Hardwork does Pay off. In the just concluded #GoogleforNigeria campaign going on in Lagos, Google releases statistics concerning the country’s usage of the global No.1 search engine.
Google revealed in the Launch event held in Lagos that Mark Angel Comedy which focuses on Emmanuela, the 8year old comedienne is the First ever YouTube channel to boast of 1million subscribers in Nigeria. Popular searches in Nigeria was the Naira, Runtown- Mad over you and Anthony Joshua
The Event took place at The Bungalow Restaurant, Ikeja, Lagos and Nigeria was the 3rd country to witness the event globally after USA and Brazil.
The Event was targeted to introduce new google products and as well improve the awareness of people to other google features and aid the growth of Information Technology in Nigeria by pledging to train over 100,000 software developers in the country. Some of the new google products include:
Street View- You can now explore the vibrant city of Lagos from your couch. Naija.
GBoard- GBoard will now support Hausa, Igbo and Yorùbá typing on mobile phones.
Google. org also committed $20M to African nonprofits over next 5 years .