NEWS SOCIETY GIST BLACKOUT AS NIGERIA’S ELECTRICITY GRID FAILS AGAIN By Admin Posted on July 28, 2021 1 min read 0 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin By Aishat Momoh. O. Nigeria’s electricity grid has once again failed, causing power outages across the country. The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) system, which was operated from Osogbo, Osun State, went down around 12:26 p.m. on Wednesday. Since the country’s power sector was privatized in 2013, the national electrical system has failed consumers more than 128 times. TCN’s antiquated, analogue systems, according to the Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED), the umbrella organization of distribution businesses. As a result of the challenge, some energy providers have published public notices regarding their inability to power customers. A notice from the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company stated, “We have been unable to serve our clients in Niger, Kogi, and Nasarawa states, as well as a substantial chunk of the entire Federal Capital Territory.” “Only 20MW has been allotted to AEDC as opposed to the approximately 400MW that we have been receiving in recent times,” AEDC said, urging the public to be patient and vowing to restore power across its franchise region as soon as load allocation improved.