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P&ID Scam: Grace Taiga Received $4969, $5000 Via Her Daughter’s Myth – Query

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File photograph of Grace TaigaThe trial of a extinct Director, Ethical Products and companies of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Grace Taiga, for alleged fraud within the case sharp Job and Industrial Development Puny (P&ID) sooner than Justice O.A Adeniyi of the Federal Capital Territory High Court docket Abuja persisted on Monday with the EFCC presenting its fourth prosecution peer.

On the graduation of the hearing, the prosecution offered a thirteen-count amended fee which modified into read to the defendant. Count 12 of the fee reads, “That you GRACE TAIGA (extinct Director of Ethical Products and companies within the Ministry of Petroleum Resources) on or about the 30th of December, 2009 in Abuja one day of the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court docket corruptly obtained the sum of USD4969.5 (Four Thousand Nine Hundred and Sixty-nine United States Bucks, Five Cents paid by Marshpearl Puny, an organization controlled by the owners and promoters of Job and Industrial Development (P&ID)- into HSBC checking account of your daughter, Enameg Vera Moses Taiga domiciled at No.8, Canada Sq., London department of HSBC in the case of Gas Present and Processing Settlement(GSPA) between the Ministry of Petroleum Resources of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and P&ID( an organization integrated and existing beneath the guidelines of the British Virgin Island) which led to the execution of the GSPA sometime within the yr 2010 and you thereby dedicated an offence contrary to and punishable beneath piece 8(1)(a) and (b) of the Heinous Practices and Assorted Associated Offences Act,2000”.

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Count 13 reads, “That you GRACE TAIGA (extinct Director of Ethical Products and companies within the Ministry of Petroleum Resources) on or about the 30th of January, 2012 in Abuja one day of the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court docket corruptly obtained the sum of USD 5000 (Five Thousand United States Bucks) paid by Kristholm Puny- an organization controlled by the owners and promoters of Job & Industrial Development Puny (P&ID)- into the HSBC account of your daughter, Enameg Vera Moses Taiga domiciled at No.8 Canada Sq., London department of HSBC, due to this of the favour you already showed P&ID in the case of the Gas Present and Processing Settlement (GSPA) performed between the Ministry of Petroleum Resources of the Federal Government of Nigeria and P&ID ( an organization integrated and existing beneath the guidelines of the British Virgin Island) and you thereby dedicated an offence contrary to and punishable beneath piece 8(1)(a) and (b) of the Heinous Practices and Assorted Associated Offences Act, 2000”.

The defendant pleaded “no longer guilty”, to the payments.

Aminu Lawal, PW4, an operative of the EFCC, led in proof by the prosecuting counsel, Mohammed Abbah told the court that the team obtained a petition dated June 28, 2018, signed by the Attorney-Current of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, SAN, conveying the directive of Mr. President that investigation surrounding the conditions of the Gas Processing Present Settlement, GSPA, needs to be performed.

“I came to take dangle of the defendant when the investigation commenced. I came upon that she witnessed the GSPA. She additionally drafted the GSPA when she modified into on the Ministry of Petroleum Resources as Director Ethical.”

The peer extra told the court that the team came upon a quantity of discrepancies including an unsigned agreement between the Ministry of Defence and Khristolm Puny.

“We came upon one unsigned agreement between the Ministry of Defense and Khristolm Puny, an organization owned and controlled by P&ID Puny and the promoters of P&ID are Michael Quinn, Brendan Cahill, James Nolan and Niel Hitchob.

“We wrote a letter of investigation to the Ministry of Defence to present us the main beneficial properties of the contract awarded to the companies which will be connected to P&ID. Investigation printed that Marsh Pearl Puny got contract wherein the defendant witnessed the agreement between the Ministry of Defence and Marsh Pearl Puny sometime in 2005.”

The prosecution peer extra said that the team came upon that, on December 30, 2019 the defendant, Grace Taiga, obtained $4969.50 (Four Thousand Nine Hundred and Sixty-nine United States Bucks, Fifty Cents by means of her daughter, Vera Ename Moses Taiga. “The money modified into paid by Marsh Pearl Ltd, by means of her daughter’s account eleven days sooner than the signing of the GSPA.


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