Minister of Power, Adebayo Adelabu, has revealed that fire outbreak caused the nationwide blackout in Nigeria Today.

There was widespread blackout across the country following the total collapse of Nigeria’s electricity grid early Thursday morning.

It was gathered that the grid collapsed totally around 12:40 a.m., leading to the massive loss of supply to power distributors nationwide.

The minister explained that a fire outbreak at Kainji/Jebba located in the North-central caused the blackout.