This week on Google Trends has been somewhat bittersweet. 


From the historic win of two world-class tennis champions to the sad and sudden death of prolific writer, Buchi Emecheta, it’s been a week of highs and lows.

Here are the stories on Google Trends that stirred some chord in netizens.

Apostle Johnson Suleman


A viral video by Apostle Johnson Suleman, which showed him calling his members to retaliate any attack by the Fulani herdsmen, became a controversial topic.

Following an unsuccessful arrest because of Ayo Fayose’s intervention, the leader of the Omega Fire Ministries in Ado Ekiti finally honored the call of the DSS officials in Abuja, where he was freed after a three-hour interrogation, which he said went well.

Canada visa lottery is a scam


Based on search trends on the internet, it is apparent that many Nigerians are dreaming of a Canadian green card.

Unfortunately, Canadian visa lottery programme that many are searching for is a scam. Unlike the US, Canada does not have a Lottery Programme.

Roger Federer

In the past week, Roger Federer finally earned a place as the oldest holder of a major title since 1972 (46 years ago), as well as his fifth Australian Open win.


The 35-year-old who delivered his first grand slam trophy since 2012, defeated Rafael Nadal in a five-set epic win to clinch his 18th slam.

Serena Williams

Tennis fans seemed to have agreed that Serena Williams, who beat her sister Venus at the Australian Open, may just be the greatest of all time.

The 35-year-old won her 23rd Grand Slam title, leading Steffi Graf in the all-time list of major winners in the tennis open era.


Adekunle Gold

The internet suddenly picked an interest in Adekunle Gold’s real age.

It seemed as if the superstar, who clocked 30-years-old last week, has a Wikipedia entry revealing his age to be 37-years-old.

Fans and friends on social media wondered (and are probably still wondering) why his age got mixed up on Wikipedia.


An icon goes home

A shocking news rippled through the literary community in Nigeria, as they woke up to the death of the iconic writer, Buchi Emecheta, last week.

Emecheta who was awarded the Order of the British Empire OBE in 2005, is known for distinctive themes that championed women in her novels. She died in her home in London at the age of 72.

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