Author Archives: Tony Tokunbo Eteka Fernandez

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, Romania, Malta and Nigeria and has visited over 22 European Countries. Tony has also organised The Black History Month Celebrations at The UK House of Parliament for over five years in a row 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

ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, DANIEL LISTER – MANAGING DIRECTOR OF MY BLACK MARKET UK

My Black Market was founded by Daniel Lister, best selling author of Multiple Streams of Inspiration Vol. 2, co-authored with Les Brown the #1 Black speaker in the world, and billed as a collection from some of the sharpest minds of our … Continue reading

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ADC 1ST GLOBAL ROUND TABLE ON DIASPORA ROLES IN NATION BUILDING

The Year of the Diaspora Returns starts Today: Nigerians are trailblazers in all facades of life Globally (Pfizer Vaccine, ADB, WTO, Ford, MB, NASSA, IBF, WBO and WBO, etc. yet Nigeria is today Nr. 1 in Insecurity; Kidnapping, Regional Agitations, … Continue reading

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, CORNETTA WILLIAMS WALKER – EXPERIENCED COUNSELLOR AND PSYCHOTHERAPIST

Cornetta Williams Walker – Experienced Counsellor & Psychotherapist My name is Cornetta Williams Walker I am an integrative addiction therapist and psychotherapist. As a result of working in different settings, I understand the impact of Adverse Childhood Experience and attachment issues. I believe … Continue reading

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“INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEERS DAY” HOSTED BY EFIK LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION

Efik Leadership Foundation will be having a Volunteers Day on 5th December. Kindly find time to attend the event if you can Saturday, 5 December 2020 at 09:00 UTC Online with Facebook Live

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AN AMAZING SPEECH BY THE CHAIRMAN OF NIGERIANS IN THE DIASPORA , EUROPE – HON KENNETH GBANDI (A LEGACY TO BE REMEMBERED)

NIDOE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM) NOVEMBER AT VIENNA, AUSTRIA H.E. Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Fr. President & Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, of the Federal Republic of Nigeria H.E. Chief (Dr.) Olusegun Obasanjo, GCFR, Fr. President & Commander … Continue reading

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EYE HEALTH AFRICA CIC LAUNCH ON 28TH OF NOVEMBER – DO NOT MISS IT

Eye Health Africa CIC is a new social enterprise dedicated to eye screening, treatments and healthcare for marginalised and under-resourced communities in Africa. Eye Health Africa CIC, company number 12480431 is a community interest company registered in England and Wales on … Continue reading

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, LILLIAN OGBOGOH – CORPORATE & LEADERSHIP TRAINER AND INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER

I’m Lillian Ogbogoh, a Corporate Trainer, Leadership Trainer, Storyteller, Podcast Show Host, NLP Certified Practitioner and an International Speaker. Who believes that it is our birthright to show up, level up, and live the life we want! MY PURPOSE AS … Continue reading

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HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT NIGERIAN COMMUNITY, MANCHESTER

*Nigeria Community Manchester* *Nigeria Community Manchester is a non-political, non-religious and not for profit body that represents the cultural, social, welfare and economic interests of every Nigerian in Greater Manchester & friends of Nigerians. We foster the spirit of friendship … Continue reading

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“THE CONCEPT OF THE TRINITY IN EFIK TRADITIONAL BELIEF” WRITTEN BY PHILLIP NOSA-ADAM

The concept of the Trinity in Efik Traditional Belief ©Philip Nosa-Adam A trinity can be defined as the belief in the existence of three coeternal and consubstantial persons in one God. The concept of three persons in one God can … Continue reading

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UNLEASH YOUR CREATIVE GENIUS CONTEST PUBLISH WITH LATOYA LIKAMBI

We are very pleased to launch our first ever writing contest that will give young people between 9 – 16 years the unique opportunity to publish a short story with the inspiring and young bestselling author of three books from … Continue reading

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