The money-swallowing snake saga at JAMB, the English Premier League and the health scare of Rick Ross were the most searched stories in the last week.


Here are the top trending stories on Google Nigeria in the last seven days:

Liverpool vs Newcastle

Liverpool fans were ecstatic about their 2-0 win against Newcastle on Saturday at Anfield.


By scoring against Newcastle at Anfield in 22 consecutive meetings, the club set a new EPL record.

Excited fans raced to Google to read more about the record, making ‘Liverpool vs Newcastle’ a top trending search term.

Rick Ross


Rick Ross, popular American rapper, was rushed to the hospital after he was found unresponsive on Thursday at his home in Florida, US.

The 42-year-old rapper, who reportedly spent four days in a local hospital, was released Monday morning and is being cared for at home.

Since the news broke, fans and people interested in the story have used Google to get updates about his health.

Crystal Palace vs Man United


Manchester United club Manager José Mourinho expressed joy at his club’s 3-2 win against Crystal Palace on Monday.

Down 2-0 in the first half, United made a remarkable turnaround in injury time. The dramatic victory secured moved them back up to second place on the EPL table.


In early February, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested Philomina Chieshe, a Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) official, who claimed that the N36 million money derived from the sale of scratch cards was mysteriously swallowed by a snake.


After further interrogation by the EFCC, Chieshe retracted her earlier claim and confessed that the money was collected by her superior.

Interested Nigerians turned to Google to read more about the new development, making ‘JAMB’ a top trending search term.

Global warming

Following news of several instances of climate change around the world, a group of researchers led by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis reported that they have used new modelling scenarios to showcase several ways to limit the global temperature increase to 1.5°C by 2100.


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