Author: Enwono-Abasi Elisha

In fulfillment of the Renewed Hope Elderly Support Initiative of Wife of the President of Nigeria, Mrs. Oluremi Tinubu, Wife of Akwa Ibom State Governor, Pastor Patience Umo Eno, on Thursday hosted 250 elderly persons to a party at the Banquet Hall, Government House, Uyo. The party which drew attendees from the 31 Local Government Areas of the state featured, free medical outreach, dancing competition, riddles, pageantry, and lots more. Pastor Patience Eno in her remarks said the event was held at the instance of the wife of the President who had graciously approved the names of all in attendance,…

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Minister of State Petroleum Resources (Gas), Rt Hon Ekperikpe Ekpo, has commended Optimera Energy LFZE for investing in a world class natural gas distribution infrastructure project at the Lekki Free Zone, Lagos. The minister who spoke while performing the groundbreaking ceremony for the project designed to distribute natural gas to companies operating within the Lekki Free Zone called on private sector investors to partner with the government in growing the country’s gas sector. Ekpo described Optimera Energy’s investment as a significant milestone in Nigeria’s journey towards a more sustainable and energy-efficient future and lauded the firm for their visionary approach…

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Everyday, the clock ticks, drawing near the next reality. Energy Transition! Just as the world gears in preparation towards sustainable energy (Green Energy) by 2060 timeline, it portends nothing will exempt Continents, Nations and Sub-nationals from the effect of this global change. Energy Transition (ET) according to Wikipedia is a significant structural change in an energy system regarding supply and consumption. Currently, a transition to sustainable energy (mostly renewable energy) is underway to limit climate change. It is also called renewable energy transition. The current transition is driven by a recognition that global greenhouse-gas emissions must be drastically reduced. This…

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Recently, the Crest Newspaper joined an expert roundtable discourse in far away Senegal, a West African Country, to contribute to the ongoing discussion about preventing conflict which is prevalent in the oil, gas and solid mineral rich communities in the West African region. The event which took place between November 27th to November 28th 2023 at Goree Institute, Dakar – Senegal, had as its theme: “Responsible and Inclusive Management of Extractive Resources for Conflict Prevention.” https://crestnews.ng/ekperikpe-intervenes-in-health-sector/ According to the Executive Director of the Institute, Mr. Doudou Dia, the round table discussion is in continuation of their pursuit in the research…

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The Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Brand Management and Marketing to the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Sir Raphael Edem has reiterated the need for all Akwa Ibom persons to join in the task of marketing the unique potentials and qualities of the State in positive ways. He made the note, Wednesday, during the ongoing Chats of the Conference of Online Publishers, Akwa Ibom State (COOPA) on the theme, ‘Nigeria in Post Subsidy Removal Era: Governance and Citizens Engagement.’ According to him, “The task for building Akwa Ibom brand is not just the State Government’s responsibility. Every positive thing that…

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Everything seems to sing and dance to the melodious redemption tune played through the land. The song speaks the language of pains, inflicted by men who came to steal and kill. They did not only steal and kill, but ravaged the innocent bodies of African young females, making their tender, plumpy breast sag. They sag so early! “For fear of these masters, who enjoyed the agony of our ancestors, they seat upstairs shouting ‘Blacks are Animals! Take them away!’ They say this so often till they tend to believe and make us believe ‘we are animals’ and should be bound…

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Editor of the Crest Newspaper, Enwono-Abasi Elisha was amongst the 20 participants selected from three West African Countries, Nigeria, Ghana and Sierre-Leone to participate in a-three day regional capacity-building workshop of the Gorée Institute – Centre for Democracy, Development and Culture in Africa, Dakar-Senegal. The event which took place from July 26 to 28 at the Gorée Island, Dakar-Senegal had the theme: “Mechanisms for the prevention and management of conflicts related to mineral resources in West Africa.” According to the Organisers, the theme was apt to equip the Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and the Media to be able to tackle…

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