In tonight's edition: South Africa's response to the coronavirus has been praised, but trust in the government is still hard hit by corruption. In Cameroon, police fire tear gas and water cannon to break up opposition protests. Dozens of people are reportedly arrested. And finally, Mali celebrates 60 years of independence from France.
A video emerged online capturing officers who say they are from the Lagos State Vehicle Waste Basket agency (LAVMAB) accosting a man for using a wastebasket he bought from Ekiti in a Lagos State registered vehicle. However, the Commissioner for environment Lagos, Tunji Bello, claimed that the persons seen in the video were not authorized by the state to harass and extort motorist and that the agency does not exist.
In Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, unidentified security personnel stormed the home of former managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Joi Nunieh. Their bid to pick up the former NDDC boss without an arrest warrant was however thwarted by the Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike who came to her rescue before whisking her away to the safety of Government House, Port Harcourt.