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Mr Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, Google Communication Officer on Wednesday announced the results of Google’s ‘2019 Year in Search’ with Academic Staff Union of Universities’ (ASUU) strike topping this year’s trending news search.


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Mr Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, Google Communication Officer, said that ASUU strike was followed by `AFCON 2019’, ‘Naira Marley’ and the ‘Women’s World Cup 2019’.

Kola-Ogunlade said that the results of the ‘Year in Search’ offered a unique perspective on the year’s major moments and top trends based on searches conducted in Nigeria.

Top trending news

He said: “This year’s top trending news search is `ASUU Strike’, which took the highest place over other trending news topics like ‘AFCON 2019’, ‘Naira Marley’ and the ‘Women’s World Cup 2019’.

Most searched person

“Naira Marley’, leads the list as the most searched person over ‘Atiku’ (Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party) at the 2019 Nigerian general election.

Top trending sports person

“Neymar’, Brazilian professional footballer. ‘Neymar’ made the lists as the top trending sports person searched by Nigerians in 2019.’’

Most searched actor

Regina Daniels was the most searched actor, ranking over other actors like Genevieve Nnaji, Tonto Dikeh, Hadiza Gabon, among others.

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Most searched song

He said that Wizkid, “Joro” was the most searched song this year.

Most asked question

‘what is xenophobia’ the most asked question.

Most searched movie and TV shows

Big Brother Naija and Mehek were the most searched movie and TV shows