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    A former Director, Legal Services of the Petroleum Ministry, Mrs. Grace Taiga has been remanded in Prison custody by an FCT High Court on Friday over charges connected with the controversial Process and Industry Development (P&ID) $9.6bilion judgment pending against Nigeria.

    The defendant, Mrs. Taiga pleaded not guilty to the eight-count charge brought against her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and on which she was arraigned.

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    The arraignment took place before Justice Olukayode Adeniyi of Court 14, the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Apo, Abuja.

    In the charge, Mrs. Taiga is accused among others, of receiving bribe through her offshore bank account in signing the Gas Supply Processing Agreement (GSPA) between P&ID Limited and the Federal Government of Nigeria, through the Petroleum Resources Ministry on January 11, 2019.

    Justice Adeniyi ordered that the defendant be remanded in the Suleja Prison in Niger State.

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