Another Grid Collapse Plunges Nation In Darkness 

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Nigeria experienced another system collapse, throwing the country thrown into a total blackout, the fourth in three months.

The country’s central electricity grid is managed from Osogbo in Osun State, and it collapsed around 4:30 pm on Thursday.

Reports from distribution companies (DisCos) across the country’s 36 states indicate widespread blackouts as their feeders became inactive due to the grid failure.

With the grid’s output dropping from 2,984 megawatts to zero within an hour, all 21 connected plants ceased operations by 5 pm, showcasing electricity woes.

Only Azura Power Plant was the only facility as of 6pm contributing to the grid, albeit with a modest output of 54 megawatts.

Major power generation plants such as Egbin, Afam, Geregu, Ibom Power, Jebba, Kainji, Odukpani, and Olorunsogo, among others, remained dormant, further exacerbating the electricity deficit nationwide.