Miss Anambra leaked sex video dominates Google search

The outgoing Miss Anambra, Chidinma Okeke, was a top trending issue on Google search this week, not for winning another beauty pageant, but for a leaked sex video that went viral.
According to a statement by Mr Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, Google’s Communications and Public Affairs Manager, Anglophone West Africa, the issue was trending from Oct. 19 to Oct. 26.
Kola-Ogunlade said that in the entertainment industry, the internet showed how a #Beauty Queen Became a Hashtag. “The viral video unveiled a beauty queen’s sexual preference and drew people’s attention. “The beauty queen went on her social media pages to deny the video.
“She explained that her face was superimposed on an existing picture,’’ he said, adding that the beauty queen said it was an attempt by hoodlums to blackmail her.
The Google manager said that with only a few days to the United States Presidential Election, the world once again witnessed the continuation of the bitter tone which had trailed the campaign.
He said: “at the last presidential debate which held in Las Vegas, Republican candidate, Donald Trump, refused to commit to accepting the elections result if he loses
“He also claimed that the yet to be conducted election was out of his hands and rigged against him.’’ Also top on Google search this week was the coronation ceremony of the newly-crowned Oba of Benin, Kola-Ogunlade said. Long Live the King! After several weeks of traditional rites, Eheneden Erediauwa was finally crowned as the 39th Oba of Benin, he said.
The Google manager said that the crowned head would now be called Oba Ewuare II after the famous Benin ancestor who was credited with many significant legacies in Benin.
He said that the Benin ancestor was widely claimed to be the greatest king of the Benin Empire. Oba Ghato Kpere… Ise! Kola-Ogunlade said that in the world of sports, Lionel Messi was one of those who ruled Google search this week. “Messi, no mercy football star.
“The talented football star was in the news this week for assisting his team, Barcelona, with a hat-trick that led to a 4 – 0 victory against Manchester City.
“He has also been nominated again for FIFA’s Ballon d’or on a 30-main list along with Cristiano Ronaldo and England’s Jamie Vardy,’’ he said.
WizKid da Starboys, in his usual tradition, raised the bar on Google search as he carted away three major awards at the recently concluded 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards, popularly known as MAMA. “The starboy was named the Artist of the Year, Best Male and Best Collaboration Awards win with Dj Maphorsia and Dj Buckz,’’ the Google manager said.
Who is Antoni van Leeuwenhoek? The Google manager asked. He said that last week, many Nigerians chose to learn more about Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, a Dutch tradesman and scientist, that was on Google Doodle for his 384th birthday.
“No, he is not alive, but his vision is. He was the first human to observe those `little animals’ we now know as bacteria and microbes and of course the sperm cell,’’ Kola-Ogunlade said.
Google Trends launched in May 2006, allows one to see how popular, search terms and its demography have been over time on Google.

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