Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme 2016

Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme 2016

Deadline: October 25, 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 that aims to inspire, encourage and support young entrepreneurs in Nigeria to start their own businesses through the provision of training and start-up finance.

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)
  • Business Startup (How to access finance & technology)
  • Post startup (Mentoring, Incubation, Market linkages)


  • Open to male and female applicants from Bayelsa, Delta and Rivers States in Nigeria;
  • Be 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.

Application Process

Apply here!

If shortlisted, you will be required to attend a face-to-face interview with the following:

  • Birth Certificate/Age Declaration sworn affidavit;
  • Copies of Educational Qualification;
  • Two passports photographs (if you were unable to upload);
  • Local Govt. Identification Letter

For more information, visit Shell LiveWIRE Program.