Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?



National Grid Restoration Begins After Labor Unions Suspend Strike

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has started restoring the national grid to restore electricity supply, hours after the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) suspended their indefinite strike.

The labor unions suspended the strike for one week following a renewed commitment from the federal government to address their demands, including the implementation of a new minimum wage.

The TCN confirmed that the nationwide blackout was caused by the labor unions’ planned strike, but stated that it has begun grid recovery efforts, starting with the Shiroro Hydropower Substation.

Despite the efforts, electricity distribution companies have yet to restore power supply to consumers.

The federal government and labor unions signed an agreement on Monday night, resolving the minimum wage controversy.

The development comes after the labor unions shut down the national grid on Monday, demanding a new minimum wage implementation.

The restoration of the national grid is expected to bring relief to millions of Nigerians affected by the blackout.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like


Two weeks after her death, the loss of former Super Falcons star Ifeanyi Chiejine at the young age of 36 continues to baffle, both...

Outside Africa

“The loss of Hamza bin Ladin not only deprives al-Qa’ida of important leadership skills and the symbolic connection to his father, but undermines important...


Gilead’s antiviral drug remdesivir has been authorized by US regulators for emergency use on coronavirus patients, President Donald Trump announced Friday. US medical officials...

Entertainment News

Fans of Adele were in for a surprise when the singer shared a birthday photo of herself, revealing the results of her recent weight...

Copyright © 2023 NigerianEyeNewsPaper.Com. Design by Weforce Digital Technologies