The Top Google Searches in Nigeria in 2019

Must Read

Mali Swears In Bah Ndaw As New Civilian Leader

Mali's new president Bah Ndaw has been sworn into office, five weeks after the overthrow of Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta. Former...

Troublesome South African Baboon Evicted For Organizing Gang To Raid Homes

Kataza is an urban baboon who was captured and put in a local prison for organizing a band of baboons to join him in raiding 15 homes in Kommetjie, on Cape Town's southern peninsula in South Africa.

A Leading University In China Now Teaches Ethiopia’s Amharic Language As A Full Course

A leading university in China — Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) — has started to offer Ethiopia's widely spoken...



On Wednesday, 11 December 2019, Google released the results of its 2019 ‘Year in Search’, providing a unique insight into the year’s major moments and top trends based on searches conducted in Nigeria.

The Top Google Searches in Nigeria in 2019

Google’s ‘Year in Search’ results are an annual tradition that reveals the trending searches of the nation.

Search trends information is gleaned from data collated by Google based on what Nigerians have been searching for and asking Google this year. Google processes more than 40 000 search queries every second. This translates to more than a billion searches per day and 1.2 trillion searches per year worldwide.

‘The 2019 Year in Search lists not only reveal the most popular trends from the past 12 months, but also give insight into the biggest events in the news, politics, sports, entertainment.

This year’s trending searches show Nigerians’ keen interest in the world and people around them. Pop culture, sports and entertainment captured the nation’s attention. The top “what is” questions list reflects this strongly – with majority of the top ten questions related to local happenings.

From ASUU Strike to AFCON 2019, women’s world cup and xenophobia, Nigerians use search to find out about the things that really matter to them. Here’s a closer look at Nigeria’s ‘Year in Search’ 2019:

Most Searched Stories in Nigeria 2019

Most Searched Stories in Nigeria 2019

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


Most searched People in Nigeria 2019

Most searched People in Nigeria 2019

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


Most Searched ‘what is’ questions in Nigeria 2019

Most Searched 'what is' questions in Nigeria 2019

1 What is Xenophobia
2 What is Ruga
3 What is Terrorism
4 What is Election
5 What is Justice
6 What is Political Apathy
7 What is Revolution
8 What is Capital Market
9 What is happening in South Africa
10 What is First Aid

Related:   Belgium To Return Patrice Lumumba’s Tooth to Family — 59 Years After It Was Wrung Out From His Jaw

Most Searched How to questions in Nigeria 2019

Most Searched How to questions in Nigeria 2019

1 How to create an email account
2 How to start a blog
3 How to write a formal letter
4 How to make egusi
5 How to make buns
6 How to reduce belly fat
7 How to play chess
8 How to ask a girl out
9 How to write a CV
10 How to make Fried rice


Most Searched Music Artistes in Nigeria 2019

Most Searched Music Artistes in Nigeria 2019

1 Zlatan
2 Burna Boy
3 Naira Marley
4 Teni
5 Kizz Daniel
6 Simi
7 Phyno
8 Rema
9 Timaya
10 Fireboy


Most searched Actors in Nigeria 2019

Most searched Actors in Nigeria 2019

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


Most searched Lyrics in Nigeria 2019

Most searched Lyrics in Nigeria 2019

1 Brown Skin Girl lyrics
2 Uyo Meyo lyrics
3 Blow My Mind lyrics
4 Naira Marley Soapy lyrics
5 Davido Risky lyrics
6 Am I a yahoo boy lyrics
7 One Ticket lyrics
8 XXXtentacion Moonlight lyrics
9 Dumebi Lyrics
10 Teni Billionaire lyrics


Most searched Movies/TV Series in Nigeria 2019

Most searched Movies/TV Series in Nigeria 2019

1 Big Brother Nigeria
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

Related:   African Tribe: The Dinka People Of South Sudan

Most searched Songs in Nigeria 2019

Most searched Songs in Nigeria 2019

1 Joro
2 Dangote by Burna Boy
3 Brown Skin Girl
4 Woske
5 Pawon
6 Risky by Davido
7 Billionaire by Teni
8 Oil and Gas by Olamide
9 Uyo Meyo
10 Blow my mind


Most searched Sports People in Nigeria 2019

Most searched Sports People in Nigeria 20191 Neymar
2 Emiliano Sala
3 David Luiz
4 Bruno Fernandes
5 Higuain
6 Nicholas Pepe
7 Tammy Abraham
8 Denis Suárez
9 Daniel James
10 Isaac Promise



Uzonna Anele
Anele is a web developer and a Pan-Africanist who believes bad leadership is the only thing keeping Africa from taking its rightful place in the modern world.

2 COMMENTS

Leave a Reply

Subscribe to receive email updates

With a subscription profile, you automatically receive updates without having to return to the website and check for changes

Just In

Mali Swears In Bah Ndaw As New Civilian Leader

Mali's new president Bah Ndaw has been sworn into office, five weeks after the overthrow of Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta. Former...

Troublesome South African Baboon Evicted For Organizing Gang To Raid Homes

Kataza is an urban baboon who was captured and put in a local prison for organizing a band of baboons to join him in raiding 15 homes in Kommetjie, on Cape Town's southern peninsula in South Africa.

A Leading University In China Now Teaches Ethiopia’s Amharic Language As A Full Course

A leading university in China — Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) — has started to offer Ethiopia's widely spoken Amharic language as a full...

TIME 100: Tony Elumelu, Three Other Nigerians Makes Time’s list of 100 Most Influential People Of 2020

Tony Elumelu, is among four Nigerians named by the Time Magazine International in their 2020 list of 100 most influential people in the world...

Zambia’s Namwali Serpell Wins UK’s Top Prize For Science Fiction

Zambia's Namwali Serpell has won the UK’s top prize for science fiction, the Arthur C Clarke award, for her first novel "The Old Drift". The...

More Articles Like This