself for the feat of 400 days uninterrupted grid stability.

A number of Distribution Companies confirmed that the grid went down at 00:41am, disclosing that most of their feeders were out.

As of 7:00am on Thursday, two generating plants were on the grid – Afam VI had 1.60MW while Ibom Power had 46.90MW. All other companies on the grid had zero generation.

The grid went to 193MW at about 3am before climbing to 273MW. By 6.00am, the power on the grid had risen to 798.50MW, before plummeting to 48.50MW as at 7.00am.

There is currently no official respond regarding the development as at press time.

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