The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) portal, a friendly match Nigeria lost to Serbia, and the death of the mastermind of the MMM Ponzi scheme were the most searched stories in the last week.

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Here are the top trending stories on Google Nigeria.

NYSC portal

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) portal announced on Monday that it has opened registration for the 2018 Batch ‘A’ prospective corps members.

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Graduates of universities and mono/polytechnics from Nigeria and abroad can register on the online portal until Sunday, April 8.

Excited prospective corps members raced to Google to get all the details on how to enroll, making ‘NYSC Portal’ a trending search term.

Nigeria vs Serbia

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Nigeria’s Super Eagles lost 0-2 to Serbia on Tuesday in a friendly match held in London. The defeat came after Nigeria had defeated Poland on Friday.

Super Eagles’ fans took to Google search to get all the details of their team’s loss.

Palm Sunday

Nigerians joined in celebrating Palm Sunday this past weekend.

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Palm Sunday is a Christian feast held the Sunday before Easter. It marks Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem.

To mark the day, Nigerians turned to Google to find Palm Sunday quotes to share with their loved ones.

Sergey Mavrodi dies

Sergey Mavrodi, founder of MMM, the company that ran one of the world’s largest Ponzi schemes, has died. Mavrodi is said to have had a heart attack on Monday in Moscow at the age of 62.

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MMM reportedly defrauded between 10 and 15 million people over the years it operated. MMM launched in Nigeria in 2016, after it was launched in South Africa, India, China, and Zimbabwe.

Nigerians took to Google to find out more about his death and MMM, making ‘Sergey Mavrodi’ a trending search term.



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