Nationwide Blackout as TCN Shut Down National Grid over Labour Strike

Electricity workers have shut down the national grid following the declaration of an indefinite strike by organized labour unions. Ndidi Mbah, the spokesperson for Transmission Company of Nigeria, confirmed this to newsmen exclusively today. According to her, electricity workers, the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE), followed directives of the Nigeria Labour Congress to withdraw…

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Fire Guts TCN Transmission Substation

There was a fire incident at the Transmission Company of Nigeria transmission, TCN, substation in Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State, on Thursday night. The 330 kilovolt (kV) facility was reportedly engulfed in the inferno, though the immediate cause has yet to be disclosed. The incident comes barely 24 hours after a national electricity grid collapse resulting from…

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