Inquiries about Hushpuppi, an embattled Nigerian internet celebrity, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), and the coronavirus pandemic have topped the trending searches on Google for 2020.

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The search giant broke the news on Wednesday in its release which examined moments, people, topics, events and places that dominated discussions in Nigeria during the outgoing year.

The list also included issues that engaged the attention of people across the globe with coronavirus, election results and Kobe Bryant topping the segment.

“Coronoavirus was top of everyone’s minds this year and the pandemic’s impact is reflected in the year in Search lists. Pandemic notwithstanding, Nigerians interest in celebrities, music, movies and TV shows showed itself strongly again in this year’s Year in Search lists,” the statement read.

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“From ‘how to make hand sanitizer’ to ‘Rema’, ‘Betty – Butter’ and ‘Mulan’, Nigerians use Search to explore their world.”

Top trending searches – global

  1. Coronavirus

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  2. Election results

  3. Kobe Bryant

  4. Zoom

  5. IPL

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  6. India vs New Zealand

  7. Coronavirus update

  8. Coronavirus symptoms

  9. Joe Biden

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  10. Google Classroom

Top 10 trending searches  (Nigeria)

  1. Coronavirus

  2. US election

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  3. Joe Biden

  4. Google Classroom

  5. ASUU

  6. Zoom Live

  7. Rema

  8. Naira Marley

  9. Rahama Sadua

  10. Hushpuppi

Top trending questions (Nigeria)

  1. Who is the new President of America?

  2. When is school resuming in Nigeria?

  3. How to make hand sanitizer

  4. Who is George Floyd?

  5. How to make face mask

  6. Who is Joe Biden?

  7. Who is Laycon?

  8. How to make cake

  9. Who is Aisha Yesufu?

  10. How to make bread

Top trending people (Nigeria)

  1. Joe Biden

  2. Rema

  3. Naira Marley

  4. Rahama Sadau

  5. Hushpuppi

  6. Laycon

  7. Kamala Harris

  8. Omah Lay

  9. Maryam Sanda

  10. Kai Havertz

Top trending recipes (Nigeria)

  1. Pornstar martini recipe

  2. Puff puff recipe

  3. Pancake recipe

  4. Red velvet cake recipe

  5. Meat pie recipe

  6. Chin chin recipe

  7. Bread recipe

  8. Chocolate cake recipe

  9. Oha soup recipe

  10. Egusi soup recipe

Top trending songs (Nigeria)

  1. Davido – Fem

  2. Simi – Duduke

  3. XXXTentacion – Bad

  4. Mayorkun – Betty Butter

  5. Rema- Ginger me

  6. Rema – Woman

  7. Burna Boy – Wonderful

  8. Patoranking – Abule

  9. Naira Marley – Tesumole

  10. Davido ft Nicki Minaj – Holy Ground



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