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Mohbad, iPhone 15 and General Elections emerge as Nigeria's 2023 top Google search queries

Mohbad, Moyo Lawal, Peter Obi, iPhone 15, and Nigerian Elections 2023 were among the top trending searches by Nigerians in 2023 across different categories.

Mohbad, iPhone 15 and General Elections emerge as Nigeria's 2023 top Google search queries
Former Nigerian rapper, singer, and songwriter, Mohbad

Google, the leading search engine technology company, has released its annual "Year in Search" report, showing what Nigerians searched for in 2023. 

This year, Mohbad, Moyo Lawal, Peter Obi, iPhone 15, and Nigerian Elections 2023 were among the top trending searches by Nigerians in 2023 across different categories.

On the most searched Nigerian News category, Mohbad had the highest ranking. This follows the untimely death of the promising Nigerian music talent. For international news and most searched people, Inter Miami and Moyo Lawal ranked higher, respectively.

The five most searched individuals in Nigeria, 2023 were Nollywood actress, Moyo Lawal, former Nigerian presidential candidate Peter Obi, Nigerian rapper Oladips, former holder of the Guinness World Record for marathon cooking (Cook-athon), Hilda Baci, and Ukrainian and Chelsea FC football player Mykhailo Mudryk.

In 2023, the mobile devices with the highest search queries were the Iphone 15, Tecno Spark 10 pro, Tecno Camon 20, Tecno Spark 10 and the Infinix Hot 30i. Most of these phones were launched this year.

Related post: An in-depth review of the iPhone 15 series

Lonely at the top by Asake, Reason by Omah Lay, My G by Kizz Daniel, Who is your guy by Spyro ft Tiwa Savage and Terminator by KIng Promise were the songs with the highest search rankings in 2023.

Some of the most asked questions by Nigerians in 2023 were “Who is the winner of 2023 presidential election?”, “Who is Mohbad's wife?”, and “Who is the governor of Kano state?”

The "Google Year in Search" is an annual analysis by Google that reveals a compilation of the most popular search queries and topics throughout the year. It gives insights into the global and regional trends, events, personalities, and topics that captured people's attention and curiosity during that particular year.

Google Year in Search typically includes categories such as top searches, trending searches, people, news, movies, TV shows, and more.

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