We know the week is not over yet, but we just had to bring you the top searches on Google Nigeria just cos we can’t wait till the weekend.
Total shutdown in South East region: Biafra News
On 30 May 2017, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) issued a sit-at-home order to mark the 50th anniversary of the declaration of the defunct Republic of Biafra and honor heroes and heroines of the struggle. The sit-at-home order was complied with in the five states of the South East, to commemorate ‘Biafra Day of Remembrance’.
People searched Google using terms such as ‘biafra news today’, ‘biafra latest news’, ‘radio biafra news’, and ‘radio biafra’.
Tiger Woods arrested for DUI
Golf superstar Tiger Woods was arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI) by police in Florida on Monday 29 May, dealing a fresh blow to the former world number one as he struggles to resurrect his career.
Nigerians went onto Google to search for ‘tiger woods net worth’, ‘tiger woods arrested’, ‘tiger woods news’, ‘dui’, and ‘serena williams’.
Muslim group rejects May 29 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has rejected May 29 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day, describing it is fraudulent, unrealistic and escapist. The group asked the federal government to declare June 12 as Democracy Day instead. May 29 was chosen by the last military regime of General Abdul Salaam Abubakar.
Nigerian researched more on the topic on Google search using the terms: ‘when is democracy day in Nigeria’, ‘why do we celebrate democracy day in Nigeria’, ‘history of democracy day in Nigeria’, and ‘democracy day 2017’.
Barcelona appoint new coach Ernesto Valverde
Barcelona president, Josep Bartomeu, on May 29 officially confirmed the appointment of Ernesto Valverde as the club’s new head coach, replacing Luis Enrique.
Sports fanatics Googled ‘ernesto Valverde profile’, ‘barcelona’, ‘who is Ernesto Valverde’, and ‘barcelona new coach’.
Paul Pogba visits Mecca to give thanks for a good season
Paul Pogba visited Islam’s holiest city, Mecca, this week to pray and offer his appreciation for a successful season with Manchester United, and to mark the beginning of Ramadan.
Nigerians visited Google to search ‘paul pogba religion’, ‘is paul pogba a muslim’, ‘paul pogba profile’, and ‘paul pogba biography’.