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Power Grid Collapses, Plunges Lagos, Others Into Darkness by ijustdey: 8:20am On Feb 18
Femi Asu

The nation’s power grid suffered its first collapse this year on Wednesday, plunging parts of the country into a blackout.

Two of the electricity distribution companies in the country, Ikeja Electric Plc and Eko Electricity Distribution Company Plc, disclosed this in messages to their customers through their Twitter handles on Wednesday.

It said, “This is to inform you that we experienced a system collapse at 13:58hrs today and this affected all customers on the IE network. However, we are pleased to confirm that supply has been restored to Alimosho, Ogba, and Alausa transmission stations at 14:47hrs.

“Please note that gradual restoration to other areas is currently ongoing. Thank you for your understanding.”

EKEDC said, “There has been a partial system collapse on the national grid interrupting supply to most areas within our network. We are gathering updates on the situation and will provide them as available.

“For now, please be assured that all stakeholders are working hard to make sure this is resolved. We apologise for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.”

The grid, which is being managed by government-owned Transmission Company of Nigeria, has continued to suffer system collapse over the years amid a lack of spinning reserve that is meant to forestall such occurrences.

Spinning reserve is the generation capacity that is online but unloaded and that can respond within 10 minutes to compensate for generation or transmission outages.

Although five power stations are meant to provide spinning reserves, none of them currently have actual reserve.

The power stations are Egbin, Delta, Olorunsogo NIPP, Geregu NIPP and Omotosho NIPP.

Total power generation in the country stood at 4,499.90 megawatts as of 6 am on Wednesday, according to the Nigerian Electricity System Operator.

The system operator put the nation’s installed generation capacity at 12,954.40MW; available capacity at 7,652.60MW; transmission wheeling capacity at 7,300MW; and the peak generation ever attained at 5520.4MW.


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Re: Power Grid Collapses, Plunges Lagos, Others Into Darkness by Kriss216: 8:26am On Feb 18
Nothing new, Tinubu has done more evil to Lagosians than Power grid.

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Re: Power Grid Collapses, Plunges Lagos, Others Into Darkness by Nairalandian(m): 9:04am On Feb 18
Hmm
No wonder heat wan kill me yesterday night.
Let it not last long though.

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Re: Power Grid Collapses, Plunges Lagos, Others Into Darkness by Chiminemine(m): 9:04am On Feb 18
How I wish it would just fall into san*o olu's house and shock the living day light out of him. Pass about one million mega volts of undiluted electricity into his head. Nonsense

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Re: Power Grid Collapses, Plunges Lagos, Others Into Darkness by beautyhd: 9:04am On Feb 18
I have been in darkness for long now, this one isn't new to me, maybe some other places in Lagos.

How can you say, you will give some places light for one day and no light for 2 days. The one day on is not even up to 8 hours and you want them to pay phc bills.

Phc peeps are heartless, una time dey come.

One day on and 2 days off for light only in Nigeria.

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Re: Power Grid Collapses, Plunges Lagos, Others Into Darkness by bignero: 9:04am On Feb 18
angry

Everyday power grid de collapse..

Ignorant Nigerians that haven't seen seme border will say Nigeria, giant of Africa.. While 80 percent of African nations have light 247..

The most useless ones, will say "wE sUPpLy LiGht" to Ghana..

How do you supply what you don't have?

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Re: Power Grid Collapses, Plunges Lagos, Others Into Darkness by Kevinsamba: 9:04am On Feb 18
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Re: Power Grid Collapses, Plunges Lagos, Others Into Darkness by lordcabasa(m): 9:04am On Feb 18
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Re: Power Grid Collapses, Plunges Lagos, Others Into Darkness by Ishilove: 9:04am On Feb 18
Makes no difference. Your services have been shitty since time immemorial.

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Re: Power Grid Collapses, Plunges Lagos, Others Into Darkness by Chamillionaire(m): 9:05am On Feb 18
Tired of this country and the bad news !!!!

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Re: Power Grid Collapses, Plunges Lagos, Others Into Darkness by baike: 9:05am On Feb 18
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Re: Power Grid Collapses, Plunges Lagos, Others Into Darkness by Doague: 9:06am On Feb 18
Nigeria has far too many problem

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Re: Power Grid Collapses, Plunges Lagos, Others Into Darkness by dhtml6(m): 9:06am On Feb 18
Na the same
Re: Power Grid Collapses, Plunges Lagos, Others Into Darkness by ForeThinker: 9:06am On Feb 18
Ploy to make piipu to buy more PMS petrol and diesel

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Re: Power Grid Collapses, Plunges Lagos, Others Into Darkness by Emekus999(m): 9:06am On Feb 18
Please work very hard,to restore light..the heat at night is not easy
Re: Power Grid Collapses, Plunges Lagos, Others Into Darkness by GamalNasser: 9:07am On Feb 18
hmmmm
Re: Power Grid Collapses, Plunges Lagos, Others Into Darkness by merits(m): 9:07am On Feb 18

Re: Power Grid Collapses, Plunges Lagos, Others Into Darkness by Racoon(m): 9:07am On Feb 18
No wonder light no dey for 4days now
Re: Power Grid Collapses, Plunges Lagos, Others Into Darkness by Chidex50(m): 9:08am On Feb 18
It's time to go green. Check my bio!

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Re: Power Grid Collapses, Plunges Lagos, Others Into Darkness by Grace001: 9:08am On Feb 18
A country where darkness reign can’t progress.

An interrupted illumination all over the country will pave way for progress and development


Let Nigeria leaders continue to deceive themselves, fighting shadows

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Re: Power Grid Collapses, Plunges Lagos, Others Into Darkness by Lola45: 9:08am On Feb 18
Giant of Africa my foot

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Re: Power Grid Collapses, Plunges Lagos, Others Into Darkness by xynerise: 9:09am On Feb 18
Doague:
Even Ordinary Ghana have electricity 24/7
All West African countries

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Re: Power Grid Collapses, Plunges Lagos, Others Into Darkness by Cantonese: 9:10am On Feb 18
Chiminemine:
How I wish it would just fall into sanwo olu's house and shock the living day light out of him. Pass about one million mega volts of undiluted electricity into his head. Nonsense

Be careful what you wish others. Remember what you sow you reap. If you sow bad wishes, you may get rewarded bad wishes in return.

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Re: Power Grid Collapses, Plunges Lagos, Others Into Darkness by IgbosNIGHTMARE: 9:10am On Feb 18
angry

Stupîd USELESS country with senseless useless old fool leaders.

Power grid is ALWAYS collapsing!
It will never be well with

lBB
ÓBJ
J0NÀTHAN
BUHARĪ
AND
FASHOLÀ

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Re: Power Grid Collapses, Plunges Lagos, Others Into Darkness by Doctortyre: 9:10am On Feb 18

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Re: Power Grid Collapses, Plunges Lagos, Others Into Darkness by obeyizy(m): 9:10am On Feb 18
For Bariga na since Sunday!!!
We have been in hell since then.

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Re: Power Grid Collapses, Plunges Lagos, Others Into Darkness by Eberex(m): 9:10am On Feb 18
We didnt have power last night but woke up this morning to see power.

Very good to know we are not affected

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