Nationwide Blackout as Nigeria’s Power Grid Suffers Another Collapse



Nigerians have been thrown into darkness as the nation’s power grid experienced another collapse in the early hours of Monday, April 15, 2024.

According to data obtained from the Nigerian System Operator’s portal (, between 2:00 am till the time of filing this report.

The grid recorded an unprecedented zero Megawatts (MW) at the time and is currently generating a meagre 52.3MW around 7:10 am the same day.

The consequences of this blackout were felt nationwide, as electricity distribution companies (DisCos) struggled to cope with the sudden and prolonged outage.

Many parts of the country have been plunged into darkness for over five hours as the grid is yet to come into full recovery.

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