Today, Google announced the results of its 2017 Year in Search, offering a unique perspective on the year’s major moments and top trends based on searches conducted in Nigeria.
In addition to showcasing what people, places, and things were trending around the globe this year, the 2017 Year in Search list also offers insights into what the top trending news moments for Nigerians were in the last 12 months, as well as the new music and movies that got their attention.
The most searched person on Google’s year-end list was Moji Olaiya, the sad news of her death two months after giving birth shook the Nigerian movie industry.
Coming in second place was notorious kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike – popularly known as Evans. Adesua Etomi was third on the list, the news of her engagement literally broke the internet.
Here’s the full list – Year in Search 2017:
Nigeria’s Most Searched People
1. Moji Olaiya.
2. Evans the kidnapper.
3. Adesua Etomi.
4. Donald Trump.
5. Mr. Eazi.
7. Jide Tinubu.
8. Olumide Bakare.
9. Dammy Krane.
10. Eric Arubayi.