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Viral polling result by Twitter user Quinn, false

CLAIM: A Twitter user, Quinn (@Quinn_Tweets), shared an image showing the Labour Party is leading the polls by 36%, followed by the PDP by 27% and the APC by 24%. 

FINDING: A reverse image search shows a screenshot of an opinion poll on January 27, 2023, by Nextier. The viral image was shared after cropping parts showing it is a pre-election poll.  The poll was shared by Nextier on Twitter on February 5, 2023. Figures from INEC’s Result Viewing Portal (IReV) show otherwise.

Viral polling result by Twitter user Quinn, false

VERDICT: INCORRECT

SOURCE: Nextier 

DATE: 26/02/2023

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