Posted: 11/Sep/2019

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 Regional LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme.

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

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 grant for candidates with the best business plans.

• Link successful candidates to third parties like financial institutions and non-governmental

   Organizations (NGOs).       

• Provide a volunteer mentoring programme for successful candidates.

Programme Content:


• Pre-start up:- Value and Organize Yourself (VOY)

• Bright Ideas workshop

• Business Planning & Management (Become a Successful Business Owner

• Value Chain Workshop

• Business Start-up (How to access to finance & technology)

• Post start Up (Mentoring and Market linkages)

Applications are invited from:

• Male and female applicants from the South South states, including: Imo and Abia

• Must possess a University degree or HND in any discipline

• Must have completed NYSC if within mandatory bracket

• Must be resident in their states of origin

• Must not be in paid employment

• Must have an innovative business idea

• Must desire to own and manage a business

• Be detailed in business description

How To Apply:

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Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email

Duration For Application: Wednesday 11th - Tuesday 24th September 2019

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