2017 SPDC JV Regional LiveWIRE Programme


Hurry and apply now for the The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), operator of the NNPC/Shell/Total/Agip Joint Venture (SPDC JV) JV Regional LiveWIRE Programme.  Only eligible persons will be considered for this program and all eligibility criteria must be met by applicants

About Programme: Shell 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.

The Shell 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.

Application Deadline: 21st August, 2017

Offered Annually? Yes


Programme content

  • Pre-start up: – Value and Organise Yourself (VOY)
  • Bright Ideas workshop (BI)
  • Become a Successful Business Owner (Business Planning & Management)
  • Value Chain workshop
  • Business Start-up (How to access finance & technology)
  • Post start up (Mentoring and Market linkages)

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Eligibility: Applications for the Shell LiveWIRE Entrepreneurship programme Are Invited From:

  1. Male and female applicants from the region (South-South).
  2. Must possess a University degree or HND in any discipline.
  3. Must have completed NYSC if within mandatory bracket.
  4. Must be resident in their states of origin.
  5. Must not be in paid employment.
  6. Must have an innovative business idea.
  7. Must desire to own and manage a business.

Click here to Apply Now!

You may also apply by sending an email to info@livewire-nigeria.org stating:
*Full name; *state of origin; *community; *LGA; *date of birth; *email; *marital status; *telephone no; *residential address; *educational qualification; *subject area; *type of business; *description of business; *years of experience; *disability if any; *business name; *CAC registration if any; *business address; *Name of Referee; *telephone no; and *address.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email or sms.

Visist the Program Webpage for Details

Important Notes: 

  • 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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