Inquires about the age of Bola Tinubu, ex-Lagos governor, remix of Wizkid’s ‘Essence’, and Lionel Messi’s move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) topped Nigeria’s Google searches for August 2021.


The multinational tech giant, which routinely puts together search metrics in every country, broke the news in its latest release on Thursday.

According to the statement, other issues that people craved to know about include 2021 BBNaja voting process, the political unrest in Afghanistan, and those relating to culinary skills.

“Nigerians have been honing their culinary skills over the past month- with trending searches revealing that they’re asking “how to cook egusi soup?”, ‘how to cook Ogbono soup?’, ‘How to make bread?” it read.


“Nigerians were also interested in ongoing events in Afghanistan after the news of the withdrawal of the United States military forces from the country and the rapid take over by the Taliban.”

Below is the list of the top trending questions and terms that captured the interest of Nigerians in the month of August.

Top trending questions

  • How to vote on BBNaija 2021?
  • What is happening in Afghanistan?
  • How to cook egusi soup?
  • How to make peanut?
  • What is nausea?
  • How to trade bitcoin?
  • How to calculate CGPA?
  • How to cook ogbono soup?
  • How to screenshot on laptop?
  • How to make bread?

Top trending terms

  • Paralympics
  • Lukaku/Romelu Lukaku
  • Champions league draw
  • Taliban
  • Afghanistan
  • Essence remix
  • EPL results
  • Kiss Daniel lie
  • How old is Tinubu
  • Naira Marley drug test
  • Messi transfer
  • Community shield
  • Stanley Okoro

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