Guess What Nigerians Searched Most On Google In 2016!

Nigerians have done it again!

Remarkably, we’ve caused a great quake in the cyberspace with our internet usage and as such, 2016 witnessed the highest internet traffic in history of Nigeria’s cyber space. Some thanks going to the famous MMM.

Like it is said, desperate situations call for desperate actions. According to the top google searches from Nigeria, something quite unusual of Nigerians was observed; search for business ideas, available empowerment programs, and self-improvement procedures tripled and also topped 2016 Google search from Nigeria.

Alas, I believe we’ve actually started getting the ‘principal thing‘ – wisdom!

It seems the recession and attempted data hike made a lot of Nigerians hungry for information. According to stats, the direction of the year’s search reveals that Nigerians are not just eager to learn more about current happenings in the country but also those happening in other part of the world – searches were centered on elections excitement, shock, hope, actors, movies, songs and sport news.

In fact, major questions and search topics that dominated Google search this year were from Nigerian

Question like “What is Budget Padding” stood out as a major topic of discussion  – it got more searches than any other topic.

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Personalities like Stephen Keshi and Bukky Ajayi who died this year were also featured among the most searched inquiries. America’s president elect, Donald Trump, his rival, ‘Hillary Clinton‘and America’s legendary boxer ‘Muhammad Ali‘ also made top Google search in Nigeria.

Seems an impressive number of individuals were ready to change their financial status from ‘Unemployed‘ to ‘Business Tycoons’. Searches on ‘how to‘ include; how to stop auto renewal on glo, how to sing better, how to edit pdf files, how to take care of pigs.

Below is a list of top internet searches made by Nigerians in 2016.


Nigerian spaghetti recipe
Nigeria chicken curry recipe
Spaghetti bolognese recipe
Ofada stew recipe
Nigerian cupcakes recipe
Nigerian grilled chicken recipe
Cake recipe with custard powder
Easy sausage stir fry recipe
Spring rolls recipe
Velvet cake recipe

Movies / TV Series

Suicide squad
Captain america civil war
Game of thrones season 6
Empire season 3
Batman vs superman
Gods of egypt
London has fallen
X men apocalypse

How to…

How to dj a party
How to stop auto renewal on glo
How to know original iphone5s
How to style twist braids
How to munch on samsung galaxy s6egde
How to take care of pigs
How to check jamb result 2016
How to edit a pdf file
How to sing better
How to draw a perfect eye brow

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What is…

What is nigeria news papers today?
What is the latest news of manchester united
What is the meaning of love
What is public relations
What is telecommunication
What is MMM
What is bureaucracy
What is budget padding
What is insulin
What is motivation

Directions to…

Directions to lekki peninsula resort lagos
Directions to banana island lagos
Directions to home
Directions to ikeja city mall
Directions to national postgraduate medical college
Directions to ruby gardens lekki
Directions to yaba lagos
Bus directions to acl travels
Directions to yaba market lagos
Directions to a nike store in nigeria


Donald trump
Stephen keshi
Muhammad ali
Hillary clinton
Simone biles
Jose mourinho
Shkodran Mustafi
Bukky Ajayi


Kiss Daniel Mama
Tekno Pana
Phyno fada fada
Kiss daniel jombo
Olamide who you epp
Lil kesh ishe
Falz soft work
Adekunle gold ready
Drake – One Dance Ft Wizkid & Kyla
P square bank alert

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Olympic games rio 2016
US Elections
ASUU Strike
Olajumoke Orisaguna
Miss Anambra
Fidel Castro
Edo Elections
Holi Festival
Black Friday


Bukky ajayi
Henrietta kosoko
Dede one day
Alan rickman
Ani iyoho
Juliet Ibrahim
Olumide Bakare
Halima Abubakar

Mobile phones

Iphone 7
Infinix note 3
Samsung galaxy s7
Tecno camon c9
Infinix hot 4
Tecno boom j8
Infinix hot 2
Infinix zero 3
Tecno w4
Tecno w3

Sport People

Stephen keshi
Muhammad ali
Simone biles
Jose mourinho
Lucas perez
Granit xhaka

Near Me…

Nail salon near me
Movies near me
Hotels near me
Places to eat near me
Western union near me
Moneygram near me
Things to do near me
Job opportunities near me
Fidelity bank near me
Hair salons near me

So you joined contribute to this quake in the cyberspace, ha…! What were the questions you practically asked Google this year, did you  get positive answers?

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