Nigeria Power

Expert speaks on preventing system collapses

Reading Time: 3 minutes Kola Balogun, an expert on power, says that putting skilled technocrats in charge of highly technical power companies can cut down on the number of times the national grid goes down. This was said by Balogun, the chairman and chief executive officer of Momas Electricity Meters Manufacturing Company Ltd. (MEMMCOL), in an interview on Tuesday Read More…

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Nigeria blacks out after national power grid fails

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The national grid collapsed on Monday leaving many parts of the country without power, according to electricity distribution companies. This would be the fourth time this year that the grid is collapsing for what the authorities blame on technical problems. Last month workers from the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) went on strike and temporarily Read More…

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States in darkness as national grid collapses again

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The national electricity grid suffered a system collapse on Wednesday, causing power blackout in states across the country. Reports say that the system failure, which is the sixth in the last 7 months, dipped the entire power supply nationwide to 40 mega watts. The distribution load profile obtained by the media showed that the national Read More…

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Collapsed national grid now fully restored – TCN

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has restored the collapsed electricity grid system across the country. The Acting Managing Director of TCN, Mr Sule Abdulaziz, made this known while addressing newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday. Abdulaziz said the system which collapsed on Sunday evening was restored within 40 minutes of the incident. He Read More…