Google on Saturday highlighted the top search on Trends as NIN-SIM linkage, Rita Dominic and Gospel Singer Osinachi Nwachukwu among others.
NAN reports that Mr Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, Head Communications, Google West Africa said in a statement that in April, the federal government directed the telecommunications industry to bar outgoing calls from unlinked SIMs, hence the NIN-SIM linkage was the top searched.
Kola-Ogunlade said the death of prominent Nigerians was searched which included Gospel singer Osinachi Nwachukwu, Nollywood Yoruba actor, Kunle Adetokunbo and the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III.
He said their deaths aroused interest due to Nwachukwu’s alleged killing by her husband and Kunle Adetokunbo known as Dejo Tunfulu who passed on after a brief headache and admission into the hospital.
He said the 2022 Grammy Awards, Nigeria multiple awards winning actress, Rita Dominic and her wedding to Fidelis Anosike, Ghanaian musician, Black Sherif’s songs especially Kwaku the Traveller were searched.
Other searches that piqued Nigerians’ interest include Chrisland School, How to check JAMB centres, the scientific name for ear ringing, third term school resumption, who is Black Sherif.
Also, Osinachi’s husband, Fidelis Anosike where is Osinachi from what is Greta Thunberg known for, he said.