Nigerian cities may face massive darkness with an imminent shutdown of 24 thermal powers by some Generation Companies (GenCos) over the introduction of a controversial charge.
Yemi Osinbajo, the Nigeria's vice president, said that homes and business premises across the country have not been able to enjoy regular and quality power supply because of lack capacity.
A Nigerian lady on Facebook, Abiona Opepemi Vern, has shared the genius way she made use of her appliance after the lack of electricity rendered it useless.
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has said its 330/132kV transmission substation at Molai in Maiduguri, Borno state, was attacked by insurgents on the evening of Tuesday, May 7.
A man identified as Ibrahim A Wada, revealed that he charges his phone with a car battery following blackout in Kankia local government area in Katsina state. According to him, the power outage has been on for weeks.
A data obtained from the ministry of power, works and housing said gas constraints and frequency management occasioned by electricity distribution companies’ load demand left 2,365.5MW and 2,087MW idle respectively.