Shell LiveWIRE Programme 2019

LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), operator of the NNPC/Shell/Total/Agip Joint Venture announces the commencement of the 2019 SPDC JV LiveWIRE Programme specifically targeting youths from Niger Delta region.

  • Are you aged 18 – 35 from the Niger Delta states?
  • Do you have an innovative business idea?
  • Do you desire to own and manage a business?
  • Do you possess a University degree or HND in any discipline?
  • Have you completed NYSC if applicable?
  • Not in paid employment

What Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria Does

Shell LiveWIRE

Shell LiveWIRE is a social investment programme that aims to help young Nigerians explore the option of starting their own business as a real and viable career option.

It provides support, access to training, guidance, and business mentorship to young entrepreneurs and potential entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 35.

The programme operates mainly in the Niger Delta region and aims to inspire, encourage and support young people aged 18-35 to start up their own businesses through the provision of finance and training for young entrepreneurs.

Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme is a youth enterprise development programme supported by
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC).

Apply Now at The Shell LiveWIRE program official webpage!

2019 SPDC JV Regional LiveWIRE Programme

About the Programme

LiveWIRE Nigeria is a youth enterprise development programme supported by the SPDC JV. The programme aims to inspire, encourage and support young people aged 18-35 to start their own businesses.

Programme Objectives


The LiveWIRE programme objectives are to:

  • Enable youths to establish businesses by exposing them to business planning and management guidelines and skills through the ‘Become a Successful Business Owner Course’.
  • Provide business start-up grants for candidates with the best business plans.
  • Link successful candidates to third parties like Financial Institutions and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs).
  • Provide a volunteer mentoring programme for successful candidates.

Programme Content


Below are the programme’s basic training modules:

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

Applications Eligibility

Male and female applicants from the South South States, including: Imo and Abia.

Must possess a University degree or HND in any disciplineMust have completed NYSC if within mandatory bracket.

Must be resident in their State of Origin;

Must have an innovative business idea.

Must desire to own and manage a business.

Be detailed in business description.

Application Deadline

24 September 2019.

Method of Application


Important Information/Notice

The Applicants need to complete the “Candidate Assessment” form and get assessed before they can be accepted into the programme as this is the prerequisite to apply for any other Shell LiveWIRE programme in Nigeria.
The Ogoni Community Applicants need to complete the “Ogoni Community Candidate Assessment” form and get assessed before they can be accepted into the programme as this is the prerequisite to apply for any other Shell LiveWIRE programme in Nigeria.
The Trainers need to complete the “Trainer Assessment” form and get assessed before they can be accepted into the programme as this is the prerequisite to apply for any other Shell LiveWIRE programme in Nigeria.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email.
Interested and qualified?

Go to Shell LiveWIRE career website to apply

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