Apply For Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme 2016

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), operator of the NNPC/Shell/ Total/Agip Joint Venture (SPDC JV) announces the 2016 LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme for youths from Bayelsa, Delta and Rivers States.

LiveWIRE is a youth enterprise development programme supported by the SPDC JV.  The programme aims to inspire, encourage and support young entrepreneurs aged 18-35 to start their own businesses through the provision of training and start-up finance.

2016 LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme
The LiveWIRE programme objectives are to:

  • Enable youths to establish businesses by providing business planning and management skills through the ‘Become a Successful Business Owner Course’.
  • Provide business startup grants for candidates with the best business plans.
  • Link successful candidates to third parties like banks, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and allied financial institutions.
  • Provide a volunteer mentoring programme for successful candidates.

Programme Content

  • Pre-startup:- Value and Organise Yourself (VOY)
  • Bright Ideas workshop
  • Business Planning & Management (Become a Successful Business Owner)
  • Value Chain Analysis workshop
  • Business Startup (How to access finance & technology)
  • Post startup (Mentoring, Incubation, Market linkages)

Applications Eligibility 

  • Male and female applicants from Bayelsa Delta and Rivers States aged between 18-35;
  • Must possess a university degree or HND
  • Must possess the  NYSC discharge certificate or certificate of exemption;
  • Must be resident in Delta, Bayelsa, or Rivers States;
  • Must have an innovative business idea; and
  • Must desire to own and manage a business.

Important Notes

  • SPDC does not demand payment from applicants. The application is entirely FREE of charge.
  • SPDC does not assign ‘Representatives’/‘Agents’ to assist in the application process.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email/sms.


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  1. Wokamma paul says:

    I have filled and summitted my application online, when is the screening coming? Please notify me.

  2. Zoawe Banji Adebayo says:

    I need a job

  3. Zoawe Banji Adebayo says:

    I have fill my information on line concerns about job please help me thanks

  4. l am a Skill Acquisition Training consultant who train in various trade ranging from saop making, cosmetics, domestic products, bead stringing , decoration, catering , make up , kampala , hat making etc to empower youth and women in various skill . l would like partner with your organization . contact 08136408040, [email protected].

  5. joseph ubana says:

    I an a cross riverian who is interested in the programme. hoe do i apply? inbox me please [email protected]

  6. Francisca says:

    I am Ofua Francisca a small and medium skill acquisition training consultant who train in various skills like grasscutter farming (cane rat),fish feed processing, catfish farming,snail farming, decoration, catering, peanut production,cake and confections, Soap Making, Paint production etc to train men and women in various skills.i would love to partner with your organisation.
    [email protected]
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