Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme Application – 2017

Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme application form for 2017 is out. Interested and equally qualified candidates can now go online to submit their applications by following the instructions highlighted below.

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), operator of the NNPC/Shell/Total/Agip Joint Venture (SPDC JV) has announced the commencement of the 2017 SPDC JV LiveWIRE Programme specifically targeting youths from host communities along Trans Niger Pipeline (TNP) Right of Way in Ogoniland.

Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme

About Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme

LiveWIRE 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 through the provision of training and finance for young entrepreneurs.

The objectives for the LiveWIRE programme are to:

  • Enable youths to establish businesses by providing business planning and management 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 banks, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and allied financial institutions.
  • Provide a volunteer mentoring programme for successful candidates.

Programme Content

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

Applications Eligibility

Below are the eligibility requirements for the 2017 Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme;

  • 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 Nigeria Programme – 2017

Interested and qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

Application Closing Date

All applications for the 2017 Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme must be submitted before the set closing date of 21st June, 2017.

Important Notes: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email/sms.

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