It follows a string of serious allegations relating to the maladministration of funds that were due to pay for counter-terrorist activity in the country.
The reports are still sketchy and can't be verified at the moment. But it follows a string of reports from the West African nation during the past 72 hours that the Arise News owner has been lying low in recent days to avoid attention from the authorities following his involvement in the corruption scandal.
Arise News is still broadcasting on Sky, returning to air after a brief spell off air on the 14th January, after it was reported that freelance journalists were promised upfront payments to work on the channel this week.
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Meanwhile, it's emerged that one of the reasons why Arise's US coverage abruptly fell off air last year was due to the seizure of equipment belonging to the channel at its New York offices. US-anchored programming returned for a while late last year, but from a more simple looking TV studio.