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

NEW PRESENTERS ON B4B TELEVISION BRADFORD- WATCH HIS SPACE

The City of Bradford continues to celebrate the launch of its latest online television with a vision to empower, educate and inspire. In the next few days you will get to know about the latest presenters that have come on … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN WEST INDIAN ASSOCIATION 45TH ANNIVERSARY TO TAKE PLACE IN NOVEMBER

THE NIGERIAN WEST INDIAN ASSOCIATION 45TH ANNIVERSARY WILL BE TAKING PLACE ON SUNDAY THE 20TH OF NOVEMBER 2022 This amazing event will include a THANKSGIVING SERVICE, LUNCHEON, EXHIBITION, LECTURE and the launching of a journal containing snapshots of the associations … Continue reading

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HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT CHECKPOINT IN BRADFORD ?

A BRIEF HISTORY Initially, many community activities and social events in Bradford were hosted by the West Indian community centre based at Textile Hall on Westgate. However, a fire at this venue meant that a new community centre was needed … Continue reading

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CECE WINANS TO PERFORM AT THE MUSIC AND MEDIA PLATFORM AWARDS 2022 IN BRADFORD

*CECE WINANS TO PERFORM AT THE MUSIC AND MEDIA PLATFORM AWARDS 2022* We are pleased to officially announce our special guest artists for TMMP Awards 2022. Headlining on the night is Multiple Grammy Award winner *CECE WINANS*, followed by top … Continue reading

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A SUCCESSFUL WINDRUSH CARNIVAL OF CULTURE AT THE UK CITY OF CULTURE IN BRADFORD

Saturday the 18th of June 2022 was a very historical day in THE UK CITY OF CULTURE – BRADFORD as THE WINDRUSH CARNIVAL OF CULTURE 2022 attracted lots of visitors from around the country. The organisers of this historical annual … Continue reading

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ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, DR SOHAIL AHMED – CHAIR OF BRADFORD 4 BETTER

Dr Sohail Abraham Ahmed is the Co-founder of Aelixir Media and Aelixir Healing. Dr Sohail is from Bradford, U.K. and works in a number of sectors, including the NHS, community, voluntary, arts and media. Dr Sohail is regarded as one … Continue reading

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DIONNE HOOD, DEVELOPMENT OFFICER OF BRADFORD LIBRARIES WAS A GUEST ON B4B TELEVISION

Libraries are safe spaces for everyone and anyone, and they have a huge part to play in culture, community and well-being. Bradford Libraries celebrate their 150th anniversary this year (2022) and to find out more about this landmark occasion, we … Continue reading

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THE AMAZING TMMP AWARDS TO TAKE PLACE IN BRADFORD IN AUGUST- DO NOT MISS IT

The Music and Media Platform Awards (TMMP Awards) is a collaborative award ceremony where top media platforms from the UK and International, nominates the top artists, musicians and community heroes. We also focus on community projects throughout the year and … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN FESTIVAL UK – TAKING PLACE THIS SATURDAY

THE NIGERIAN FESTIVAL UK shall be taking place this Saturday the 18th of June from 11am to 6pm at CATOR PARK NORTH, KIDBROOKE PARK ROAD, GREENWICH SE3 9PG THIS IS AN EVENT YOU CANNOT AFFORD TO MISS

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COMING SOON ON THE TONY TOKUNBO FERNANDEZ SHOW, INTERVIEW WITH LYDIA – CEO OF KENYA IN THE PARK

COMING SOON ON THE TONY TOKUNBO FERNANDEZ SHOW – OUR INTERVIEW WITH THE AMAZING LYDIA TETT OLET – THE CEO OF KENYA IN THE PARK. SHE WILL KEEP US POSTED WITH UPDATES ON THIS MONTHS KENYA IN THE PARK EVENT … Continue reading

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