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Black Out In Rivers, Bayelsa, Cross River & Akwa Ibom States As National Power Grid Collapses

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June 20, 2016 – Rivers, Bayelsa, Cross River & Akwa Ibom States In Total Blackout As National Power, Electricity Grid Collapses

The collapse of the National Power Grid has put four Nigerian states in total darkness.

According to the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, residents of Bayelsa, Cross River, Rivers and Akwa Ibom States are currently experiencing unstable power supply because of the collapse of the National Power Grid.

PHED Spokesperson, Jonah Iboma said the grid which collapsed yesterday will affect the 4 states until something is done to it at the national level.

He added that PHED is ready to supply light to customers who are willing to pay.



  1. fifelomo

    June 20, 2016 at 3:09 PM

    Tell me, which state in Nigeria do we have constant power supply? Mchew everywhere in the country is in total darkness.

  2. Victor Kay.

    June 20, 2016 at 3:11 PM

    Very good. The one whom a coconut is broken on his head does not partake in the eating. Let the avengers continue to blast everything.

  3. D Hunter

    June 20, 2016 at 3:45 PM

    Back to the use of Generator set, Sola system. Though Nigeria is in total darkness already even without this.

    I take a stroll…

  4. betty

    June 20, 2016 at 4:29 PM

    there is no light from time so for d Grid to collapse it not a new thing we are use to it.

  5. Big Aunty Koks

    June 20, 2016 at 9:45 PM

    The grid only collapsed yesterday? The power outage started years before yesterday so please don’t frighten people into thinking you only noticed the darkness yesterday.
    On second thoughts, now you have noticed the power failure, how long from”yesterday” should the people expect light?

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    June 21, 2016 at 12:03 AM

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  7. sola olaniyi

    June 21, 2016 at 2:14 PM

    This is no news…its what we are already used to in Nigeria

  8. Maryf

    June 21, 2016 at 3:14 PM

    We are suffering blackout right from adam. So they should look for some else and tell us.

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