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From Olamide's Wo to Phillip Coutinho and the iPhone X! Here Are the Top Things Nigerians Searched For in 2017.

Honestly, I can’t believe that 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 (in case you’ve forgotten), 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, questions, songs, 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 2017 year in search for Nigeria.
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 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. Is Buhari dead?
  2. How to check JAMB results
  3. How to check WAEC results
  4. What is a female Hyena called?
  5. What is Monkeypox?
  6. What is bitcoin?
  7. What is MMM?
  8. Who is Bobrisky?
  9. How to check BVN
  10. Where is Nnamdi Kanu now?

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?

19 comments on “From Olamide's Wo to Phillip Coutinho and the iPhone X! Here Are the Top Things Nigerians Searched For in 2017.

  1. LA says:

    Female hyena?? Nigerians be crazy

  2. Mary-Jane M says:

    Female hyena…Lol. I only searched for 4 things on those lists.

  3. hazzarn says:

    how do you get all this information

    1. Kaybang says:

      “Google has revealed the top things Nigerians searched for in 2017.”

    2. Mostly from Google trends. Your blog is wonderful BTW. I would love to contribute a few tech content to it. If you’re up for it, hola me on 08139112773. My blog is

  4. ỌBÁDÁRÀ says:


  5. Yudy says:

    I’m surprised no erotic site was on that list.

  6. Pwilliams says:

    Wow….we do search a lot

  7. hassan says:

    All of this are just making to burst into laughter especially when I saw bobriskky and female hyena,this shows that everyone has he or her own search word on their mind.

  8. Anonymous says:

    “When will nepa bring light? “

  9. Joshua says:

    I honestly wonder how what is a female hyena made it to the top of that list

  10. hussaini says:

    How comes bobrisky and the female hyena has to do with people search words, i think what actually caused this is lack of job oppurtunities, sha i don’t blame them anyway.

  11. Taiwo says:

    is buhari dead…kikikiki

  12. KingAbsolute says:

    Lol. I can relate to almost all the searches. I just remember an event that might lead to a particular search and it’s funny.
    Nigerians are weird people on the internet.
    I’m low-key impressed with these results tho.

  13. KingAbsolute says:

    BTW: Your MCM might celebrate this results on IG and Snapchat.
    Let’s not mention anybody’s name, shall we?

  14. Edu says:

    I’ve searched for some of those things 🙃

  15. Judith Tech says:

    I searched some though
    Visit my Free Browsing Bl0g

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