Here Are the Top Things Nigerians Searched For in 2017

This is hilarious, 2017 is almost over the year flew by so fast! But there is no denying that it was quite an eventful year. To show you just how eventful it was, Google has revealed the top things Nigerians searched for in 2017.


This time, they covered the most searched people— with the late Moji Olaiya topping the list— Most searched stories, songs, questions, movies, sports, and people. A couple of the results should not be foreign to you if you spend most of your time online.


So, without further ado, check out the categories below;

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. How to check JAMB results

2. How to check WAEC results

3. What is a female Hyena called?

4.What is Monkeypox?

5. What is bitcoin?

6. What is MMM?

7. Who is Bobrisky?

8. How to check BVN

9. Where is Nnamdi Kanu now?


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-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


The searches that got me laughing out loud include:

1. What is a female Hyena called?

2. Who is Bobriskky?

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