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JUST IN: Again, Power Grid Collapses For Fourth Time In 2024

Nigeria’s power grid has collapsed again, with the country currently generating only 0.80 megawatts of electricity.

According to the website of the Independent System Operator, which is an autonomous arm of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), it was observed that the power plants’ contribution to the grid started to decrease around 2pm, dropping to 2,797.16MW from the average of 3,417.99MW around 1pm.

The electricity contribution further declined to 1,020.08 around 3pm before dramatically falling to 0.80 by 4pm.

Naija News reports that the Trans-Amadi Power Plant generated 0.80. This marks the fourth power grid collapse in 2024.

Details later…

It Is So Shameful – Tinubu Speaks On Poor Electricity Generation In Nigeria

Meanwhile, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has expressed his disappointment with the poor electricity power generation in Nigeria despite the country’s vast size.

During the inauguration of a 31-member Presidential Economic Coordination Council at the Council Chamber within the Presidential Villa in Abuja, President Tinubu said it was shameful that Nigeria is still producing 4.5GW of electricity.

The Nigerian leader highlighted the necessity for creative approaches to address the nation’s economic issues, emphasizing the role of collaborations between the public and private sectors in spearheading economic changes.

He pointed out the issue of energy security in Nigeria, stressing the need for collective efforts to enhance the oil and gas industry and to expand the generation and distribution of electricity across the nation.

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