JUST-IN: Nationwide Blackout As National Grid Collapses Again

JUST-IN: Nationwide Blackout As National Grid Collapses Again

The national grid system, operated by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), collapsed in the early hours of Monday, throwing the entire country into blackout

This comes barely 3 months after the grid collapsed leaving the nation in total darknes

According to the statement signed by Ndidi Mbah, TCN’s spokesperson, the restoration of the national power grid is already ongoing.

Although Mbah said that power supply has already been restored in Abuja and a few other areas, Politics Nigeria can confirm that the capital city is still in darkness as at the time of writing this report.

“Abuja has already been restored, so have different areas. Full restoration ongoing,” she said.

Today’s seizure marked the second collapse since mid-September when distribution firms nationwide reported unavailability of bulk electricity from federal infrastructure.

This is even as President Bola Tinubu’s government has continued to promise Nigerians uninterrupted power supply since assuming office on May 29, 2023