Breaking: Black Out Again as National Grid Collapses for 6th Time in 2022

Breaking: Black Out Again as National Grid Collapses for 6th Time in 2022

  • Nigeria's national grid has again collapsed for the 6th time in the year 2022, resulting in another blackout in the country
  • According to the report, only the Abuja distribution company (AEDC) could distribute 40Mw while others are distributing 0mw
  • Recall that Nigerians experienced a total blackout 2 times in March and April, while they experienced it 1 time in June

On Wednesday, July 20, the National grid collapsed to 40Mw around 12:23pm, marking the 6th time Nigerians will experience blackouts in 2022.

According to The Nation, the Abuja electricity distribution company (AEDC) is the only distribution company that recorded 40Mw at that material, while others are recoding 0Mw.

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Blackout in Nigeria as national grid collapses again Photo Credit: Daily Trust
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This will be the 6th time the national grid will be collapsing this year.

The last time national grid collapses in Nigeria

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On Monday, June 13, The Cable reported the collapse of Nigeria’s electricity, which caused a blackout in states across the federation.

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Then, many of the country’s distribution companies (DisCos) notified their customers about the development on their social media pages.

Some of the distribution companies, for instance, Eko electricity distribution company, informed its customers about the development via its Facebook page.

The company expressed regret about the system collapse from the national grid.

It said that it:

"has affected our entire network and impacted our ability to deliver optimum service. Please bear with us as we are working with our TCN partners on a swift resolution.”

The breakdown of when national grid has collapsed in 2022

Nigerians experienced a similar situation 2 times in April 2022 and March of the same year.

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National grid collapses again, electricity distribution companies tender apologise to Nigerians, Businesses reported that Nigeria’s national grid has again suffered another system collapse on Sunday, June 12, the first in this month and the fifth in 2022.

The development has caused blackouts in Lagos and some other cities in the country. The report says the whole southeast states are affected.

Distribution companies, on the other hand, took to their social media to apologise to Nigerians, particularly business owners, for the power outage across the country


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