Inquiries on Bobrisky, MMM and whereabouts of Nnamdi Kanu top 2017’s Google Searches in Nigeria


The most-used search engine on the World Wide Web, Google released its 2017 results to the items people made the most inquiries about and questions about Bobrisky, Ponzi scheme-MMM and the whereabouts of IPOD leaders, Dr. Nnadi Kanu topped the chat.  

The most searched person on Google’s in the year under review was Moji Olaiya-the actress who sadly lost her life barely two months after she put to death. Olaiya’s name search was followed by Kidnap Kingpin, Evans and Adesua Etomi, who became R&B crooner Banky W’ bride.

This year’s most searched events and stories of interest by Nigerians include symptoms of Monkeypox, political news in other African countries, the iPhone 8 release and celebrity weddings.

Here’s the full list – Year in Search 2017:

Nigeria’s Most Searched 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.

Nigeria’s Most Searched Stories and Events
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.

Nigeria’s Most Asked Questions: Ok Google? Who…How…What…
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?

Nigeria’s Most Searched-for 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

Nigeria’s Most Searched-for Movies/TV Series
1. Fast and Furious 8.
2. Wonder Woman.
3. Game of Thrones season 7.
4. Big Brother Naija 2017.
5. Justice League.
6. Thor Ragnarok.
7. Jenifa’s Diary Season 7.
8. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion.
9. The Wedding Party.
10. Better Call Saul.

Nigeria’s Most Searched Sports People
1. Philippe Coutinho.
2. Romelu Lukaku.
3. Tiémoué Bakayoko.
4. Anthony Joshua.
5. Ousmane Dembele.
6. Floyd Mayweather.
7. Nemanja Matic.
8. Cheick Ismaël Tiote.
9. Ivan Perisic.
10. Kylian Sanmi Mbappe.

Nigeria’s Most Searched ‘Near Me’ Queries
1. Restaurants near me.
2. Nail Salon near me.
3. Clubs near me.
4. Food near me.
5. Movies near me.
6. Jobs near me.


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