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About Tony Tokunbo Eteka Fernandez

Tony Tokunbo Eteka Fernandez is an International Award Winner, Published Author & Poet, Broadcast Journalist, MC and Youth Empowerment Consultant . He is also The CEO of AFRICA4U and The Founder of Africans in The Diaspora People also see him as a Cultural and Social entrepreneur, which means he is skilled in working with many different communities, bringing people together in successful focused events. Tony has organised many cultural events …involving both BME and mainstream communities. He is skilled in hosting events that reinforce community cohesion and bringing different kinds of people together. He has organised events in The UK, The U.S.A, Holland, Germany, Eastern Europe and Nigeria and has visited over 18 European Countries. Tony has also organised The Black History Month Celebrations at The UK House of Parliament for three years in a row (2013,2014 and 2015). He continues to promote the true life and success stories of Africans in Europe and Africans around the world and has organised several small scale literary and awards initiatives aimed at empowering young people. He has also spent time as an International broadcaster and was The Producer and Presenter for AFRICA4U International Radio Talk Show at Reading4u Radio Station for nearly three years. Tony has interviewed high profile Members of Parliament, Distinguished celebrities and some of Africas best musicians including Ivonne Chaka Chaka and Kanda Bongoman. He has also been a guest on BBC Radio on numerous occasions to discuss the community cohesion events he organises at UK House of Parliament and also to recite some of his published work in memory of Nelson Mandela, 50 Years Anniversary of The race relations act and major community issues. Tony has also a Guest on popular Radio stations in Nigeria and The States In the last few years he has been very passionate about Youth empowerment, community cohesion and cultural intelligence. Tony was born in South London and has lived in several parts of England and Nigeria . He started writing at the tender age of nine, a habit he expressed with creative enthusiasm. Tony writes Poetry, short stories and proverbs on personal development. He is currently working on his 4th book which will also be his first novel. He is also into Public Speaking at Special events and Social functions and is a Mentor for young people in the UK Community. He completed a Bachelor of Arts degree at The University of Lagos, Nigeria in English and World Literature. He later went on to attain a teaching qualification at The Frances King International Training Institute, South Kensington London, it was here he studied Teaching English as a Foreign Language. He also studied Web Design at The City University in London. He published his first book in June 1999 called “The Beauty in the Dark” (A Collection of Poetry which received critical acclamation in many circles around the world). .Tony’s aim in life is to inspire the young generation and to encourage the youth to make the very best of their dreams and aspirations,. He published a 2nd book in June 2009 called ” The Sound of Running Water” – A Family gift book of proverbs and quotations on Personal Development and Positive Thinking . In December 2009, he published his 3rd book called “One Moment of Peace”.- A collection of Poetry inspired by personal experiences and spiritual growth. Besides the fact that the Artist has won International online awards, he is mostly inspired by Life experience, love, music and cultural awareness. He was Resident Poet at the 5th London Poetry Festival in 2009 and has been a guest on BBC Radio on very many occassions including The famous Anne Diamond Show. He has also been a guest on a few SKY TV stations and several International Radio Stations around The World On Wednesday the 30th of October 2013, Tony Tokunbo Fernandez organised his biggest event ever- The Black History Month Celebration at the House of Parliament. The Special Guest on the day was The Minister for Sports and Equalities MP Helen Grant and Key Community Ambassadors in The Black Community

HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THE RICHEST MAN THAT EVER LIVED? MANSA KANKAN MUSA FROM MALI

Learning history at school in Zambia was very interesting. We learnt about exotic people and places like Kublai Khan, the Kingdom of Sundiata, Thaba Bosiu and our icon for the month of May, Mansa Kankan Musa. A list compiled by … Continue reading

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“THE WAKANDAN MESSAGE” WRITTEN BY CLAUDE OPARA

THE WAKANDAN MESSAGE Okay, so what’s all this fuss about the Black Panther movie? Why can’t people ‘hear word’ anymore? Well, probably because it’s more than just a movie. It’s an achievement. It’s a statement. Probably because it has also … Continue reading

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, ANDREW PATIENCE – FOUNDER OF CUSTODIANS OF AFRICAN LITERATURE & SOCIAL RIGHT ADVOCATE

Andrew Patience Finye fondly called ‘AP’ is one of the leading voices in creative spoken word poetry in Nigeria, having performed on some recognized local and international platforms. Some of her literary works have been aired on different local and international … Continue reading

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THE TONY TOKUNBO FERNANDEZ INTERNATIONAL ONLINE POETRY COMPETITION 2018 – IT COULD BE YOU

THE TONY TOKUNBO FERNANDEZ INTERNATIONAL ONLINE POETRY COMPETITION 2018 – ENTRIES ARE NOW OPEN THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION FOR THE TONY TOKUNBO FERNANDEZ INTERNATIONAL ONLINE COMPETITION 2018 IS NOW OPEN FOR POETS AND WRITERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD THE COMPETITION IS … Continue reading

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HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THIRTYMINUTESRULE.COM ?

Thirtyminutesrule.com is a worldwide group. We are derived from a concept based on ‘30 minute rule’ located in the Chapter ‘The Limited Human Designed Academic System on Page 97’ inside the book entitled ‘Our World in Metaphors’ which is ‘Driven by the Truth.’ … Continue reading

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HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT 9JA HEALTH ?

About 9JAHEALTH Your health is your greatest asset. We help you stay healthy with tips, latest news and information that benefit your well-being. 16 Elias Centre, Ademola Street, Ikoyi, Lagos Lagos, Nigeria Call +234 805 475 7373 info@9jahealth.com.ng http://www.9jahealth.com.ng     … Continue reading

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CENTRAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL OF NIDO, CONTINUES CONSULTATIVE COURTESY VISITS ACROSS EUROPE

Appreciations: The Den Haag Experiences! The Central Executive Council of Nigerians in Diaspora Organization (CEC) continued it’s consultative courtesy visit across Europe and visited today 15/02/2018, H.E. Ambassador of Nigeria to the Netherlands, H.E. Mr. O. N. Ngofa, who led … Continue reading

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