SPDC (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 commencement of the 2016 LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme specifically targeted at youths in Ogoniland.

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 startup 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)
  • Business Startup (How to access finance & technology)
  • Post startup (Mentoring, Incubation, Market linkages)
  • Bright Ideas workshop
  • Business Planning & Management (Become a Successful Business Owner)

Applications Eligibility 

  • Male and female applicants who are indigenes of communities in the following 4 Ogoni LGAs in Rivers State:  Eleme, Tai, Gokana, and Khana aged between 18-35;
  • Must be resident in Rivers State;
  • Must have an innovative business idea; and
  • Must desire to own and manage a business.
  • Must possess a university degree or HND
  • Must possess the  NYSC discharge certificate or certificate of exemption;

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

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

Application Deadline  26th August, 2016.

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