By Omobayo Azeez
The top 20 trending questions on Google Search Nigeria over the last 30 days were dominated by food and current affairs questions.
The top trending search term on Google Nigeria over the past 30 days is ‘how to make bread?’, followed by ‘who is Abba Kyari?’, Google has disclosed.
Nigeria, like many other nations, has implemented lockdowns in response to the coronavirus epidemic.
Forced to stay at home, and often unable to perform their usual work, many people across the globe, including Nigerians, have turned to cooking and baking as ways to pass the time – and keep themselves fed in the absence of restaurants and other vendors.
According to the latest data from Google on Monday, Nigerians are also asking about information related to the lockdown and coronavirus, as well as more general current affairs topics.
Top 10 trending questions over the past 30 days are Who is Abba Kyari?, How to prepare hand sanitizer, Where is Buhari?, When is school resuming in Nigeria?, How to draw and ‘Is there movement in Lagos tomorrow?
Others include ‘When is WEAC starting?’, ‘When is Ramadan 2020 starting?’, ‘Is there a cure for coronavirus?’ and ‘How to lose weight’.
Meanwhile, top 10 trending food questions over the past 30 days are how to make bread, pancakes with flour, chinchin, fish roll, egg roll, pizza, vegetable soup, cookies, Akara and Egusi soup.
Search trends information is gleaned from data collated by Google based on what Nigerians have been searching for and asking Google.
Google processes more than 40,000 search queries every second and this translates to more than a billion searches per day and 1.2 trillion searches per year, worldwide.
Frontpage February 21, 2020