Popular Nigerian singer/songwriter, Oluwabankole Wellington, widely known as Banky W, and beautiful actress Adesua Etomi’s wedding dominated the internet search engine Google this week.
Mr. Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, Google’s Communications and Public Affairs Manager, Anglophone West Africa, made this known in a dispatch to the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Lagos.
He said that the Anambra state governorship election also tops the chat of the search engine.
“The highly anticipated wedding of Nigeria’s favourite couple, R&B singer, Bankole Wellington and Nollywood actress, Adesua Etomi was held on Sunday.
“The couple, who announced their engagement shortly after co-starring in the Wedding Party movie, also held their court wedding on Monday.
“The video of the court wedding went viral as soon as it was posted on social media by the happy couple.
“Fans and friends have since taken to Google to search for more photos from the couple’s traditional wedding,’’ Kola-Ogunlade said.
The Google manager said that Governor Willie Obiano, this week, was declared the winner of the Gubernatorial Election held in Anambra State.
He added that in his acceptance speech, Obiano thanked the citizens of Anambra State for voting despite several instances of election manipulation and over-voting cited by the election officers.
Kola-Ogunlade said that this led to the cancellation of results in several units.
Well-wishers also raced to Google to search for more details about the election results.
Also, the reported death of the former Vice President Alex Ekwueme who died in the early hours ofSunday in a London clinic became a trending topic.
“The sad news was confirmed by his family in a statement. This followed his family debunking news of his death two weeks earlier.
“Fans and well-wishers raced to Google to confirm the sad news,’’ he said.
Kola-Ogunlade said that the news of the resignation of the Zimbabwean leader, Robert Mugabe also trended on google.
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