The flood in some parts of Lagos, Osun by-election results and the nasty breakup between Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna were some of the topics that trended on Google in the past week.


Heavy rains cause floods in Lagos

Lagos was hit by torrential downpours and thunderstorms over the weekend that left some parts of the city flooded. Residents in the Lekki and Victoria Island suburbs woke up on Saturday morning to flooded roads and apartments in some cases.

The house of representatives has set up an ad-hoc committee to investigate the infrastructural cause.


Search term used on Google included ‘floods in Lagos’.

Osun by-election: PDP’s Adeleke ahead in protest vote

Official results of the Osun state senatorial election show that Mudashiru Hussein, candidate of the All Progressives Congress, lost the Osun west to Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party.


Search terms used includes ‘osun state bye elections results’, osun west bye elections’ and ‘osun west senatorial election’.

Jermain Defoe pays emotional tribute to ´best friend´ Bradley Lowery

Jermain Defoe, footballer and close friend of Bradley Lowery, posted an emotional tribute to the Sunderland fan following his passing on Friday.

“Goodbye my friend going to miss you lots,” Defoe wrote on Twitter.


Bradley, 6 , was diagnosed with neuroblastoma in 2013 and the Lowery family were informed their son’s condition was terminal in December 2016.

Nigerians searched ‘who is bradley lowery’, ‘neuroblastoma’, ‘bradley lowery wikipedia’, ‘bradley and defoe’, and ‘defoe’ on Google.

Leukaemia: De Gea, Petr Czech, Casillas show support for Ikeme

David De Gea, Manchester United goalkeeper, joined other goalkeepers around the world to show support for Nigerian Carl Ikeme.


Ikeme was diagnosed with acute leukaemia last week to begin chemotherapy, returned abnormal blood test results during routine pre-season testing, further tests confirmed he has acute leukaemia.

The goalie is set to begin chemotherapy.

Football fans searched for ‘acute leukemia’, ‘leukemia’, ‘leukemia causes’, ‘what is leukemia’, and ‘ikeme’.

Nelsan Ellis, ‘True Blood’ star, dies at 39


Nelsan Ellis, who played fan favourite Lafayette on the HBO vampire series ‘True Blood’ for seven seasons, died from heart failure at the age 39.

Days after his death, Ellis’ family spoke out about the exact circumstances around the beloved actor’s passing, revealing that he struggled with drug and alcohol abuse for years.

People searched ‘trueblood’, and ‘lafayette’.

Rob Kardashian apologises to family for social media rants

Rob Kardashian has apologised to his family for not dealing with the drama of the breakup with Blac Chyna privately.

The 30-year-old had posted a series of explicit photos of his ex-girlfriend and claimed she cheated on him with “eight other dudes” in an expletive-ridden social media rant last week.

The reality TV star has admitted he should have listened to his mother and sisters’ warnings to “stay away” from Chyna as she was “bad news”.

Nigerians searched Google using terms such as ‘rob kardashian and blac chyna’.

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