Davido, ‘How To Toast’, ASUU Strike, ‘What Is Love?’ Most Googled In 2012


Zeitgeist analysed over one trillion queries to showcase what the world searched for in 2012 and came up with the following ‘2012 Search Trends’ for Nigeria.

Getting admitted into higher institution of learning remains a big deal in Nigeria, no wonder the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB topped the list of the trending searches.

Despite Arsenal FC’s lackluster performance so far this season, they still have roots in the hearts of many Nigerians as they make the list for the most searched sports team…except maybe their bad performance is the sole reason why people search about the club online; same reason someone said was why Tonto Dike made the list for the Most Searched Top Nollywood celebrities and Omotola didn’t.

Check out the lists below

Trending Searches

1. Jamb
2. Mozat
3. Boko Haram
4. Asuu Strike
5. Google news
6. Eskimi
7. Whitney Houston
8. Vanguard news
9. NNPC recruitment
10. Facebook

Trending People

1. Whitney Houston
2. Victor Moses
3. Ronaldinho
4. Van Persie
5. Nuri Sahin
6. Usain Bolt
7. Hulk
8. Davido
9. Eden Hazard
10. Rashidi Yekini

Most Searched Sports Teams

1. Chelsea
2. Arsenal
3. Barcelona
4. Real Madrid
5. Liverpool
6. Manchester United
7. Reading
8. AC Milan
9. Manchester City
10. Everton

Most Searched How to…
1. How to love
2. How to romance
3. How to rap
4. How to toast
5. How to crochet
6. How to dress
7. How to assage
8. How to blog
9. How to freestyle
10. How to concentrate

Most Searched What is…?

1. What is love
2. What is computer
3. What is biology
4. What is government
5. What is economics
6. What is education
7. What is communication
8. What is chemistry
9. What is money
10. What is science

Trending Nigerian Musicians

1. Davido
2. MI
3. Dbanj
4. Psquare
5. Timaya
6. Ice Prince
7. Tiwa Savage
8. Tuface
9. Flavour
10. Asa

Most Searched Top Nollywood celebrities

1. Mercy Johnson
2. Ini Edo
3. Tonto Dike
4. Funke Akindele
5. Genevieve
6. Jim Iyke
7. Chika Ike
8. Van Vicker
9. Rita Dominic
10. Stephanie Okereke

The trends generally give an insight of what goes on in the heart of an average Nigerian. How did you feel going through the ‘How to’ list? Nigerians searching ‘How to love’, ‘How to romance’, ‘How to toast’? Well, maybe a keyhole to steal a peep at what really goes on in the heart of Nigerians.

Did any of your usual search during the year make any of the lists?