Psquare, Cardi B… What Nigerians googled in the past week


Celebrity news took the lion’s share of the top trending search terms on Google Nigeria in the past week.

From news about Psquare’s split to Cardi B’s record breaking feat, Nigerians used Google to stay in touch with their favourite celebrities.

Google birthday surprise spinner

Google celebrates its 19th birthday today and as part of the celebration, the company launched a Google Doodle inviting users to explore 19 of its most memorable doodles launched over the past 19 years.

Google users in Nigeria raced to Google to give the doodle a spin.

Cardi B

Belcalis Almanzar, American hip-hop artiste popularly known as Cardi B, is now officially the first female rapper to top the Billboard Hot 100 in 19 years.

Her hit single ‘Bodak Yellow’ trended for months before finally climbing to the number one spot of the chat and went platinum.

Her fans took to Google to watch the video of the record breaking song.

Psquare’s argument

Peter Okoye, one of the Nigerian R&B duo popularly known has P-Square, indicated intentions to terminate his contract with the Psquare brand.

The news was confirmed by Festus Keyamo, their lawyer, who said the identical twin brothers have had several feuds in the past, and efforts are being made to reconcile the duo.

Concerned fans searched Google for updates on the situation.

Friday Ugwu is dead

Friday Ugwu, Nollywood actor and producer, is died.

The actor, popularly known as Okaka De Don, was involved in a road accident along the Lagos – Badagry express road on Friday.

The incident was confirmed by the Actors Guild of Nigeria and fans of the actor took to Google to confirm the sad news.

Kylie Jenner’s pregnancy

Kylie Jenner, American reality television star is rumored to be pregnant by Travis Scott, her current boyfriend.

The couple sparked pregnancy rumors some weeks back when they both shared insinuative messages on social media that got their fans suggesting that she was pregnant.

Kylie’s fans in Nigeria took to Google to search for more pictures of the couple.

WAFU Cup final

The Ghanaian national football team has been crowned champions of the WAFU Nations Cup, held last Sunday.

Ghana took home the championship after defeating Nigeria with a 4-1 win in the final match of the 2017 WAFU Nations Cup.

Football fans raced to Google to search for more details about the match.