Search tool providing insights into what Internet users are searching for, Google Trends is 15 today.
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. Google Search trends information is gleaned from data based on what Nigerians have been searching for.
Over the past 15 years, Nigerians have relied on Search to get the answers they require. They have also shown consistent interest in news and current affairs. This is revealed in the top questions that Nigerians have asked, their top political topics and media platforms that they follow for news stories.
In Nigeria, football clubs such as Man U, Real Madrid and Chelsea FC have taken the top spots in Google Searches in the past 15 years.
The search also revealed Nigerians love for entertainment personalities such as Nollywood actors Mercy Johnson and Odunlade Adekola and favourite acts like Burna Boy also ranking as some of the most searched personalities in Nigeria over this period alongside the likes of Cardi B and Kanye West.
Top searched questions, past 15 years in Nigeria are: What is love?, How to make money online?, What is a computer?, How much is the dollar to naira?, How to make love?, What is sex?, What is biology?, How to write an application letter?, What is a noun?, How to check BVN?
While the top searched lyrics past 15 years in Nigeria are Xxxtentacion Bad Vibes Forever lyrics, In Christ Alone lyrics, Brown Skin Girl lyrics, All Of Me lyrics, Onise Iyanu lyrics, Reckless Love lyrics, Despacito lyrics, Silent Night lyrics, Great Is Thy Faithfulness lyrics, Ancient Words lyrics.
Top searched Nollywood celebrities are Mercy Johnson, Funke Akindele, Ini Edo, Odunlade Adekola, Adam A Zango, Iyabo Ojo, Rita Dominic, Angela Okorie, Juliet Ibrahim and Adunni Ade.
Top searched Nigerian Music Artistes are Burna Boy, Omah Lay, Adekunle Gold, Tope Alabi, Small Doctor, Reekado Banks, Banky W, Frank Edward, 2Face Idibia and Yinka Ayefele.
Also Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, Cardi B, Ariana Grande, Kanye West, Celine Dion, Meek Mill, Bob Marley, Whitney Houston and August Alsina were the top searched Non-Nigerian Artistes in Nigeria
Meanwhile, Pornstar martini cocktail recipe, Cake recipe, Pancake recipe, Meat pie recipe, Puff puff recipe, Chocolate cake recipe, Doughnut recipe, Chin chin recipe, Fried rice recipe and Red velvet cake recipe were the top searches recipes.
Top searched movies were Sex and the city, The BFG, Titanic movie, Black panther full, Moana, Frozen 2, Kesari Yoruba Movie, Half of a yellow sun, War room and Fifty Shades of Grey.
Also, top searched Diet are Cambridge diet, Hallelujah diet, Ketogenic diet, Dash diet, Atkins diet, Paleo diet, Diabetic diet, Mediterranean diet, Vegan diet and Ulcer diet.
Top searched football clubs are Man U, Real Madrid, Chelsea FC, Arsenal FC, Man City, FC Barcelona, Liverpool fc, AC Milan.
Top searched Newspapers are: Guardian Newspaper, Punch, Daily Trust, The Nation, PM News, Thisday Newspaper, The Sun, Leadership Newspaper, Nigerian Tribune, Complete Sports and Vanguard.
In the report, Google said it is committed to its mission is to organise the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.