Evans the Kidnapper, Olamide’s Wo, ASUU Strike Are Nigeria’s Top Searches on Google in 2017

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Evans the Kidnapper, Olamide's Wo, ASUU Strike Are Nigeria's Top Searches on Google in 2017

Google has announced the results of its 2017 Year’s Search to the public. The list offers an interesting list of the major events that had happened in the year and provided a list of top priorities of Nigerians in the year based on searches conducted by Nigerians. The lists have been based on search terms that had a high spike in traffic in 2017 as compared to 2016.

In addition to showcasing what people, places, and things were trending around the globe this year, the 2017 Year in Search list also offers insights on the new music and movies that trended in the year. This also showed a new list of “near me” searches for the year which showed that Nigerians looked out for Restaurants the most. This was followed by the search for nail salons.

For the records, Google processes more than 40 000 search queries every second. This translates to more than a billion searches per day and 1.2 trillion searches per year worldwide.

Here is a comprehensive list of Naija’s top searches:

People
1) Moji Olaiya
2) Evans the kidnapper
3) Adesua Etomi
4) Donald Trump
5) Mr. Eazi
6) Efe
7) Jide Tinubu
8) Olumide Bakare
9) Dammy Krane
10) Eric Arubayi

Events / Stories
1) ASUU Strike
2) Moji Olaiya dead
3) Monkeypox outbreak
4) iPhone 8 / iPhone X Launch
5) New president in Gambia
6) Adesua and Banky Wedding
7) Anambra Elections
8) Mayweather vs Mcgregor fight
9) Zimbabwe Coup
10) Catalonia Referendum

Movies / TV Series
1) Fast and Furious 8
2) Wonder Woman
3) Game of Thrones
4) Big Brother Naija
5) Justice League
6) Thor Ragnarok
7) Jenifa’s Diary
8) Baahubali 2: The Conclusion
9) The Wedding Party
10) Better call Saul

Questions
1) Is Buhari dead?
2) How to check JAMB results
3) How to check WAEC results
4) What is a female Hyena called?
5) What is Monkeypox?
6) What is bitcoin
7) What is MMM
8) Who is Bobrisky
9) How to check BVN
10) Where is Nnamdi Kanu now?

Songs
1) Olamide – Wo
2) Davido – Fia
3) Davido- Fall
4) Patapaa Ft. Ras Cann – One Corner
5) Davido – If
6) Runtown – Mad over you
7) Kiss Daniel – Yeba
8) Tekno – Go
9) Mayorkun – Mama
10) Tekno Ft. Wizkid – Mama


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