Awhy Author

What is Life?

Often times, I hear people passively ask ”what is life?”. Like my Nigerian Hausa-speaking brethren would jokingly say, ” haba dan uwa, mei duniya?”...

When a white man does it to a black man, it’s called racism. What is it called when a black man does it to another black man?

When are you truly ‘home’ as an African? We may be divided along National lines, but the rest of the world sees us as one and the same. Why then can we not see ourselves as...

DOWNS SYNDROME: ABILITY IN DISABILITY

I remember seeing this guy back in London in 2015 and thinking to myself, “Damn, this guy has got a really big head, sitting on an even fatter neck”. Insensitive, right? Yes,...

So You Think You Have OCD?

It is very common these days to hear people throw the acronym ‘OCD’ around, so much that you start to think it’s some fancy sophisticated adjective. Truth is, a lot of these...

Learning Disabilities; Dyslexia and Dyscalculia

‘’That boy is dumb…” ’That girl no sabi book…”   ‘’that boy just dull…”  “that girl no sabi spell, at her age…” All of these are very common...

Hookah (aka shisha) – Ignorance and Harmful Effects

Shisha, also referred to as Hookah, Water-pipe, Hubble-bubble and Narghile is a relaxed and social way of smoking tobacco, as opposed to the conventional method of smoking a...