29th January, 2023
Less than one month to the presidential election, the APC’s presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu is still leading other presidential candidates on Google search interest.
The nation goes into a presidential election on 25 February, 2023 and many of the presidential candidates have been trending with Nigerians and others searching for interesting things about them.
Three other main contenders are Dr. Peter Obi of the Labour Party, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Rabiu Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP).
The latest Google search interest on Google Trends has been captured between December 29, 2022 and January 25, 2023.
In the latest ranking, Tinubu has 40 percent search interest on google to lead the others, while Obi came second with 30 percent.
Atiku is in third position with 26 percent search while Kwankwaso is fourth with four percent search.
Where are they being searched most?
Tinubu is being searched most in the North, in places like Jigawa, Kebbi, Zamfara, Sokoto, Bauchi and Taraba. Others are Ebonyi, Ondo, Kano, Gombe, Kwara, Plateau, Benue, Borno, FCT and so on. These some of the places he had gone for presidential campaign.
Obi, in second place, is being searched the most in the East and North Central, such as Enugu, Ebonyi, Benue, Benue, Anambra and Plateau. Others are Cross River, Abia, Bauchi, Delta, Zamfara, Taraba, Akwa Ibom, Rivers, Imo, FCT and so on.
Atiku, on third position is being searched mostly in Northern places such as Gombe, Jigawa, Kogi, Adamawa, Sokoto, Yobe, Borno, Zamfara, Katsina and Kano. Others are Enugu, Republic of Niger, Nasarawa, Bayelsa, Kaduna and so on.
Kwankwaso, on fourth place is being searched in Adamawa, Kano, Bauchi, Katsina, Kaduna, Borno, Benue, Ekiti, Kogi, Osun and so on.
Vice Presidential candidates
Among the presidential candidates, the APC’s candidate, Senator Kashim Shettima toppled Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa of the PDP to be in the first position.
Okowa had ended 2022 as the most searched vice presidential candidate, but the equation changed in the New Year as Shettima overtook him.
Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed, the Labour Party’s vice presidential candidate is third on the list.