Shell Nigeria Livewire Programme – See Registration Guide Here

Shell LiveWire Nigeria 2017 Registration Procedure Released.

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), operator of the NNPC/Shell/Total/Agip Joint Venture announces the commencement of the 2017 Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme.

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.

The objectives for the Shell LiveWIRE programme are to:

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

Programme Content

  1. Pre-start up:- Value and Organize Yourself (VOY)
  2. Bright Ideas workshop (BI)
  3. Become a Successful Business Owner (Business Planning & Management)
  4. Value Chain workshop
  5. Business Start-up (How to access finance & technology)
  6. Post start up (Mentoring and Market linkages)

Applications Eligibility:

  • Male and female applicants who are indigenes of communities in the following Local Government Areas of Rivers State: Eleme, Tai, and Gokana.
  • Must possess a University degree or HND in any discipline.
  • Must have completed NYSC if within mandatory bracket
  • Must be resident in Rivers State
  • Must have an innovative business idea
  • Must desire to own and manage a business.

How To Apply for Shell Livewire Programme:

Interested applicants are to visit the application website via the link below;
>> https://www.livewire-nigeria.org/home/application-form to apply online.

NB: If shortlisted, you will be required to attend a face-to-face interview with the following;
1. Birth Certificate/Age Declaration sworn affidavit
2. Copies of Educational Qualification
3. Two passports photographs (if you were unable to upload)
4. Local Govt. Identification Letter.

NOTE: This application does not guarantee being shortlisted for the Shell Livewire Nigeria Programme. Only shortlisted candidates will receive further communication via their email addresses within 2 weeks of application.


Application ends on Wednesday, 21st June, 2017.

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