Today, Google announced the results of its 2018 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 most searched news event was the Osun elections, which gripped national attention in September due to alleged incidents of voter intimidation and interference. Manchester United footballer Alexis Sanchez was both the most searched person and the most searched sports person of 2018. Black Panther took number one in the trending movies list while Fever by Wizkid was the top trending song.
Top trending news searches Osun elections, Ekiti election, PDP Presidential Primaries, ASUU Strike, NLC Strike/Minimum Wag, Offa Robbery, Kaduna Crisis, Lagos APC primaries, Royal Wedding, Atiku Running Mate
Top Trending People are, Alexis Sanchez, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Meghan Markle, Stan Lee, Philippe Coutinho
Atiku Abubakar, Tosyn Bucknor, Avicii, Aisha Abimbola, Sylvester Stallone
Top Trending Questions: How to check Jamb result, How to write a Business Plan, Who is leading in Osun Election, How to check BVN, Who is Prince Harry? Who is the richest musician in Nigeria? How to write a CV, How to dance Shaku Shaku, Who is Atiku’s running mate? Who is the president of Croatia?
Top Trending Songs: Fever – Wizkid, Assurance – Davido, Science Student – Olamide, Motigbana – Olamide, Nwa Baby – Davido, One Ticket – Kiss Daniel ft DavidoGbona – Burna Boy, Manya – Wizkid, Soco –Wizkid, Fia – Davido
Top Trending Movies, Black Panther, Avengers Infinity War, Acrimony Venom, Deadpool 2, King of Boys, Wedding Party 2, Rampage
Top Trending Sports People are Alexis Sanchez, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Philippe Coutinho, Emmanuel Eboue, Fred, Anthony Joashua, Jorginho, Unai Emery, William, Didier Drogba