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Tomi Oladipo

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Nigeria
Security Correspondent, BBC Africa — BBC
As seen in: BBC, The East African
Covers:  nigeria, mobile technology, west africa, security, sahel, oil industry, naija, africa rising, afrobeats, ecowas, boko haram, innovation, kenya, africa

BBC Journalist - currently Africa Security Correspondent, previously Nigeria • Leeds United optimist • Failed bassist • Nomad • sola gratia

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Biography

I cover the news on telly and radio. Living and trying to catch up with this rapidly changing world

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@Tomi_Oladipo — 18,014 followers, 31,560 tweets

RT @MSF: One year ago today, tragedy struck #Rann in northeast #Nigeria. A military plane dropped bombs on the town, killing… https://t.co/gn5SOH8jHJ
RT @AsoRock: VIDEO: President @MBuhari, Vice President @ProfOsinbajo, Service Chiefs, others lay Wreath in honour of fallen hero… https://t.co/09oc4ZggeU
Cyrille Regis dies: 'Pioneer to many, but to me he was just my uncle' - Jason Roberts - BBC Sport  http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42690428 
RT @AFP: #UPDATE French magistrates have closed a probe into allegations that French soldiers raped children in the Central… https://t.co/1i4kbioLei
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Have you ever used a typewriter?

My dad had a typewriter when I was young, so I got to fiddle around with them. I haven't seen one since

How is social media changing news?

It's brought the audience closer to the newsmakers, especially with delivering feedback. News is no longer one-way

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Clark Kent obviously