Hauwa Lawal

Hauwa Lawal – Her Personal Life and Writing Career Journey

This post is about a Nigerian lady best known as a comic creator, Hauwa Lawal.


  • Based in Lagos State, Nigeria
  • renowned digital content specialist with a broad range of skills
  • A graduate of Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India

Read on as we explore various things you would want to hear about Hauwa Lawal and may not see elsewhere.

Who Is Hauwa Lawal?

Hauwa Lawal is a fast-rising content strategist and writer. She possesses a vast skillset: content writing, photography, copywriting, content editing, fictional writing, script writing, storytelling, creativity, digital marketing, and advertisement creation.

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Personal Life (Early/recent)

Hauwa Lawal’s age is currently undisclosed. On the other hand, she is single and has not publicly discussed her relationship.

Her parents wanted her to become a reporter; hence, they made her study Journalism. She didn’t like the course, so she diversified to pursue her writing dreams.

Hauwa started on her own without enrolling in writing classes or coaching. People began to commend her writing skills and started following her on social media. That inspired her a lot, giving her a sense of acceptance.

She loves to sketch when not creating content. Besides, she enjoys writing women-centric stories about the struggles of an average Nigerian woman.

Career – How She Started Her Content Writing Career?

From 2012 to 2015, Hauwa Lawal studied at the Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Communication. As a high-achieving student, she graduated with an excellent grade of 8.51/10.0. She also had the chance to learn about traditional and online media during her study period in India. Besides, she acquired knowledge of animation and started to write articles.

That same year, she applied to an Exchange Program at HSB Hochschule Bremen – City University of Applied Sciences, Germany. The program focused on Mass Communication/Media Studies. Her curriculum included writing scripts for short films, which was part of how she started her career.

While in Bremen, she was opportune to cover the Jazzahead!, the world’s largest trade fair for jazz scenes. She also had the chance to develop her video editing skills during her stay in the city.

Fast forward to 2017, she enrolled for her Master’s at Yaşar University, Turkey, which she completed in 2019. She then became a MA degree holder in Business/Corporate Communications.

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You must have seen at least one of her works unknowingly. For instance, she is the scriptwriter for Adebowale Adedayo, aka Mr Macaroni’s “Motunde has been jazzed” skit. She also wrote a script for Aproko Doctor.

Moreover, Hauwa did a book review for Fela: This Bitch of a Life.

She also has a book written in her name, titled Hauwa’s Mad House. The book is currently available for pre-order at a discounted price of #4,500. It’s a comic book that tells the story of a chaotic young girl named Hauwa, whose hobby is to make life difficult for the tenants in her grandfather’s house.

Employment History – Hauwa Lawal

Here is an outline of several places where Hauwa Lawal has worked and their timelines:

  • Digital Media Lead – Pocket by PiggyVest, Lagos, Nigeria

(From June 2021 to April 2022)

  • Creative Writer – Zikoko, Nigeria

(January to August 2021)

  • Social Media & Content Lead – EdQuest, Nigeria

(May 2020 to June 2021)

  • Content Creator – KRAKS Media

(January 2017 to July 2020)

  • Freelance Copywriter – ZUMI

(December 2018 to February 2019)

  • Academic Staff – The Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Kwara State, Nigeria

(November 2015 to October 2016)

  • Photojournalist – The Manipal Journal

(July 2012 to December 2014)

  • Student Intern – Continental Broadcast Service

(June to July 2014)

  • Intern – National Mirror Newspaper

(June 2013 to July 2013)

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Hauwa’s journey as a digital creator and content writer is exciting. Her knack for comics is apparent in her works. She now has over 104K followers on Instagram.

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