Popular search engine, Google, on Wednesday released the most searched data by Nigerians for the year 2018.
The list revealed the year’s major moments and top trends based on searches conducted in Nigeria.
Atiku Abubakar, the presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is Nigeria’s top trending politician on Google in 2018.
He will be contesting in the 2019 presidential election, with Peter Obi as his running mate, hoping to displace the incumbent president, Muhammadu Buhari who is also seeking re-election with the All Progressives Congress ticket.
“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,” a statement by the company read.
On the list of most searched people is also famous on-air-personality, the late Tosyn Bucknor.
Recall the popular OAP recently died due to complications from sickle cell.
Most searched people:
1. Alexis Sanchez
2. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
3. Meghan Markle
4. Stan Lee
5. Philippe Coutinho
7. Tosyn Bucknor
9. Aisha Abimbola
10. Sylvester Stallone
Also, the list of most searched lyrics includes Kizz Daniel’s hit track, One Ticket, Assurance, Fever among others.
The most searched movies by Nigerians include Kemi Adetiba’s film, King of Boys, as well as Tyler Perry’s Acrimony, which gave room for serious debate among couples.