Most searched items in Nigeria 2015
Google has released its annual list of the most searched items in the Nigeria for the year 2015.
The xenophobic attacks in South Africa, where non-South Africans were attacked was the most searched event in Nigeria for the year, with the 2015 federal and state elections right behind it. The arrest of Biafra agitator, Nnamdi Kanu, was 3rd on the list.
Most Searched Event Queries in Nigeria
1. Xenophobia in South Africa
3. Nnamdi Kanu Arrest
4. Under 17 World Cup
5. Charlie Hebdo Attack
6. Mayweather Vs Pacquiao
7. Muna Obiekwe Dead
8. Ooni of Ife Dead
9. Lara Fortes and Oshiomhole Wedding
10. Diezani Alison Madueke Arrest
Late Nollywood actor, Muna Obiekwe, who died from kidney complications early in the year, was named most search person, with the winner of the 2015 Presidential Elections, President Muhammad Buhari in second. A collapse at a brothel and a subsequent miraculous road to recovery put former NBA star Lamar Odom in the spotlight, and he grabbed the 3rd spot.
Top Trending Persons in Nigeria
1. Muna Obiekwe
2. Muhammadu Buhari
3. Lamar Odom
4. Bruce Jenner
5. Bobbi Kristina
6. Nnamdi Kanu
7. Bukola Saraki
9. Kiss Daniel
10. Attahiru Jega
It was a good year for YBNL, as two of the label’s acts made the top 3 of the most searched artistes, with Olamide at number 1 and Lil Kesh at number 3. Between them was breakout star Kiss Daniel, ranking second on the list.
Top Trending Musicians in Nigeria
2. Kiss Daniel
3. Lil Kesh
8. Timi Dakolo
9. Don Jazzy