Now synonymous for search, Google has become the ultimate destination for satisfying one’s curiosity. No question is too simple or silly for the search giant, and users are usually presented with more answers than they have time to explore. At the end of each year, Google releases a series of summary reports showing the search topics with the largest search volume and the largest trending periods around the world.
Based on Nigeria’s 2013 chart, love seemed to be on the top of Nigerians’ mind, along with the sudden passing of late pop star Goldie Harvey and the latest smart phone technology. Check out the people, places and things most searched and trending in Nigeria last year:
Top trending people: Goldie Harvey
Top trending events: ASUU Strike
Most searched gadgets and phones: iPhone 5
Most searched “How to:” How to Kiss
Most searched cars: Toyota Camry
Most searched musicians: Wizkid
Most searched Nigerian Sports Personalities: Victor Moses
Most searched Nollywood Celebs: Mercy Johnson
Most searched sports team: Chelsea
Most searched “What is:” Love
A full list of the top ten searches and trends in each category can be found here.