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Tomi Oladipo

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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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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 — 17,757 followers, 31,242 tweets

Nov 21, 2017

RT @Zoe_Flood: Incredible scene-these guys acting out Mugabe being forced to sign his resignation letter, and falling asleep in th…

Nov 21, 2017

@MatinaStevis I read something from an ET journo who said he would be safe because he was allegedly close to the Zim generals

Nov 21, 2017

RT @AFP: #BREAKING US strike in Somalia kills more than 100 militants, according to an official

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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