1. "Nigeria's Power Grid Surges: Transmission Capacity Reaches 8,500MW

    Nigeria "Nigeria's Power Grid Surges: Transmission Capacity Reaches 8,500MW

    The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced an increase in the country's power transmission capacity to 8,500 megawatts. The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), a government-owned firm, revealed this development, emphasizing its ability to evacuate all electricity generated by power...
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    Metro Blackout Imminent As National Grid Suffers Yet Another Collapse

    Nigeria has once again plunged into darkness as the national grid, managed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) in Osogbo, Osun State, suffered a catastrophic collapse. In the early hours of the day, The Guardian conducted a check and found that the grid's capacity had plummeted to a...
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    Metro TCN confirms national grid shutdown, says it’s working to restore power - The Cable
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    Politics NASS Summons Fashola Over Atiku's Sack From TCN

    The National Assembly has summoned Power Minister, Babatunde Fashola, over the sudden dissolution Abubakar Atiku headed board of the Transition Company of Nigeria (TCN) on Friday. Usman Mohammed from the African Development Bank, AfDB, was called to head the firm for a 12-month non-extendable...
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    Metro Electricity Workers Make U-Turn, Suspends Strike Action

    Members of the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) who staged protest over police invasion at the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) in Abuja said they have resumed Friday evening. Dailytrust reports that NUEE said the resumption follows the intervention of the Minister for Labour...
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    Metro Blackout Looms As Electricity Workers Set To Shut Down Transmission

    Total blackout looms as electricity workers are planning to shut power transmission nationwide over breaches in labour issues and takeover of the defunct PHCN headquarters in Abuja. A key staff member privy to the crisis at the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) told Daily Trust yesterday...
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    Business Power Supply Drops to 2,665MegaWatts

    The electricity generation in the country has dropped to 2,665MW due to inadequate supply of gas to the power station and explosions at transmission lines in Lagos and Jebba, THISDay learnt. With this development, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has directed the 11 distribution...
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    Business Nigeria Attains 5,074MW Electricity Generation for the First Time in History

    The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, yesterday announced that for the first time in the history of Nigeria’s electricity generation profile, the country has attained the milestone of generating about 5,074 megawatts of electricity. Disclosing this through its Deputy General Manager, Public...
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    Metro Don’t Expect Stable Power Supply Soon - AEDC

    The sufferings and hardship currently witnessed by Nigerians across the country took a turn for the worse in Abuja in the last couple of days as Abuja Electricity Distribution Company‎ reduced power supply to the Federal Capital Territory and neighbouring states to an average of six hours. This...
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    Metro Nigeria: Power Generation Drops to 4,451 Megawatts

    According to the TCN, the incident, which took place at Asaba Uchi, Ndokwa East Local Government, has resulted in the reduction of available power to the national grid by about 480MW. A statement by the company stated that the Okpai – Onitsha 330kV transmission line tripped and the cause of the...