Food, current affairs trend most on Google Search Nigeria
Google said its top 20 trending questions on ‘Google Search Nigeria’ over the last 30 days were dominated by food and current affairs questions.
It noted that Nigeria, like many other nations, had implemented lockdowns in response to the coronavirus epidemic.
Google added that many people across the globe, including Nigerians, who had been forced to stay at home and unable to perform their usual work, had turned to cook and baking to pass the time and keep themselves fed in the absence of restaurants and other vendors.
It explained that Nigerians were also asking for information related to the lockdown and coronavirus, as well as more general current affairs topics.
It highlighted the top 10 trending questions over the past 30 days as “Who is Abba Kyari? How to prepare hand sanitizer? Where is Buhari? When is school resuming in Nigeria? How to draw? Is there movement in Lagos tomorrow? When is WAEC starting? When is Ramadan 2020 starting? Is there a cure for coronavirus? How to lose weight.”
Google added that top 10 trending food questions over the past 30 days were “how to make bread; how to make pancakes with flour; how to make chin; how to make fish roll; how to make egg roll; how to make pizza; how to prepare vegetable soup; how to make cookies; how to make Akara; and how to make Egusi soup.”
The statement said search trends information was gathered from data collated by Google based on what Nigerians had been searching for and asking Google.