Autism or Curse?

“We are conditioned to fear what we do not understand…”

Why the name “Adunbi”?

Let’s begin with a quick history of child naming in Nigeria’s Yoruba culture…I’ll start off by saying the name given to a child is taken very seriously in Nigeria, in every culture. For instance, in the Yoruba culture, when twins are born, the first twin is always named Taiwo (the first child to taste the world)…

The “Many Heads” Myth

“Does he/she have two heads?”             Many Africans, especially Nigerians, are all too familiar with this question. As a child, the presence of this question, ultimately meant the absence of excellence on my part. It meant somehow that my performance was below par, but not only that, in those moments,…