Monthly Archives: April 2018

OUR NOMINEES FOR AFRCA4U ONLINE AWARDS FOR AFRICANS IN EUROPE 2018 – WATCH THIS SPACE

  At AFRICA4U , WE PROUDLY PROMOTE the true life and success stories of AFRICANS IN THE DIASPORA AND AFRICANS AROUND THE WORLD We have organised small scale AFRICA4U AWARD EVENTS in The UK, Germany, Holland, Nigeria, U.S.A, Malta and … Continue reading

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WHY WE NEED TO STAND OUR GROUNDS ON DIASPORA DAY- HON KENNETH GBANDI

“There is nothing wrong with Nigeria/Diaspora that cannot be cured by what is right with Nigeria/Diaspora” I am neither a praise singer nor a ‘Yes, Sir’ man. I have always followed my conviction courtesy of the grace and magnanimity of … Continue reading

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, OYEDOKUN PENAWD – SILVER AWARD WINNER, TONY TOKUNBO FERNANDEZ INTERNATIONAL POETRY COMPETITION

Biography: OYEDOKUN IBUKUN PENAWD is a ‘vocal-ink’ poet, playwright and prolific writer, who believes it’s not until one becomes a star, before one can administer words, and minister like a seer. He was recently honoured as The Silver Award Winner … Continue reading

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[ symmetry ] WRITTEN BY ABEIKU TSIWAH – FINALIST, TONY TOKUNBO FERNANDEZ INTERNATIONAL POETRY COMPETITION 2018

Poem: [ symmetry ] 😐 there are times i wish to be something i don’t know maybe a falconer {or} maybe a sacred verse from the qu’ran that reads like the first vowel used by the prophet muhammad. there are … Continue reading

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“THE NEW GODS” WRITTEN BY OGEDENGBE TOLULOPE – FINALIST, TONY TOKUNBO FERNANDEZ INTERNATIONAL POETRY COMPETITION 2018

  THE NEW GODS Yesterday… Our fathers reverenced the ancestors’ altars With lowered gazes of bowed heads And with sobered hearts, they poured libations To appease their fury gods.   Our elders cowered at graven images Like timid dogs before … Continue reading

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“YET ANOTHER CORN SEASON” WRITTEN BY UDEMEZUE OLUOMA – FINALIST, TONY TOKUNBO FERNANDEZ POETRY COMPETITION 2018

YET ANOTHER CORN SEASON It is yet another corn season Our mothers’ hearths grow cold But the soils grow hot Caking up with the rain of each season The corns sprout in full bloom Their ears and tassels kiss the … Continue reading

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PROFESSOR JOE UKEMENAM WILL BE SPEAKING AT THE NIGERIA DIASPORA DAY 2018 GLOBAL CONFERENCE IN LONDON

We are privileged to have Professor Joe Ukemenam. United Nations Expert on African Development, Senior Researcher at Enugu State University of Science and Technology. Adjudicator Employment Tribunals England and Wales. Chairman, Enugu State Diaspora UK & Ireland

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