A Year in Nigerian Search: Google’s Trending Searches of 2019

ASUU Strike, Naira Marley, what is xenophobia, Wizkid searches top the 2019 trending list

 

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[Lagos] 11 December 2019 – Today, Google announced the results of its 2019 Year in Search, offering a unique perspective on the year’s major moments and top trends based on searches conducted in Nigeria.

 

This year’s top trending news search is ‘ASUU Strike’, which took the highest place over other trending news topics like ‘AFCON 2019’, ‘Naira Marley’ and the ‘Women’s World Cup 2019’.

 

‘Naira Marley’, leads the list as the most searched person over ‘Atiku’ (Abubakar), Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party at the 2019 Nigerian general election and ‘Neymar’, Brazilian professional footballer. ‘Neymar’ made the lists as the top trending sports person searched by Nigerians in 2019.

 

‘Regina Daniels’ was the most searched actor, ranking over other actors like Genevieve Nnaji, Tonto Dikeh and Hadiza Gabon among others, while Wizkid,”Joro” was the most searched songs this year, and ‘what is xenophobia’ the most asked question.

 

Top trending news searches

  1. ASUU strike
  2. AFCON 2019
  3. Naira Marley
  4. Women’s World Cup 2019
  5. Xenophobia
  6. Election result
  7. XXXtentacion
  8. iPhone 11
  9. MC Oluomo
  10. Headies Award 2019

 

Top Trending People

  1. Naira Marley
  2. Atiku
  3. Neymar
  4. MC Oluomo
  5. Rema
  6. Cameron Boyce
  7. XXXtentacion
  8. Teni
  9. Nipsey Hussle
  10. DJ Arafat

 

Top Trending Sports People

  1. Neymar
  2. Emiliano Sala
  3. David Luiz
  4. Bruno Fernandes
  5. Higuaín
  6. Nicolas Pepe
  7. Tammy Abraham
  8. Denis Suarez
  9. Daniel James
  10. Isaac Promise

 

Top Trending Actors

  1. Regina Daniels
  2. Genevieve Nnaji
  3. Tonto Dikeh
  4. Hadiza Gabon
  5. Ini Edo
  6. Eniola Badmus
  7. Iyabo Ojo
  8. Femi Adebayo
  9. Ken Erics
  10. Toyin Aimakhu

 

Top Trending Questions

  1. What is xenophobia?
  2. What is ruga?
  3. What is terrorism?
  4. What is election?
  5. What is justice?
  6. What is political party?
  7. What is revolution?
  8. What is capital market?
  9. What is happening in South Africa?
  10. What is first aid?

 

Top Trending Songs

  1. Joro – Wizkid
  2. Dangote – Burna Boy
  3. Brown Skin Girl – Beyoncé, Wizkid, St Jhn
  4. Woske – Olamide
  5. Pawon – Olamide
  6. Risky – Davido
  7. Billionaire – Teni
  8. Oil and Gas – Olamide
  9. Uyo Meyo – Teni
  10. Blow my mind – Davido, Chris Brown

 

Top Trending Movies/ TV Shows

  1. Big Brother Naija
  2. Mehek
  3. Captain Marvel
  4. When they see us
  5. Aquaman
  6. Shazam
  7. Game of Thrones Season 8
  8. Money Heist
  9. John Wick 3
  10. Avengers Endgame

 

To see more information about Google’s Year in Search across the globe and to watch our annual video, visit Google’s trends site.

 

About The Author

Yetunde Onanuga is the Business and Advert Manager for Maverick Multimedia, publisher of Acada Magazine where she doubles as the Beauty and Lifestyle columnist. She’s also the creative Director of Beautyful Beauty Ventures; a Make-Up/MakeOver and Fashion and Style outfit.

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